The Tony Award-winning Genie will bring his magic to the set of the morning talk show.
The new musical welcomed Tina Fey and Disney family members including John Lasseter, Bob Iger, Laura Michelle Kelly, and Sierra Boggess.
The production is directed and choreographed by Casey Nicholaw at the New Amsterdam Theatre.
Menken calls Ashman "the greatest talent of our generation."
The scribe of Elf and The Wedding Singer previews the new musical in the show's latest making-of video.