Backstage at ‘Aladdin’

Backstage at 'Aladdin': 38 tons of scenery, 337 sparkling costumes come together to create magic

 

 

Wishes have been granted by a genie and a magic carpet has flown for months at the Cadillac Palace Theatre in Chicago, where the national touring production of Disney’s “Aladdin” has brought the animated film’s Agrabah to life on the proscenium since April. Show after show, the journey of a street rat-with-dreams, from penniless urchin to prince, all comes together like magic.

At least that’s what it looks like from the orchestra.


 

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By Morgan Greene

Chicago Tribune

August 31, 2017