Aladdin, the classic tale of a street rat’s adventures in finding himself and true love, hit the Broadway stage on February 26 at the New Amsterdam Theater.
This beloved Disney film has created musical classics like A Whole New World, Friend Like Me, One Jump Ahead, Prince Ali and more. All these pieces are included in the stage production along with new music from the collaborative minds of Alan Menkin, Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Chad Beguelin.
The stage production is already making quite a buzz in music and theater communities as well as social media channels. Audiences have been stunned and thrilled at the appearance of Jonathan Freeman reprising the role of Jafar that he voiced in the movie.
The cast and crew have been previewing their production in Toronto at the Ed Mirvish Theatre, receiving wonderful reviews on all accounts. The production arrived on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theater for preview shows beginning February 26, with opening night set for March 20.
If you haven’t seen the teaser video, take a look and discover “A Whole New World” of Aladdin on Broadway! Here’s a behind-the-scenes view in pre-production:
And if you want to include some Aladdin music in your next show, or just sing and play along, try these pieces: