Tuesday, February 18, 2020

BWW TV: Broadway Sessions Belts It Out for Black History Month!

A few weeks ago over at Broadway Sessions we were joined by an incredible lineup of artists for our Black History Month Celebration! It was an amazing night full of beautiful moments from ev…

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Saturday, February 15, 2020

Jemma Rix and Courtney Monsma to star in Disney’s Frozen by Arts Review

As it approaches its much-anticipated Australian premiere in Sydney in July, Disney has announced the two exceptional performers that have been cast in the lead roles of Elsa and Anna in Fro…

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Friday, February 14, 2020

Celebrating Black History Month: James Monroe Iglehart Honors Original The Wiz Lion, Ted Ross by Michael Appler

In honor of Black History Month, Broadway.com asked actors, directors and playwrights to tell us about black theater-makers who inspired them. Stars jumped at the chance to honor those who…

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VIDEO: Michael Korte Releases A WHOLE NEW WORLD Video Perfect For Valentine's Day

Broadway producer Michael Korte is back with the perfect video for Valentine's Day! Korte has teamed up with Broadway's Aladdin to put a spin on some of the show's classics. Released moment…

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Watch RuPaul's Drag Race bridezilla BenDeLaCreme hilariously reveal her biggest solo tour by Joey Nolfi

Drag superstar BenDeLaCreme is ready to propose… that you show some love on her biggest solo tour to date. EW can exclusively reveal that the RuPaul’s Drag Race icon and performing artis…

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Thursday, February 13, 2020

Aladdin Live-Action Sequel in the Works From Disney

The blockbuster 2019 summer reboot may be coming back for more.

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New Horizons to Pursue: An Aladdin Film Sequel Is in Development by Andy Lefkowitz

Aladdin is heading back to the screen yet again. On the heels of a recent hit live-action adaptation of the 1992 animated film, Disney is in the early development stages of producing a movi…

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Sequel in the Works for Disney’s Live-Action Aladdin by Andrew Gans

Will Smith starred as Genie in the 2019 blockbuster.

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Musical of the Month: Disney's Beauty and the Beast: The Creative Team by JK

The first Disney show on Broadway, Beauty and the Beast, went on to become the 10th longest-running show in history. Sure it was based on a beloved animated classic, but the stage version su…

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Call Answered: Jesse Markowitz: Royal Caribbean: Harmony of the Seas by Adam Rothenberg

I have known Jesse Markowitz for many years now, meeting through my friend (and Call Me Adam theme song writer Bobby Cronin). It’s amazing that it took so many years for our schedules to l…

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Wednesday, February 12, 2020

ALADDIN Sequel in the Works at Disney

Variety reports that the live-action 'Aladdin' reboot is getting a sequel at Disney.

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Ainsley Melham returns to ALADDIN on Broadway by Gabi Bergman

Australia’s Ainsley Melham is returning to Broadway for yet another season of Aladdin! Having originated the title character in the

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Today on Broadway: Wednesday, February 12, 2020 by James Marino

WTF! Audra, Bobby, Carla in STREETCAR, ALADDIN(s), New PORGY on Film coming, Chavkin to Direct Shrew’s Nest film, MEAN GIRLS finishes elongated replacement casting, BLUE at the Apollo cast…

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Tuesday, February 11, 2020

Ainsley Melham & Marina Pires Will Take a Magic Carpet Ride into Aladdin on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Make way! Ainsley Melham, a celebrated alum of of the Broadway, Australian and London productions of Disney's Aladdin, will reprise his turn in the title role in the main-stem production beg…

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Broadway's Aladdin Will Get 2 New Title Players and a Jasmine This Winter by Ryan McPhee

Two veterans of the Disney musical will play rejoin the company as Aladdin.

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Ainsley Melham Will Return to Broadway's Aladdin This March

Spring 2020 will bring new principal cast members to the Disney production.

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‘Aladdin’ announces new principal cast members on Broadway by Caitlin Huston

Ainsley Melham, who starred in the original Australian production of “Aladdin,” will take over the title role on Broadway.  Melham, who made his Broadway debut in the role in 2019, will…

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Marina Pires Will Make Broadway Debut as Jasmine ALADDIN; Ainsley Melham and Rodney Ingram Will Return!

Disney's Aladdin has announced new principal cast members ahead of the company's sixth anniversary. Ainsley Melham, star of the original Australian production of Aladdin, will return to the …

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Wednesday, February 5, 2020

VIDEO: Watch the Original Voice of Jafar, Jonathan Freeman, Receive a Surprise Serenade From ALADDIN Cast Members

Watch the original voice of Jafar and Jafar on Broadway actor Jonathan Freeman receive a surprise serenade from his fellow cast and audience members for his 70th Birthday. See video below!

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Disney Announces 3rd Annual Women's Day on Broadway: 'The Decade Ahead and How Women Will Shape It' by Andy Lefkowitz

In celebration of International Women's Day, Disney on Broadway has announced the 3rd annual Women's Day on Broadway: "The Decade Ahead and How Women Will Shape It." The event will be held …

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Jeremy Jordan to take over role of Seymour in Little Shop of Horrors revival by Ruth Kinane

There’s a new florist sprouting on Skid Row! On Wednesday, producers of the critically-acclaimed Off Broadway revival of Little Shop of Horrors announced that Jeremy Jordan (Newsies, Supe…

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Monday, February 3, 2020

RuPaul takes the Vegas stage with a show fit for a (drag) queen by Gerrad Hall

Heads are turning in the casino and lobby of the Las Vegas Flamingo as six drag queens — Asia O’Hara, Vanessa Vanjie Mateo, Derrick Barry, Naomi Smalls, Kameron Michaels, and Yvie Oddly …

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Wait for It: Filmed Performance of Hamilton, Featuring Original Cast, to Arrive in Cinemas in Fall 2021 by Andy Lefkowitz

This news leaves us more than satisfied! Disney has announced the cinema release of a filmed performance of the Tony- and Pulitzer-winning musical Hamilton. The film, which features the orig…

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Saturday, February 1, 2020

Tootsie Brought Them Together...And Now They're Tying the Knot by Andy Lefkowitz

John Behlmann, an actor, and LJ Wright, a Broadway dresser, announced their engagement on January 31. The pair met in 2018 during the pre-Broadway run of the musical comedy Tootsie. "When…

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Friday, January 31, 2020

Photo Flash: James Monroe Iglehart, Taylor Iman Jones & More Sing The Music Of Ben Caplan At Lincoln Center

On Monday, January 27th the Broadway's Future Songbook series at Lincoln Center, presented by Arts and Artists of Tomorrow showcased the music and lyrics of Ben Caplan. Performers included …

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Disney Theatrical President Tom Schumacher on Writing the 'Book I Wanted as a Kid' by Michael Appler

Thomas Schumacher, the president of Disney Theatrical Productions, has ushered beloved Disney properties like The Lion King, Aladdin and Frozen to the Broadway stage after beginning work wi…

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Wednesday, January 29, 2020

Aladdin panto to return to London’s Lyric Hammersmith!

Disney’s Aladdin musical bid farewell last summer at the Prince Edward Theatre with the practically perfect Mary Poppins musical taking its place. But fans of Prince Ali can at least have …

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Monday, January 27, 2020

Aladdin, Works By George Balanchine and Justin Peck, More Set for Houston Ballet 2020–2021 Season by Dan Meyer

A slate of repertoire, storied works, and artistic showcases will take to the stage in Texas.

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Hear epic grand finale song for RuPaul's Drag Race Live Vegas residency by Joey Nolfi

Congratulations: You’ve hit the RuPaul’s Drag Race jackpot. EW has a musical sneak peek at the Emmy-winning reality TV franchise’s first Las Vegas residency with the exclusive reveal o…

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Today on Broadway: Monday, January 27, 2020 by Matt Tamanini

Al Silbs & Kevin Chamberlin Lead Casting Announcements, Bright Monster Gives Hope for “Beetlejuice,” Matt Reviews “Aladdin” Tour, “Men on Boats,” “The 39 Steps” “Hadest…

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