Adam Pascal remains with the show, playing royal hunk and Amneris' love interest, Radames.
Simone recently concluded a run as Aida in the road show of the Disney tuner.
Aida, by librettists Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls and David Henry Hwang, composer Elton John and lyricist Tim Rice, opened at the Palace Theatre March 23, 2000, becoming Disney's third Broadway musical and its first not based on an existing animated movie. Robert Falls directed.
For tickets and information on Aida at the Palace call (212) 307 4747.