The Cast of Broadway's Aladdin Celebrates 1,001 Arabian Flights
Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed, James Monroe Iglehart, and more have officially been with the show for more than 1,000 performances.
As of curtain call at yesterday's matinee of Aladdin on Broadway, Jasmine and the Prince of Thieves had taken 1,001 Arabian Flights on the show's iconic magic carpet. In celebration of the musical's 1,001st performance since opening on Broadway, the cast was presented with a special cake.
Based on the 1992 Disney animated film, Aladdin opened at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theatre 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 "Friend Like Me" and 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).