New Amsterdam Theatre, (3/20/2014 - Present)

First Preview: Feb 26, 2014
Opening Date: Mar 20, 2014
Closing Date: Currently Running
Total Previews: 21
Total Performances: 1369 as of June 25, 2017

Category: Musical, Original, Broadway

Opening Night Production Staff

Theatre Owned / Operated by Disney Theatrical Productions

Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher); Associate Producer: Anne Quart

Premiere of "Aladdin" produced by The 5th Avenue Theatre (David Armstrong, Executive Producer and Artistic Director; Bernadine Griffin, Managing Director; Bill Berry, Producing Director)

Book by Chad Beguelin; Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice; Additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin; Based on the Disney film written by Ron Clements, John Musker, Ted Elliott and Terry Rossio; Disney film directed and produced by John Musker and Ron Clements; Music orchestrated by Danny Troob; Music arranged by Glen Kelly; Dance music arrangements by Glen Kelly; Vocal arrangements by Michael Kosarin; Incidental music by Michael Kosarin; Additional Orchestrations by Doug Besterman, Ned Ginsburg and Larry Hochman; Associate Musical Dir.: Aron Accurso

Directed by Casey Nicholaw; Choreographed by Casey Nicholaw; Associate Director: Scott Taylor; Associate Choreographer: John MacInnis

Scenic Design by Bob Crowley; Costume Design by Gregg Barnes; Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by Ken Travis; Hair Design by Josh Marquette; Make-Up Design by Milagros Medina-Cerdeira; Associate Scenic Design: Ros Coombes and Bryan Johnson; Associate Costume Design: Sky Switser; Associate Lighting Design: Aaron Spivey; Associate Sound Design: Alex Hawthorn; Associate Make-Up Design: Amy Porter

Company Manager: Michael Bolgar

Production Supervisor: Clifford Schwartz; Technical Supervisor: Geoffrey Quart, Hudson Theatrical Associates and David Benken; Associate Tech. Suprvr: Gerald Frentz and Rose Palombo; Production Manager: Myriah Bash and Eduardo Castro; Production Stage Manager: Clifford Schwartz; Stage Manager: Jimmie Lee Smith

Music Supervisor: Michael Kosarin; Musical Coordinator: Howard Joines; Conducted by Michael Kosarin; Associate Conductor: Aron Accurso; Keyboards: Aron Accurso and Annbritt duChateau; Reeds: Todd Groves, Charles Pillow and Mark Thrasher; Trumpet (lead): Don Downs; Trumpets: Tony Kadleck and Scott Harrell; Trombone: Gary Grimaldi; Bass Trombone: Ernie Collins; French Horn: David Peel; Bass: Dick Sarpola; Drums: John Redsecker; Percussion: Michael Englander; Guitar: Kevin Kuhn; Concert Master: Suzanne Ornstein; Violins: Mineko Yajima; Cello: Roger Shell; Music Preparation: Anixter Rice Music Service; Electronic Music Programming: Jeff Marder

Illusion Design by Jim Steinmeyer; Special Effects by Jeremy Chernick

Fight direction by J. Allen Suddeth; Fight Captain: Michael Mindlin; Dance Captain: Nikki Long and Michael Mindlin; Casting: Tara Rubin Casting and Eric Woodall, CSA; Press Representative: Disney on Broadway Publicity; Advertising: Serino/Coyne; Photographer: Deen Van Meer and Cylla von Tiedemann

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Opening Night Cast

James Monroe IglehartGenie
(Feb 26, 2014 - Feb 19, 2017)
Adam JacobsAladdin
(Feb 26, 2014 - Feb 12, 2017)
Courtney ReedJasmine
Clifton DavisSultan
Jonathan FreemanJafar
Brian GonzalesBabkak
Brandon O'NeillKassim
(Feb 26, 2014 - Dec 21, 2014)
Voice of the Cave
Recorded voice only
Spooky Voice
Recorded voice only
Don Darryl RiveraIago
(Feb 26, 2014 - Sep 04, 2016)
Jonathan SchwartzOmar
(Feb 26, 2014 - Feb 21, 2016)
Tia AltinayAttendant
Ensemble
Andrew CaoHenchman
Ensemble
Joshua Dela CruzEnsemble
(Feb 26, 2014 - Feb 12, 2017)
Yurel EchezarretaEnsemble
Daisy HobbsEnsemble
Donald Jones Jr.Henchman
Ensemble
Adam KaokeptEnsemble
Nikki LongEnsemble
Stanley MartinEnsemble
Brandt MartinezEnsemble
Rhea PattersonEnsemble
Bobby PestkaShop Owner
(Feb 26, 2014 - Jun 28, 2015)
Ensemble
(Feb 26, 2014 - Jun 28, 2015)
Khori Michelle PetinaudAttendant
Ensemble
Ariel ReidEnsemble
Trent SaundersEnsemble
Jaz SealeyPrince Abdullah
Ensemble
Dennis StoweRazoul
Ensemble
Marisha WallaceAttendant
(Feb 26, 2014 - Mar 01, 2015)
Fortune Teller
(Feb 26, 2014 - Mar 01, 2015)
Ensemble
(Feb 26, 2014 - Mar 01, 2015)
Bud WeberEnsemble
(Feb 26, 2014 - Mar 01, 2015)

Swings: Mike Cannon, Lauryn Ciardullo, Michael Mindlin, Aleks Pevec and Jennifer Rias

Standby: Merwin Foard (Jafar, Sultan) and Michael James Scott (Babkak, Genie)

Understudies: Tia Altinay (Jasmine), Andrew Cao (Omar), Lauryn Ciardullo (Jasmine), Joshua Dela Cruz (Aladdin), Yurel Echezarreta (Kassim), Donald Jones Jr. (Genie), Adam Kaokept (Iago), Michael Mindlin (Iago, Omar), Trent Saunders (Aladdin), Jaz Sealey (Kassim), Dennis Stowe (Jafar, Sultan) and Bud Weber (Aladdin)

Current Cast




Major AttawayGenie
Telly LeungAladdin
Courtney ReedJasmine
Clifton DavisSultan
Jonathan FreemanJafar
Brian GonzalesBabkak
Don Darryl RiveraIago
Brad WeinstockOmar
Kathryn AllisonAttendant
Fortune Teller
Ensemble
Tia AltinayAttendant
Ensemble
Netanel BellaisheEnsemble
Steel BurkhardtKassim
Andrew CaoHenchman
Ensemble
Alicia CharlesAttendant
Ensemble
Joshua Dela CruzEnsemble
Josh DrakeEnsemble
Tiffany EvaristeEnsemble
Daisy HobbsEnsemble
Adam Hyndman
Broadway debut
Prince Abdullah
Ensemble
Nathan LucrezioShop Owner
Ensemble
Stanley MartinEnsemble
Amber OwensEnsemble
Bobby PestkaEnsemble
Aleks PevecEnsemble
Trent SaundersEnsemble
Dennis StoweRazoul
Ensemble
Kathryn TerzaEnsemble

Swings: Mike Cannon, Damian Chambers, Lauryn Ciardullo, Mathew deGuzman, Gaby Gamache, Michael Mindlin, Ariel Reid and Angelo Soriano

StandBy: Juwan Crawley (Babkak, Genie), StandBy: James Moye (Jafar, Sultan), StandBy: Deonté L. Warren (Babkak, Genie),

Understudies: Tia Altinay (Jasmine), Andrew Cao (Omar), Lauryn Ciardullo (Jasmine), Joshua Dela Cruz (Aladdin, Iago), Josh Drake (Kassim), Nathan Lucrezio (Kassim), Michael Mindlin (Iago, Omar), Trent Saunders (Aladdin, Babkak), Angelo Soriano (Iago, Omar), Dennis Stowe (Jafar, Sultan) and Deonté L. Warren (Sultan),

Awards and Nominations

Tony Award®

 2014 Best Musical [nominee] 

Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher)

 2014 Best Book of a Musical [nominee] 

Book by Chad Beguelin

 2014 Best Original Score Written for the Theatre [nominee] 

Music by Alan Menken; Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice; Additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin

winner 2014 Best Performance by an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical [winner] 

James Monroe Iglehart

 2014 Best Choreography [nominee] 

Casey Nicholaw

Drama Desk Award

 2014 Outstanding Musical [nominee] 

Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (under the direction of Thomas Schumacher)

 2014 Outstanding Book of a Musical [nominee] 

Book by Chad Beguelin

 2014 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 

Adam Jacobs

winner 2014 Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical [winner] 

James Monroe Iglehart

 2014 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 

Casey Nicholaw

 2014 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee] 

Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice; Additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin

 2014 Outstanding Music [nominee] 

Music by Alan Menken

Songs

music by Alan Menken; lyrics by Howard Ashman
(Unless otherwise noted)


ACT 1 Sung By
Arabian NightsGenie and Company
One Jump Ahead
(lyrics by Tim Rice)
Aladdin and Ensemble
Proud of Your BoyAladdin
These Palace Walls
(lyrics by Chad Beguelin)
Jasmine and Female Attendants
Babkak, Omar, Aladdin, KassimBabkak, Omar, Aladdin, Kassim, Jasmine and Ensemble
A Million Miles Away
(lyrics by Chad Beguelin)
Aladdin and Jasmine
Diamond in the Rough
(lyrics by Chad Beguelin)
Jafar, Iago and Aladdin
Friend Like MeGenie, Aladdin and Ensemble
Friend Like Me/Proud of Your Boy (Reprise) Genie and Aladdin
ACT 2 Sung By
Prince AliBabkak, Omar, Kassim, Genie and Ensemble
A Whole New World
(lyrics by Tim Rice)
Aladdin and Jasmine
High AdventureBabkak, Omar, Kassim and Ensemble
Somebody's Got Your Back
(lyrics by Chad Beguelin)
Genie, Aladdin, Babkak, Omar and Kassim
Proud of Your Boy (Reprise) Aladdin
Prince Ali (Reprise)
(lyrics by Tim Rice)
Sultan, Jafar and Company
Arabian Nights/A Whole New World (Reprise) Company

Replacement/Transfer Info


The following people are credited as replacements or additions if they were not credited on opening night.


New Amsterdam Theatre

(3/20/2014 - Present)
Produced by Anne Quart.

Co Annbritt duChateau.

Associate Director: Casey Hushion.

General Manager: Myriah Bash, Eduardo Castro; Associate Gen. Mgr: Kerry McGrath, Carly DiFulvio Allen; Associate Co. Mgr: Kristin Stewart.

Production Stage Manager: Jimmie Lee Smith; Stage Manager: Jason Trubitt; Assistant Stage Mgr: Alexis Shorter; Associate Prod. Suprvr: Jason Trubitt; Stage Manager: Jason Trubitt; Assistant Stage Mgr: Monica A. Cuoco; Stage Manager: Holly R. Coombs.

Co Annbritt duChateau; Trumpets: August Haas.

Dance Captain: Mike Cannon, Jennifer Rias; Fight Captain: Mike Cannon, Trent Saunders; Dance Supervisor: Michael Mindlin; Dance Captain: Ariel Reid.

Cast

Kathryn Allison
Attendant (Mar 3, 2015 - ?)
Ensemble (Mar 3, 2015 - ?)
Fortune Teller (Mar 3, 2015 - ?)
Major Attaway
Genie (Feb 21, 2016 - ?)
Giuseppe Bausilio
Ensemble
Netanel Bellaishe
Ensemble
Steel Burkhardt
Kassim (Dec 22, 2014 - Mar 5, 2017)
Kassim (Mar 21, 2017 - ?)
Sam J. Cahn
Ensemble
Alicia Charles
Attendant
Ensemble
Joshua Dela Cruz
Aladdin (Feb 14, 2017 - Apr 30, 2017)
Ensemble (May 2, 2017 - ?)
Jacob Dickey
Ensemble (Mar 2017 - Apr 30, 2017)
Aladdin (May 2, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017)
Josh Drake
Ensemble
Tiffany Evariste
Ensemble
Damon J. Gillespie
Ensemble
Adam Hyndman
Ensemble
Broadway debutPrince Abdullah
Rodney Ingram
Ensemble (Mar 3, 2015 - ?)
Telly Leung
Aladdin (Jun 9, 2017 - ?)
Nathan Lucrezio
Ensemble (Jun 30, 2015 - ?)
Shop Owner (Jun 30, 2015 - ?)
Alan Muraoka
Iago (Sep 6, 2016 - Oct 30, 2016)
Brandon O'Neill
Kassim (Mar 7, 2017 - Mar 19, 2017)
Amber Owens
Ensemble
Alfie Parker, Jr.
Ensemble
Henchman
Bobby Pestka
Ensemble
Aleks Pevec
Ensemble
Don Darryl Rivera
Iago (Nov 1, 2016 - ?)
Manny Stark
Ensemble
Kathryn Terza
Ensemble
Brad Weinstock
Omar (Feb 23, 2016 - ?)




Standbys: Major Attaway Broadway debut (Babkak, Genie, Sultan), Juwan Crawley (Babkak, Genie), Ben Jeffrey (Babkak), James Moye (Jafar, Sultan), Trevor Dion Nicholas (Babkak, Genie, Sultan), Michael James Scott (Genie), Deonté L. Warren (Babkak, Genie).

Understudies: Joshua Dela Cruz (Iago, Aladdin), Jacob Dickey (Aladdin), Josh Drake (Kassim), Rodney Ingram (Aladdin), Nathan Lucrezio (Kassim), Alfie Parker, Jr. (Genie), Trent Saunders (Babkak), Angelo Soriano (Iago, Omar), Manny Stark (Kassim), Kathryn Terza (Jasmine), Marisha Wallace (Babkak), Deonté L. Warren (Sultan).


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