Category Archives: Musicals

Newsies Fan Week

Disney’s Newsies was only supposed to have a 100 day run on Broadway, but it’s now been playing more than 5 times that long. Everyone at the production will tell you could not have done it without the support of … Continue reading

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Disney Rolls Film on Into the Woods All-Star Musical

I’ve long looked forward to a movie musical production of Stephen Sondheim’s “Into the Woods;” however, I did not expect Disney to be the studio to take it on. The subject matter does feature familiar Disney territory of fairytales, but … Continue reading

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Composing the Theme Song for ‘Mickey and the Magical Map’

Disneyland’s newest stage show, “Mickey and the Magical Map” features several great songs from classic Disney animated films, and it introduces a completely original song for the show, “Journey to Imagination.” In this new video Adam Watts and Andy Dodd, … Continue reading

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Disney is Working on a Muppets Musical

Variety reports that Disney Theatrical has begun work on a live Broadway musical starring The Muppets. A 15-minute “elaborate presentation” already took place May 31 in near-secrecy at the New Amsterdam Theater—a “test of concept”, according to division president Thomas … Continue reading

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Rafiki atop the Sydney Opera House

Disney’s The Lion King musical has made its way down under. To help promote the occasion, they placed Buyisile Zama in her role as Rafiki atop the Sydney Opera House. Here’s the inspiring video: They actually did a whole video … Continue reading

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