CUADC’s Production of Elton John and Tim Rice’s AIDA. Music by Elton John. Lyrics by Tim Rice. Book by Linda Woolverton and Robert Falls and David Henry Hwang.
When Egyptian captain Radames captures the beautiful Nubian princess Aida, little does he know that he will be changing both of their destinies. Against the backdrop of warfare and strife, the two are forced to choose between love for their nation and love for each other.
Based on Verdi’s iconic opera, this Tony Award-winning musical ran for over 4 years on Broadway, delighting audiences with its pop-rock score and dazzling staging. Created by pop legend Sir Elton John and with lyrics by the renowned Tim Rice (Evita, Jesus Christ Superstar, The Lion King), the show is a product of one of the most exciting writing partnerships in the history of musical theatre.
With a captivating story, electrifying score and beautiful design, this rarely performed musical is perfect for the whole family.