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The Hunchback of Notre Dame musical extends its run before the curtain even rises.

It doesn’t even open until October 26, but the U.S. Premiere of Disney’s The Hunchback of Notre Dame musical has had its performance extended by a week to December 14. The La Jolla Playhouse is hosting first American appearance of … Continue reading

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Videopolis: Nick Pitera covers “I see the Light” from Disney’s Tangled

Today’s videopolis is one I missed from January. Nick Pitera, whom I just highlighted doing his One Man Newsies Tribute, but early this year he released his cover version of “I See The Light” from Disney’s Tangled. It’s one of … Continue reading

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Disney’s Newsies To Have Limited Run on Broadway

Due to popular demand and critical acclaim, Disney Theatrical will bring Newsies, the breakout new American musical, to Broadway in New York City! Following its critically-hailed run at Paper Mill Playhouse earlier this fall, the show will play the Nederlander … Continue reading

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Newsies – Stage Musical Enters Previews

Newsies, a new stage musical from Disney Theatrical, has officially started ‘previews’ at the Paper Mill Playhouse. This is a day many thought would never come. Newsies, the movie, has had a huge cult following who could be heard begging … Continue reading

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Newsies Moves Closer to Live Stage Production

Disney cult classic Newsies, about newsboys who wage a labor strike in 1890s New York, is being worked into a stage musical by composer Alan Menken, lyricist Jack Feldman, choreographer Christopher Gattelli, and librettist Harvey Fierstein. Together they are adapting … Continue reading

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