Actors Michael James Scott (Genie) and Michael Maliakel (Aladdin) take center stage with gold towers and riches in the background, and an ensemble of smiling dancers with batons before them in a showstopping scene from Aladdin on Broadway.

Cast Unveiled for Aladdin North American Tour

By Alison Stateman

The smash Broadway musical Aladdin will be hitting the road again this fall with a stellar cast.

Disney Theatrical Productions, under the direction of Thomas Schumacher, President of Disney Theatrical Productions, announced casting for the highly anticipated North American tour, which debuts in Schenectady, New York, at Proctors Theatre, from October 11 through October 23, 2022. It will go on to delight audiences in 36 cities during the 2022–2023 season, with additional cities to be announced.

The cast will feature Adi Roy as Aladdin, Marcus M. Martin as Genie, Senzel Ahmady as Jasmine, Anand Nagraj as Jafar, Aaron Choi as Iago, Sorab Wadia as Sultan, Ben Chavez as Omar, Jake Letts as Babkak, Colt Prattes as Kassim, Dwelvan David as standby Genie, Jafar, and Sultan, and J. Andrew Speas as standby Genie, Sultan, and Babkak.

Roy most recently played Phoenix in the reopening cast of Jagged Little Pill on Broadway.

(from left to right) Adi Roy, who will take on the lead role in Aladdin’s North American tour, smiles and turns toward the viewer. He wears a grey and navy striped crewneck sweater. Marcus M. Martin, a regional theater veteran, will play Genie in the North American tour of the hit Broadway musical Aladdin. Marcus faces the viewer with a broad smile and wears a maroon crew neck sweater. Senzel Ahmady, a native of the San Francisco Bay area and NYU student, is set to star as Jasmine in the North American touring production of Aladdin. She faces the viewer with a closed-mouth smile, her long, dark hair parted in the center and wears a scoop-neck white shirt.

Rounding out the cast are Alyssa Anani, Carina R. Avila, Daniel Brackett, Victoria Byrd, Edward Cuellar, Cody Hernández, D. Jerome, Joshua Kenneth Allen Johnson, Tyler Johnson-Campion, Maya Kazzaz, Brandon J. Large, Lauren Louis, Melissa Hunter McCann, Angelina Mullins, Omar Nieves, Ryan Rodiño, Cameron Sirian, Taylor Mackenzie Smith and Asten Stewart.

Aladdin, the hit musical based on the Academy Award®-winning animated film, opened on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre to critical acclaim on March 20, 2014, and quickly established itself as one of the biggest new blockbusters in recent years, breaking 14 New Amsterdam Theatre house records.

The North American tour will be one of six productions around the world, joining those currently running on Broadway and in Tokyo, the Netherlands, Mexico City, and Germany. Worldwide, Aladdin has welcomed an audience of more than 14 million people.

A previous North American tour of Casey Nicholaw’s Broadway production played 1,201 performances in 41 cities date to date, drawing more than 2.7 million people.

You can find out more about the newly imagined North American tour by clicking here.