Friday, 12 December 2014

Steel Burkhardt is Aladdin's New Kassim

Disney Theatrical announced this week that Steel Burkhardt is to return to Broadway as Aladdin's new Kassim.

Steel is a graduate of Baldwin Wallace and most recently starred in this year's off-Broadway production of Shakespeare's Much Ado About Nothing.  He last appeared on Broadway as Berger in the 2011 revival of Hair (a role he had previously played in London's West End and on the US National Tour) and other stage credits include Murder Ballad, Guys and Dolls, Kiss Me Kate and Jesus Christ Superstar.

Steel will take his first bow as Kassim on Monday December 22nd 2014.

Congratulations Steel, and welcome to the Aladdin family!  I wish you a long and happy run in Aladdin and look forward to seeing you bring Kassim to life when I see the show again next year.

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