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Major Attaway & Clinton Greenspan will star in Aladdin on Broadway
Greenspan will assume the titular role from September 13, whilst Attaway returns to the role of Genie from September 23 at the New Amsterdam Theatre.
The current stars of the North American Tour are heading to Broadway as Major Attaway returns to the role of Genie, which he previously played in New York City from February 2016 through February 2019, from September 23 and Clinton Greenspan is set to make his Broadway debut as he reprises the role of Aladdin from September 13.
The principal cast of Disney's Aladdin on Broadway currently includes Jacob Dickey (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).
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.
(Photos by Matthew Murphy / Deen van Meer)