Thursday, August 22, 2019

Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway Concert to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Adam Hetrick

The one-night-only concert at the New Amsterdam Theatre will feature songs from Aladdin, Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Newsies, and more.

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Wednesday, August 21, 2019

Character Study Is Back! Get an Inside Look at Disney on Broadway With a New Season of the Emmy-Nominated Docuseries by is offering a closer look at Disney Theatricals with a special season of its popular Emmy-nominated docuseries Character Study. The weekly nine-part series will follow differ…

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Clinton Greenspan to Make Broadway Debut in Title Role of Aladdin by Andy Lefkowitz

Aladdin tour star Clinton Greenspan will take a magic carpet ride to Broadway next month, reprising his celebrated turn in the musical's title role beginning on September 13. Disney Theatica…

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Jonah Hoʻokano & Korie Lee Blossey Will Lead the National Tour of Disney's Aladdin by Ryan Gilbert

Proud of these boys! Jonah Hoʻokano and Korie Lee Blossey will join the national tour of Disney's Aladdin, playing the title role and Genie, respectively. They replace Clinton Greenspan and…

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Major Attaway and Clinton Greenspan Join Broadway Company of ALADDIN; Plus New Tour Casting Announced!

Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, will welcome new stars to both the Broadway and North American tour casts.

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Watch Aladdin’s Arielle Jacobs Sing ‘Regardless’ by Dan Meyer

The Broadway star sings the track written by Write Out Loud contest winner India Angel.

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Clinton Greenspan Is the Next Title Star of Broadway’s Aladdin; Major Attaway Will Return as Genie by Andrew Gans

Meanwhile, the tour of the musical will welcome Jonah Ho’okano to the title role and Korie Lee Blossey as the Genie.

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Monday, August 19, 2019

Bruce Vilanch and Kira Kosarin Will Star in Aladdin and His Winter Wish by Andrew Gans

The holiday engagement begins in December at the Tennessee Performing Arts Center.

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Fashion Institute of Technology to Display New Looks for Disney on Broadway's Leading Ladies by Emily Selleck

Fashion students from around the world will create contemporary looks for the likes of Frozen's Anna and Elsa, Aladdin's Jasmine, and The Lion King's Nala.

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Wednesday, August 14, 2019

Touring Companies of ‘Aladdin’ and ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ Team Up for DC Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS Fundraiser by News Desk

The touring companies of Disney’s Aladdin and Dear Evan Hansen invite guests to The Cast Party: A Fundraising Event on Monday, August 26, 2019, from 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm at Mr. Smith’s o…

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Standing @ Zero: Aladdin's Jeffrey C. Sousa by JK

This month's Standing @ Zero honoree is one of the many really unsung heroes of the Broadway musical - he's a swing. Jeffrey C. Sousa is a part of the Disney's Aladdin company over at the Ne…

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Tuesday, August 13, 2019

Disney In Early Talks For Live Action ALADDIN Sequel RETURN OF JAFAR

The success of the billion-dollar worldwide hit live-action remake of Disney's Aladdin has the company considering a possible follow-up.

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Saturday, August 10, 2019

Tell Me More | Episode 34: James Monroe Iglehart on Being One of Broadway’s Busiest Stars by Matt Tamanini

On this episode of BroadwayRadio’s “Tell Me More,” Matt Tamanini talks to one of the busiest, and most talented, men on Broadway, tony winner James Monroe Iglehart. Everyone listening…

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Review: An Emotionally Gripping ‘Dear Evan Hansen’ at the Kennedy Center by Andra Abramson

Some musicals are all about the entertainment. You expect to see some awesome dancing, amazing singing, and leave the theater smiling (see my review of Disney’s Aladdin, also currently pla…

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Wednesday, August 7, 2019

Michael Hsu Rosen & Damon J. Gillespie Cast in Netflix Ballet Series Tiny Pretty Things by Eric King

Two Broadway alums are about to show off their dancing chops in a new ballet drama from Netflix. Damon J. Gillespie and Michael Hsu Rosen will star in Tiny Pretty Things, an adaptation of t…

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Watch ‘Two Gay Scientists’ From Kragtar: An American Monster Musical by Dan Meyer

The Cher Show’s Michael Campayno and Aladdin tour alum Philippe Arroyo sing a duet about a doomed college romance.

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Broadway’s Aladdin Adds Monday Performances to Weekly Schedule by Andrew Gans

Disney’s Frozen and The Lion King have also adjusted their playing schedules.

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ALADDIN Adds Monday Performances; FROZEN and THE LION KING Get New Schedules

Disney Theatrical Productions has announced new fall schedules for all three of its current Broadway productions.

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Monday, August 5, 2019

Arielle Jacobs, Broadway's Princess Jasmine, Sings a Moving Cover of 'Speechless' from the New Aladdin Film by

The beloved tale Aladdin has been the source of a number of hit adaptations. The Tony-nominated Broadway musical is a favorite of theater fans and the current movie remake is a smash hit in…

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Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony-Winning Director, Choreographer Casey Nicholaw

The Book of Mormon. Mean Girls. The Prom. Aladdin. The Drowsy Chaperone. And that are only five of the many musicals that were directed and choreographed by one of the most productive men in…

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Friday, August 2, 2019

VIDEO: Arielle Jacobs Won't Go Speechless in Music Video for New ALADDIN Ballad

Broadway's very own Princess Jasmine, Arielle Jacobs, won't go speechless. The Aladdin star recently recorded her own version of 'Speechless'- a song written by Alan Menken, Benj Pasek and J…

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Thursday, August 1, 2019

“Lion King” Box Office Tops $1 Billion by Artsjournal

The movie, which features the voices of Beyonce and Donald Glover, joins Avengers: Endgame, Captain Marvel and Aladdin in Disney’s $1bn class of 2019. – BBC

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What's closing in London theatre this month? (August 2019)

School’s out and no doubt you’ve been enjoying the summer which has finally reared its head. The days are longer, and the sun has been treating us to its presence but still, show busine…

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Tuesday, July 30, 2019

Laura Michelle Kelly & Clifton Davis to Star in Austen's Pride at 5th Avenue Theatre by Andy Lefkowitz

Two acclaimed stage stars are headlining a new musical out west. Veteran performers Laura Michelle Kelly and Clifton Davis will portray Jane Austen and Mr. Bennet, respectively, in Austen's…

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Monday, July 29, 2019

Backstage at Aladdin with Michael James Scott, Episode 5: Disney Love! by

Aladdin star Michael James Scott takes us behind the scenes at the all-Disney Bryant Park concert! So good!

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The Spirit of the 90s by Mo Brady

by Anna Altheide The cast of Aladdin at Broadway at the W The …

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Sunday, July 28, 2019

ICYMI: Watch Bryant Park Get Disney-fied with Performances from FROZEN, ALADDIN & THE LION KING!

Not in NYC to enjoy the performances? Stuck in the office for your lunch break? Fear not! BroadwayWorld was there to stream the whole presentation this afternoon. Check back here or follow u…

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Learn About West End Debuts and Potential Transfers on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by

Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show, Elaine Paige on Sunday, and this week Paige is talking all about what's happenin…

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Friday, July 26, 2019

See Disney Take Over 106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park July 25 by Nathan Skethway

The latest iteration of the weekly concert series featured performances from the Broadway casts of The Lion King, Aladdin, and Frozen.

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ALADDIN Surpasses $1 Billion At Worldwide Box Office

Disney's live-action Aladdin has become the 3rd Disney film of 2019 to pass the $1 billion mark at the worldwide box office, according to Deadline.

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