'Growin Up Broadway' Chats with Disney's 'Aladdin' Star Michael James Scott


On the latest edition of 'Growin' Up Broadway' Tim Mcdonald and SJ Arnegger catch up on all the latest Broadway news and industry initiatives. New this week we learn about the "You Can't Stop the Beat" virtual production sponsored by Music Theatre International and iHeartRadio Broadway. To learn more about how you can get involved in this initiative visit mtishows.com.

Tim and SJ catch up with Broadway and Disney's Aladdin star Michael James Scott. Michael gives us and update on how he and his husband are dealing with social distancing in Los Angeles. Michael talks about his journey to Broadway and how he trained with some of the biggest theatre legends through the Broadway Theatre Project based in Tampa, Florida. Michael also gives our listeners some insight on how he performs 8 shows a week as the high energy Genie in Disney's Aladdin on Broadway.

Finally, Tim and SJ chat with theatre educator Christie Jeter on her Helper Gram project, through Jeter Backyard Theatre, as a direct response to the COVID-19 crisis.

Check it out in the player above.