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Jan 28, 2020

Disney's Aladdin North American Tour - Fun Facts

Costumes

  • Aladdin’s exquisite costumes are designed by Tony®-winning costume designer Gregg Barnes. It took Barnes six hours to draw and paint one costume sketch.
  • All costumes worn in Aladdin are custom made, by hand, especially for the show.
  • 352 people in 28 different shops worked on the construction of the costumes for Aladdin.
  • Aladdin’s spectacular costumes feature 2,039 fabrics and trims from Morocco, Turkey, India, Uzbekistan, China, Tahiti, Japan, Guatemala, Mexico, France, Italy, England and Germany.
  • There are 337 costumes in the show, based on 134 individual designs
  • There are 161 custom made shoes in the show.
  • During one performance, 102 costume changes take place in under 1 minute and 52 costume changes take place in less than 30 seconds
  • There are 8,644 Swarovski® crystals on EACH gold finale costume in “Friend Like Me.”
  • Jasmine's wedding dress weighs 12 lbs because of all the crystal beading.

 

Tour Tech

  • From dazzling pyrotechnics to a flying Magic Carpet, Aladdin features 84 illusions and effects
  • There are over 111 moving lights and 173 conventional lights employed throughout the show.
  • There are 38 tons of flying scenery, lighting and automated effects suspended from the grid in the North American tour. 
  • There are 53 different automated scenic effects in the touring production.
  • It takes 75 people to deliver each performance of Aladdin on tour. This includes actors, stage crew, musicians, dressers, hairstylists and make-up artists.