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Tuesday, September 23, 2014

"Aladdin" Cast Interview #2

   It’s time for more interviews with the young and talented cast of the musical Disney's Aladdin, Jr., which takes the stage this coming Friday, Saturday and Sunday at Huntington's Renaissance Theatre.
   Today  let’s hear from two of the show’s leads – Lily Browning, who plays the parrot Iago, and Dean Neal, who plays the Sultan:
Q: Tell us about the story of "Aladdin."
Dean:  Disney's Aladdin Jr. is about a Princess who has to be married and her father tries to chose her groom and she wants to marry someone she actually loves.

Lily: It's about a poor boy who falls in love with a princess. There is an evil villain who tries to get in his way.

Q: What's your favorite song or part in the show?

Lily: Friend Like Me,” because it's a loud and exciting song.

Dean: My favorite part of the show is when I lead the ceremony of Jasmine's wedding.

Q: Why would you recommend this show to our readers?

I highly recommend this show to viewers of all ages. It will for sure keep your attention and have you singing along to one of everyone's favorite Disney movies.

Lily: Because it is funny, romantic and an exciting show that you will love!

Q: Have you enjoyed working on "Aladdin?"

Lily: Yes, I love it, because you meet a lot of great people and I just love acting.

Dean: I have enjoyed this show so much, I really like musicals because I love to act and sing and I get to do both in this play.

   Thanks, Lily and Dean!

   The stage musical Disney’s Aladdin, Jr. will be presented by First Stage Theatre Company at the Renaissance Theatre (the old Huntington High School) at 900 8th Street.

   Shows will be presented on Friday, Sept. 26 at 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Sept. 27 at 2:30 p.m. and 7:30 p.m., and Sunday, Sept. 28 at 2:30 p.m. Tickets are $8 for children and senior citizens and $12 for adults.

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