ALADDIN: A MUSICAL SPECTACULAR Transcribed by Kirsten Wahlquist Please note this is only a transcript, not the original script
! As such, any errors are my own fault. Also, since the show's jokes rely heavily on improv, I picked some of my favorite jokes for each of those lines. Italics indicate singing. (Lightning flashes and the NARRATOR enters stage right, along with a man with a camel puppet) NARRATOR Oh, I come from a land From a far away place Where the caravan camels roam Where it's flat and immense And the heat is intense It's barbaric, but hey, it's home When the wind's from the east And the sun's from the west And the sand in the glass is right Come on down, stop on by Hop a carpet and fly To another Arabian Night! (sparkles fly out of her hand, the CAMEL exits stage left) Ahhhh, salaam and good evening, weary travelers. Headed towards Agrabah, are we? Well, let me help you pass the time with a tale. The desert night hides a thousand stories! (the stage behind her is revealed, showing JAFAR, IAGO, and PEASANT at the entrance to the CAVE of WONDERS) Ah, the Cave of Wonders. The setting of one of our most famous legends. The tale of the magic lamp. (the NARRATOR exits stage left) CAVE Who dares approach the Cave of Wonders? may enter. All else will perish. JAFAR You are to fetch me that lamp. Now go! Only the diamond in the rough
(the PEASANT enters the Cave, which collapses on him) PEASANT Aaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaaagh! IAGO Oops. JAFAR That's the third peasant this cave has eaten this week! to become sultan without that lamp? IAGO Lamp, lamp, lamp. that stupid How am I ever
How many peasants do we have to go through to find
lamp? JAFAR Patience, Iago. That peasant was obviously less than worthy. I think I'm gonna have a heart attack
IAGO Now there's a big surprise! from not surprise – JAFAR (grabs IAGO'S neck) Silence!
IAGO Choking… bird… choking… JAFAR We have to find that diamond in the rough. possibly be? Now where could he
(JAFAR and IAGO exit stage right, passing ALADDIN as he runs across from stage right to stage left, pursued by the GUARDS. ) GUARD Halt you worthless street rat! ALADDIN That's MR. Worthless Street Rat to you! MALE CITIZEN That boy has been stealing my apples again! MALE CITIZEN He's a public menace! ALADDIN (appears in a window) Uh, guys, let's not do anything drastic, okay? I mean, you wouldn't attack a guy just for stealing one measly piece of fruit, now, would you? (the GUARDS draw their swords) … I'll take that as a yes. (tosses an apple down to the guards) Here, take it back! I didn't want it anyway! MALE CITIZEN Hey! He's getting away! FEMALE CITIZEN That boy is such a nuisance! FEMALE CITIZEN They should put him in the royal dungeon and throw away the key! MALE CITIZEN Somebody stop him!! (the curtain rises to reveal the Agrabah marketplace. ALADDIN runs onstage from stage left, ducking behind the buildings. As he begins to sing, everyone else freezes)
behind a BELLY DANCER. gonna use a nom de plume (ALADDIN grabs a feather from a basket) One jump ahead of the hitmen One hit ahead of the flock
. gotta face the facts I could use a friend or two GIRLS True! Oh it's sad. Aladdin's hit the bottom He's become a one man rise in crime (ALADDIN. compliments her movements to hide) WOMAN I'd blame parents except he hasn't got em ALADDIN (jumps from behind the BELLY DANCER. and ALADDIN jumps onto a cart) One jump ahead of the lawmen That's all. pushes him to the ground) HEAD GUARD Take that! ALADDIN Just a little snack. guys! (ALADDIN dodges the GUARDS' swords. and the crowd spots him) Gotta eat to live. and that's no joke These guys don't appreciate I'm broke (ALADDIN jumps off the cart and steals bread from a FEMALE CITIZEN) FEMALE CITIZEN Riff raff! GUARD Street rat! CITIZEN Scoundrel! (the HEAD GUARD stops ALADDIN. then ducks behind a group of girls) CROWD Rip him open take it back guys! ALADDIN I can take a hint.ALADDIN Gotta keep One jump ahead of the bread line One swing ahead of the sword I steal only what I can't afford And that's everything! (everyone resumes motion. gotta steal to eat Tell you all about it when I got the time (ALADDIN crawls through the crowd on hands and knees as they look for him) One jump ahead of the slow pokes One skip ahead of my doom Next time.
finally succeeding) CROWD One jump ahead of the hoofbeats! (ALADDIN runs across the stage. gotta steal to eat Otherwise we'd get along (the GIRLS pass a basket along. carried by GUARDS. allowing ALADDIN to duck away) CROWD Wrong! (as ALADDIN hides.GUARD (spots ALADDIN) Hey! ALADDIN I think I'll take a stroll around the block (ducks behind a building) CITIZEN Stop thief! CITIZEN Vandal! CITIZEN Outrage! GIRLS Scandal! (ALADDIN. almost into the HEAD GUARD's sword) HEAD GUARD Vandal! ALADDIN Gotta face the facts! CROWD One hop ahead of the hump!
. and the last one places it over the HEAD GUARD's head. the HEAD GUARD tries to get the basket off his head. is brought from behind the building) ALADDIN Let's not be too hasty GIRLS Still I think he's rather tasty (the GUARDS push ALADDIN to the ground and the HEAD GUARD raises his sword) ALADDIN Gotta eat to live.
no doubt. and offers the apple again) Well.(ALADDIN ducks another direction and runs into another GUARD) GUARD Street rat! ALADDIN Gotta eat to live! CROWD One trick ahead of disaster! (ALADDIN ducks the third GUARD'S sword) GUARD Scoundrel! ALADDIN Gotta steal to eat! CROWD They're quick ALADDIN But I'm much faster Here goes (exits stage right and returns moments later) Better throw my hand in Wish me happy landing (flies across the stage with the CROWD in pursuit. and they exit stage left) All I gotta do is jump! (ALADDIN appears from behind a building in the center of the stage. JASMINE And do you always give away your stolen goods? ALADDIN Only to the less fortunate… or in your case. stops her. then runs into JASMINE as he starts to jog away) Oh. ALADDIN (chases after her. maybe I'm not! Maybe it was an act of fate! (he ducks behind the buildings to get in front of JASMINE. the more beautiful! (JASMINE starts to walk away again) You can't escape on an empty stomach!
. sorry about that… (JASMINE continues on her way) on second thought. the way the sultan taxes his people. stealing an apple along the way) JASMINE (to a SELLER) Oh… no thank you… ALADDIN (holding out the apple to JASMINE) Hungry?
JASMINE (walking away) You stole that. we have no choice but to steal.
And She didn't do anything! It was my
. but most people call me – GUARD Street rat! ALADDIN That too! Come on!
(they try to run. or I shall report all of you to the sultan. but we were only following the laws. he's a person just like you or me! GUARD Well. but are grabbed by the GUARDS) GUARD There's no sense in running. stunned. we've got you surrounded! GUARD (takes the apple from JASMINE) And it looks like he's got an accomplice! ALADDIN Hey! Leave her out of this! fault! She's innocent – GUARD Silence street rat! JASMINE Unhand me this instant! (she is thrown roughly to the ground) stop calling him street rat. listen to the little vagabond! The way she's ordering us around. What's
ALADDIN The name's Aladdin. GUARD A hundred apologies. these streets can be dangerous. you'd think she were the princess of Agrabah herself! (the CROWD laughs) JASMINE (pulls away the cloth covering her head to reveal a crown) I am the princess of Agrabah!… (the CROWD and GUARDS fall to the ground and bow. boy. You'll need a guide. the matter? Don't you trust me? JASMINE (takes the apple) You're very kind. falls a moment later) And I demand that you set this poor peasant boy free immediately. your majesty. ALADDIN.JASMINE (turning around) What makes you think I'm trying to escape from something?… (ALADDIN gestures at her disguise) Is it that obvious? ALADDIN Look.
unless you want to sleep with the prison mice tonight. ALADDIN It's all right. but no matter what the princess says.
JASMINE (to the HEAD GUARD) You are to do nothing with him until I speak with my father. my boy. You might almost call him a diamond in the rough. But he's a good boy. (to ALADDIN) Don't worry. boy. this one. we're free to handle criminals as we see fit… right here on the street! (he draws his sword) JAFAR (entering from stage right. ALADDIN Right! He's the boy's father!… wait… I'm the boy. this will all be resolved before any harm comes to you… (she goes to leave. or worse. I appreciate the effort. not you… uh. your highness. has a true heart and a noble spirit. boy. princess. Whatever it is he's He
. HEAD GUARD (jumps aside) A thousand pardons… your majesty!
(JASMINE exits stage left) CROWD (laughs at the guards) GUARD Clear out of here! (the GUARDS grab ALADDIN) HEAD GUARD You may think you have friends in high places. (to the GUARDS) I'm the boy's father. he's the father… JAFAR He's always getting into trouble. disguised as an old man) Stop everything! Stop everything! There you are. Your mother and I have been so worried about you! (he pulls ALADDIN away from the guards) ALADDIN And you would be…? JAFAR Play along.HEAD GUARD And with all due respect. but the GUARDS are still in the way) you're in my way. it is your father who makes the laws.
that was almost too easy. ALADDIN Why'd you help me out like that? JAFAR Oh.
(turns to leave. Aladdin. ALADDIN I had a feeling there was a catch. All else will perish. seeing as the debt has been repaid – and then some – you're free to go. (the GUARDS start to jump at him. (JAFAR shoves ALADDIN. that's the plan. another. I guess. I've consulted an ancient oracle. one good deed deserves
I don't like those odds. but JAFAR holds up a hand. and the background reveals the Cave of Wonders) CAVE Who dares approach the Cave of Wonders? may enter. and the GUARDS exit stage left) JAFAR Well. Just don't let us catch you ever again! ALADDIN Believe me.stolen. diamond in the rough. I'm sure this will more than repay the debt. (ALADDIN moves toward the Cave again) IAGO Yeah! Move it or lose it. just compassionate. is
JAFAR Not to worry. but is
JAFAR Go! Or I shall return you to the palace guards! ALADDIN But – JAFAR
. (he tosses a bag of coins to a GUARD) You'll notice a few extra gold coins there for all your hard work. ALADDIN (approaching the Cave) stopped by JAFAR) Only the diamond in the rough Of course. Diamond Boy!
You are the
ALADDIN I've changed my mind about this! stopped by JAFAR)
(he tries to run away. HEAD GUARD (grabs the bag of coins) Well.
this way looks blocked. Got any other ideas? (CARPET gets excited and moves toward the lamp downstage) What's that. one swing ahead of the sword… better throw my hand in. only touch the lamp! (ALADDIN appears high up. I don't understand what you're trying to say. setting the lamp on the ground downstage. you see something? Oh. just great! Now how am I supposed to get out of here? Oh. How did I get myself into this mess? I'm not so sure this is any better than the royal dungeon. here goes nothing. only touch
(he ducks into the Cave and diappears) IAGO He's inside. yeah. that was just an accident! (the treasure falls away. your foulness! (the backdrop changes to the dark Cave) JAFAR It's only a matter of minutes now before all of Agrabah will be calling me Sultan Jafar… remember. and jumps back) WHOA! Hey… you trying to get out of here too? (CARPET nods) I know how you feel. on skip ahead of my doom… Hello??… (the backdrop rises to reveal a treasure room) Whoa… only touch the lamp… only touch the lamp… only touch – (spotting the lamp) the lamp! (he climbs up to grab the lamp. somebody! Somebody help me plea – (he comes face-to-rug with CARPET. (to the audience) Does
. CARPET also escapes the cave-in) Oh great. (CARPET mimes rubbing the lamp) What's that? (CARPET mimes it again) I'm sorry. it sure is dark in here. All right Aladdin. Just get down there. The name's Aladdin… (he shakes CARPET's tassel) Well. ALADDIN Well. One jump ahead of the lawmen.Go now! There is no time to waste. wish me happy landin'! (he exits stage right. Only touch the lamp. and reappears moments later) What was that?? One trick ahead of disaster. give it to the old geezer. walking slowly into the Cave) ALADDIN Only touch the lamp. Hello? Is anybody down there? Oh. grab the lamp. the lamp. got it! Only touch the lamp. this isn't fair! Hey. Cave of Wonders person.
And whatever you do. and knocks over a piece of treaure. don't panic. All that work for this measly piece of junk. CARPET jumps up) I can assure you Mr. and call it a night. and ALADDIN quickly grabs the lamp and ducks a cave-in.
do I have lamp odor? ALADDIN Who are you? GENIE I used to be Mr. I did that for Ben Affleck. friend! Well Ali Baba had them forty thieves
. no real freedom of your own. You're my genie? And I'm your master?
GENIE No. it sounds like a glamorous gig. (noticing his gut) Whoa! Shades of Jiminy Glick! How'd that get there? (to ALADDIN) Come on be honest. and you don't wanna cross that picket line." "Harry Potter" – I'm a big fan. Oh.anyone out there speak Carpet? (the audience responds) What? Rub the lamp? Okay… what good is that gonna do? (he rubs the lamp. let's go over the rule book. but before we get started. Two words – poooooo tinky! ALADDIN Let me get this straight. Rule number two! I can't make someone fall in love with you. Apparently the magic only lasts 55 hours. really groovy wishes coming your way. Ah. I did that once for Britney Spears. I have the world's worst wedgie. sure. thanks kid. baby. Genies are from Lamps"… "Harry Potter. son – not mine. even to go to the grocery store. But hey! What am I talkin' about me for? This is your lucky day. But I did just save a ton of money on my car insurance… Yup! That's what we genies do. sport. Oh. 22 hours. And you have no idea what's in store. Let's see… "How to Keep Your Puffy Pants Puffy" by MC Hammer…"Men Are from Mars. It's ALL we do. count 'em 3. doling out wish after wish." "Harry Potter. behave. here we go! "Genie Rule Book"! Rule number one! No wishin' for more wishes! It's against Genie labor laws. and 53 seconds. Clean before I won a breath holding contest… I'm a Genie! And you know what that means? You've got three. Rule number three! I can't raise the dead.000 years. ALADDIN I do? GENIE Yeah. and GENIE billows high into the air and reappears onstage in a plume of smoke) GENIE Heeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeere's Genie!! Wow. you have no idea what it's like being trapped inside that lamp for the last 10. then he went and made that movie Gigli. but you gotta spend your whole life trapped inside that teeny lamp.
lookie here Can your friends go abracadabra Let 'er rip! Then make the sucker disappear! (CARPET disappears in a puff of smoke) And that's just the appetizer! (the rockslide rises to reveal a whole chorus of GENIES on a Vegaslike set.Sheherazadie had a thousand tales But master you in luck Cause up your sleeves You got a brand of magic never fails You got some power in your corner now Some heavy ammunition in your camp You got some punch. jot it down You ain't never had a friend like me No no no (GENIE puts on a suit jacket that CARPET holds out) Life is your restaurant and I'm your maitre'd Come on whisper what it is you want You ain't never had a friend like me Yes sir we (GENIE lifts the lid on the dish to reveal a GENIE HEAD) GENIE HEAD Pride ourselves on service You're the boss the king the shah Say what you wish. where ALADDIN sits. yahoo and how See all you gotta do is rub the lamp And I'll say (CARPET brings out a small table with a covered dish) Mr. it's yours. ALADDIN jumps up)
. then GENIE "throws his voice" to CARPET) Can your friends do this? (a GENIE pops up in a puff of smoke) Can your friends do that? (another GENIE flips onto the stage from stage right) Can your friends pull this (GENIE pulls flowers out of a hat and hands them to CARPET) Outta their little hat? Can your friends go poof? Well. Aladdin sir. true dish How 'bout a GENIE HEAD AND GENIE Little more baklava! (GENIE re-covers the dish and grabs a menu) GENIE Have some of column A Try all of column B (slaps the menu shut and sets it down) I'm in the mood to help you dude! You ain't never had a friend like me! (GENIE pushes ALADDIN downstage. pizzazz. what will your pleasure be (GENIE grabs a notepad and writes) Let me take your order.
appear at the top of the staircase. Aladdin sir. The GENIES. you big nabob You ain't never had a friend.GENIE CHORUS So don't just sit there slack jawed. Aladdn sir. buggy eyed I'm here to answer all your mid-day prayers You got me bona fide certified You got a genie for your charge d'affaires! I got powerful urge to help you out So what you wish. have a wish or two or three I'm on the job. then run offstage. they dance) GENIE Let's kick it. never had a friend You ain't never had a friend. kid! GENIE/GENIE CHORUS Mr. hats and canes in hand) GENIE Give it up for the genies! (GENIE and the GENIE CHORUS do a kickline down the stairs) GENIE/GENIE CHORUS Mr. what will your pleasure be Let me take your order. then the GENIE CHORUS sets ALADDIN down and runs offstage) And oh! (a few GENIES breakdance. leaving ALADDIN and CARPET. GENIE. never had a friend ALADDIN. and the lights go out)
. I really wanna know (the GENIES pick up ALADDIN) You got a list that's three miles long no doubt Well all you gotta do is rub like so (GENIE rubs the lamp ALADDIN holds out. led by GENIE. jot it down Come on whisper what it is you want (GENIE brings ALADDIN to stand next to him. AND CHORUS You ain't never had a friend like me GENIE CHORUS Oh yeah Wah wah wah Oh my Wah wah wah Oh yeah GENIE You ain't never had a friend like me ALL Hah! (ALL strike a final pose.
your highness! The princess and I were just discussing her upcoming marriage! Everything is in order – the feast. princess. (he moves very close to JASMINE) (the SULTAN enters from stage right as a fanfare plays. but rules are rules! JASMINE But he was only trying to feed himself – JAFAR Uh-uh-uh! We can't go changing our laws every time the princess gets a whim! What kind of example would that set? (IAGO enters stage left) JASMINE But the boy! What have you done with him? He deserves a fair trial!
JAFAR I'm sorry to say. but I know all about your little plan to help some poor street urchin. shaped like a tiger's head! didn't wanna go but you shooooved him inJAFAR The boy has been… disposed of. matter. such as your royal lineage. Remember? He
Regulations are quite clear on the
. Jasmine. but the boy has already been… how to put it…? IAGO Eaten by a giant cave. I promised them you would marry the next eligible suitor who seeks your hand. The people of Agrabah cannot wait forever for their new sultan. JASMINE But he only meant to help JAFAR You have more important issues to concern yourself with. you must make a decision and quickly. JASMINE runs to him) JASMINE: Father! JAFAR Aaaah.(IAGO appears in a window and waves at the audience. disappearing as JAFAR and JASMINE enter stage right) JAFAR I'm sorry. the festival… the only thing we seem to be lacking is… the groom! SULTAN Yes.
Ali Ababwa Strong as ten regular men. it's Prince Ali CROWD/GENIE Hey. the love of Princess Jasmine's life! (the theater doors on the stage left side of the theater open and ALADDIN enters on an elephant. and announce that they've found the love of your life(a trumpet blows and the curtain rises to reveal GENIE) GENIE Preeeeesenting Prince Ali Ababwa. with an entourage. bang the drums Are you gonna love this guy! Prince Ali. I can see him right now. mighty is he. the paparazzi is going crazy… CROWD Make way for Prince Ali Say hey. They make a loop through the orchestra level of the theater) Oh.JASMINE But they're all egotistical braggarts! JAFAR Princess. here he comes Ring bells. blow a trumpet. clear the way in the old bazaar Hey you. Prince Ali! CROWD He's got 75 golden camels GENIE Watch where you step! CROWD Purple peacocks he's got 53 GENIE And they couldn't be prouder! CROWD When it comes to exotic-type mammals GENIE My mammal! CROWD Has he got a zoo I'm telling you
. we can't just sit around and wait for someone to burst into the palace. let us through It's a bright new star Oh come be the first on your block to meet his eye Make way. definitely He faced the galloping hordes A hundred bad guys with swords Who sent those goons to their lords? Why. with all due respect.
his cooks. (ALADDIN twirls his cape and strikes a proud pose. (he exits) ALADDIN Is it something I said?
My daughter seems to be a bit selective when
GENIE Maybe the parade approach was a little too… Vegas. then moves to kneel before JASMINE) And I would be delighted to ask for your hand in marriage. ALADDIN. his bakers His birds that warble on key Make way… CROWD/GENIE … for Prince Ali! ALADDIN Fair princess. GENIE (to JASMINE) Well? you think of his fabulousness? JASMINE Another fraud! Don't keep the home viewers in suspense! What do
(she storms off)
CROWD (gasps. You know. leaving SULTAN. There's gonna be sandwiches… He never worked for Enron!… where are you all going?
SULTAN I'm sorry. llamas galore With his bears and lions A brass band and more With his forty fakirs. Ali Ababwa Heard your princess was a sight lovely to see And that. GENIE. is why He got dolled up and dropped by CROWD With sixty elephants.It's a world-class menagerie! Prince Ali (the elephant stops next to the stage. but IAGO and JAFAR are secretly watching from a window stage right) GENIE Wait a minute. Al. and ALADDIN jumps off. then disperses. much. maybe you need to speak to the princess alone. and CARPET alone. might I introduce myself? I am called Prince Ali Ababwa! (GENIE mimes twirling a cape) Oh. good people. fabulous he. it comes to suitors. the elephant exits) CROWD/GENIE Prince Ali.
Thank you vera
. Prince Ali.
GENIE You mean it? Me? Free? Oh.ALADDIN You're right! Of course! help. she certainly isn't going to fall for some street rat. GENIE Oh. we might have to do some trapping of our own. then disappear) (they laugh
(the curtain rises on the stage to reveal JASMINE standing in her room. you deserve something in return. Genie. Genie. It's what's inside that counts. you can't think of yourself as a street ratALADDIN Wait. and they exit) Come on. Carpet! (he grabs
GENIE Wait – no – wait for me… beeeeee yourseeeeeeeelf! audience) I'm gonna go find Nemo. you need to go speak to the lovely princess alone. I'll use my last wish to set you free! I promise. Al. I know what I'm doing! CARPET. and now he's passing himself off as this Prince A-blah-blah person. But what other choice do I have? Lucky bird inside a gilded cage Golden words spoke by an ancient sage Everything you may have in life Still all you hold is dust
. ALADDIN Well. And whatever you do. think what this will mean for the emancipation of genies everywhere! Now. GENIE Naaaaaaaaaw. Al. you've been such a great
ALADDIN No! Once I get the princess to fall in love with me. IAGO But he shoulda been trapped in the Cave of Wonders! JAFAR Well. with a bird cage off to one side) JASMINE Is this to be my fate? Forced to marry someone who doesn't even know me. (exits stage left)
You know. then to the
JAFAR Ooooooh. a genie? The street rat must have found the lamp. be yourself. Al.
ALADDIN (looks down dejectedly. JASMINE I suppose you're here because you're in love with me? Well. as you wish. okay! (to JASMINE) Very well. as well as my kingdom. (he goes to the edge and steps off the balcony)
. ALADDIN That's not why I'm here. My hand. if you expect me to believe that… you can take a flying leap off my parapet for all I care. You're only here to increase your personal wealth and property. can't be bought by some second rate royal. let me tell you something Prince Ali. then notices CARPET waving frantically from the far side of the balcony) Oh.Must I yearn forever to be free Free to climb a tree and ponder Free to wander There's no desire I hold fonder Than to be Simply me To be free How ungrateful is this lucky bird Spurning privilege for one simple word Freedom to stretch these golden wings Freedom to touch the sky Why. some would ask Would she want to be Free to throw away a treasure Poor with pleasure I'd sacrifice riches beyond measure Just a girl With a boy What a perfect fantasy To find love To feel joy To be really free (ALADDIN rises up on the other side of her balcony) ALADDIN Excuse me princess? I didn't mean to intrude – Who granted you permission to my private Guards! Nonononononono! I only wanted
JASMINE (ducks behind the bird cage) quarters? (runs toward stage right) Guards!
ALADDIN (jumps in front of her and stops her) to talk-
JASMINE You're just like all the rest! You show up with your imperial menagerie and expect me to go weak in the knees! Well.
shimmering. and under On a magic carpet ride A whole new world A new fantastic point of view No one to tell us no Or where to go Or say we're only dreaming JASMINE A whole new world A dazzling place I never knew But when I'm way up here It's crystal clear That now I'm in a whole new world with you (the carpet soars out of view. they disappear) Come on! (he takes her by the hand and
(above the audience. sideways. don't you trust me? JASMINE Are you sure I don't know you? ALADDIN Uhhhhhh. Dancers with models of famous landmarks fill the stage) ALADDIN I can show you the world Shining. I only ask for the chance to get to know you a little better. What's wrong. and soars around. with ALADDIN and JASMINE on it. splendid Tell me princess. now when did you last Let your heart decide? I can open your eyes Take you wonder by wonder Over. the carpet lowers down.JASMINE Ali!! (ALADDIN pops up) ALADDIN You called? (he steps back onto the balcony)
JASMINE How did you do that…? ALADDIN You were worried about me! JASMINE No… ALADDIN Come on. your carpet awaits! leads her to the carpet. and ALADDIN and JASMINE reappear on the carpet onstage)
. how about a little spin on the ol' carpet? Please princess? I don't care about your wealth or your kingdom.
ALADDIN Now I'm in a whole new world with you JASMINE Unbelievable sights Indescribable feelings Soaring. freewheeling Through an endless diamond sky A whole new world ALADDIN Don't you dare close your eyes (ALADDIN and JASMINE step off the carpet) JASMINE A hundred thousand things to see ALADDIN Hold your breath it gets better JASMINE I'm like a shooting star I've come so far I can't go back to where I used to be ALADDIN A whole new world JASMINE Every turn a surprise ALADDIN With new horizons to pursue JASMINE Every moment red letter ALADDIN AND JASMINE I'll chase them anywhere There's time to spare Let me share this whole new world with you ALADDIN A whole new world JASMINE A whole new world ALADDIN That's where we'll be JASMINE That's where we'll be ALADDIN A thrilling chase JASMINE A wondrous place
ALADDIN AND JASMINE For you and me (they kiss) JASMINE Goodnight. How am I You like her. she likes you. left) GENIE Well. does he. big dance number with hats and canes. Then I turned you into fancy-shmancy prince-type person – 36 people and an elephant suit – that was wish number two. how did it go with her majesty? ALADDIN She's perfect! GENIE Great! ALADDIN Is it? GENIE He doesn't remember the promise he made us. I guess I thought you might be the kind of person that actually kept your
. I don't understand why I let myself get all excited. which means it's Genie freein' time! Hit me with the digits! ALADDIN But Jasmine thinks I'm this big important Prince Ali guy. You're just like all the rest. Now all that's left is wish number three. supposed to keep fooling her without you around? GENIE I thought we had a deal. But I might still need that final wish. exhausted. that was wish number one. I understand. exits stage left) ALADDIN Goodnight… princess… (CARPET appears in the background. ALADDIN I know we did. Prince Ali! ALADDIN Wait! Where are you going? JASMINE I have to speak with my father about something very important. now it's time for my wish! GENIE enters from stage (she
GENIE Sure. preciousssssssssssssss? First I freed you from the cave.
could you scrub my left shoulderblade? It gets so cramped in here – EEEK! A man! JAFAR I believe you owe me three wishes. IAGO Whoever holds the lamp controls the genie. But as long as I've got you here. Trapped. (he disappears in a puff of smoke) ALADDIN (to the lamp) Come on. you're too late. Genie.promises. If you need me. cause you ain't right!… Don't you worry about me. I don't know what I'm doing anymore! (JAFAR enters stage right with the GUARDS and IAGO) JAFAR I'll say! Seize him! The GUARDS
(IAGO grabs the lamp from ALADDIN and gives it to JAFAR. grab ALADDIN and put him in chains) JAFAR (to the GUARDS) Bring me the sultan! kingdom will be mine! (he rubs the lamp) (two GUARDS exit)
At last. book! It's in the genie rule
(the GUARDS enter with JASMINE and the SULTAN)
. inside my sardine can. ALADDIN Genie – GENIE Ah ah ah ah ah! ALADDIN But – GENIE Ah ah ah ah ah!… You better talk to the left hand. then exits stage left) Oh. Al. where are you going? You're not mad at me too. you know where I'll be. master. the
GENIE Look Al. Al. ALADDIN Don't do it. Genie! GENIE I got no choice. if you're here to apologize. you gotta understand where I'm coming from! (CARPET starts to leave) Wait. are you? (CARPET makes an upset gesture.
I want you to make me the most powerful sorcerer on Earth! (GENIE grants his wish. You're the sultan. looks like it's only me! Genie! For my first wish. I wish to rule the kingdom! Make me the sultan. my little desert blossom? Together we shall be unstoppable! ALADDIN Leave her alone! She doesn't love you and she never will –
(JAFAR uses his power to knock ALADDIN to the ground) JAFAR You stay out of this.
How dare you treat
ALADDIN I'm afraid we've got even bigger problems than the palace guards. We're all very impressed… if your last name was Peppershaker. then he raises his hand) Oops. The SULTAN clutches his chest)
GENIE Poof. I'm in-SULTAN him! Are we through yet? JAFAR No! We're just getting started! But perhaps merely being the sultan isn't enough. yes it is he
. street rat! JASMINE (going to ALADDIN) Street rat? But I thought you were Prince Ali. Nawwwww. For my second wish. you'd be Sultan Peppershaker. JASMINE What do you mean? JAFAR Everybody who's got three wishes coming. you look good up close… you'd look better from Jafar… Look at me. and JAFAR uses his staff to force JASMINE to come to him) How do you like your sultan now. JAFAR Prince Ali. (beat. (GENIE grants the wish.JASMINE Let us go! (the GUARDS throw them to the ground) the sultan this way? SULTAN Jafar! JASMINE He's hypnotized the palace guards.
ALADDIN I meant to tell you sooner or later. raise their hand.
and vanishes) JASMINE Where'd he go? (a large snake JAFAR rises up downstage) JAFAR You're done for. need I go on? Take it from me His personality flaws Give me adequate cause (the GUARDS pull ALADDIN's hands over his head) To send him packing on a one-way trip So his prospects take a terminal dip His assets frozen. Time to bid this world goodbye.But not as you know him Read my lips And come to grips With reality Yes meet a blast from your past Whose lies were too good to last Say hello to your precious Prince Ali (JASMINE runs to her father) So Ali turns out to be merely Aladdin Just a con. yes! There's only one way to get rid of a street rat! moves to stand behind ALADDIN. For my third and final wish. street rat. now. the venue chosen Is the ends of the Earth. whoopee! So long. holds up his snake staff. you're not so powerful! ever have! JASMINE What are you doing? ALADDIN (to JASMINE) he can take them away! Trust me! (to JAFAR) The Genie gave you your powers. I want you to make me an all-powerful Genie! GENIE Now you've gone and done it. ex-Prince Ali! But how to eliminate him? IAGO (mutters unintelligibly) JAFAR Ahhhh. Al! grants the wish) Whatever you say. The Genie has more power than you'll (he
JAFAR He's right. snake boy! (he
. He's no match for the most powerful sorcerer on the planet! (ALADDIN escapes the GUARDS) ALADDIN Why.
prepare to meet your doom! (ALADDIN holds up the lamp. Isn't that right. You are true of heart
You're much better. young man. Please stand clear of the doors. IAGO Yeah? GENIE Original. I'm no royal prince. And as for the talkin' poultry… (IAGO approaches) IAGO Oooh.
And besides. Ten thousand years in the Cave of Wonders ought to do him a world of good. I think I've finally decided upon a suitor. or extra crispy? IAGO Aaaaaaaaaaaagh! SULTAN I believe we owe our thanks to you. JASMINE (taking ALADDIN's hand) and noble of spirit. I'm soo happy for ya! (he blows his nose on
. SULTAN I agree. Al. Al. I'm so glad you got rid of that Jafar person. (ALADDIN kneels and bow his head) JASMINE Father. buddy? GENIE Oh. who am I to argue with true love? Awwwwwwww.JAFAR Yes! Yes! I can feel the power coursing through my veins! Aladdin. GENIE (bawling) CARPET. the only problem with being a genie is you got no freedom. Por favor mantengase alejado de las puertas. All that negative energy! Look at me! I'm a good guy now! I'm… I'm… a whoooooole new biiiiiiiird! GENIE I got a question for you. and JAFAR slowly sinks away) Wha… what's happening? Aaaaaaaaaaaaagh! (everything is returned to normal) ALADDIN You see. ALADDIN But you know the truth now. you're a GENIE-ous.
My wedding present to ya. cause I get half. We gotta start planning the wedding! We'll need something old. and the lights go out) (the cast then returns to the stage for a final curtain call) ALL: Goodbye everyone! Hey. do I still have one more wish coming? GENIE Sure do. and JASMINE is wearing a wedding veil) CROWD/ALADDIN/JASMINE A whole new world A dazzling place A new fantastic point of view A whole new world (A whole new world) That's where we'll be (That's where we'll be) A thrilling chase. a wondrous place For you and me GENIE (soaring over the audience on CARPET) I'm soarin' over California!! CROWD Aaaaahhhhhhh A whole new world (ALADDIN and JASMINE kiss) Aaaaaaahhhhhhhhh Aaaaaaaaahhhhhh Aaaaaaaaaahhhhhhh A whole new world! (ALL strike a final pose.
. thank you – tip your ushers. Carpet… I'm goin' to Disneyland! (CARPET and GENIE exit stage left) SULTAN Your Genie isn't the only one facing a brand new future. (to the audience) Royal subjects of Agrabah! My daughter has finally made her choice.CARPET wipes it on GENIE) Yeah. Moments later. thank you all. free at last! Thank you Al. look. something new. Come on. just wipe that anywhere. something borrowed… and me! ALADDIN Genie. they enter again on a pedestal. What'll you have?
ALADDIN I wish for your freedom. (a group of dancers enter. and ALADDIN and JASMINE skip away. Genie! GENIE I – wha? You actually kept your promise! I'm finally freeeeeeeeeeeeeeee! Free at last.
and disappears offstage as the curtain falls. and the lights go out) (the lights return. GENIE is the last to leave.Mr. the cast takes a final bow. sir Have a wish or two or I'm on the job You big nabob You ain't never had a Never had a friend You ain't never had a Never had a friend You ain't never Had a Friend Like Me You ain't never had a HA!
three friend friend
friend like me!
(they pose. Aladdin. laying on his stomach to get a final wave in before the curtain drops) THE END!