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ALADDIN Star Jonathan Freeman Will Answer Questions on Walt Disney Family Museum's Happily Ever After Hours

The webinar will take place on January 13.

ALADDIN Star Jonathan Freeman Will Answer Questions on Walt Disney Family Museum's Happily Ever After Hours


On Wednesday, Jan 13 (8:30pm ET/ 5:30 PM PT), join actor Jonathan Freeman on Walt Disney Family Museum's Happily After Hours as he shares behind-the-scenes stories from voicing the villain Jafar in the Aladdin franchise and appearances on Broadway in Disney's Mary Poppins, The Little Mermaid, and Beauty and the Beast.

You must register with the Walt Disney Family Museum to attend the webinar. You can reserve your spot here. Questions can be submitted during the webinar through Zoom's Q&A function. Due to anticipated demand and limited Q&A time, not all submitted questions will be answered.

All participants must sign up by noon Pacific Time on the day prior to the event. Participants must have a Zoom account to attend the workshop. A link to the workshop and instructions for joining will be sent via email prior to the event.

Jonathan Freeman is the voice of the evil vizier, Jafar in Disney's 1992 animated feature Aladdin, and has been seen for the last six seasons recreating his celebrated role on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre. His other Disney on Broadway appearances include Admiral Boom in Mary Poppins, Grimsby in The Little Mermaid, and Cogsworth in Beauty and the Beast. For Disney Channel, he can be heard as the voice of Dr. Somnabulist in Teamo Supremo (2002-04), Vox in Lilo And Stitch (2003-06), and Eli Pandarus in American Dragon: Jake Long (2005-07).

Freeman received a 1993 Tony Award® nomination for his hilarious turn as the Headwaiter in She Loves Me. His other numerous Broadway roles include Roger DeBris in The Producers, Bert Barry in 42nd Street, Pitkin W. Bridgework in On The Town, Mr. Bratt in the 1996 production of How To Succeed In Business Without Really Trying, as well as roles in Platinum and Sherlock Holmes with London's Royal Shakespeare Company. He has been seen in New York City at The Irish Repertory Theatre in Finian's Rainbow, The Manhattan Theatre Club in A Class Act, City Center Encores in Li'l Abner, and Of Thee I Sing, and at Carnegie Hall in concert versions of The Mikado and Sail Away. Freeman has worked extensively around the country in such prestigious theatres as The La Jolla Playhouse, The Houston Grand Opera, The Williamstown Theatre Festival, and The Seattle Repertory Theatre.

Television appearances include roles in Remember Wenn (1996-98) on AMC, the long running series' Shining Time Station (1989-93) for PBS, Law & Order (1990-2010), Gossip Girl (2007-12), and Too Big to Fail (2011). His feature films include The Ice Storm (1997) directed by Ang Lee and The Hoax (2006) directed by Lassee Hallstrom. He is proud to be a part of the 2017 Oscar® nominated documentary Life Animated directed by Roger Ross Williams which had its world premiere at the 2016 Sundance Film Festival. Freeman is currently enjoying a "virtual residency" conducting Masters classes in Musical Theatre Performance, for one of the several universities with which he is associated.


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