Farris Youth Theatre presents ‘Aladdin Jr.’ this weekend

In a tune-up Wednesday for this weekend’s performances, the cast of “Aladdin Jr.” went through the closing number several times. Pictured are Aladdin, played by Adam Goodman, and Genie, portrayed by Lydia Donaldson. The musical adaptation of the popular Disney film opens with a 7 p.m. show on Friday, then continues with shows on Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. (Photo by David Knopf/Richmond News)

On Friday at 7 p.m., the Farris Youth Theatre Company, formerly known as the Farris All Stars, will present the first of three performances of the musical “Aladdin Jr.”

Performances continue Saturday at 7 p.m. and Sunday with a 2 p.m. matinee. General admission tickets will be sold at the door.

The musical is a stage adaptation of the 1992 Disney film, including the popular songs “A Whole New World” and “Friend Like Me”.

Cast members include: Narrator 1 –Jenny Corwin; Narrator 2 – Elizabeth Ethetton; Narrator 3 – Isabella Rogers; Narrator 4 – Mikayla Green; Narrator 5 – Kylie Phipps; Aladdin – Adam Goodman; Genie – Lydia Donaldson; Jasmine – Kaelyn Coldwell; Jafar – Niall Sause; Iago – Maggie Sause; Sultan – Michael Schladweiler; Razoul – Daniel Nielsen; Prince formerly known as “The Artist” (non-speaking) – Daniel Nielsen; Attendants for the Prince formerly known as “The Artist”, Callie Anderson, Taylor Coffer; Guard – Austin Clock; Prince Dadhu’ Rahn-Rahn (non speaking) – Austin Clock; Attendants for Prince Dahdu’ Rahn-Rahn, Kallie Yarbro, Lexi Roberson;

Guard – Kaela Anderson; Prince Baba of Ganoush (non-speaking) – Kaela Anderson; Attendants for Prince Baba of Ganoush, Loree Valentine, Emilee Hendricks; Magic Carpet – Kylie Phipps and Mikayla Green; Townsperson – Breanna Miller; Girl (in song “One Jump Ahead”) – Breanna Miller; Baker – Emily Harris; Ensemble and Townspeople – Carlie Holmes, Kallie Yarbro, Morgan Houston, Callie Anderson, Reba Wilson, Taylor Coffer, Izzie Lundholm, Emily Harris, Loree Valentine, Breanna Miller, Lexi Roberson, Emile Hendricks.

Technical crew includes:  Lights – Jonathan Hooks, Logan Watts; Sound – Sean Sause.

– David Knopf/Richmond News

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