Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed, and James Monroe Iglehart will be featured on the January 15 edition of Jeopardy!
Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed, and James Monroe Iglehart will be featured on the January 15 edition of Jeopardy!
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The Broadway production of Aladdin will be the basis of an entire category on the Thursday, January 15 episode of the game show Jeopardy! The program, hosted by Alex Trebeck, went on location at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre to film clues featuring stars Adam Jacobs (Aladdin), Jonathan Freeman (Jafar), Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart (Genie), and Courtney Reed (Jasmine) appearing in character.

Featuring a score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice with songs such as "Friend Like Me" and the Academy Award-winning "A Whole New World," Aladdin uses a book and additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer). The creative team also includes Bob Crowley (scenic design), Gregg Barnes (costume design), Natasha Katz (lighting design), Ken Travis (sound design), Jim Steinmeyer (illusions), Josh Marquette (hair design), Michael Kosarin (music supervisor/vocal and incidental arrangements), Danny Troob (orchestrator), and Glen Kelly (dance music arranger).

The company of Aladdin also includes Steel Burkhardt, Brian Gonzales, Jonathan Schwartz, Clifton Davis, Don Darryl Rivera as Iago; Merwin Foard, Michael James Scott, Tia Altinay, Mike Cannon, Andrew Cao, Lauryn Ciardullo, Joshua Dela Cruz, Yurel Echezarreta, Daisy Hobbs, Donald Jones Jr., Adam Kaokept, Nikki Long, Stanley Martin, Brandt Martinez, Michael Mindlin, Rhea Patterson, Bobby Pestka, Khori Petinaud, Ariel Reid, Jennifer Rias, Trent Saunders, Jaz Sealey, Dennis Stowe, Marisha Wallace, and Bud Weber.

Aladdin opened on Broadway on March 20, 2014.

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