Ring bells! Bang the drums! You are going to love this exciting stage adaptation of the legendary tale of the lovable thief with the heart of gold.

Join Aladdin, Jasmine and the fast-talking, wisecracking Genie as they discover mystical caves, take magic carpet rides and outwit the evil sorcerer, Jafar.

Adapted especially for young performers, this musical includes favorite songs by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, such as “Friend Like Me,” “A Whole New World” and “Prince Ali,” as well as wonderful new songs added for the Broadway production.

With new, colorful characters and nonstop adventure, “Aladdin JR.” is sure to be a crowd-pleaser for all ages!

“Aladdin JR.” will be performed by the ECS Middle School Drama Club Nov. 20 and 21 in “The Ward.” Tickets are $5 at the door and the performance should be about an hour long.

The cast is directed by Crystal Wilder with Pat Waldron as Vocal Director, Meghan Emborsky as Choreographer and Katie Taylor as Producer.

The cast includes: Abby Chudy, Adelaide Weber, Adrian Taylor, Alarice Krause, Allison Pfeffer, Alyssa Flagg, Audrey Hurlburt, Ava Adamucci, Ava Woodarek, Bianca Bush, Brayden Wilson, Brogann Howard, Chloe Carson, Colton Taylor, Dylan Timblin, Ella Meacham-Williams, Emma Lafferty, Faith Burlingame, Grace Privitera, Gracie Conklin, Gwen DeChane, Harper Klein, Izzy Coburn, Jayden Doutt, Jordan O’Connell, Kayedance Hayes, Keira Baldwin, Lauren Button, Laurena Mooney, Louise Scott, Madisyn Winship, Mikey Kerns, Morgan Krotz, Natalee Leiper, Ryan Metzger, Shelby Colburn, Skye Wood, Talyn Wyatt and Teaghan Finn.