Broadway Aladdin to Perform Live on GMA December 13

News   Broadway Aladdin to Perform Live on GMA December 13
 
The appearance will showcase newly re-staged “Friend Like Me.”
James Monroe Iglehart in Aladdin.
James Monroe Iglehart in Aladdin. Cylla von Tiedemann

The Broadway cast of Disney’s Aladdin will perform live on ABC-TV’s Good Morning America December 13, showcasing the chorus number, “Friend Like Me,” which has been re-staged for the show.

“Friend Like Me” is the number in which the Genie (Tony Award-winner James Monroe Iglehart) first shows off his supernatural abilities to Aladdin (Adam Jacobs) in a showstopping display of stage magic.

Good Morning America airs 7-9 AM ET. The number will be broadcast live from the stage of the New Amsterdam Theatre during the 8 AM hour.

Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, the show features music by Tony Award and eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, A Bronx Tale), lyrics by two-time Oscar winner Howard Ashman (Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid), three-time Tony Award and three-time Oscar winner Tim Rice (Evita, Aida) and four-time Tony Award nominee Chad Beguelin (The Wedding Singer), with a book by Beguelin, and is directed and choreographed by Tony Award winner Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon).

Aladdin is designed by seven-time Tony-winning scenic designer Bob Crowley, six-time Tony-winning lighting designer Natasha Katz, two-time Tony-winning costume designer Gregg Barnes and sound designer Ken Travis.

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