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Wish Come True! Get a First Look at Courtney Reed, Adam Jacobs & the Cast of Aladdin in Costume

Wish Come True! Get a First Look at Courtney Reed, Adam Jacobs & the Cast of Aladdin in Costume
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Aladdin is soaring into the New Amsterdam Theatre on February 26! Get a sneak peek at Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed and the cast in new character portraits.

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A Whole New World! Aladdin Star Adam Jacobs & Wife Kelly Welcome Twin Boys

A Whole New World! Aladdin Star Adam Jacobs & Wife Kelly Welcome Twin Boys

Shining, shimmering, splendid! Adam Jacobs, star of Disney's Broadway-bound musical Aladdin, has some new additions to his real-life family. Jacobs and his wife, actress Kelly Jacobs (Mary Poppins) welcomed twin boys, Jack Loren Jacobs and Alex Gregory Jacobs on January 27. The duo made their debut early Monday morning, weighing in at 5 pounds, 12 ounces, and 4 pounds ...

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Joan Rivers Pines for Orlando Bloom, Ricky Martin Wants to Go It Alone and More Lessons of the Week

Joan Rivers Pines for Orlando Bloom, Ricky Martin Wants to Go It Alone and More Lessons of the Week

As the lights come down on another busy week on Broadway, we’ve learned a ton of fascinating lessons from our favorite stars. From Jonathan Groff's HBO sexcapades to Lesli Margherita's poop-topped cookie, check out what we've learned from all the cool (and borderline crazy) stuff that's come our way in the last seven days.


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Wish Granted! Get a Magical Video Sneak Peek at the Broadway-Bound Musical Aladdin, Starring Adam Jacobs

Wish Granted! Get a Magical Video Sneak Peek at the Broadway-Bound Musical Aladdin, Starring Adam Jacobs

A wish-granting Genie! Magic carpet rides! A wicked and powerful Sultan! It's about to be a whole new world when the Broadway-bound musical Aladdin flies into the Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre on November 1. "It's about combining the things that kids love with the stuff that adults love," said director Casey Nicholaw at a presentation of material ...

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Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed, James Monroe Iglehart, Jonathan Freeman & More Will Take Flight on Broadway in Aladdin

Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed, James Monroe Iglehart, Jonathan Freeman & More Will Take Flight on Broadway in Aladdin

Adam Jacobs will stay one jump ahead of the rest as the title star in the Broadway premiere of Aladdin. Jacobs, who originated the role in the 2011 world premiere production in Seattle, will be joined at the New Amsterdam Theatre by Courtney Reed as Jasmine, James Monroe Iglehart as the Genie and Jonathan Freeman as Jafar. Aladdin begins performances ...

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Disney’s The Lion King Surpasses A Chorus Line to Become Broadway's Fifth Longest-Running Show

Disney’s The Lion King Surpasses A Chorus Line to Become Broadway's Fifth Longest-Running Show

Disney’s blockbuster musical The Lion King will become the fifth longest-running Broadway show in history on August 15. The company will celebrate the milestone after the matinee at the Minskoff Theatre, when it will have played 6,138 performances. The Lion King will surpass the original Broadway production of A Chorus Line to enter the top five.

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Video Exclusive! Adam Jacobs, Tshidi Manye & Co. Revel in The Lion King's 6,000th Broadway Performance

Video Exclusive! Adam Jacobs, Tshidi Manye & Co. Revel in The Lion King's 6,000th Broadway Performance

Within the past month, The Lion King celebrated several production milestones including becoming the sixth longest-running show in Broadway history, becoming the highest-grossing Broadway show of all time and, on April 18, playing its 6,000th performance on the Great White Way. To mark these occasions, Broadway.com headed to the Minskoff Theatre to chat with the company, including current ...

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Disney’s The Lion King Celebrates 6,000 Performances on Broadway

Disney’s The Lion King Celebrates 6,000 Performances on Broadway

Disney’s blockbuster musical The Lion King, which recently became the highest grossing Broadway show of all time, is now celebrating another Broadway milestone. The April 18 matinee marks the musical’s 6,000th performance. The musical currently ranks as Broadway’s sixth longest-running show.

Based on the popular Disney film, The Lion King first opened on Broadway on November ...

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Disney’s The Lion King Becomes Broadway's Sixth Longest-Running Show

Disney’s The Lion King Becomes Broadway's Sixth Longest-Running Show

Disney’s smash hit musical The Lion King will become the sixth longest-running Broadway show in history on March 14. The company will celebrate the milestone after the matinee performance at the Minskoff Theatre, when it will have played 5,960 performances. The Lion King will surpass Oh! Calcutta! for the title.

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The Lion King's Adam Jacobs Reminisces about Candy Grams and Scavenger Hunts on Valentine’s Day

The Lion King's Adam Jacobs Reminisces about Candy Grams and Scavenger Hunts on Valentine’s Day

Valentine’s Day is all about romance, so Broadway.com decided to collect romantic stories (and ideas for celebrating the national day of love) from some of the most passionate people we know: Broadway stars! Read on for memories, menus and much more.

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What was your biggest Valentine's Day disaster?
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