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Get to Know Broadway's Isabelle McCalla with These 10 Fun Facts! (Exclusive)

Rising star Isabelle McCalla is returning to Broadway tonight in the brand new musical comedy The Prom and we caught up with the actress to learn more about her!

Isabelle made her Broadway debut earlier this year as Jasmine in Disney’s Aladdin and she joins a star-studded cast of theater veterans for the new show. She is pictured here on the right alongside co-star Caitlin Kinnunen.

The Prom begins performances tonight and the official opening night if on November 15.

Get to know Isabelle with the 10 Fun Facts below:

  • 1. I’m a native New Yorker (grew up in Queens, Rockland County, and now Manhattan).
  • 2. French was my first language. My father is Haitian and my grandmother and aunts would speak French with me whenever I was with them. I’ve lost a bit of it, but I can hold a conversation.
  • 3. If I could eat pasta all day every day without any repercussions, I absolutely would.
  • 4. I am a HUGE Harry Potter nerd (Ravenclaw for life)
  • 5. I got in a fight with a monkey once. He tried to steal my water bottle. Wrong move monkey!

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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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