The hit musical opened at the New Amsterdam Theatre March 20, 2014 with Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed, and James Monroe Iglehart.
Disney’s Aladdin, which opened March 20, 2014 at the New Amsterdam Theatre, celebrates six years on Broadway. The show’s original cast was lead by Adam Jacobs as Aladdin, Courtney Reed as Jasmine, and James Monroe Iglehart as the Genie.
Based on the 1992 animated film, the Disney musical the story of a street-smart commoner whose whole life changes when he meets a magical genie who can grant him three wishes.
Flip through photos of the show’s Broadway debut below:
Look Back at Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway
Aladdin features music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Chad Beguelin with design by Gregg Barnes, lighting design by Natasha Katz, sound design by Ken Travis, illusion design by Jim Steinmeyer, and special effect design by Jeremy Chernick.
The current production stars Ainsley Melham as Aladdin, Arielle Jacobs as Jasmine, Michael James Scott as the Genie, Jonathan Freeman as Jafar, Brian Conzales as Babkak, Brad Weinstock as Omar, Mike Longo as Kassim, JC Montgomery as Sultan, and Don Darryl Rivera as Iago.