Tuesday, January 25, 2022

Interview: James Monroe Iglehart Steps Into Chicago: "Hey, I Am Sexy Now!"

Aladdin's Tony-winning Genie will also host an upcoming Broadway celebration at the Kennedy Center.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:03AM
Monday, January 24, 2022

Jonathan Freeman, Jafar in ‘Aladdin,’ Hangs Up His Cobra Staff by Matt Stevens

He voiced the evil sorcerer in the Disney movies, and originated the character in the Broadway production. On Sunday, he took his final bow in the show.

SOURCE: The New York Times Subscription at 12:48PM

VIDEO: Watch ALADDIN's Jonathan Freeman Give Emotional Curtain Call Speech

Tony Award® nominee and original Broadway cast member Jonathan Freeman played his final performance as Jafar in Disney's hit musical Aladdin just yesterday, January 23, 2022. Fellow origina…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:07AM

Photos: Jonathan Freeman Takes Final Bows In ALADDIN

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 orig…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 08:12AM
Friday, January 21, 2022

Ep185 – Major Attaway: The Longest Running Genie of All-Time by Automatic Episode Import

Major Attaway has over 20 years of experience as an entertainer, actor, singer, and voiceover artist, and may be best known for playing the Genie in Disney's Aladdin on Broadway for the long…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 01:00AM
Thursday, January 20, 2022

Season 3: Episode 1: Major Attaway: Longest running Genie in Aladdin on Broadway, The Importance of Understudies on Broadway, The Genie’s Jukebox, F by Automatic Episode Import

Major Attaway is Broadway's longest-running Genie in Disney's hit musical Aladdin. From granting wishes to The Genie's Jukebox, to the importance of understudies on Broadway, we have so much…

SOURCE: broadwaypodcastnetwork.com at 11:00PM

Odds & Ends: Encanto's 'We Don't Talk About Bruno' Surpasses 'Let It Go' on Billboard Hot 100 by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Everybody's Talking About "Bruno" "We Don't Talk About Bruno," the Encanto song that has fans buzzing, has hit a musical mi…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 07:03PM

‘Aladdin’ Tour Set to Return in Fall 2022 by Matthew Herzog

Aladdin North American Tour. Photo by Deen van Meer A new job listing from the Walt Disney Company indicates that the hit musical will return to the road in fall 2022. Posted on January 12, …

SOURCE: tourstoyou.org at 10:13AM
Wednesday, January 19, 2022

15 Questions in 15 Minutes with Broadway’s ‘Aladdin’ star Major Attaway by Deb Miller

In 2016, Major Attaway – a more than 20-year veteran entertainer who began his career in the Dallas/Fort Worth, Texas area – made his Broadway debut in Disney’s Aladdin, playing and un…

SOURCE: DC Metro Theater Arts at 08:16PM

25+ Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend January 21-23 - See Brandon Victor Dixon and Jen Colella in concert, 'Reopening: The Broadway Revi by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, January 21 to Sunday, January 23,…

SOURCE: www.tdf.org at 12:00AM
Tuesday, January 18, 2022

Odds & Ends: Daniel Radcliffe to Star as 'Weird Al' Yankovic in New Biopic by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Daniel Radcliffe to Play "Weird Al" Yankovic Broadway alum Daniel Radcliffe is set to star as Grammy-winning musician "Wei…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 06:36PM

Interview: Jonathan Freeman Bids Adieu to Playing Jafar on Broadway in Aladdin

Freeman has been associated with the role since the 1990s, and he plans to continue the journey.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 12:03AM
Monday, January 17, 2022

Jonathan Freeman, Aladdin's Original Jafar, on the Joy of Getting Audiences to Hate You by Beth Stevens

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:48AM

BWW Exclusive: Watch WAITRESS, ALADDIN & TINA Prepare to Reopen in New PBS Documentary Clip

Check out an exclusive clip of the Broadway casts of Aladdin, Waitress, and Tina: the Tina Turner Musical returning to rehearsals after the shutdown, including interviews with Michael Jame…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:00AM
Friday, January 14, 2022

Wake Up With BWW 1/14: ANYTHING GOES With Sutton Foster Comes to US Cinemas, and More!

Today's top stories include Anything Goes, starring Sutton Foster, coming to US cinemas! The filmed London production will stream in theaters across America for two days only this March! Pl…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 05:33AM
Thursday, January 13, 2022

Dennis Stowe Assumes the Role of Jafar in Broadway's Aladdin by Lindsey Sullivan

Aladdin original Broadway cast member and current Jafar/Sultan standby Dennis Stowe will assume the role of Jafar beginning on January 25. Tony nominee and fellow original Broadway cast memb…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 11:42AM

Dennis Stowe Will Play Jafar in ALADDIN From January 25

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/…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:05AM

Original Jafar Jonathan Freeman to Depart Broadway's Aladdin; Dennis Stowe to Take Over

Freeman voiced the role of Jafar in the original animated film Aladdin.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 09:36AM
Wednesday, January 12, 2022

Shoshana Bean & More Join Mr. Saturday Night, Starring Billy Crystal, on Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

A bevy of Broadway alums have joined the cast for the new musical comedy Mr. Saturday Night, starring Tony and Emmy winner Billy Crystal. Shoshana Bean, Jordan Gelber, Brian Gonzales and My…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 04:03PM
Monday, January 10, 2022

VIDEO: Katy Voytko, Sir Brock Warren & More Broadway Swings Featured on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

The Music Man's Kathy Voytko, Ain't Too Proud's Sir Brock Warren, Aladdin's Angelo Soriano, and The Lion King's Corey J. Skelton were featured on a recent episode of Good Morning America. Wa…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:19AM

VIDEO: Kathy Voytko, Sir Brock Warren & More Broadway Swings Featured on GOOD MORNING AMERICA

The Music Man's Kathy Voytko, Ain't Too Proud's Sir Brock Warren, Aladdin's Angelo Soriano, and The Lion King's Corey J. Skelton were featured on a recent episode of Good Morning America. Wa…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:19AM
Sunday, January 9, 2022

Shoba Narayan's fight for South Asian representation began long before Jasmine by Deepa Shivaram

Cast as Aladdin's first South Asian Princess Jasmine in 2021, Shoba Narayan has been committed to bringing her cultural background to the character and the show.

SOURCE: National Public Radio at 08:42AM
Friday, January 7, 2022

Aladdin on Broadway Includes Audience in Singalong #Shorts by Disney On Broadway

#BroadwayIsOpen! Last night, we brought a little New York City flair to the New Amsterdam Theater with a special singalong. #youtubeshorts #shorts

SOURCE: YouTube at 08:12PM
Thursday, January 6, 2022

ALADDIN Star Major Attaway Presents THE GENIE'S JUKEBOX In-Person and Online

Feinstein's/54 Below, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Major Attaway (Aladdin) in Major Attaway: The Genie's Jukebox on January 31.

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 07:06PM

20 Stage Performances to Watch Online This Weekend January 7-9 - See Lynn Nottage's Broadway comedy 'Clyde's,' 'Teenage Dick,' Ayodele Casel at The Jo by Raven Snook

While in-person theatre is back in NYC, there are still wonderful shows to stream at home. Below are performances you can watch online this weekend, Friday, January 7 to Sunday, January 9, f…

SOURCE: www.tdf.org at 12:00AM
Tuesday, January 4, 2022

Tony Winner James Monroe Iglehart to Play Billy Flynn in Chicago on Broadway by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart will play Billy Flynn in Chicago on Broadway beginning January 17. Chicago resumed performances at the Ambassador Theatre on September 14 and recently …

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 10:54AM

James Monroe Iglehart to Play Billy Flynn in Chicago on Broadway

The Tony-winning star of Aladdin steps into the role on Monday, January 17.

SOURCE: TheaterMania at 10:24AM

Aladdin Tony Winner James Monroe Iglehart Will Be Billy Flynn in Broadway's Chicago by Andrew Gans

The international hit musical continues at the Ambassador Theatre.

SOURCE: Playbill at 10:03AM
Monday, January 3, 2022

The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal: 01/01/22 by Broadway.com

Be on the lookout for The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal, the only nationally syndicated weekly theater news program, on your local TV station. Featured this week: - Talk about a Broadway…

SOURCE: YouTube at 10:36AM

From Wicked to Aladdin: Look Back at Telly Leung's Theatre Highlights by Playbill Staff

The actor celebrates his birthday January 3.

SOURCE: Playbill at 09:40AM
Thursday, December 30, 2021

Hear from Ana Villafañe, Lindsay Pearce & More on The Broadway Show by Lindsey Sullivan

Before The Broadway Show with Tamsen Fadal airs nationwide this weekend, we're offering a first look at the episode. Hosted by Emmy-winning anchor Fadal, this episode will air in New York C…

SOURCE: Broadway.com at 12:33AM

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