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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

The Lion King on Broadway celebrates 20 years with free performance

Hard to believe, but 20 years have passed since Disney’s The Lion King revolutionized Broadway with its huge sets, innovative use of masks and puppets, and expanded soundtrack. The vision of director Julie Taymor and the talent artists she assembled to transfer Disney’s animated feature… Read More »The Lion King on Broadway celebrates 20 years with free performance

Meet Telly Leung – now playing Aladdin on Broadway

Broadway and TV warbler Telly Leung has officially been playing the title role in Disney’s Aladdin on Broadway since June 13 (although he was actually called into action a few days earlier). He made his Broadway debut in 2002 in the revival of Flower Drum… Read More »Meet Telly Leung – now playing Aladdin on Broadway