Photo Coverage: Backstage at ALADDIN with Phil Collins!
by Jessica Fallon Gordon - July 21, 2014
Disney's Aladdin, the Tony Award-winning new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opened to critical acclaim on March 20th, 2014 at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre and went on to receive 24 major theatrical award nominations. Disney veteran and music legend Phil Collins stopped by the theatre yesterday to check out the show for himself and BroadwayWorld brings you photos from backstage below! (more...)
STAGE TUBE: ALADDIN's Tony-Winning Genie James Monroe Iglehart Grants Wishes at Daily Lottery
by Stage Tube - July 18, 2014
Aladdin's Tony-winning Broadway Genie, James Monroe Iglehart, decided to swing by the production's daily lottery to grant a few wishes to a few lucky potential audience members - and the crew managed to check out his surprise visit on camera. Check it out below! (more...)
ALADDIN's Tony Winner James Monroe Iglehart to Co-Host ABC's THE VIEW, 7/25
by BWW News Desk - July 17, 2014
James Monroe Iglehart, 2014 Tony Award winner for his performance as Genie in Disney's Aladdin, will co-host ABC's Emmy Award-winning talk show 'The View' on Friday, July 25, 2014. 'The View' is broadcast live weekdays from New York City from 11:00am - 12:00pm ET. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Original Jasmine Lea Salonga Takes a Magic Carpet to Broadway's ALADDIN
by Jennifer Broski - July 5, 2014
Lea Salonga, the singing voice of Jasmine in the iconic Aladdin film took a magic carpet ride to Broadway for a night to visit Aladdin himself - Adam Jacobs! Salonga provided the singing voice of two official Disney Princesses: Jasmine in Aladdin (1992), and Fa Mulan in Mulan (1998) and Mulan II (2004). She was named a Disney Legend in 2011 for her work with The Walt Disney Company. Most recently, she's toured with IL DIVO. (more...)
Make Way! ALADDIN Eyeing West End Run at the London Palladium in 2016?
by BWW News Desk - June 26, 2014
Prince Ali could soon be taking a magic carpet ride across the pond, according to the Daily Mail. Disney Theatrical Productions executives are set to meet with London Palladium officials to talk about bringing Aladdin to the West End in 2016. Their first choice, the Prince Edward Theatre, is already occupied by MISS SAIGON. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: ALADDIN's Courtney Reed Sings 'Gravity' at BROADWAY SESSIONS
by Stage Tube - June 25, 2014
Aladdin's leading lady Courtney Reed performed 'Gravity' at BROADWAY SESSIONS on May 23rd. Watch her sing the Sara Bareilles tune below! (more...)
Photo Coverage: Inside the ALADDIN CD Signing
by Walter McBride - June 21, 2014
Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs (Aladdin),Courtney Reed (Jasmine), Jonathan Freeman(Jafar) and recent Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart (Genie) signed CDs at the Barnes & Noble Citigroup Center location (160 East 54th at Third) on Friday, June 20th from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: ALADDIN's Tony-Winning Genie James Monroe Iglehart Grants Kids' Wishes
by Stage Tube - June 19, 2014
Below, watch a behind-the-scenes special featuring Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart -- Aladdin's 'Genie' on Broadway -- and his work as part of the 'Disney Musicals in Schools' program, which brings musical theatre experiences to kids without performing arts options in school. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Adam Jacobs Sings 'Proud of Your Boy' from ALADDIN in Studio with Alan Menken
by Stage Tube - June 18, 2014
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. (more...)
ALADDIN Gets Original Broadway Cast Recording via Walt Disney Records; Out Today!
by BWW News Desk - June 17, 2014
The cast of the new Broadway smash, Disney's Aladdin, is currently in the studio laying down tracks for the Original Cast Recording of the show, to be released by Walt Disney Records digitally today, May 27th. The physical album is set for release today, June 17th and will also be available for purchase in-theater. The Aladdin Original Broadway Cast Recording will be produced by Alan Menken, Michael Kosarin, Frank Filipetti and Chris Montan and executive produced by Kurt Deutsch. (more...)
Cast of Disney's ALADDIN to Celebrate Album Release at Barnes & Noble Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - June 16, 2014
Currently available digitally and in-theater, the Aladdin Original Broadway Cast Recording is set for physical release by Walt Disney Records on June 17. The cast recording was produced by Alan Menken, Michael Kosarin, Frank Filipetti and Chris Montan and executive produced by Kurt Deutsch. (more...)
ALADDIN's James Monroe Iglehart Wins Tony for Best Featured Actor in a Musical
by BWW Special Coverage - June 8, 2014
James Monroe Iglehart won the 2014 Tony Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical for Aladdin. This is James Monroe Iglehart's first Tony nomination. He has also appeared on Broadway in The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee and Memphis. (more...)
BWW TV: You Aint Never Had a Friend Like Him! Exclusive Sneak Peek of James Monroe Iglehart and the Cast of ALADDIN in Rehearsal for the Tonys!
by BroadwayWorld TV - June 8, 2014
Click below to watch a sneak peek at Tony nominee James Monroe Iglehart, Adam Jacobs and the cast of Aladdin -- in rehearsal for 'Friend Like Me', plus a chat with Tony nominee and Aladdin Book and Lyrics writer Chad Beguelin after the run-through! (more...)
VIDEO: ALADDIN's James Iglehart Talks Standing Ovations, Tony Nomination & More!
by Stage Tube - June 3, 2014
In a special behind-the-scenes feature in today's USA Today, Tony-nominated actor James Iglehart, currently making wishes come true in Disney's Aladdin, talks about his experience starring in the hit Disney musical. (more...)
In the Spotlight Series: In the Tonys Photo Booth with Nominee Casey Nicholaw
by Walter McBride - June 3, 2014
Below you can check out photos of Casey Nicholaw, nominated for Best Choreography for Aladdin, in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In the Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)
Alan Menken Talks ALADDIN: 'Original Idea Was Hope & Crosby Road Comedy'
by BWW News Desk - June 3, 2014
Today, Deadline.com spoke to composer Alan Menken about Disney's newest musical production Aladdin, nominated for a Tony Award for Best Musical. (more...)
In the Spotlight Series: In the Tonys Photo Booth with Nominee Chad Beguelin
by Walter McBride - May 31, 2014
Below you can check out photos of Chad Beguelin, nominated for Best Score and Best Book of a Musical for Aladdin, in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In the Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)
In the Spotlight Series: In the Tonys Photo Booth with Nominee James Monroe Iglehart
by Walter McBride - May 29, 2014
Below you can check out photos of James Monroe Iglehart, nominated for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for Aladdin, in the BroadwayWorld.com series 'In the Spotlight' by acclaimed photographer Walter McBride! (more...)
ALADDIN Cast Album Released Digitally Today!
by BWW News Desk - May 27, 2014
Disney's Aladdin, the new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opened to critical acclaim on March 20th, 2014 at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre and has received 2014 Best Musical nominations from the Tony, Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Awards. The cast album is available digitally starting today, May 27. Click here to pre-order the physical album, which is released on June 17. (more...)
BWW TV Exclusive: BACKSTAGE WITH RICHARD RIDGE- ALADDIN's Tony Nominated Casey Nicholaw!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - May 25, 2014
Welcome to BWW's exclusive talk show, BACKSTAGE WITH Richard Ridge. Follow Richard as he visits the theater's best and brightest in their dressing rooms, on their stages and favorite hang outs to talk about their lives, careers and all of the things you don't know, but want to know. In the special interview below, 2014 Tony nominee Casey Nicholaw chats about all things Aladdin, reviews his long career as a performer, director, and choreographer, and so much more . Check out the full interview below! (more...)