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Zach Bencal

 
Bio:
Zach Bencal is an American actor who originated the role of Babkak in the first North American Tour of Disney’s Aladdin as the role of “Babkak.” Zach graduated from the Hartt School of Music in 2013. (read complete bio)
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Bio:
Zach Bencal is an American actor who originated the role of Babkak in the first North American Tour of Disney’s Aladdin as the role of “Babkak.” Zach graduated from the Hartt School of Music in 2013. (read complete bio)

Stage Credits

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Babkak [Replacement]

Photos

Brad Weinstock, Milo Alosi, Zach Bencal Photo

Brad Weinstock, Milo Alosi, Zach Bencal

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01/23/2022
Zach Bencal, Ben Chavez, Clinton Greenspan & Colt Prattes Photo

Zach Bencal, Ben Chavez, Clinton Greenspan & Colt Prattes

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05/28/2019
Zach Bencal, Ben Chavez, Clinton Greenspan & Colt Prattes Photo

Zach Bencal, Ben Chavez, Clinton Greenspan & Colt Prattes

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05/28/2019
Zach Bencal, Ben Chavez, Clinton Greenspan & Colt Prattes Photo

Zach Bencal, Ben Chavez, Clinton Greenspan & Colt Prattes

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05/28/2019

 

Stage

Performances
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 2014
Babkak [Replacement]

Zach Bencal Biography

Zach Bencal is an American actor who originated the role of Babkak in the first North American Tour of Disney’s Aladdin as the role of “Babkak.” Zach graduated from the Hartt School of Music in 2013.




Zach Bencal News

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.

Ben Chavez Comes to 54 Below, February 3 Photo Ben Chavez Comes to 54 Below, February 3
by A.A. Cristi - Jan 25, 2022

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Ben Chavez in “Walk Don't Run: Songs From the Road” on Thursday, February 3. Back from a year touring with Disney's Aladdin, Ben Chavez makes his Feinstein's/54 Below solo concert debut with this night of music celebration.

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'.

Eva Noblezada, THE MUSIC OF HEATHERS & More On Stage Next Week at The Green Room 42 Photo Eva Noblezada, THE MUSIC OF HEATHERS & More On Stage Next Week at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Nov 12, 2021

The Green Room 42 has announced their line-up for the next week. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest, most spacious, and funkiest cabaret club.

ALADDIN Cancels Additional Broadway Performances Through October 10th Due to Addition Photo ALADDIN Cancels Additional Broadway Performances Through October 10th Due to Additional Covid-19 Cases
by Robert Diamond - Oct 1, 2021

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Aladdin has canceled performances for Friday, October 1st through Sunday, October 10th. Their next planned performance is Tuesday, October 12th at 7pm.

ALADDIN Will Resume Broadway Performances Tonight with COVID Protocols in Place Photo ALADDIN Will Resume Broadway Performances Tonight with COVID Protocols in Place
by Nicole Rosky - Sep 30, 2021

BroadwayWorld has just learned that Aladdin will resume performances tonight, Thursday, September 30th at 7pm at The New Amsterdam Theatre.  

ALADDIN Cancels Tonight's Performance Due to Breakthrough Covid-19 Cases in the Compa Photo ALADDIN Cancels Tonight's Performance Due to Breakthrough Covid-19 Cases in the Company
by A.A. Cristi - Sep 29, 2021

Following last night's reopening, Disney's Aladdin on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre has announced that tonight's performance has been canceled due to breakthrough Covid-19 cases detected within the company.

Zach Bencal Videos

WATCH: ALADDIN on Broadway Surprises Audience Member With Vacation Giveaway VideoWATCH: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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! VideoVIDEO: 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 VideoVIDEO: 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 Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute VideoVIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute
by Robert Diamond - Sep 6, 2020

In honor and celebration of Nick's memory, over 150 of his friends, colleagues, and family from all over the world came together to sing the song that will keep Nick in our hearts forever 'One of the Great Ones' from A Bronx Tale. The resulting video was featured during the streaming of the memorial.


Zach Bencal Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Zach Bencal been in?
Zach Bencal has appeared on Broadway in 1 shows.

How many West End shows has Zach Bencal been in?
Zach Bencal has not appeared in the West End