Aida: Musical Info & Synopsis


Aida revolves around the forbidden romance between Aida, an enslaved Nubian princess, and Radames, an Egyptian captain. As their love blossoms, they must navigate the complexities of loyalty and duty, torn between their hearts and the expectations of others. Amid political and cultural clashes, Aida explores themes of love, sacrifice, and the power of forgiveness.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1998)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Romantic Drama

Setting: Various / Egypt

Creative Team

Music: Elton John

Lyrics: Tim Rice

Book: Linda Woolverton, Robert Falls, David Henry Hwang

Cast Albums

Concept Album (1999)➝

Original Broadway Cast (2000)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


1990s, DisneyFemale Lead, One-Word, Pop/RockPopular, Rom-Dram, Royalty

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