'Disney Princess – The Concert' holds world premiere in Saudi Arabia

The show marks the first time a Disney concert has taken place in the kingdom

The premiere of Disney Princess – The Concert was held in Saudi Arabia ahead of a world tour of the production.

It was the first Disney concert to take place in Saudi Arabia.

Broadway stars performed songs sung by Disney princesses Belle, Jasmine, Nala and Anastasia. Think Frozen's Let it Go, A Whole New World from Aladdin and Colours of the Wind from Pocahontas. Performances took place at King Fahad Cultural Centre in Riyadh.

Drama Desk Award-nominee Christy Altomare, Tony-nominee Susan Egan, Grammy-nominee Courtney Reed and BroadwayWorld Award-winner Syndee Winters, alongside music director Benjamin Rauhala and the enchanting Prince, Adam Joseph, came to the Saudi Arabian capital to perform the classics as part of the tour.

After the performances, Egan took to Twitter to share how she enjoyed her time in the kingdom.

Winters posted about her experience in Saudi Arabia on Instagram, even sharing a clip of her performing a song from The Lion King:

Presented by Riyadh International Book Fair, the event was produced by Disney Concerts in association with Impresario Live, and was organised by Benchmark Events company in the kingdom.

Updated: October 10th 2021, 3:13 PM