NEWS: Clive Rowe to Direct & Star in Hackney Empire’s 2023 Pantomime of Aladdin

The pantomime will run at the theatre from the 18th November until the 31st December.

It has been announced that Clive Rowe will return to the Hackney Empire to direct and star in its 2023 pantomime production of Aladdin, which will begin performances in November. Tickets for the production are on sale now.

Aladdin dreams of finding love and making his fortune. When he discovers an enchanted lamp and meets a mysterious genie, it looks like all of his wishes are going to come true. But are they, or will forces of evil stand in the way…? 

This will be the 16th pantomime that Clive Rowe will be involved with at the theatre, returning to the stage as Widow Twankey for the production. Full casting and creative team have yet to be announced. Talking about the news he said: “I’m incredibly excited to be back at Hackney Empire this festive season for the 16th time, and to be returning to direct and Dame. I can’t wait to get started on Aladdin and to bring our audiences some of the fun, love, and laughter they’ve all been wishing for in 2023!”

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