STAGE TUBE: Adam Jacobs Sings 'Proud of Your Boy' from ALADDIN in Studio with Alan Menken
In the video below, Adam Jacobs, who currently plays the title role in the Broadway production of Aladdin, sings "Proud of Your Boy," a song from the show, in the studio with Disney composer Alan Menken. Click below to check it out!
"Proud of Your Boy" was cut from Aladdin the movie due to an adjustment in the storyline. It is about Aladdin's dream to impress his unnamed mother. The song was restored in the 2014 Broadway musical.
Adam Jacobs has appeared on Broadway as Marius in Les Miserables and Simba in The Lion King. He also played the role of Sky in the 2nd National Tour of Mamma Mia! in 2002.
In addition to his score of Aladdin, Alan Menken is known for the music from Disney movies such as The Little Mermaid, Beauty and the Beast, Pocahontas, The Hunchback of Notre Dame, and Hercules among others. He has won 8 Academy Awards for various scores and songs, and a Tony Award for Best Original Score for Newsies.