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The Prince of Egypt Musical to Have West End Premiere in 2020

The score will feature 10 new songs by Stephen Schwartz, as well as five from the beloved film.

The original film poster for The Prince of Egypt.
(© DreamWorks Pictures)

A new stage musical version of The Prince of Egypt will have its West End premiere beginning February 5, 2020 at London's Dominion Theater. The official opening night is set for February 25, with an initial 32-week engagement set.

Presented by DreamWorks Theatricals, Michael McCabe, and Neil Laidlaw, The Prince of Egypt will feature a score by Stephen Schwartz and book by Philip LaZebnik, with direction by Scott Schwartz and choreography by Sean Cheesman. Casting and the full creative team are still to be announced.

The Prince of Egypt will feature 10 new songs written by Schwartz, along with 5 of his classics from the DreamWorks animated film, including the Academy Award-winning "When You Believe." Also featured in the score will be "Deliver Us," "All I Ever Wanted," and "Through Heaven's Eyes."

This stage adaptation premiered at TheatreWorks Silicon Valley and Fredericia Teater Denmark.