Muny Assembles Magical Cast
For Its Premiere Of Disney's Aladdin (
July 5 - 13) -
The Muny announced today principal casting for the third show of its 94th season, Disney’s Aladdin (July 5-13), directed by Gary Griffin, and choreographed by Alex Sanchez.
Tony® Nominees Robin de Jesus and John Tartaglia star as Aladdin and the Genie, respectively. Joining them will be Jason Graae as Omar, Curtis Holbrook as Iago, Francis Jue as Kassim, Eddie Korbich as Babkak, Samantha Massell as Jasmine, Ken Page as the Sultan, and Thom Sesma as Jafar.
Based on the Disney film by the same name, Aladdin features a book by Chad Beguelin, music by Alan Menken, and lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, with additional lyrics by Chad Beguelin. The Disney film was written by Ron Clements, John Musker, Ted Elliott & Terry Rossio, and directed & produced by Ron Clements & Jon Musker.
"We are thrilled to produce this enchanting new musical on our grand stage," commented Executive Producer Mike Isaacson. "I can't wait for this amazing group of actors to work with Gary and Alex to create Muny magic for our audience."