Disney and the team behind the original Broadway production of “Hamilton” announced today that a filmed version of the stage production, featuring members of the original cast, would be released to Disney’s streaming service, Disney+, on July 3, 2020. Lin-Manuel Miranda, Jeffrey Seller and Thomas… Read More »Disney+ to stream hit-musical “Hamilton” before release to movie theaters
Millions of fans around the globe got to know Lin-Manuel Miranda through his groundbreaking musical “Hamilton.” Miranda has discussed bringing a filmed version of the musical into movie theaters in the past and even went so far as to make recordings with the original cast… Read More »Disney secures rights to movie version of Hamilton stage musical
Over the holiday break Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award Winner Lin-Manuel Miranda made a return trip to Aladdin on Broadway. Disney provided this photo of Miranda meeting backstage with cast members Jacob Gutierrez and his former In the Heights co-star Arielle Jacobs. I love this… Read More »Lin-Manuel Miranda pays visit to Aladdin on Broadway cast.
As is our habit with Disney films, we like to stick around through the end credits, you never know who or what you might see. On Mary Poppins Returns we were left pondering why Jay Leno was among those thanked by the film’s creators. This… Read More »Finally an answer to why Jay Leno is thanked in Mary Poppins Returns credits
Take 12 minutes of your day and watch this video where late night host James Corden (Disney fans know him from “Into the Woods” where he played the baker) is joined by Emily Blunt (aka Mary Poppins who was in “Into the Woods” with Corden)… Read More »James Corden has a Musical Role Call for the ages with Emily Blunt and Lin-Manuel Miranda
Disney’s “Mary Poppins Returns” is an ambitious project from the Mouse House. The original movie was such a huge success, Walt Disney was able to leverage the profits from the film to start building his Project X, the idea that would become EPCOT and then… Read More »Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns is practically perfect, in nearly every way
Lin-Manuel Miranda, currently on the big screen as Jack in Disney’s Mary Poppins Returns, received a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame yesterday. Miranda was joined by his wife Vanessa Nadal and other family members. Guest speakers at the ceremony include “Weird Al” Yankovic… Read More »Lin-Manuel Miranda receives star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame
If you had a time machine to go back to my childhood room you would see a small record player and on that would be the Mary Poppins soundtrack from Walt Disney Records. I played the songs over and over again until I had memorized… Read More »Mary Poppins Returns soundtrack features new songs and loving tributes to the original