Broadway

New book explores how the Disney way changed Broadway musicals forever

Amy Osatinski has written the most well-researched and sourced history of Disney Theatrical Productions that all fans of Disney musicals will want to get their hands on. “Disney Theatrical Productions: Producing Broadway Musicals the Disney Way” is the first major work of scholarship to examine… Read More »New book explores how the Disney way changed Broadway musicals forever

Aladdin the Musical Broadway and Tour Announce New Stars

Disney Theatrical Productions has shuffled the cast of their Broadway and touring productions of Disney’s Aladdin musical. The popular musical debuted in 2014 and has been one of Broadway’s biggest earners welcoming over 10 million people so far and earning over $1 billion for its… Read More »Aladdin the Musical Broadway and Tour Announce New Stars

Disney’s The Lion King Musical celebrates 9,000 Broadway performances today

Disney’s most successful musical production continues to break new ground on Broadway. At today’s 7pm performance “The Lion King” will mark the 9,000th Broadway performance of the show. This historic milestone has been achieved by only two other shows in Broadway history. From when the… Read More »Disney’s The Lion King Musical celebrates 9,000 Broadway performances today

Bradley Gibson as Simba in The Lion King on Broadway

Disney’s three Broadway shows set records at end of 2018

Disney Theatrical Productions wrapped up 2018 with record-breaking grosses for all three of its Broadway shows, Aladdin, Frozen and The Lion King. Audiences streamed into theatres as mild-weather and double year end holiday weekends drove people out to enjoy a night on the town. Aladdin… Read More »Disney’s three Broadway shows set records at end of 2018

Susan Egan

Susan Egan reflects on 24 years of Beauty and the Beast musical

Disney’s ‘Beauty and the Beast’ opened on Broadway 24 years ago this week. It was Disney’s first stage musical adaption of a beloved animated feature film and forever changed the way Broadway looks at musicals. It ran on Broadway for 13 years and had numerous… Read More »Susan Egan reflects on 24 years of Beauty and the Beast musical