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Elton John World News: AIDA comes to Detroit, Tickets on sale July 19

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Show arrives Sept. 12, tickets on sale from 9AM

Friday 19 July 2002 @ 17:37 - GMT

Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA, Walt Disney's new musical love story, opens in Detroit on September 12, 2002 at the Fisher Theatre, Disney Theatrical Productions said in a statement on July 15, 2002.

Tickets Go on Sale to the General Public Friday, July 19, 2002 at 9:00 a.m EST.

AIDA, Disney's Tony Award-winning makes its Detroit premiere on September 12, 2002 (with a special performance on September 11), for a limited 4-week engagement, ending October 5, 2002.

Tickets for AIDA go on sale by calling Ticketmaster at 248-645-6666 or visit www.ticketmaster.com,and at the Fisher Theatre box office and all Ticketmaster outlets.

Elton John and Tim Rice's AIDA is a musical love story bursting with contemporary energy that tells the story of Aida, a Nubian princess stolen from her country, Amneris, an Egyptian princess, and Radames, the soldier they both love.

AIDA features new music and lyrics by Elton and Tim Rice, their first effort since writing together. The production, which received four 2000 Tony Awards, opened on Broadway at the Palace Theatre on March 23, 2000 and has been playing to capacity audiences ever since.

AIDA is directed by Robert Falls, and features a book by Linda Woolverton and Robert Falls & David Henry Hwang and is choreographed by Wayne Cilento. The sets and costumes are by 2000 Tony Award-winner Bob Crowley and the lighting design is by 2000 Tony Award-winner Natasha Katz. Musical supervision and production is provided by Paul Bogaev.