About the showFollow Moses as he leads the Hebrews' exodus from captivity in new musical The Prince of Egypt. A stunning adaptation of the DreamWorks animated film, it boasts a soundtrack by Stephen Schwartz and Hans Zimmer. The show plays a limited 32-week run at the Dominion Theatre from 25 February 2020.
DreamWorks' 1998 family film The Prince of Egypt was the studio's inaugural project. One of its most famous numbers "When You Believe" was later covered by Whitney Houston and Mariah Carey, going on to win Best Original Song at the 1999 Academy Awards. The stage musical version, which premiered in Silicon Valley in 2017, features five of the original songs and ten specially written additions.
The Prince of Egypt charts the life and destiny of Moses, and is based on the Bible's Old Testament. Baby Moses is smuggled down the river in a basket by his Hebrew slave mother who fears for his life. He is discovered and adopted by the Pharaoh's wife, and brought up in luxury. As a young man, he finds out about his true roots, and begins to communicate with God to lead the Hebrews to freedom.
Stephen Schwartz provides the production's songs. Among his most notable credits are the musical Wicked and the Disney animations Pocahontas and The Hunchback of Notre Dame. The book for The Prince of Egypt The Musical comes from Philip LaZebnik (Disney's Pocahontas).
Cast and further creative will be unveiled at a later date.
An epic new musical with an unforgettable score, The Prince of Egypt plays the Dominion Theatre from 25 February 2020.