The Cast of Broadway's Aladdin to Perform Live on Good Morning America
Adam Jacobs, Tony winner James Monroe Iglehart, and more will present "Friend Like Me" from the New Amsterdam Theatre.
The cast of Disney's Aladdin, led by Adam Jacobs (Aladdin) and Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart (Genie), will perform the show's "Friend Like Me" live from the stage of the New Amsterdam Theatre on ABC's Good Morning America on December 13. The performance, which will be seen during the 8am hour, is a never-before-seen version of the production number.
Based on the 1992 Disney animated film, Aladdin opened on Broadway on March 20, 2014. The production currently stars Adam Jacobs as Aladdin, Courtney Reed as Jasmine, and Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart as the Genie. Featuring a score by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice with songs such as the Academy Award-winning "A Whole New World," Aladdin features a new book and additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin.
The creative team 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).