Interview With TONY winner James Monroe Iglehart and Adam Jacobs, Stars of Aladdin on Broadway–DD012
Join James Monroe Iglehart and Adam Jacobs, the stars of Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway. James plays the iconic role of the Genie and Adam plays the title character of Aladdin.
We talk all about the new production of Aladdin that is in New York and also geek out about the Disney company and the classic Disney movies.
Did you know that Alan Menken wrote a new song specifically for the Aladdin show that plays daily only in Disney California Adventure? “To Be Free” was completely written for the new musical version of the show that opened in 2003.
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More Specifically, In This Episode You’ll Hear:
James Monroe Iglehart:
Finally getting the role of Genie
Playing a part on Broadway
The tattoo that he got for this 30th birthday
Why he was a terrible Borders employee
James’ lucky Genie jersey that helped him through every first rehearsal
His favorite Disney character
Being featured in the D23 Magazine and not even knowing it
Giving away an Aulani vacation after trying to win it for himself
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