Music by Elton John
Lyrics by Tim Rice
Book by Linda Woolverton and Robert Falls and David Henry Hwang

Two Acts, Book Musical, Pop | Rock, Rated PG, Full length

  • About the Show

    With a pop-rock score that features stirring ballads and rousing choral numbers, Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA is a modern crowd pleaser that embraces multi-cultural casting and exuberant dancing, staging and singing.

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    Synopsis

    Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA is a contemporary musical take on a grand classic tale of the timeless bond between an enslaved Nubian princess and an Egyptian soldier. As forbidden love blossoms between them, the young lovers are forced to face death or part forever. Together, they set a shining example of true devotion that ultimately transcends the vast cultural differences between their warring nations, heralding a time of unprecedented peace and prosperity.

    Casting Information

    AIDA - A beautiful Nubian Princess, daughter of King Amonasro, who truly loves her people and will sacrifice everything for their happiness. Mezzo-Soprano
    AMNERIS - A beautiful, if materialistic, Egyptian Princess, daughter of the Pharaoh. Mezzo-Soprano
    AMONASRO - King of Nubia and father of Aida. An honorable and peaceful man.
    DANCERS
    EGYPTIAN MEN
    GUARDS
    MEREB - A young Nubian slave and servant to Radames, who is faithful to his Nubian heritage and dreams of a better life for his people.
    MINISTERS
    NEHEBKA - A Nubian slave. Mezzo-Soprano
    NUBIANS
    PALACE WOMEN
    PHAROAH - Leader of Egypt and father of Amneris.
    RADAMES - A handsome, Egyptian Captain, son of Zoser, who enjoys the adventures of war without realizing its devastation. He is a good man who wants to be a better man. Tenor
    SOLDIERS
    ZOSER - A manipulative and evil Chief Minister of Egypt, father of Radames. He is power-hungry and lives without scruples. Baritone

    Performance Group

    High School/Secondary, College Theatre / Student, Community Theatre, Dinner Theatre, Professional Theatre, Large Stage

    Production Material

    Libretto/Vocal Book
    • CD for perusal
    • ALT PF CONDUCTOR
    • ALT REED I
    • ALT REED II
    • ALT HOR

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