For fans of Jonathan Freeman this might be old news but Aladdin fans who don’t track the careers of the voice actors that closely this is news. The voice of the evil wizard Jafar, Jonathan Freeman, just joined the Broadway cast of Mary Poppins as Admiral Boom and Bank Chairman Read the article at Broadway World
The Musical Sing A Long is the annual closing event of the Uitmarkt, many culture shows and stuff are previewed throughout Amsterdam in the last weekend of August. It marks the start of a cultural season that lasts until June the next year. On the Musical Sing A Long big and small musical productions are previewed that will open soon and often a sample of an running musical is also preformed.
In Disney Sing A Long 4 major Dutch musical artists from 3 generations will sing the hits from Disney musicals like The Lion King, Beauty and the Beast and Aladdin.
Last nights preview included a short sample of Stanley Burleson and Casey Francisco singing A Whole New World.
Alan Menken warms the Brits up for Sister Act the musical. Alan teamed up yet again with Glenn Slater (Home on the Range, Mermaid musical). Based on the book by Cheri and Bill Steinkellner and inspired by the boxoffice hit with Whoopi Goldberg from 1992. The show is directed by Peter Schneider former President of Feature Animation for The Walt Disney Company and partly resposible for the Golden 90s films.