musicals

  • Clips of Newsies Stage Musical Production
    Clips of Newsies Stage Musical Production

    Disney Theatrical and The Paper Mill Playhouse has released a short video with clips of the stage musical production of Newsies. Production runs through Oct 16th. Read our previous Newsies coverage. Below the jump catch a video of the cast backstage at ABC’s The View.

  • Newsies Star Turns To Life Of Crime (on Broadway)
    Newsies Star Turns To Life Of Crime (on Broadway)

    At night Jeremy Jordan is currently staring as Jack Kelly in the stage musical production of Disney’s Newsies at the Paper Mill Theater. During the day Jordan is leading the life of a criminal on the run in rehearsals for the stage production of Bonnie & Clyde. That’s a busy…

  • Newsies Moves Closer to Live Stage Production
    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 the movie to the stage, while adding in songs, fresh…

  • Disney Theatrical Now Offering Group Workshops
    Disney Theatrical Now Offering Group Workshops

    File this under learn something new every day. Disney Theatrical just posted this video advertising their Group Workshop experience. I would have killed, or at least seriously maimed, for an experience like that as a kid. Groups of 15 or more can get discounts on seats to a Disney show…

  • Don’t Write Off Tarzan The Musical Just Yet
    Don’t Write Off Tarzan The Musical Just Yet

    A critical failure and box office weakling Disney’s Tarzan The Musical lasted just over a year on Broadway. However, fans of Disney’s story should not give up hope. A new version of the play is being worked on up the coast in Boston. The North Shore Musical theater is premiering…

  • A Look at the Current Standing of Disney on Broadway
    A Look at the Current Standing of Disney on Broadway

    John recently posted about the announcement of the Walt Disney Company’s second quarter profits. At the end of the post, he asked where readers would like to see the company go in the future. I started writing a comment, but it was rapidly turning into a book. To answer the…

  • Dumbo heading to Broadway?
    Dumbo heading to Broadway?

    Of all the Disney Animated classics, Dumbo has the most ‘Song of the South’ moments. The crows and a drunk elephant are not what I would call ‘classic Disney’. And yet, they do make for two of the most powerful moments of the film. The most powerful, of course, is…

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