Broadway's ALADDIN Named Official Sponsor of Times Square New Year's Eve Confetti Wishes
by BWW News Desk - November 24, 2014
Times Square Alliance and Countdown Entertainment, co-organizers of Times Square New Year's Eve, announced today that Disney's Aladdin, the new, Tony Award-winning Broadway musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, will partner with the acclaimed New Year's Eve celebration to welcome 2015. As the official sponsor of the evening's annual confetti wishes tradition Aladdin stars, Adam Jacobs (Aladdin), James Monroe Iglehart (Genie), and Courtney Reed (Jasmine) will take part in the Ball Drop celebration, and events leading up to the big night. (more...)
A Whole New World? Disney's ALADDIN May Be Heading to West End in Early 2016
by BWW News Desk - November 21, 2014
Disney is currently in talks with executives of the London Palladium theatre to bring the Broadway musical to the West End in early 2016. (more...)
Disney to Implement Broadway Ticket Exchange Policy
by BWW News Desk - November 17, 2014
Disney Theatrical Productions has announced a ticket exchange program for its Broadway musicals Aladdin and The Lion King, representing a breakthrough unprecedented in commercial Broadway theatre for its flexibility, scale and duration (more...)
Photo Flash: Adam Jacobs' Twin Boys Dress Up as ALADDIN for Halloween!
by BWW News Desk - November 3, 2014
Adam Jacobs welcomed twin boys, Jack and Alex, earlier this year, on the morning of the company's first rehearsal for the Broadway production of Aladdin. For their first Halloween, the production's Tony-winning costume designer, Gregg Barnes, made mini-Aladdin costumes for the boys. Check out photos from the family's holiday below! (more...)
Japanese Version of ALADDIN Will Open in Tokyo in Spring 2015
by BWW News Desk - September 29, 2014
Disney Theatrical Productions and Shiki Theatre Company just announced the first international production of Disney's Aladdin, the smash Broadway musical comedy. Performances will begin in May 2015 at The Dentsu Shiki Theatre Umi in Tokyo. (more...)
Photo Coverage: Aretha Franklin Visits ALADDIN
by Jennifer Broski - September 24, 2014
The LEGENDARY Queen of Soul, Aretha Franklin, was in the house last night at Disney's hit production of Aladdin on Broadway and after the show posed with the excited cast -- and BroadwayWorld.com was there to capture the magic moment (no lamp required!). (more...)
Courtney Reed and More ALADDIN Cast Members Set for Broadway Sessions, 9/04
by BWW News Desk - September 1, 2014
Broadway Sessions returns with cast of Aladdin on September 4, 2014. Broadway Sessions takes place every Thursday evening at The Laurie Beechman Theater inside The West Bank Cafe located at 407 west 42nd street (corner of 42nd street and 9th avenue). 212-695-6909. Doors open at 10pm for open mic. Showtime at 11. $5 drink specials all night. $5 cover includes a donation to Broadway Cares/Equity Fights Aids. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: Watch Lyric Video for ALADDIN's 'Prince Ali'
by Stage Tube - August 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. Below, check out a just-released lyric video for one of the show's well-known anthems, 'Prince Ali.' (more...)
Photo Flash: Bernadette Peters Visits James Monroe Iglehart & Adam Jacobs at Broadway's ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - August 14, 2014
Beloved Broadway legend Bernadette Peters attended Aladdin yesterday, stopping backstage to posewith James Monroe Iglehart and Adam Jacobs. Check out a look back at her visit below! (more...)
VIDEO: ALADDIN's James Iglehart Pays Tribute to Robin Williams with Audience Sing-Along
by Movies News Desk - August 13, 2014
Tony winning actor James Monroe Iglehart, who portrays 'Genie' in the musical, honored the original Genie, late actor Robin Williams, by leading the theater audience in a sing-along of 'Friend Like Me.' (more...)
ALADDIN's 'Genie' James Monroe Iglehart Releases Statement on Robin Williams' Passing- 'Robin Williams has influenced my life greatly'
by BWW News Desk - August 12, 2014
As the world mourns the loss of comedic great Robin Williams, James Monroe Iglehart, who currently plays the onstage counterpart to Williams' beloved 'Genie' from Aladdin, released the following statement on the tragedy: (more...)
Broadway's ALADDIN Genies React to Robin Williams' Death
by BWW News Desk - August 11, 2014
Robin Williams is well known for his voice work as the high-energy, pun-tastic, hilarious 'Genie' in Disney's 1992 animated film. And now cast members from Broadway's Aladdin have reacted to the actor's passing, including the show's current, Tony-winning 'Genie' James Monroe Iglehart and standby Michael James Scott. Scroll down to see what the actors had to say, and stay tuned for updates... (more...)
Photo Coverage: Paul Stanley of KISS Visits ALADDIN
by Jennifer Broski - August 8, 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. Just last night, KISS' Paul Stanley stopped by to check out the new musical and you can check out a photo of him with the cast backstage below! (more...)
ALADDIN Vocal Selections Out Today
by Pat Cerasaro - August 1, 2014
The vocal selections for current Broadway hit Disney screen-to-stage property Aladdin are out today, August 1. (more...)
ALADDIN's Tony Winner James Monroe Iglehart Co-Hosts ABC's THE VIEW Today
by BWW News Desk - July 25, 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' today, July 25, 2014. 'The View' is broadcast live weekdays from New York City from 11:00am - 12:00pm ET. (more...)
Photo Flash: Tune-In Tomorrow to Watch ALADDIN's James Monroe Iglehart on THE VIEW!
by BWW News Desk - July 24, 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' tomorrow, Friday, July 25, 2014. "The View" is broadcast live weekdays from New York City from 11:00am - 12:00pm ET. Check out a photo preview from his appearance below! (more...)
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...)
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