From the producer of King, Disney’s beloved story Aladdin comes to theatrical life in this new musical. Featuring all the popular songs from the film as well as new music written by Tony and Academy Award winner Alan Menken ( Newsies) with lyrics by the legendary Howard Ashman ( Beauty and the Beast), Tony Award winner Tim Rice and writer Chad Beguelin. Starring Ainsley Melham as Aladdin and Michael James Scott as Genie. Capitol Theatre, 13 Campbell Street, Haymarket. Opens August 3. Tickets: $60-$195. Bookings: 136 100. Until October 23. Scandinavian Film Festival The third iteration of the Scandinavian Film Festival features 22 films showcasing Nordic culture, people and stories. Highlights include Rune Denstad Langlo’s Welcome to Norway, a black comedy about a hotel near the NorwegianSwedish border, and The Fencer, which was nominated for the best foreign language film Golden Globe this year. Various sessions and locations in Sydney. Ticket prices vary. Bookings through venues or online. Ends Wednesday. by Frank Martin; The Wings of the Wind, written by the choir’s organ scholar, Owain Park; Byrd’s O Lord, Make Thy Servant; Rautavaara’s Evening Hymn: Ekteniya; and Joseph Twist’s Hymn of Ancient Lands. City Recital Hall, 2 Angel Place, Sydney. Monday, 7pm; July 30, 2pm. Tickets: $30-$117. Bookings: 1800 688 482 or online.