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Frozen musical

Disney to take Frozen musical on the road

Frozen, Disney’s latest Broadway musical has earned a handful of Tony nominations, and many sold out performances. Theater observers will not be surprised to learn Disney Theatrical will take the show on the road on a North American tour. The tour will launch in the… Read More »Disney to take Frozen musical on the road

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

Bedknobs and Broomsticks Musical launching in Chicago

There’s this fake movie poster going around that makes it look Disney is remaking a Bedknobs and Broomsticks movie with Kate Winslet in the role once held by Angela Lansbury. A quick trip to Snopes reveals it’s just a fan-made movie poster, not a real… Read More »Bedknobs and Broomsticks Musical launching in Chicago

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