Currently available digitally and in-theater, the Aladdin Original Broadway Cast Recording is set for physical release by Walt Disney Records today, June 17.
The cast recording was produced by Alan Menken, Michael Kosarin, Frank Filipetti and Chris Montan and executive produced by Kurt Deutsch.
Aladdin stars Adam Jacobs (Aladdin), Courtney Reed (Jasmine), Jonathan Freeman (Jafar) and recent Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart (Genie) will be signing CDs at the Barnes & Noble Citigroup Center location (160 East 54th at Third) on Friday, June 20th from 3:00 p.m. to 4:30 p.m.
Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, Aladdin features music by Tony Award and eight-time Oscar winner Alan Menken (Beauty and the Beast, Newsies, Sister Act), 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 three-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).
This new production features a full score, including the Oscar and Grammy-winning hit “A Whole New World,” and four other cherished songs from the film and multi Grammy-winning original motion picture soundtrack.
The cast album also includes four Menken/Beguelin songs written especially for the stage and three Menken/Ashman songs that were cut from the original film, plus exclusive bonus content created especially for the album.
Disney’s Aladdin, the Tony Award-winning new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opened to critical acclaim on March 20th, 2014 at Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre and went on to receive 24 major theatrical award nominations.
The Aladdin Original Broadway Cast Recording will be available in physical format wherever music is sold and in-theater at http://www.aladdinthemusicalstore.com.