‘Aladdin’ National Tour Begins Magic Carpet Ride in Chicago
The Oscar-winning animated Disney film “Aladdin” has been translated to the stage, and the national tour opened right here in Chicago.
Joining host Phil Ponce in discussion Thursday are Anthony Murphy, who plays the genie, and Jonathan Weir, the Chicago actor and theater professor who plays the evil Jafar.
May 2: It’s not often that an Oscar winner for best picture gets translated to the stage. “Shakespeare in Love” is getting its U.S. premiere at Chicago Shakespeare Theater.
April 13: The Pulitzer and Tony Award-winning artist talks about his new adult comedy on stage at Steppenwolf, Chicago’s theater scene and more.
April 5: Actor David Schwimmer talks television, movies and the new play he brought to Lookingglass Theatre.