With a cast of 24 actors, the musical tells the familiar Disney story of a genie Jafar, the Sultan's evil Grand Vizier, finds the genie's magic lamp.
Most of our ideas about genies came from the stories in Arabian Nights (and two genies, one in a magic ring and a more powerful one in the lamp. . ruined by sudden wealth, as I have heard that many lottery winners are.
My friend the Brooklyn genie, who sleeps all year in a magic lamp on the Coney Island beach, emerges again to make his annual predictions.