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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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Newsies Seize The Day dance tutorial

It’s not every day that the First Lady of the United States, Michelle Obama endorses your work, but Christopher Gattelli, who choreographed the dances for Disney’s Newsies on Broadway, has now had that honor. Gattelli and the cast from Newsies … Continue reading

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Disney’s Lion King 3D World Premiere

In case you’ve been under a rock (Pride Rock?) you probably know that Disney has put a shiny coat of 3D magic on the classic film, Lion King. Saturday was the world premiere of Disney’s Lion King 3D at the … Continue reading

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Troubled Tarzan Production Dooms Theater

A touring stage production of Disney’s “Tarzan” musical set to open in Atlanta and then move to San Jose has failed without raising the curtain even once. This has had unfortunate effects: The American Musical Theatre of San Jose says … Continue reading

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An Opera based on Walt Disney’s life

Famed composer Philip Glass has been comissioned to compose an Opera based on novel “The Perfect American”. That novel by Peter Stephan Jungk examines the last few months of Walt Disney’s life as seen through the eyes of a fictional … Continue reading

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