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Disney's 'Aladdin' Opens in L.A. with Broadway's Original Star!

Disney’s Aladdin has made its way to Los Angeles and the show’s original Broadway star Adam Jacobs is leading the cast on the west coast!

The musical opened on Thursday (January 11) and Adam will be joined by his original Jasmine co-star, Courtney Reed, starting on January 13.

Isabelle McCalla, who has been playing Jasmine on the national tour and appeared in the show on opening night in L.A., will be traveling to Broadway for a limited engagement from January 17 – February 18. She will then return to the tour after Courtney departs.

The show is a perfect opportunity for millenials to relive their childhoods during a fun night at the theatre. Just wait until you see what the Genie (Michael James Scott) has in store throughout the musical!

Aladdin is playing at the Pantages Theatre through March 31.

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Matthew Morrison, Cynthia Erivo, & More Broadway Stars Watch 'Florence Foster Jenkins' Together!

Cynthia Erivo, Patina Miller, and Matthew Morrison pose with Florence Foster Jenkins star Simon Helberg at a screening of the movie on Monday (July 25) in New York City.

More Broadway stars in attendance at the event included Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed (with boyfriend Brock Harris), On Your Feet‘s Ana Villafane, An American in ParisMax von Essen, Colman Domingo, and Norm Lewis.

Also at the screening were Patina‘s Madam Secretary co-star Erich Bergen and Matthew‘s wife Renee Puente.

Florence Foster Jenkins, which tells the true story of a New York heiress (Meryl Streep) who dreamed of becoming an opera singer despite having a terrible singing voice, hits theaters August 12.

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Award Winner James Monroe Iglehart Brings the House Down with Aladdin's 'Friend Like Me' at Tony Awards 2014 (Video)

James Monroe Iglehart brings the house down with his performance of “Friend Like Me” during the 2014 Tony Awards on Sunday evening (June 8) at Radio City Music Hall in New York City.

The actor, who plays the Genie in the musical, was joined on stage by Adam Jacobs, who plays the title character, along with the supporting cast.

Later in the evening, James won the Tony Award for Best Featured Actor in a Musical for his work in the show. Congrats, James!

Check out the performance below.


‘Friend Like Me’ at Tony Awards 2014

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