As was previously announced, Adam Jacobs, who originated the role of Aladdin on Broadway, will be playing the title role on tour. Jacobs played his last performance on Broadway on February 12 at the New Amsterdam Theater.
In addition, Jacobs will be joined Anthony Murphy (Genie), Isabelle McCalla (Princess Jasmine), Jonathan Weir (Jafar), Reggie De Leon (Iago), J.C Montgomery (Sultan), Zachary Bencal (Babkak), Philippe Arroyo (Omar), and Mike Longo (Kassim).
The cast will also include Korie Lee Blossey (Genie and Sultan), Ellis C. Dawson III (Genie and Babkak), and Adam Stevenson (Jafar and Sultan) on stand-by.
Rounding out the rest of the cast includes Mary Antonini, Michael Bullard, Michael Callahan, Bobby Daye, Lissa DeGuzman, Mathew DeGuzman, Olivia Donalson, Michael Everett, Karlee Ferreira, Michael Graceffa, Clinton Greenspan, Adrienne Howard, Albert Jennings, Kenway Hon Wai K. Kua, Jason MacDonald, Angelina Mullins, Celina Nightengale, Kameron Richardson, Jaz Sealey, Charles South, Manny Stark, Annie Wallace, and Michelle West.
The creative team includes Bob Crowley (scenic design), Gregg Barnes (costume design), Natasha Katz (lighting design), Ken Travis (sound design), and Jim Steinmeyer (illusions).
Aladdin opened on Broadway in 2014 and has been a sensation ever since. The musical is based on the 1992 Disney Animated film with a score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. Lovers of the film will hear memorable songs such as "Friend Like Me" and the Academy Award-Winning "A Whole New World," but new songs have been added as well, with a book and lyrics by Chad Beguelin.
The North American tour is set to begin performances on April 11 in Chicago at the Cadillac Palace Theatre, with opening night scheduled for April 19. To get tickets to see Aladdin On Tour, check out Aladdinonbroadway.com/tour!