It wouldn’t be nearly enough for Disney on Broadway to simply adapt Aladdin the Musical from film to play. Instead, they’ve worked hard to infuse the project with the spirit of the original at every step along the way. Not only is the play based directly on the original Aladdin movie script, complete with songs by Alan Menken, but they’ve also brought some of the original voice talent to join him in the production.
We’re speaking of Jafar, originally voiced by Jonathan Freeman and now once again played by him on Broadway. Jonathan recently spoke about his experience with Aladdin and what the process has been like bringing the play to life:
Tickets for Aladdin on Broadway are now available. Get yours today for your chance to see the original voice of Jafar bring the character to life once again.