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Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award®-winning animated film, opened on Broadway last night, March 20th, 2014, at the New Amsterdam Theatre, after beginning performances on February 26th, 2014. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the show features music by Tony Award® and eight-time Oscar® winner Alan Menken(Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Sister Act), lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid), three-time Tony Award and three-time Oscar winnerTim Rice (Evita, Aida) and two-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer), with a book by Beguelin, and is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winnerCasey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon).

BroadwayWorld was there for all of the magical opening night festivities, and below you can check out full photo coverage from the theatre arrivals!

Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs (Les Miserables, The Lion King) in the title role, Courtney Reed (In the Heights, Mamma Mia) as Jasmine, James Monroe Iglehart (Memphis, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) as Genie, and, as Jafar, Tony Award nominee Jonathan Freeman (Mary Poppins, The Producers, She Loves Me) brings to the stage the role he indelibly created in the animated film. The show also stars Brian Gonzales, Brandon O'Neill and Jonathan SchwartzasAladdin's sidekicks Babkak, Kassim and Omar, Clifton Davis as Sultan and Don Darryl Rivera as Iago.Merwin Foard and Michael James Scott stand by for several principals.

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Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
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Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
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Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
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Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
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Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
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Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
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Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
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Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
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Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
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Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
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Alan Menken

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Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
Josh Strickland

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Josh Strickland and Todd Dubail

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Corey Cott

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Liana Hunt

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Bryan Batt and Tom Cianfichi

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
Bryan Batt and Tom Cianfichi

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Andrew Keenan-Bolger

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
Harvey Fierstein

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
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Harvey Fierstein and Gabriel Ebert

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
Joel Grey

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Roger Rees and Rick Elice

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Roger Rees and Rick Elice

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Roger Rees

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
Carla Hall

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
Carla Hall

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Richard Kind

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
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Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
Patrick Page

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
Michael Arden

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
Michael Arden

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
Laura Benanti

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
Laura Benanti

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
Laura Benanti

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
Cheyenne Jackson

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
Cheyenne Jackson

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
Laura Benanti and Cheyenne Jackson

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
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Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
Tina Fey

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
Tina Fey

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
Tina Fey

Photo Coverage: Inside ALADDIN's Opening Night Theatre Arrivals!
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Walter McBride As a 14 year old youth, Walter was transfixed by his first Broadway Show, the original production of 'GREASE'. His Journey to celebrity photojournalism began that fateful night. Meeting, photographing and getting to know the cast inspired him to spend his professional life doing what he loved. Walter moved to Manhattan and for a leading role as a Photographer & Photo Researcher. Currently headlining in New Jersey with his partner Richard and family members Dali (Jack Russell) & Gala (Schnoodle). Recently he made his Broadway debut sharing the stage with Hugh Jackman in 'Hugh Jackman on Broadway' as well as receiving the Actors' Equity Association Gypsy Spirit Award. Walter McBride Photography is syndicated worldwide by Corbis/AP.