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Josh Drake

 

Bio:
Broadway: Aladdin. Off- Broadway:Trip of Love. Tours: Finding Neverland, Dirty Dancing. Regional: Dreamgirls (MUNY), Cabaret, Chicago. (read complete bio)

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Stage Credits

  [US Tour]
First US National Tour, 2016
Ensemble
  [US Tour]
US National Tour, 2014
Performer (Swing)
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Ensemble [Replacement]
Kassim (Understudy) [Replacement]

Josh Drake Biography

Broadway: Aladdin. Off- Broadway:Trip of Love. Tours: Finding Neverland, Dirty Dancing. Regional: Dreamgirls (MUNY), Cabaret, Chicago.




Josh Drake News

Previews: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at The Cape Playhouse Photo Previews: AN AMERICAN IN PARIS at The Cape Playhouse
by Kristen Morale - Jul 31, 2022

Based on the book by Craig Lucas and inspired by the seven-time Academy Award-winning 1952 musical comedy film, An American in Paris brings the legendary music of George and Ira Gershwin to the stage from August 3rd -13th. Featuring such classics as “I Got Rhythm,” “S’Wonderful” and “Shall We Dance”, this marks the show’s debut performance on a Cape Cod theater’s stage. With a timeless story and unforgettable characters, audiences have something quite special to look forward to this August.

Peri Mauer's A LANDSCAPE VARIANT Will Premiere This Weekend Photo Peri Mauer's A LANDSCAPE VARIANT Will Premiere This Weekend
by Stephi Wild - Jun 24, 2022

Peri Mauer's new composition 'A Landscape Variant', for flute, clarinet, viola, cello, and piano will premiere Sunday, June 26, 2022, 4pm ETat Christ and Saint Stephen's Church (120 West 69th Street, NYC) in a program presented by Collide-O-Scope Music. It will be performed by Laura Cocks, flute,Madison Greenstone, clarinet, Midori Witkowski, viola, John Popham, cello, and Augustus Arnone, piano.

Photos: See Norm Lewis, Joshua Henry, Amber Iman & More at Broadway Advocacy Coalitio Photo Photos: See Norm Lewis, Joshua Henry, Amber Iman & More at Broadway Advocacy Coalition's BROADWAY VS 2022
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 23, 2022

Hosted by Broadway favorite and BAC Co-founder Amber Iman, Broadway VS celebrated the legendary careers of Tony Award nominees Norm Lewis and Joshua Henry and welcomed the Broadway community to join in the celebrations both virtually and in-person at New World Stages. Check out photos here!

LANDSCAPES By Peri Mauer To Premiere May 21 At Gallery MC Photo LANDSCAPES By Peri Mauer To Premiere May 21 At Gallery MC
by A.A. Cristi - May 20, 2022

Landscapes for piano, soprano saxophone, violin, viola, cello by Peri Mauer to be performed Saturday, May 21, 2022, 7pm at Gallery MC, 549 West 52nd St., NYC.

Josh Drake & More to Lead THE TRUE AND UNQUESTIONABLE ACCOUNT OF DR. JOSEPH SNODGRASS Photo Josh Drake & More to Lead THE TRUE AND UNQUESTIONABLE ACCOUNT OF DR. JOSEPH SNODGRASS Industry Showcase
by Chloe Rabinowitz - May 3, 2022

The True and Unquestionable Account of Dr. Joseph Snodgrass by Ashley Marinelli is set to premiere as an industry showcase at The Players Club on Gramercy Park May 12th and 13th.

WATCH: ALADDIN on Broadway Surprises Audience Member With Vacation Giveaway Photo WATCH: ALADDIN on Broadway Surprises Audience Member With Vacation Giveaway
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022

Michael James Scott (Genie) surprised a lucky guest – the 888th ticketholder scanned at the theatre that afternoon – with a cruise aboard Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship, the Disney Wish. The giveaway was announced during curtain call in front of the sold-out audience.

ALADDIN to Celebrate 8th Anniversary on Broadway This Sunday Photo ALADDIN to Celebrate 8th Anniversary on Broadway This Sunday
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 18, 2022

Aladdin, the hit musical based on the Academy Award®-winning animated film, will celebrate its 8th anniversary on Broadway this Sunday, March 20, 2022. The hit musical opened at the New Amsterdam Theatre to critical acclaim on March 20, 2014 and quickly established itself as one of the biggest new blockbusters in recent years.

Photos: Jonathan Freeman Takes Final Bows In ALADDIN Photo Photos: Jonathan Freeman Takes Final Bows In ALADDIN
by Jennifer Broski - Jan 24, 2022

Tony Award nominee and original Broadway cast member Jonathan Freeman played his final performance as Jafar in Disney’s hit musical Aladdin on Sunday, January 23, 2022. Fellow original Broadway cast member Dennis Stowe will assume the role beginning Tuesday, January 25.  

Dennis Stowe Will Play Jafar in ALADDIN From January 25 Photo Dennis Stowe Will Play Jafar in ALADDIN From January 25
by Stephi Wild - Jan 13, 2022

Tony Award® nominee and original Broadway cast member Jonathan Freeman will play his final performance as Jafar in Disney’s hit musical Aladdin on Sunday, January 23, 2022. Current Jafar/Sultan standby and fellow original Broadway cast member Dennis Stowe will assume the role beginning Tuesday, January 25. 

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of ALADDIN Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Photo VIDEO: Watch the Cast of ALADDIN Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA
by Michael Major - Nov 24, 2021

This morning, Good Morning America shared the first-ever televised broadcast of the magic carpet flight during 'A Whole New World' in Aladdin, featuring new cast members Michael Maliakel as Aladdin and Shoba Narayan as Jasmine. They were then joined by Michael James Scott as the Genie, who led the cast into Times Square to perform 'Friend Like Me'.

Josh Drake Videos

WATCH: ALADDIN on Broadway Surprises Audience Member With Vacation Giveaway Videoplay
WATCH: ALADDIN on Broadway Surprises Audience Member With Vacation Giveaway

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 24, 2022

Michael James Scott (Genie) surprised a lucky guest – the 888th ticketholder scanned at the theatre that afternoon – with a cruise aboard Disney Cruise Line’s newest ship, the Disney Wish. The giveaway was announced during curtain call in front of the sold-out audience.

VIDEO: Watch the Cast of ALADDIN Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Cast of ALADDIN Perform on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

by Michael Major - Nov 24, 2021

This morning, Good Morning America shared the first-ever televised broadcast of the magic carpet flight during 'A Whole New World' in Aladdin, featuring new cast members Michael Maliakel as Aladdin and Shoba Narayan as Jasmine. They were then joined by Michael James Scott as the Genie, who led the cast into Times Square to perform 'Friend Like Me'.

VIDEO: Go Inside ALADDIN's Magical Re-Opening Night! Videoplay
VIDEO: Go Inside ALADDIN's Magical Re-Opening Night!

by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 29, 2021

The New Amsterdam Theatre was shining, shimmering, splendid once again last night as Disney's smash hit musical comedy Aladdin returned to Broadway, following the unprecedented 18-month shutdown of the theater industry.

VIDEO: ALADDIN Cast Reunites for First Day Back in Rehearsals Videoplay
VIDEO: ALADDIN Cast Reunites for First Day Back in Rehearsals

by Stage Tube - Sep 1, 2021

The Broadway cast of Aladdin began rehearsals this week for the company’s reopening later this month. As previously announced, Aladdin will resume performances on Tuesday, September 28 at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

VIDEO: Watch ALADDIN's Arielle Jacobs Get 'December Feels' for Carols for a Cure! Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch ALADDIN's Arielle Jacobs Get 'December Feels' for Carols for a Cure!

by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019

Carols for a Cure is back for 2019 in its 21st edition! Below, watch as Aladdin star Arielle Jacobs takes to the streets of NYC with for a special music video for 'December Feel.' She's joined by Malik Akil, Alicia Charles, Lauryn Ciardullo, Mark DiConzo, Olivia Donalson, Josh Drake, Tyler Roberts, Angelo Soriano, and Charles South. 

VIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart and 4 More Genies Stop The Show At ALADDIN's 5th Broadwa Videoplay
VIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart and 4 More Genies Stop The Show At ALADDIN's 5th Broadway Anniversary

by Alan Henry - Mar 31, 2019

To celebrate the 5th anniversary of Aladdin on Broadway, 5 current and former Genies stopped the show following today's matinee with a medley of Aladdin hits at the New Amsterdam Theatre. The 5 Genies were Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart, current star Michael James Scott, tour Genie Major Attaway, and current Broadway Genie standbys Juwan Crawley and Deonte L. Warren.

Video: Josh Drake And Kellen Stancil Release Concept Dance Video In Honor Of Interna Videoplay
Video: Josh Drake And Kellen Stancil Release Concept Dance Video In Honor Of International Women's Month

by A.A. Cristi - Mar 11, 2019

In celebration of International Women's Month, Josh Drake (Aladdin, Dirty Dancing) and Kellen Stancil (Lion King) have created and produced a special Dance Concept video in celebration of all the DIVERSE women in our lives, in our community, and in this world to the song “POWER”, by Little Mix featuring Stomzy.

VIDEO: Watch 'Friend Like Me' From ALADDIN in 360! Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch 'Friend Like Me' From ALADDIN in 360!

by Stage Tube - Jun 7, 2018

Disney's Aladdin on Broadway has created a new 360 video experience. The VR video places the viewer right on stage of Broadway's legendary New Amsterdam Theatre in New York City for an immersive performance of the iconic 'Friend Like Me.'

Photos and Video: Meet ALADDIN's New Stars - Telly Leung and Major Attaway!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 23, 2017

Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, recently welcomed new Broadway cast members Telly Leung (Aladdin) and Major Attaway (Genie). Scroll down for a first look at them onstage, plus learn more about Leung as he steps into the title role in the video below!

VIDEO: School Fundraiser! Watch Highlights - BROADWAY BARES: STRIP U Raises Over $1.5M for BC/EFA!
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2017

A spirited audience of thousands went back to campus with stripped-down collegians who offered a sexy lacrosse scrimmage, a Pavlovian psychology experiment, a pumped-up pep rally and a fierce feminist studies class at Broadway Bares: Strip U, this year's edition of the annual highly choreographed, highly produced striptease spectacular. Produced by and benefiting Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS, Broadway Bares: Strip U raised $1,568,114 in two performances on June 18, 2017, at New York City's Hammerstein Ballroom. Click below to watch highlights from the show!


Josh Drake Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Josh Drake been in?
Josh Drake has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Josh Drake been in?
Josh Drake has not appeared in the West End