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Disney's Aladdin on Broadway- Show Summary Aladdin, the beloved 1992 Disney animated film about a street kid who finds love with a princess and incredible adventure with the help of a magic lamp is now appearing on Broadway as a spectacle-filled stage musical.
In the mystical town of Agrabah, a homeless “street rat," Aladdin is fated to meet the dissatisfied Princess Jasmine, whose father insists that she marry a prince. When Aladdin discovers a genie in a magic lamp who turns him into a prince, Aladdin is able to follow his heart and find the love of his life and with the Genie, the best friend he will ever have.
Theatre-goers will recognize many of the songs from the hit movie written by: Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. These Tony, Oscar, and Grammy winning writers of big Broadway hits like Little Shop of Horrors, The Little Mermaid , and Beauty and the Beast, are famous for tunes that you remember for years. The original story, based on the centuries old tale from One Thousand and One Nights comes to life with flying carpets, elaborate and colorful costumes and sets and lots of glitter. Besides the physical comedy, adults will appreciate the many pop references and jokes thrown in for their benefit.
James Monroe Iglehart, who plays the Genie is a great choice for the role Robin Williams originated in the film version. His show stopping performance earned him a Tony Award in 2014. Children will know Jonathan Freeman as soon as he speaks, as he voiced the role of Jafar in the movie.
Noteworthy Dates For The Show Previews Begin: 02/26/14
Show Opens: 03/20/14
Show Closes: Open Ended
Number of Performances: 8 Shows per week
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What Is ALADDIN Like? Aladdin is a spectacular musical rife with familiar tunes from the 1992 Disney animated film. The impressive 35-member cast performs spirited choreography, accompanied by bright costumes and miraculous set changes. The magic carpet ride will take you by surprise, and “Friend Like Me” will leave your heart thumping all the way to intermission. Directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon), with new lyrics and book by Chad Beguelin (Elf the Musical) along with new songs and score by Alan Menken (Aladdin the film), the musical will allow audience members young and old to relive the gleeful pleasures of their youth. The musical is based on the children’s classic animated film of the same name, kids are sure to love the storyline, the music, and the spectacle.
Is ALADDIN Good for Kids? Children under the age of 4 are permitted in the theatre, but Aladdin is recommended for children ages 6 and older. All guests, regardless of age, must have a ticket. The Aladdin cast is made up of a young and talented cast of singers and dancers, non stop excitement.
Adam Jacobs appears as Aladdin
Telly Leung as Aladdin (TBA)
Courtney Reed appears as Jasmine
Jonathan Freeman reprises his role as Jafar
Clifton Oliver appears as Sultan
Don Darryl Rivera appears as Iago
James Monroe Iglehart appears as the Genie
Broadway Theatre: New Amsterdam Theatre
214 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10019 Click Here For More Info On The Theatre
Disney Theatrical Group
42nd Street, between 7th and 8th Ave
Show Duration: Aladdin is 2 hours and 30 minutes long, including an intermission.
Disney Theatrical Productions
Howard Ashman, Tim Rice & Chad Beguelin (Lyrics)
Chad Beguelin (Book)
Alan Menken (Music)
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Staff and Creative Team:
General Manager: Anne Quart at Disney Theatrical Productions Company Manager: Michael Bolgar at Disney Theatrical Productions
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Michael Strassheim at Disney Theatrical Productions
A musical adapted from the Disney animated film about a young man, a princess, and a magic lamp in ancient Persia.
Casey Nicholaw (Direction)
Gregg Barnes (Costume Design)
Danny Troob (Orchestrations)
Bob Crowley (Scenic Design)
Michael Kosarin (Musical Supervision)
Natasha Katz (Lighting Design)
Ken Travis (Sound Design)
Glen Kelly (Dance Arrangements)
Jim Steinmeyer (Illusion Design)
Parking For This Theatre: The closest parking garages for the New Amsterdam Theatre are located at:
264 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036
315 West 42nd Street
New York, NY 10036
The closest parking is not always the best as it often takes longer to park and retrieve your vehicle as fellow theatre goers have the same idea.
A better choice of parking may be the second choice or further away by a couple of Avenues.