Adam Jacobs - Behind the Curtain

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Adam Jacobs was the original Aladdin in Disney's smash Broadway musical, with a list of other hits like Les Miserables and Something Rotten, but this docu-concert – filmed as a special one-night-only performance – explores his emotional personal journey, from growing up as a Filipino American in California to landing the role of a lifetime.




Concert Playlist

Bad Habit by Ben Platt

Can’t Take My Eyes Off You  by Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons

Disney Medley

          - Endless Night (The Lion King) by Lebo M., Hans Zimmer, Julie Taymor, and Jay Rifkin

          - Proud of Your Boy (Aladdin) by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman

          - If I Can’t Love Her (Beauty and the Beast) by Alan Menken and Tim Rice

          - Sante Fe (Newsies) by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman

          - Out There (Hunchback of Notre Dame) by Alan Menken and Stephen Schwartz

Get Here by Brenda Russell

Go The Distance (Hercules) by Alan Menken and David Zippel

He Ain’t Heavy, He’s My Brother by Bobby Scott and Bob Russell

If You Really Love Me by Stevie Wonder and Syreeta Wright

Joey, Joey, Joey (Pal Joey) by Richard Rogers and Lorenz Hart

Luck Be A Lady (Guys and Dolls) by Frank Loesser

Me and Mrs. Jones by Kenny Gamble, Leon Huff, and Cary Gilbert

Separate Ways (Worlds Apart) by Journey

She Loves Me (She Loves Me) by Jerry Bock and Sheldon Harnick

Something’s Coming (West Side Story) by Leonard Bernstein and Stephen Sondheim 

Stars (Les Miserables) by Claude-Michel Schönberg and Alain Boublil

Til I Hear You Sing (Love Never Dies) by Andrew Lloyd Webber and Glenn Slater

Why God, Why? (Miss Saigon) by Claude-Michel Schönberg, Alain Boublil and Richard Maltby Jr. 

Adam Jacobs - Behind the Curtain is available on

Blu-Ray/DVD and Streaming

Adam Jacobs is most known for originating the role of “Aladdin” in Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway for which he received a Drama Desk and Grammy nomination.  

Other Broadway credits include “Simba in The Lion King, and “Marius in Les Miserables.  Favorite regional credits include: US Premiere of Zorro at Alliance Theatre (Suzi nomination), Once On This Island at Paper Mill Playhouse, and Something Rotten at the Marriott Theatre. TV: SoundtrackChicago Med, The Bachelorette, The 68th Annual Tony AwardsGood Morning America.  Graduate of NYU Tisch School of the Arts.

 Adam’s debut solo album, Right Where I Belong featuring songs of Alan Menken, is available on iTunes and Spotify. IG/Twitter: @AdamJacobsNYC 

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