The Broadway Musical Aladdin is based on one of the most beloved Disney animated films from 1992. The theater production of Aladdin was brought to the famous Broadway New Amsterdam Theatre in 2014 after performances in Seattle and Toronto. Aladdin is an adaptation of the Disney animated film about a young and charming street urchin and thief who meets a distressed Jasmine, who is hiding the fact that she is a princess. Audiences have fallen in love with the real-life production of Aladdin as they go along with this timeless story of a journey for love and freedom with their favorite characters and familiar songs, “A Whole New World,” as well as new ones.
Aladdin is a breathtaking spectacle with extravagant beauty in the sets and costumes that ensure this magical comedy a must-see on Broadway. The show was nominated for multiple Tony Awards in 2014 and a Grammy for music, choreography and performances. James Monroe Iglehart, won the Tony’s Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical in 2014 as the character, Genie.