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VIDEO: Flight-Delayed Broadway Casts of ALADDIN & LION KING Have Airport Sing-Off!

The casts of Broadway's LION KING and ALADDIN found themselves with some extra time on their hands when their Orlando-bound flight from New York's LaGuardia Airport was delayed six hours.

The talented casts challenged each other to a sing-off, performing such classics as "Circle of Life" and "Arabian Nights" for their lucky fellow passengers. Check out the video below!

LION KING ensemble member Chondra Profit took to Instagram to share a photo of the stranded group (above), posting: #DisneyCousins took a little airport photo. Lion King Broadway and Aladdin Broadway still smiling after being stuck in the airport for 7 hour"


Aladdin opened to critical acclaim on March 20th, 2014 at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre and went on to receive 24 major theatrical award nominations.

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 four-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).

Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs (Les Miserables, The Lion King) in the title role, Courtney Reed (In the Heights, Mamma Mia) as Jasmine, James Monroe Iglehart (Memphis, The 25th Annual Putnam County Spelling Bee) in his Tony Award-winning role as Genie, and, as Jafar, Tony Award nominee Jonathan Freeman (Mary Poppins, The Producers, She Loves Me) brings to the stage the role he indelibly created in the animated film.

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