Two Acts, Pop / Rock, Book Musical, Rated PG
The triumphant love story between an Egyptian prince and a slave transcends warring nations and brings a country together. (ADAPTED FOR HIGH SCHOOL PERFORMERS)
Adapted from the four-time TONY Award-winning hit, Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida School Edition is an epic tale of love, loyalty and betrayal chronicling the love
triangle between Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country,
Amneris, an Egyptian
princess, and Radames, the soldier they both love.
enslaved Nubian princess, Aida, finds her heart entangled with Radames,
an Egyptian soldier who is betrothed to the Pharaoh's daughter,
Amneris. As their forbidden love blossoms, Aida is forced to weigh her
heart against the responsibility she faces as leader of her people. Aida and
Radames's love for one another becomes a shining example of true devotion that
transcends the vast cultural differences between their warring
nations, heralding a time of unprecedented peace and prosperity.
With an unforgettable score featuring soaring ballads and rousing choral numbers, Aida School Editionis
a modern crowd-pleaser that embraces multicultural casting and
exuberant dancing, staging, and singing for large cast sizes. This author-approved edition has been
abridged to a running time of just over two hours and specially adapted to meet the
needs of young performers, while carefully
maintaining the integrity the original version.
Visit the Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA School Edition page on MTI ShowSpace to share and view photos, video, costume and prop rentals and more. Click here.
The first musical to feature murder as an essential ingredient of the plot was Rose-Marie in 1924, in which a fur trapper was falsely accused of a killing.