|Adam Jacobs as Aladdin, Photo by Deen Van Meer|
One of my favourite memories of the Seattle production of Aladdin was being fortunate enough to interview many of the principal cast members of the show. When it was announced that Aladdin would be coming to Broadway I always hoped that I'd be able to do that again and tonight I'm extremely happy and honoured to be able to present an interview with Aladdin himself, Adam Jacobs!
Thanks for agreeing to do this again, I can't believe it's been over three years since we last did this for the Seattle Pilot!
Last time we did an interview you were in the middle of rehearsing for Seattle, so that seems like a good place to start. What was that production like to be a part of and how did you approach the character of Aladdin?
|Adam Jacobs as Zorro, Photo by Grey Mooney|
When did you first learn that Aladdin might be heading to Broadway, how did you come to be involved with the production, and what was it like to get that call saying you'd got the part?
|Adam Jacobs as Aladdin, Photo by Cylla Von Tiedemann|
In our previous interview, you spoke about your pre-show routine for playing Simba (in The Lion King), what’s your pre-show routine like for Aladdin?
|"High Adventure", Photo by Adam Jacobs|
And finally, what's your favorite show and why?
Adam, once again, thank you so much for doing this interview. It was incredible getting to see you bring Aladdin to life earlier this year, I wish you all the best.
In addition to Adam Jacobs, I just want to say a big thank you to Disney Theatrical for arranging this interview for me.
Adam Jacobs is currently playing the title role in Disney's Aladdin at the New Amsterdam Theatre, New York. Tickets are currently on sale through to January 2015 and can be purchased from the show's official website. If you want to know more about Adam make sure you check out his website.