Disney ‘Aladdin’ Cast Members Adam Jacobs & Courtney Reed Staying on Broadway Til 2017

By James Knight J.knight@classicalite.com | Mar 20, 2016 11:00 AM EDT

Your wish has come true. Several of the original cast members of Disney's Aladdin are sticking around Broadway for another year. That is one more year for fans to see Adam Jacobs, Jonathan Freeman, James Monroe Iglehart, Courtney Reed and all the rest of your favorites.

You never had friends like the cast of Aladdin. The main cast of Aladdin of the Musical will be sticking around Agrabah for another year.

The stars staying on to until 2017 include (via Theatermania):

Adam Jacobs (Aladdin), Jonathan Freeman (Jafar), James Monroe Iglehart (Genie), Courtney Reed (Jasmine), Brian Gonzales (Babkak), Clifton Davis (Sultan), and Don Darryl Rivera (Iago).

Other cast members staying on include:

Steel Burkhardt (Kassim) and James Moye (standby Jafar/Sultan).

 New cast members include Brad Weinstock as Omar and Major Attaway as the standby for Genie/Babkak/Sultan.

Based on the iconic animated Disney film of the same name, Aladdin features music written by by Alan Menken, Howard Ashman, and Tim Rice with a book and additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin.

Aladdin is playing at the New Amsterdam Theatre,214 West 42nd Street, New York, NY 10036. For more information please visit http://www.aladdinthemusical.com/.

What do you think about the cast staying on for anther year? Have you gotten the chance to Aladdin on Broadway yet? Will you be going again? Let us know your thoughts on the subjects in the comments section at the bottom of the page. While you are at it, be sure to let us know your favorite song from the show.

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