Jacob Dickey Takes Over Title Role in ALADDIN Next WeekJacob Dickey Takes Over Title Role in ALADDIN Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 10, 2019

Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, welcomes Jacob Dickey to the title role on Tuesday, July 16 to Thursday, September 12 at the New Amsterdam Theatre. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 7/1: Bette Midler and More Perform for World Pride!Wake Up With BWW 7/1: Bette Midler and More Perform for World Pride!
by Stephanie Wild - Jul 1, 2019

Today's top stories: Bette Midler and more perform for World Pride! (more...)

VIDEO: Shoshana Bean, George Salazar, and More Broadway Stars Perform 'Seasons of Love' in Honor of World PrideVIDEO: Shoshana Bean, George Salazar, and More Broadway Stars Perform 'Seasons of Love' in Honor of World Pride
by Stage Tube - Jun 30, 2019

In celebration of World Pride, Broadway stars came together to perform Seasons of Love from Rent today, June 30! (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 6/27: Vanessa Carlton Begins in BEAUTIFUL, and More!Wake Up With BWW 6/27: Vanessa Carlton Begins in BEAUTIFUL, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 27, 2019

Today's top stories: Vanessa Carlton begins in Beautiful, and more! (more...)

Shoshana Bean, George Salazar & More Will Sing in ABC's Pride SpecialShoshana Bean, George Salazar & More Will Sing in ABC's Pride Special
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

A slew of Broadway favorites have been tapped to perform in a Pride special on June 30 (11am). Presented by ABC News Live, The Broadway League, and Disney Theatrical Productions, 'PRIDE on ABC News Live' will be filmed in part from The New Amsterdam Theatre, current home of Aladdin. (more...)

Meet the Current Cast of ALADDIN on Broadway!Meet the Current Cast of ALADDIN on Broadway!
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 23, 2019

For the last five years, the New Amsterdam Theatre has been all about magic lamps, carpet rides, princes, thieves and genies! That's because Disney's Aladdin, which opened in 2014, has played well over 2000 performances there.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Stephen Schwartz Toasts THE PROM Composers Matthew Sklar & Chad BeguelinPhoto Flash: Stephen Schwartz Toasts THE PROM Composers Matthew Sklar & Chad Beguelin
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2019

Legendary Wicked composer Stephen Schwartz led a toast to THE PROM's Tony-nominated songwriting duo, Matthew Sklar & Chad Beguelin, who are celebrating 25 years working together this year as their musical The Prom heads into June 9's Tony Awards as one of the season's most beloved new shows on Broadway.  (more...)

Photo Coverage: On the Red Carpet at STARS IN THE ALLEYPhoto Coverage: On the Red Carpet at STARS IN THE ALLEY
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 11, 2019

This year's Stars in the Alley concert was held on May 10. Hosted by Alex Brightman, the celebration included performances and appearances by 2019 Tony Award-nominated performers including: Caitlin Kinnunen (The Prom), Sarah Stiles (Tootsie), as well as performances from 2019 Tony Award-nominated musicals including: Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations; Beetlejuice; Hadestown; Kiss Me, Kate; Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!; The Prom; and Tootsie. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Stars From HADESTOWN, TOOTSIE, BEETLEJUICE, and More Perform at STARS IN THE ALLEYPhoto Coverage: Stars From HADESTOWN, TOOTSIE, BEETLEJUICE, and More Perform at STARS IN THE ALLEY
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - May 11, 2019

This year's Stars in the Alley concert was held on May 10. Hosted by Alex Brightman, the celebration included performances and appearances by 2019 Tony Award-nominated performers including: Caitlin Kinnunen (The Prom), Sarah Stiles (Tootsie), as well as performances from 2019 Tony Award-nominated musicals including: Ain't Too Proud - The Life and Times of the Temptations; Beetlejuice; Hadestown; Kiss Me, Kate; Rodgers and Hammerstein's Oklahoma!; The Prom; and Tootsie. (more...)

Jeremy Jordan, George Salazar, and More to Perform at STARS IN THE ALLEYJeremy Jordan, George Salazar, and More to Perform at STARS IN THE ALLEY
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2019

STARS IN THE ALLEY, presented by United Airlines, has announced the performers for the concert that will take place on Friday, May 10th at 1pm in Shubert Alley, between Broadway and 8th Avenue and 44th and 45th Streets. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Harvey Fierstein, Rita Moreno, and More Honored at the 2019 Actors Fund GalaPhoto Coverage: Harvey Fierstein, Rita Moreno, and More Honored at the 2019 Actors Fund Gala
by Walter McBride - Apr 30, 2019

The Actors Fund, the national human services organization for everyone in performing arts and entertainment, held their Annual Gala on Monday, April 29, 2019. (more...)

VIDEO: Stars From FROZEN, ALADDIN, and THE LION KING Perform a Disney Medley on Good Morning AmericaVIDEO: Stars From FROZEN, ALADDIN, and THE LION KING Perform a Disney Medley on Good Morning America
by Stage Tube - Apr 12, 2019

In honor of Disney celebrating 25 years on Broadway, company members from Frozen, Aladdin, The Lion King, and more performed a medley of Disney songs! (more...)

Photo Coverage: 5 Genies (and Disney Alumni) Celebrate ALADDIN's 5th Anniversary on Broadway!Photo Coverage: 5 Genies (and Disney Alumni) Celebrate ALADDIN's 5th Anniversary on Broadway!
by Jennifer Broski - Apr 1, 2019

To celebrate the 5th anniversary of Aladdin on Broadway, five current and former Genies stopped the show following yesterday's matinee to perform a medley of Aladdin hits. The five Genies included 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. (more...)

VIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart and 4 More Genies Stop The Show At ALADDIN's 5th Broadway AnniversaryVIDEO: James Monroe Iglehart and 4 More Genies Stop The Show At ALADDIN's 5th Broadway Anniversary
by BWW News Desk - 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. (more...)

ALADDIN Celebrates Five Magical Years On Broadway!ALADDIN Celebrates Five Magical Years On Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Mar 20, 2019

Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, continues to reach a whole new world as it celebrates five years on Broadway today at the New Amsterdam Theatre!   (more...)

Photo Coverage: Ainsley Melham, Michael James Scott, and Mike Longo Join Cast of ALADDINPhoto Coverage: Ainsley Melham, Michael James Scott, and Mike Longo Join Cast of ALADDIN
by Jennifer Broski - Feb 22, 2019

As it approaches its 5th anniversary, Aladdin welcomes three new principal cast members to the company. Original Australian star Ainsley Melham has taken over the title role, marking his Broadway and North American theatrical debut. Broadway veteran Michael James Scott (Something Rotten!; The Book of Mormon; Tarzan), an original Broadway company member who originated the role of Genie in Australia and comes directly from playing it on the North American tour, has assumed the role of Genie. And as part of the show's trio of Aladdin's sidekicks, Mike Longo (Beautiful, Aladdin North American tour) stepped into the role of Kassim. (more...)

Michael James Scott Rejoins ALADDIN on Broadway as Genie TodayMichael James Scott Rejoins ALADDIN on Broadway as Genie Today
by BWW News Desk - Feb 15, 2019

As it approaches its 5th anniversary, Aladdin welcomes three new principal cast members to the company. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 1/9: Inside Opening Night of CHOIR BOY, and More!Wake Up With BWW 1/9: Inside Opening Night of CHOIR BOY, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Jan 9, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Get over hump day with us by catching up on the latest Broadway stories! (more...)

Ainsley Melham, Michael James Scott, and Mike Longo Join Cast of ALADDINAinsley Melham, Michael James Scott, and Mike Longo Join Cast of ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - Jan 8, 2019

As it approaches its 5th anniversary, Aladdin welcomes three new principal cast members to the company. (more...)

Your Wishes Are Granted as ALADDIN Opens in BrisbaneYour Wishes Are Granted as ALADDIN Opens in Brisbane
by BWW News Desk - Aug 11, 2018

Get set to be swept away on a magic carpet ride as Disney's Aladdin officially opens in Queensland Performing Arts Centre's, (QPAC's) Lyric Theatre today Friday 23 February, running until Sunday 3 June 2018. (more...)

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