Clinton Greenspan makes his Broadway debut in Disney's Aladdin
Greenspan assumes the titular role in the smash hit Disney Theatrical musical at the New Amsterdam Theatre.
Proud of Your Boy! Clinton Greenspan makes his Broadway debut tonight, assuming the titular role in the hit Broadway musical Aladdin at the New Amsterdam Theatre. He succeeds Jacob Dickey, who played his final performance on September 12.
The principal cast of Disney's Aladdin on Broadway currently includes Clinton Greenspan (as Aladdin), Arielle Jacobs (as Princess Jasmine), Michael James Scott (as Genie), Tony Award nominee Jonathan Freeman (as Jafar), Don Darryl Rivera (as Iago), JC Montgomery (as Sultan), Brian Gonzales (as Babkak), Brad Weinstock (as Omar) and Mike Longo (as Kassim).
As previously reported, Major Attaway will return to the production from September 23, reprising the role of Genie.
Directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw, Aladdin features a book by 6-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin, music by Tony Award winner Alan Menken, and lyrics by the late 3-time Tony Award nominee Howard Ashman, 3-time Tony Award winner Tim Rice and Mr. Beguelin.
Based on the Academy Award-winning 1992 animated film, Aladdin officially opened on March 20, 2014, following previews from February 26. The production went on to be nominated for five Tony Awards including "Best Musical," with original cast member James Monroe Iglehart taking home the award for "Best Featured Actor in a Musical" for his performance as Genie.
The creative team behind Aladdin features scenic design by Bob Crowley, costume design by Gregg Barnes, lighting design by Natasha Katz, and sound design by Ken Travis.
Aladdin is produced on Broadway by Disney Theatrical Productions.
Disney's Aladdin Tickets are available now for performances through to June 28, 2020.
(Photo by Deen van Meer)