by Gill Morrell published 2004
Suitable for All Groups
The familiar tale with some novel twists and an exotic setting, featuring a Chinese laundry, Mummies, the Great Pyramid, and of course, two Genies!
Widow Twankey runs a laundry in Peking, China. Her son, Aladdin, falls in love with the Princess, but lacking funds, is frustrated. Enter villain Abanazar, who offers Aladdin the chance to retrieve a fabulous magic lamp from a cave. Aladdin gets the lamp, rubs it, and thanks to the Genie, becomes very wealthy and marries the Princess. Evil Abanazar steals the lamp, kidnaps the Princess and decamps to the Great Pyramid in Egypt. However in true panto tradition, Abanazar gets his deserts, and Aladdin wins the day and the Princess.
Players: 3 Male, 4 Female, 7 M/F Parts
Cast: Aladdin, Widow Twankey, Princess, Nursie, Emperor, Empress, DC Ping, DC Pong, Genie of the Ring, Genie of the Lamp, Mee Strung Wun, Yoo Week Wun, Dragon
Sets: 3 Main Sets
Period: Long ago
Running Time: 2 hours
Notes: Washing line sketch, mangle sketch, cave scene
Download Sample Script: Aladdin