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Photo Coverage: ALADDIN Cast Celebrates a Shining, Shimmering, Splendid Opening Night!
by Linda Lenzi - Mar 21, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy AwardŽ-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 AwardŽ and eight-time OscarŽ 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 after party! (more...)

BWW TV: Welcome to Agrabah! Watch Highlights from ALADDIN on Broadway!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Mar 20, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy AwardŽ-winning animated film, opens on Broadway tonight, 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 AwardŽ and eight-time OscarŽ 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 brings you highlights of the cast in action below! (more...)

'Ali Baba Had Them Forty Thieves...' Meet the Full Cast of ALADDIN, Opening Tomorrow on Broadway!
by Meet the Cast - Mar 19, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opens tomorrow night, March 20th. 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 winner Tim 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 winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon). Scroll down to learn more about the full company, plus watch interviews with the cast! (more...)

ALADDIN's Brandon O'Neill to Perform National Anthem at Tonight's Knicks Game
by BWW News Desk - Mar 10, 2014

Brandon O'Neill, currently starring in Disney's Aladdin on Broadway as one of the title character's sidekicks Kassim, will perform the national anthem tonight when the New York Knicks take on the Philadelphia 76ers at Madison Square Garden. Tip off is at 7:30pm. (more...)

ALADDIN Begins Previews on Broadway Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 26, 2014


Photo Flash: First Look at New Photos from ALADDIN on Broadway- Performances Begin Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2014

Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy AwardŽ-winning animated film, begins performances at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre tomorrow, Wednesday, February 26th, 2014, prior to opening on March 20th. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the show features music by Tony AwardŽ and eight-time OscarŽ 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 winner Tim 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 winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon). BroadwayWorld brings you new photos of the cast in action below! (more...)

Disney's ALADDIN Ends Pre-Broadway Toronto Engagement Today
by BWW News Desk - Jan 05, 2014

Disney's ALADDIN, which is set to fly onto the Great White Way at the New Amsterdam Theatre on March 20, ends its pre-Broadway engagement at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre today, Jan. 5, 2014. The production officially opened on Nov. 21, 2013. (more...)

Box Office Opens Today at New Amsterdam Theatre for ALADDIN on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 02, 2013

The New Amsterdam Theatre box office opens for Aladdin today at 10:00am. Tickets are now available for purchase through AladdinTheMusical.com, by calling Ticketmaster's Disney on Broadway hotline at 866-870-2717, or in person at the New Amsterdam Theatre box office (214 W. 42nd Street). The New Amsterdam Theatre box office is open Monday through Saturday 10:00am - 8:00pm and Sunday 10:00am - 6:30pm. (more...)

Additional Tickets Released for Pre-Broadway Run of Disney's ALADDIN in Toronto
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2013

Due to popular demand - and just in time for the holidays, Disney's Aladdin is releasing additional seats for performances between December 17 through January 5. The additional seats will go on sale Monday November 25 at 9AM. (more...)

Photo Flash: Sneak Peek at Adam Jacobs & More in Rehearsals for ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

The full cast of Disney's Aladdin, a new musical based on the Academy Award winning animated film, began rehearsals today in New York City. Aladdin will launch at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre (formerly the Canon) November 1, 2013 to January 5, 2014. Opening night there is November 21, 2013. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the rehearsals below! (more...)

Photo Flash: Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed to Star in Broadway-Bound ALADDIN; Get a Sneak Peek at Rehearsals in NYC!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2013

The full cast of Disney's Aladdin, a new musical based on the Academy Award winning animated film, began rehearsals today in New York City. Aladdin will launch at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre (formerly the Canon) November 1, 2013 to January 5, 2014. Opening night there is November 21, 2013. BroadwayWorld has photos of the cast in rehearsal below! (more...)

BWW Reviews: TUTS' A CHORUS LINE is Simply Sensational
by Kristina Nungaray - Jul 20, 2013

A CHORUS LINE, inspired by the real stories of several Broadway dancers, first opened on Broadway on July 25, 1975. It ran for an unprecedented 6,137 performances and held the distinction of being the longest running Broadway musical until it was surpassed by Andrew Lloyd Webber's CATS. It is currently the sixth longest running Broadway musical. In addition to taking New York by storm, the musical won the celebrated Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1976. The musical has truly left an indelible mark in the history of musical theatre. With Theatre Under the Stars free performances of A CHORUS LINE at The Miller Outdoor Theatre this summer, they are giving the Houston community an unparalleled and enjoyable gift. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at TUTS' A CHORUS LINE, Opening Tonight!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) presents A Chorus Line, running tonight, July 16 - 21 at Miller Outdoor Theatre. A Chorus Line is 'one singular sensation' that garnered virtually every award imaginable, including the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize. The groundbreaking musical, set during an audition for an upcoming Broadway show, shines a light on the hopes, fears and dreams of performers vying for a chance to do what they all know they were born to do. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the cast below! (more...)

Broadway and Local Veterans Lead A CHORUS LINE at Theatre Under The Stars, Beg. Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2013

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) presents A Chorus Line, running tonight, July 16 - 21 at Miller Outdoor Theatre. A Chorus Line is 'one singular sensation' that garnered virtually every award imaginable, including the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize. The groundbreaking musical, set during an audition for an upcoming Broadway show, shines a light on the hopes, fears and dreams of performers vying for a chance to do what they all know they were born to do. (more...)

Broadway and Local Veterans Cast in A CHORUS LINE at Theatre Under The Stars!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 20, 2013

Theatre Under The Stars (TUTS) has announced the cast for A Chorus Line, running July 16 - 21 at Miller Outdoor Theatre. A Chorus Line is 'one singular sensation' that garnered virtually every award imaginable, including the Tony Award for Best Musical and the Pulitzer Prize. The groundbreaking musical, set during an audition for an upcoming Broadway show, shines a light on the hopes, fears and dreams of performers vying for a chance to do what they all know they were born to do. (more...)

Jay Pharoah, Rob Delaney and More Set for Carolines in June
by BWW News Desk - May 20, 2013

Carolines on Broadway, "America's Premier Comedy Nightclub," announces its all-star line-up of talent for the month of June 2013, highlighted by headliners Jay Pharoah, from NBC's "Saturday Night Live," June 1; Twitter sensation Rob Delaney, from Comedy Central's "Key & Peele," E!'s "Burning Love" and TBS' "Conan," June 6 - 9; Nick DiPaolo, from his Showtime special "Raw Nerve," June 12, 13 and 19; "The Yo Show, starring Michael Yo, from E!'s "Chelsea Lately" and "omg! Insider," June 14 and 15; Chris D'Elia, from NBC's "Whitney," TBS' "Glory Daze" and the upcoming NBC sitcom "Undateable," June 20 - 22;" and Hannibal Buress, from NBC's "30 Rock" and FX's "Louie," June 27 - 29. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Annaleigh Ashford, Katie Holmes, and More at Broadway Dreams Foundation's 2012 Gala
by Walter McBride - Dec 11, 2012

The Broadway Dreams Foundation held its second annual Champagne & Caroling Gala last night at Celsius, a restaurant, bar and event space within Citi Pond at Bryant Park (5th Ave and 42nd Street) on Monday, December 10. At this one of a kind urban winter wonderland in of the heart of midtown Manhattan, Broadway's brightest stars and patrons of the arts joined together for a festive celebration of the country's premier musical theatre training program. Check out photos from the event below! (more...)

GYPSY OF THE MONTH: Mike Cannon, Back on the 'Chorus Line'
by Adrienne Onofri - Oct 22, 2012

Straight from 'Ghost', Mike returns to NJ's Paper Mill Playhouse in a role he also played on Broadway. (more...)

Photo Coverage: 'Singular Sensations' Reunite as A CHORUS LINE Opens at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 09, 2012

Paper Mill Playhouse's production of A Chorus Line, directed and choreographed by Mitzi Hamilton, one of the dancers in Michael Bennett's original taped workshop that inspired the 1975 musical began performances October 3 and opened Sunday with a tribute to composer Marvin Hamlisch. View photos from opening night below! (more...)

Photo Coverage: Inside Opening Night of A CHORUS LINE at Paper Mill Playhouse!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Oct 08, 2012

Paper Mill Playhouse presents A Chorus Line, the Tony Award and Pulitzer Prize-winning musical conceived, choreographed and directed by Michael Bennett, with book by James Kirkwood and Nicholas Dante, music by Marvin Hamlisch, and lyrics by Edward Kleban. The official press opening was yesterday, October 7, and it included a special tribute to composer Marvin Hamlisch. Check out photos from the curtain call below! (more...)

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