VIDEO: Whoopi Goldberg Cameos in ALADDIN + Meet Broadway's Newest Genie!
Whoopi Goldberg made a surprise cameo with Tony-Award winner James Monroe Iglehart on stage at Disney's Aladdin on Broadway this week. On today's THE VIEW, the host shared a look at her special appearance and goes behind the scenes at the hit Broadway show as it prepares to welcome a new Genie this February. Check out the visit below along with surprise appearances by Iglehart and Broadway's next Genie Major Attaway on today's show!
Disney's Aladdin is currently playing at New York's New Amsterdam Theatre. The beloved story is brought to thrilling theatrical life in this bold new musical. With just one rub of a magic lamp, Aladdin's journey sweeps you into an exotic world full of daring adventure, classic comedy and timeless romance. It's an unforgettable experience that includes all the cherished songs from the Academy Award-winning score and more written especially for Broadway.
This brand-new stage production is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw, and composed by Tony Award winner Alan Menken. It features lyrics penned by the legendary Howard Ashman and Tony Award winner Tim Rice, with book and additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin. The production earned five Tony nominations, including Genie, James Monroe Iglehart, who won the award for Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical.
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