On Monday, Nov. 20, Saks Fifth Avenue will debut its iconic New York holiday windows and 10-story-tall theatrical light show in true fairytale fashion. To celebrate the 80th anniversary of Disney’s Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs. Sofia Carson, the multi-talented actress, star of Disney’s… Read More »Disney and Saks Fifth Avenue celebrate Snow White in this year’s special Holiday Window Display
While Disney’s two newer large ships are busy in the high profit region of the Bahamas, Disney Cruise Line is preparing to send its two original ships, Magic and Wonder, off to exciting ports for some much in-demand return trips. We just learned which ports… Read More »Disney Cruise Line sets 2016 ports for Wonder and Magic
When you think of Disney in Times Square, NYC. the company wants you to think of this
But what a large portion of the 1.4 million tourists that pass through Times Square see every week is this
It’s not a good situation. A half-decade or so ago in New York, there was just an occasional Mickey Mouse hanging out near the ABC studios trying not to look bored, a few years ago Elmo joined in the fun, but now there’s dozens of these costumed characters (often many duplicates of the same characters) just hanging out hoping that someone will give them a tip after posing for a picture with them.
The great production of Newsies The Musical on Broadway continues to provide amazing access to the behind the scenes life of its cast and crew while putting on the very popular show. This latest video features Andrew Keenan-Bolger, whom you may remember from playing Chip… Read More »Newsies – Behind The Scenes on Opening Night
Disney Theatrical and Seattle’s 5th Avenue theater have been workshopping a Broadway scale stage musical production of Aladdin. It’s moving into its final nights of dress rehearsal preparing for a July 7th bow and the stakes are high. Depending on how well Seattle’s audiences receive… Read More »Aladdin moves closer to opening night in Seattle’s 5th Avenue Theater
Disney’s The Lion King just celebrated its 5,462nd performance last night and climbed the charts to become the seventh longest running show on Broadway. That move bumps Disney Theatrical’s inaugural show, Beauty and The Beast, down to eighth. Raise your hand if you’d like to see Disney bring Beauty back to the stage.
Fans of Disney’s Broadway shows will be happy to learn that Disney is now testing new flexible tickets for their shows. If you have tickets for either The Lion King or Marry Poppins and can’t make it for any reason you can reschedule for another show before March 10th. Be sure to check with Disney theatrical if certain exclusions and restrictions apply to you, I’ve included the full press release is below the jump:
The idea to bring Disney’s 1992 film Newsies to the great white way has been floating around practically since the film was released. The rumors kicked into high gear recently with the rise of Kenny Ortega’s star, tied to the High School Musical money machine.… Read More »Can Newsies Musical become King of New York?
I know we’ve had a lot of coverage of The Disney Store here on the blog recently. However, it’s a great location and a good showcase for the Walt Disney Company right on the modern day equivalent of Main Street USA, aka Times Square NYC. Therefore, I think it deserves some attention. Yesterday morning Mayor Bloomberg joined Disney Characters, celebrities and top Disney executives to “Unlock Imagination” and officially open the doors of largest Disney Store in North America.
There was a celebrity filled parade, a few performances, and, of course, a dedication ceremony. More details on that and photos are below the cut: