Aladdin was played on Broadway by Adam Jacobs, Jasmine by Courtney Reed, and the Genie by James Monroe Iglehart. The music was composed by Alan Menken, and the lyrics were written Howard Ashman, Tim Rice and Chad Beguelin, who also wrote the book.
The Broadway production received mixed to positive reviews. Critics liked the Magic Carpet ride that occurs after the Intermission. Thom Grier of Entertainment Weekly gave the show a "B" and said, "Overall, this is one of the better Disney stage musicals, complete with several eye-popping production numbers... "
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