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The Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Aladdin, Telly LeungThe Theater People Podcast Welcomes Broadway's Aladdin, Telly Leung
by Theater People Podcast - January 8, 2018

On Monday, January 8, Theater People podcast welcome's back Broadway favorite Telly Leung. For the episode, Leung discusses recently winning the title role in Disney's ALADDIN on Broadway. He also shares stories from his recent work on IN TRANSIT and ALLEGIANCE. (more...)
Video: Proud of Our Boy! Happy Birthday, Telly Leung!Video: Proud of Our Boy! Happy Birthday, Telly Leung!
by Alexa Criscitiello - January 3, 2018

Recently on Broadway, Leung has starred in the musicals Allegiance and In Transit. He also appeared on Broadway in Flower Drum Song and Pacific Overtures and was part of the final Broadway company of the hit musical Rent. He originated Boq in the Chicago production of Wicked and played Dalton Academy Warbler Wes on Fox's smash television series 'Glee.' (more...)
Video: Get to Know Arielle Jacobs Before She Goes Beyond the Palace Walls in ALADDINVideo: Get to Know Arielle Jacobs Before She Goes Beyond the Palace Walls in ALADDIN
by Alexa Criscitiello - December 7, 2017

Disney's Aladdin will welcome Arielle Jacobs as Jasmine on Broadway beginning Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Jacobs originated the role in the Australian production in 2016 and is the sister of original Broadway star Adam Jacobs, currently leading the North American tour in the title role. Her previous Broadway credits include Wicked and In the Heights. (more...)
A Whole New World! Arielle Jacobs to Succeed Courtney Reed as 'Jasmine' in Broadway's ALADDINA Whole New World! Arielle Jacobs to Succeed Courtney Reed as 'Jasmine' in Broadway's ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - December 7, 2017

Disney's Aladdin will welcome Arielle Jacobs as Jasmine on Broadway beginning Tuesday, February 20, 2018. Jacobs originated the role in the Australian production in 2016 and is the sister of original Broadway star Adam Jacobs, currently leading the North American tour in the title role. Her previous Broadway credits include Wicked and In the Heights. (more...)
VIDEO: ALADDIN's Jonathan Freeman Reveals 'Jafar' Secrets & More!VIDEO: ALADDIN's Jonathan Freeman Reveals 'Jafar' Secrets & More!
by BWW News Desk - November 28, 2017

In celebration of ALADDIN's 25th anniversary over the weekend, Oh My Disney today released a special episode of Watch A Disney Movie With.. Jafar, in which Jonathan Freeman, the voice actor who played Jafar, reveals secrets from the film. (more...)
Lea Michele, ALADDIN's Telly Leung & More to Perform on ABC Holiday SpecialsLea Michele, ALADDIN's Telly Leung & More to Perform on ABC Holiday Specials
by BWW News Desk - November 2, 2017

This Christmas, Disney Parks celebrates the joy of the holiday season, as hosts Julianne Hough and Nick Lachey take viewers on a magical ride down Main Street, U.S.A. and beyond. (more...)
Exclusive Photo Coverage: ALADDIN Cast Gets Joyful and Triumphant with Carols For A CureExclusive Photo Coverage: ALADDIN Cast Gets Joyful and Triumphant with Carols For A Cure
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - December 10, 2017

Below, check out exclusive photos of the cast of ALADDIN as they record their track, 'O Come All Ye Faithful.' (more...)
Beyonce Continues Broadway Binging with Visit to ALADDINBeyonce Continues Broadway Binging with Visit to ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - September 20, 2017

Global superstar Beyonce can't seem to get enough of Broadway theater this month! Less than a week after she attended a performance of the Tony-winning musical DEAR EVAN HANSEN, the singer took in last night's performance of Disney's ALADDIN. (more...)
Anatomy of a Showtune: Exploring the Magic of 'Friend Like Me' from Disney's ALADDINAnatomy of a Showtune: Exploring the Magic of 'Friend Like Me' from Disney's ALADDIN
by Alexa Criscitiello - August 12, 2017

When Disney's Aladdin hit theaters in summer of 1992, the tale transported audiences to a whole new world of wonder, love, and adventure through the fictional streets of Agrabah. Following the titular street rat, Aladdin, from bread thief to Prince Ali, audiences were instantly captivated by the story, the characters, and most notably, the songs. (more...)
ALADDIN's Telly Leung Reveals How His Audition Kept Him One Jump AheadALADDIN's Telly Leung Reveals How His Audition Kept Him One Jump Ahead
by Danielle Ashley - July 28, 2017

Telly Leung has inherited the lamp at the New Amsterdam Theatre as Broadway's newest Aladdin. Last month, he sat down with Richard Ridge and talked all things Aladdin, including how he got the part.  (more...)
From Fable to Stage to Film - A Magic Carpet Ride Through the History of ALADDINFrom Fable to Stage to Film - A Magic Carpet Ride Through the History of ALADDIN
by Caryn Robbins - August 26, 2017

Come along with us on a magic carpet ride and re-visit the various incarnations of the shining, shimmering, splendid world of Aladdin! (more...)
VIDEO: ALADDIN's Telly Leung Performs 'Proud of Your Boy' Live on FacebookVIDEO: ALADDIN's Telly Leung Performs 'Proud of Your Boy' Live on Facebook
by BWW News Desk - June 28, 2017

As Pride Month comes to a close, actor Telly Leung joins The New York Times to talk about being an actor who is out, and to sing a song from the Broadway musical ALADDIN - The Musical, in which he currently stars as the title character. (more...)
Backstage with Richard Ridge: Telly Leung Is Keeping One Jump Ahead as Broadway's New ALADDIN!Backstage with Richard Ridge: Telly Leung Is Keeping One Jump Ahead as Broadway's New ALADDIN!
by Backstage With Richard Ridge - June 27, 2017

Agrabah has got a new prince in town! Earlier this month Telly Leung inherited the lamp at the New Amsterdam Theatre as Broadway's newest Aladdin. Below, watch as he chats with Richard Ridge about how he got the part, why he joining the Disney legacy is so important to him, and so much more. Plus, watch him perform 'Proud of Your Boy!' (more...)
Photos and Video: Meet ALADDIN's New Stars - Telly Leung and Major Attaway!Photos and Video: Meet ALADDIN's New Stars - Telly Leung and Major Attaway!
by BWW News Desk - June 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! (more...)
Photo Flash: He Can Show You the World! First Look at Telly Leung in ALADDINPhoto Flash: He Can Show You the World! First Look at Telly Leung in ALADDIN
by BWW News Desk - June 9, 2017

Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, welcomes Broadway vet Telly Leung as the title character beginning Tuesday, June 13, 2017. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the star in costume below! (more...)
It's Telly Time- Flashback with Broadway's New Prince Ali!It's Telly Time- Flashback with Broadway's New Prince Ali!
by Stephanie Wild - May 5, 2017

As BroadwayWorld has previously reported, Broadway vet Telly Leung will be taking over the title role in Aladdin on Broadway starting on June 13. Here's a look at some of our favorite performances of his from over the years! (more...)
Official: Telly Leung Will Take a Magic Carpet Ride in ALADDIN Beginning in June!Official: Telly Leung Will Take a Magic Carpet Ride in ALADDIN Beginning in June!
by BWW News Desk - May 5, 2017

It's official! As BroadwayWorld reported earlier this year, Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, will welcome Broadway vet Telly Leung as the title character beginning Tuesday, June 13, 2017. (more...)
ALADDIN's Adam Jacobs to Lead Workshop for Illinois High School Musical Theatre AwardsALADDIN's Adam Jacobs to Lead Workshop for Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards
by BWW News Desk - May 3, 2017

Broadway In Chicago has announced that the sixth annual Illinois High School Musical Theatre Awards will feature a workshop led by Adam Jacobs, star of Disney's Aladdin North American tour, who originated the title role in Aladdin on Broadway, along with his wife Kelly Jacobs, who previously performed in Chicago in the Mary Poppins North American tour. (more...)
VIDEO: Broadway Chicago Shares Sneak Peek of ALADDIN TourVIDEO: Broadway Chicago Shares Sneak Peek of ALADDIN Tour
by BWW News Desk - April 29, 2017

The North American tour of Disney's Aladdin celebrated its opening night in Chicago at Morgan MFG on Wednesday, April 19. The limited premiere engagement runs through September 10, 2017 at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph). Broadway Chicago posted a video sneak peek on Facebook, check out the tour's rendition of 'Friend Like Me'! (more...)
Photo Flash: Adam Jacobs, Anthony Murphy, Isabelle McCalla, Jonathan Weir and More Celebrate ALADDIN's Chicago OpeningPhoto Flash: Adam Jacobs, Anthony Murphy, Isabelle McCalla, Jonathan Weir and More Celebrate ALADDIN's Chicago Opening
by BWW News Desk - April 25, 2017

The North American tour of Disney's Aladdin celebrated its opening night in Chicago at Morgan MFG on Wednesday, April 19. The limited premiere engagement runs through September 10, 2017 at Broadway In Chicago's Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph). Scroll down for photos from the festivities! (more...)
Exclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes Broadway Princess, Courtney ReedExclusive Podcast: Half Hour Call w/ Chris King Welcomes Broadway Princess, Courtney Reed
by Half Hour Call with Chris King - April 20, 2017

Today's guest is Courtney Reed. We talk about the first reading for ALADDIN on Broadway, the out of town trials, and even a funny story involving the flying carpet! We also talk about her newest venture, Gagged Chokers, an accessory company. The company is less than a year old and we dive into how she was able to grow the company in such a short time! (more...)
ALADDIN Extends Carpet Ride in Chicago Into Fall; Tickets on Sale Next Month!ALADDIN Extends Carpet Ride in Chicago Into Fall; Tickets on Sale Next Month!
by BWW News Desk - March 23, 2017

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway In Chicago announced today that, due to popular demand, the eagerly-anticipated North American tour of Disney's Aladdin will extend its stay in Chicago at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph Street) through September 10, 2017. (more...)
STAGE TUBE: ALADDIN's Lucrezio and Friends Mash Up DEAR EVAN HANSEN and More!STAGE TUBE: ALADDIN's Lucrezio and Friends Mash Up DEAR EVAN HANSEN and More!
by Stage Tube - March 20, 2017

Nathan Lucrezio, currently in the cast of Broadway's Aladdin, recently posted a YouTube video in which he mashed up some of his favorite songs. 'Waving Through a Window' from Dear Evan Hansen is at the spine of the mashup, which also includes 'Ordinary Girl' and 'A Thousand Miles' both by Vanessa Carlton, 'No Day But Today' from Rent, and 'Just Another Day' from Next to Normal. Lucrezio called upon some of his friends, Caroline Bowman (Wicked), Samantha Massell (Fiddler On the Roof), Trent Saunders (Aladdin), and Angelo Soriano (Aladdin) to create the video.  (more...)
ALADDIN Marks Third Year of Magic, Adventure and Romance on Broadway TodayALADDIN Marks Third Year of Magic, Adventure and Romance on Broadway Today
by BWW News Desk - March 20, 2017

Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, celebrates its 3rd anniversary on Broadway today, March 20th, 2017, at the New Amsterdam Theatre. (more...)
James Monroe Iglehart Revisits His Friends in AgrabahJames Monroe Iglehart Revisits His Friends in Agrabah
by BWW News Desk - March 19, 2017

James Monroe Iglehart, the iconic originator of The Genie in ALADDIN, recently stepped down from the role that earned him a Tony in 2014. The actor will soon be joining the Broadway cast of HAMILTON as Marquis de Lafayette and Thomas Jefferson. It seems, however, that Iglehart was feeling a little nostalgic as he announced on Twitter that he's on stage this weekend as Genie. Time to get some last minute tickets! (more...)

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