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TrendingTimeless love story 'Aida' hit Broadway 20 years ago


"Dance of the Robe" from AIDA on Broadway


Heather Headley wins 2000 Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical


"Written in the Stars" from AIDA on Broadway


"My Strongest Suit" from AIDA on Broadway


Aida: Michelle Williams - "Easy as Life" (Live on Broadway, 2003)

The musical, also known as Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida, premiered on Broadway at the Palace Theatre 20 years ago and closed after 30 previews and 1,852 performances. The run puts it at the 39th longest run in Broadway history. Heather Headley originated the title role and won the Tony Award for Best Actress in a Musical. Disney's Aida revival will launch in 2021.