NEW YORK, Jan. 21 (UPI) -- "Aladdin the Musical" is to begin preview performances on Broadway next month, producers announced.
The stage adaptation of the classic 1992 animated movie is to begin at the New Amsterdam Theatre Feb. 26, with an opening day set for March 20.
"Aladdin" recently played a limited pre-Broadway engagement at Toronto's Ed Mirvish Theatre.
The musical stars Adam Jacobs in the title role, Courtney Reed as Jasmine and James Monroe Iglehart as Genie. Jonathan Freeman, who lent his voice to Jafar in the movie, plays the character in the stage musical.