To celebrate HRH Prince George of Cambridge’s 6th birthday, we are celebrating our favourite musical theatre princes.
From a charming Disney Prince to a citizen of Oz, here are our top six musical theatre princes.
The Top Six Musical Theatre Princes
6. Prince Eric from The Little Mermaid
The Little Mermaid with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Glen Slater this Disney musical opened at the Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in 2007. This show replaced Disney’s Beauty and the Beast on Broadway and featured Sierra Boggess in the title role of Ariel and Sean Palmer as Prince Eric.
5. Prince Naveen from The Princess and the Frog
Released in 2009, this Disney animation features the voices of Anika Noni Rose as Tiana and Bruno Campos as Prince Naveen.
4. Cinderella’s Prince from Into The Woods
The Stephen Sondheim fans will know that this musical features two princes! A prince chasing Rapunzel and a prince chasing Cinderella. Into The Woods features all of the best-loved fairy tales including Jack and the Beanstalk, Little Red Riding Hood and The Bakers Wife.
3. Aladdin from Aladdin
Aladdin premiered on Broadway back in 2014. Aladdin flew into London’s West End back in 2016 with Trevor Dion Nicholas as the Genie, Dean John-Wilson as Aladdin and Jade Ewen as Jasmine. Aladdin is closing in August 2019 to make way for the return of another Disney musical Mary Poppins.
2. Prince Hans Westergaard from Frozen
Opening at the Drury Lane Theatre next year Frozen is the most recent production by Disney Theatrical. With music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez Frozen is currently playing at the St. James Theatre on Broadway.
1. Fiyero from Wicked
The Ozmopolitan Winkie Prince, Fiyero is our number one and this character features in the multi-award winning musical Wicked. Currently playing at London’s Apollo Victoria theatre this show features Nikki Bentley as Elphaba, Helen Woolf t as Glinda respectively and Alistair Brammer as Fiyero.