Jasmine announced for Aladdin The Musical

Arielle Jacobs: Jasmine Aladdin the Musical
Arielle Jacobs: Jasmine

Aladdin The Musical announced yesterday that Arielle Jacobs will play the role of Jasmine in the upcoming Australian production, headed to the Capitol Theatre.

The broadway actress has previously appeared as Nessarose in WICKED, Nina Rosario in In the Heights, Nina in High School Musical, and the Baker’s Wife in Into the Woods.

Arielle’s brother, Adam Jacobs, is currently appearing as Aladdin on Broadway. Knowing how proud their parents would be, Disney helped them put together a special surprise. Watch the video below to see how they learnt the news.

Casting Jasmine was the final piece in the puzzle for Aladdin Australia and Arielle completes the previously announced cast. Read More: Aladdin cast announced.

Aladdin will open in Sydney at the Capitol Theatre in August 2016. For tickets and further details visit: Aladdinthemusical.com.au.

Matt Edwards

Matt is a past owner of AussieTheatre, working as digital director from 2011 to 2019. He is also a performer, most recently appeared in the Australian tour of Mamma Mia! and previously in the Australian/NZ tour of CATS and Enda Markey's acclaimed production of Blood Brothers. As well as performing Matt keeps himself busy in the digital side of the arts working with web design agency Emptyhead Digital

Matt Edwards

One thought on “Jasmine announced for Aladdin The Musical

  • It’s a nice story Disney, but why an American casting? I am sure there would have been plenty of Australian Musical Theatre graduates that auditioned that would be suitable for this role!


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