musicals

  • Newsies Fan Week
    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 their fans. So it’s great to see them turn around…

  • Rafiki atop the Sydney Opera House
    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 series on the casting and production of The Lion King…

  • Aladdin Musical Heading To Broadway
    Aladdin Musical Heading To Broadway

    After a record setting run at the Muny in St Louis and a similarly strong performance at Utah’s Tuacahn theater, Disney’s Aladdin – The New Stage Musical is headed to Broadway. This, at least, according to Alan Menken, who spoke at ‘Destination D’ last week in Anaheim. This version of…

  • Disney’s The Lion King Ruler of Broadway
    Disney’s The Lion King Ruler of Broadway

    Disney Theatrical’s production of “The Lion King” just surpassed “Phantom of the Opera” as the highest grossing show on Broadway. The hit musical based on the animated film, has generated a total of $853.8 million in ticket sales since opening on Broadway in 1997. They’re helped by prices averaging $55…

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