(FOX 2) - Two actors from Aladdin on Broadway joined The Nine to talk about the production and how they scored their roles in the classic. Watch in the video player above.
Erik Hernandez, who holds the role of Shop Owner, was born and raised in Royal Oak, attended Shrine Catholic Schools and his family still resides in Royal Oak. Professionally, Erik has a BFA from (CCM) University of Cincinnati. Korie Lee Blossey, who has the role of Standby Genie/Sultan, is from Bay City, Michigan and now resides in New York City. He was last seen at Tuacahn Amphitheatre in Disney's Tarzan.
The hit Broadway musical will begin performances at the Detroit Opera House on December 12, 2018 for a limited engagement through January 13, 2019.
Tickets for Aladdin start at $25, which includes the facility fee, and can be purchased online at www.broadwayindetroit.com or www.ticketmaster.com, and by phone at 800-982-2787. Tickets are also available for purchase at the Fisher Theatre and Detroit Opera House box offices.