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Jacksonville 'theater kid' returns home with 'Aladdin'

Deen Van Meer
via Florida Times-Union
Joshua Kenneth Allen Johnson, lower right with cake, returns to Jacksonville in "Aladdin."

When Joshua Kenneth Allen Johnson steps onto the stage at Jacksonville's Moran Theater in January, it won't be his first time.

Johnson is an ensemble player and understudy with the touring version of "Aladdin" that comes to Jacksonville for eight shows Jan. 10-15.

"Being back on that stage will be so special because the last time I was on it, I graduated," said Johnson, who attended Jacksonville's Douglas Anderson School of the Arts and, indeed, graduated on the same stage.

Read the rest of this story at the Florida Times-Union, a WJCT News partner.