In a Gay Times exclusive video, join Matthew Croke – the star of Disney’s West End hit Aladdin – as he performs a signature song from the show.
Proud of Your Boy, a song that every fan of the classic tale loves, charts Aladdin’s dreams of finally making his parents proud – wishing that he can be somebody worth shouting about.
Recorded live in London by the West End leading man, Matthew stars in the title role at thePrince Edward Theatre alongside former Sugababes member Jade Ewen as Princess Jasmine and Trevor Dion Nicholas as the fabulous Genie.
Aladdin is a new musical based on the classic Academy Award-winning animated film, and will also be seen in a new live-action remake soon.
The show opened to a flurry of incredible reviews and continues to sparkle in the West End nightly.
You can enjoy Matthew’s performance in this exclusive video below…
Ever wondered how the stars of the West End deliver those remarkable performances each and every night? It’s all down to a healthy mind, a sensible diet and the hard labour of a few hours at the gym.
“Aladdin is very physically demanding. You have to bring the energy, bring the charisma, bring that fire in your belly,” explains Aladdin ensemble member Travis Kerry.
“It takes a lot of determination and hard work… and a lot of sweat.”
Find out how much hard work it really takes to bring this magical story to life in the video below…
More information on Disney’s Aladdin can be found here.