Meet the cast of Disney Princess – The Concert as a quartet of Broadway and television stars celebrate the music from every Disney Princess in an unforgettable show, alongside their magical Music Director and enchanting Prince. Catch the shows in MANILA on November 18 & 19, 3PM & 8PM at the Samsung Performing Arts Theater, CEBU on November 22, 8PM at the Waterfront Hotel Cebu City and DAVAO on November 21, 8PM at the SMX Convention Center Davao. Presented by Disney Concerts and Wilbros Live.
Anneliese van der Pol is a TV icon of the millennial generation, known for portraying ‘Chelsea Daniels,’ Raven-Symoné’s best friend, on Disney Channel’s record-breaking series, That’s So Raven and Raven’s Home. On Broadway, Anneliese was the final actress to play ‘Belle’ in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast alongside Donny Osmond, when it closed at The Lunt-Fontanne Theatre in 2007. Most recently, she’s been having a blast touring the US (and world!) with Disney Princess – The Concert!
Aisha Jackson was last seen on Broadway as ‘Snow White’ in the Britney Spears musical Once Upon a One More Time. Previously, during her run in Disney’s Frozen on Broadway, she made history as the first Black woman to portray the role of ‘Anna.’ Additional Broadway credits include Paradise Square, Beautiful: The Carole King Musical, and Waitress. Aisha is a true advocate for change, equity, and inclusion on Broadway, and hopes to continue creating roles for Black women to shine and lead, because representation matters.
Krysta Rodriguez has proven herself to be a versatile actress of both stage and screen. A veteran of nine Broadway shows, Rodriguez most recently starred as ‘Cinderella’ in Into the Woods (on Broadway and in Los Angeles) and originated the role of ‘Wednesday’ in The Addams Family. Her past roles include originating ‘Ilse’ in the critically acclaimed revival of Spring Awakening, ‘Casey’ in First Date opposite Zachary Levi, and Disney heroine ‘Megara’ in the world premiere stage adaptation of the beloved animated film Hercules. Additional Broadway credits include the original companies of In the Heights, Spring Awakening, A Chorus Line (revival) and Good Vibrations.
Steffanie Leigh made her Broadway debut as the title role in Disney’s Mary Poppins. She went on to originate the roles of Liane d’Exelmans in Gigi and the iconic supermodel Dorian Leigh in War Paint, starring Patti LuPone and Christine Ebersole. Her international and regional credits include Venus in Fur at Singapore Repertory Theatre, Gods of Comedy at The Old Globe and McCarter Theatre, and Passion at Signature Theatre for which she received a Helen Hayes Award nomination for her portrayal of ‘Clara.’
Adam J. Levy is currently in Broadway’s Moulin Rouge and was last seen in the first national tour of Waitress. His New York and regional credits include Fiddler on the Roof, The Light in the Piazza, A Chorus Line, Hairspray, Lysistrata Jones, and Merrily We Roll Along. He has sung with symphony orchestras across the US, including the National Symphony Orchestra at the Kennedy Center, the LA Phil at the Hollywood Bowl, and the New York Philharmonic at Lincoln Center.
Benjamin Rauhala is one of the Broadway community’s most trusted music directors and collaborators. He is the music supervisor, co-creator, and on-stage host of Disney Princess – The Concert, which has been thrilling audiences internationally since October of 2021. He worked as an arranger on the opening numbers of the 2022 and 2023 Tony Awards as well as the 2023 BAFTA Film Awards for Academy Award winner Ariana DeBose, with whom he has collaborated closely since 2012. Rauhala has toured the world since 2014 as the music director for Jeremy Jordan, the Tony-nominated star of Broadway’s Newsies, and in 2020, he was named ‘Best Musical Director’ at the Broadway World Cabaret Awards.
Disney Princess – The Concert will include songs like “How Far I’ll Go,” “A Whole New World,” “Just Around the Riverbend,” “Part of Your World,” “Almost There,” “Let It Go” and more!
Tickets are available at TicketWorld.com.ph and TicketWorld outlets for MANILA shows, and SMTickets.com and SM Tickets outlets for CEBU and DAVAO shows. For more information, follow @WilbrosLive on social media.