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Drama Club to present ‘Aladdin’ in April

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The Broadalbin-Perth High School Drama Club will present “Aladdin Jr.” the first week of April, and set-building and dance rehearsals are under way.

Based on the iconic animated film, Disney’s “Aladdin Jr.” takes audiences soaring on a flying carpet ride filled with romance and adventure. When the street rat, Aladdin, vies for the attention of the beautiful princess, Jasmine, he uses a genie’s magic power to become a prince so he can marry her. The characters you know from the movie — Iago, Jafar, the Genie and more — are in this musical adventure filled with magic, mayhem and the power of love.

The shows will run at 6:30 p.m. Thursday, Friday and Saturday, April 6, 7 and 8 and 1 p.m. Sunday, April 9, in the Margaret Robin Blowers Auditorium.

Reserved seating for adults (13 and older) is $9 and $8 for children and seniors. General seating for adults is $8 and $7 for children and seniors. More information on ticket sales will be posted in the weeks leading up to the show.

Here’s a list of who’s doing what and playing which roles in the B-P production.

Production Team

Student Director – Maddy Bollart

Chorus Coach – Alex Wagner

Dance Captain – Ashton Fariello

Choreographers – Michelle Shlomovich, Mallory Jennings, Kassy Cassella

Stage Manager – Cristian Hill

Assistant Stage Manager/Technical Manager – Noah Scott

Set Manager – Jillian Gorzycki

Co-Directors – Rita Swatt and Michael Ott

Production Manager – Kathy Tambasco

Vocal Director – Wendy Adamkoski-Boltash

The Cast

Aladdin – Ben Hitrick

Jasmine – Lexus Makarowsky and Jordyn Sassanella (alternating nights)

Genie – Connor Brooks

Jafar – CJ Hughes

Iago – Maddy Bollart

Sultan – Grace Miller

Babkak – Aaric Montenaro

Kassim – Brayden Jeffords

Omar – Jordan Perna

Peddler – Brayden Jeffords

Gazeem – Ashton Fariello

Narrators – Carley Nolan, Erika Pitcher, Jackson Rogers, Michelle Shlomovich, Ricky Kaufman

Magic Carpet – Mallory Jennings

Razoul – Kassy Cassella

Guards – Emily Bush and Julia Zajaceskowski

Jasmine’s Attendants – Caitlin Murray, Christina Fedullo, Mackenzie Makarowsky

Abu – Alex Wagner

Prince Baba of Ganoush – Matthew Uhlinger

Prince Dahdu Rahn-Rahn – Gavyn Mutz

The Prince formerly known as “The Artist” – Teresa Spucches

Understudies:

Aladdin – Brayden Jeffords

Genie – CJ Hughes

Jafar – Jackson Rogers

Iago – Emily Bush

Sultan – Ricky Kaufman

Babkak/Kassim/Omar – Ashton Fariello

Peddler – Carley Nolan

Magic Carpet – Ashton Fariello

Abu – Christina Fedullo

Razoul – Julia Zajaceskowski