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After 30 Years, Original Jafar Bidding Adieu to “Aladdin” Role

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The name Jonathan Freeman should be etched in the walls of Disney Villan history. After bringing the conniving Jafar to life for Disney’s 1992 Animated Classic Aladdin, Freeman continued to voice the evil vizier. Then, he became one of the few actors to bring an animated character to life in person, by accepting the role of Jafar in Disney’s Broadway ...

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Disney Favorites Who Would Have Made Awesome Villains

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From the very beginning Walt Disney productions have been known for showcasing heroic and villainous characters alike. When we see one of the bad guys yielding what appears to be an unlimited source of power, which is of course intended for purely evil purposes, we find ourselves trembling. On the flip side, we breathe a sigh of relief when a ...

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Broadway’s ‘Aladdin’ Cast Honors Educators in a Unique Singalong

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Broadway fans or musical theater fans are probably already familiar with the Disney Broadway shows Frozen, The Lion King, and Aladdin, which are all based on their respective animated Disney movies. Ever since the Broadway shows made their emotionally-moving returns to the stage after the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, the shows have continued to face COVID-19 obstacles like canceled performances due to positive ...

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Disney Baddies Who Turned Good

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From the wickedest of evil villains to those misunderstood, misbehaving but otherwise harmless antagonists that annoy us so, Disney characters usually take a distinguished side for being either for or against what’s good and what isn’t. Over the years however, we have seen many demonstrations of certain characters in Disney films shifting form their former antagonistic ways to those that ...

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COVID Closes Down Broadway’s ‘Aladdin’ and ‘Frozen’ Again

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For the fourth time, the Aladdin musical on Broadway has unfortunately been closed down by COVID-19–and Broadway’s Frozen musical has just been closed down for the second time. Earlier this week, it had been announced that Aladdin had more positive COVID cases and would be canceling its December 19 shows at The New Amsterdam Theatre. It wasn’t long before an additional ...

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COVID Closes Down Broadway’s ‘Aladdin’ Again

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Earlier this year, Broadway performers and Broadway audiences were thrilled and moved by the emotional return of Broadway’s shows–particularly Disney Broadway shows including The Lion King, Frozen, and Aladdin. The lead performers in the three Disney Broadway shows even performed together on The View in a beautiful medley of their show’s iconic songs (the unique mix of Broadway performances featured Caroline Bowman as Elsa ...

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Disney Fans Will Love This Fantastical New Adventure

Although many Disney fans or Marvel fans’ favorite medium for Disney entertainment is Disney’s animated movies, there are plenty of Disney books that can be equally enjoyable–and there’s also plenty of books from outside the Disney or Marvel realm that can provide you with entertainment! These days, fantasy adventures have expanded in a very big way, with everything from middle-grade ...

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The “Purrfect” List of Disney’s Coolest Cats

Which Disney Cat Are You?

Did you know that October 29th just happens to be National Cat Day? And as any diehard Disney fan can tell you, cats of all sorts have played pretty important roles in countless Disney films over the years. We acknowledge that there have been a couple of bad kitties along the way with some notorious examples being Lucifer from Cinderella, ...

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Frozen Performers Unite From Around the World For A Unique Performance

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If you’ve been following Disney’s Broadway shows, then you probably already know that Broadway is back in force with showings of Frozen, The Lion King, and Aladdin! To celebrate, the cast of Frozen brought viewers a “special surprise”. Frozen’s Broadway performers Caroline Bowman and Caroline Innerbichler released a teaser of the “surprise” yesterday (see it directly below), hinting that it ...

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BREAKING: COVID Cases Close Down Broadway’s Aladdin Again

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Earlier this week, the cast of Disney’s Aladdin was finally back on stage for the musical’s opening night on Broadway. The Lion King, Aladdin, and Frozen were all making joyful returns, and the casts’ members all expressed their excitement in an interview with D23 earlier this September. There was even a unique and emotional performance on The View Wednesday morning, ...

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