MAY 1, 2013

Desert Foothills Theater presents “Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.” running May 10 – 19

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aladdinCAVE CREEK – Desert Foothills Theater (DFT), a program of the Foothills Community Foundation, presents “Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.” running Fri., May 10 through Sun., May 19 at Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center, 33606 N. 60th Street, in North Scottsdale.

 The special DFT Gecko Teatro youth theater production features a cast of emerging artists ages eight through 19 and promises to deliver fun and laughter to the entire family.

 Directed by Aubrey Watkins with musical direction by Sara Bernstein and Reynaldo Saenz, “Disney’s Aladdin, Jr.” is set in Agrabah, City of Enchantment, where every beggar has a story and every camel has a tail!  A stage adaptation of the Disney hit film, the musical includes all of Aladdin’s favorite characters and features the tuneful, Academy Award-winning score with songs including "A Whole New World" and "Friend Like Me.”

Morning, matinee and evening performances vary depending on date. Tickets range from $10 to $20. Ticketing fees apply.

Visit or call (480) 488-1981.

Aladdin (Mon Bejar) and Jasmine (Emma Smith) plan a journey to a “whole new world” while Harem dancers (Nicole Tibbits, Angela Paluscio and Jaimie Markowich) look on in Desert Foothills Youth Theater’s production of Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. running May 10-19 at Cactus Shadows Fine Arts Center