Aladdin on Broadway 5 Genies

Aladdin on Broadway Celebrates Five Years With Five Friends Straight from Agrabah

By Karina Schink

It was a night to remember—in Agrabah and in New York—as the stage of the New Amsterdam Theatre was suddenly occupied by five current and former Genies who took the stage to celebrate five years of Broadway’s Aladdin.

Tony Award® winner James Monroe Iglehart, current star Michael James Scott, tour Genie Major Attaway, and current Broadway…

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The Little Mermaid Hollywood Bowl

D23 Presale Tickets for The Little Mermaid at the Hollywood Bowl

By D23 Team

Do you wanna be where the people are? The fan-favorite The Little Mermaid at the Bowl is returning, May 17 and 18, to celebrate 30 years of this Disney classic and D23 Gold and Gold Family Members can purchase presale tickets to return “under the sea” for this special event.

The production features an all-star cast of performers including Lea…

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Ant-Man and the Wasp: Nano Battle!

7 Cool Things to Look for Inside Hong Kong Disneyland’s Latest Attraction: Ant-Man and The Wasp: Nano Battle!

By William Keck

Hong Kong Disneyland celebrated the continuing expansion of its popular Marvel-themed experiences in Tomorrowland with the opening of Ant-Man and The Wasp: Nano Battle! The storyline of this hotly anticipated attraction ties in directly to the exciting battle taking place in the adjacent (and already insanely popular) Iron Man Experience. Here’s a…

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Dumbo

No Feathers Needed—How the Dumbo VFX Team Made an Elephant Fly

By Beth Deitchman

More than 70 years ago, Mrs. Jumbo looked down at her “baby mine” for the very first time and, after one look at his expressive blue eyes, she was smitten—and so were we. Dumbo, the 1941 animated feature, has been a fan-favorite since its release, largely because of its adorable elephant protagonist who captivated us with his oversized ears…

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Dumbo

How Tim Burton and Co. Helped Dumbo Soar to New Heights

By Zach Johnson

“I never liked the circus,” Tim Burton admits, “but I like the idea of it.”

That is why Burton, a self-described “weirdo,” wanted to direct and produce the live-action reimagining of Disney’s animated classic Dumbo (in theaters March 29). Producer Ehren Kruger, who wrote the screenplay, had been a fan of the peculiar pachyderm since…

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Star Wars: Celebration

9 Can’t-Miss Moments Happening at Star Wars: Celebration

By Jocelyn Buhlman

If you’ve been on the edge of your seat waiting for Star Wars news, thank the maker, because Star Wars Celebration is just around the corner. Fans, mark your calendars for April 12–15! Whether you’re making the lightspeed jump to McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois, or following along with all the fun on social media, we’ve rounded up the…

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D23 promotional art

Check Out this Amazing Artwork from 10 Years of D23

By Jocelyn Buhlman

We’re celebrate 10 FAN-tastic years of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club all year long—which includes revisiting the history of the club that’s made for you and me. Take a look at some of the very first art ever created for D23, (and ask yourself, well, are you 23?) plus some of the other early art used to promote D23. Which is your…

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NBA Experience

Swish! NBA Experience Tips Off August 12 At Walt Disney World Resort

By Zach Johnson

Ready for some “baller” news? NBA Experience, the brand-new destination coming to Disney Springs at Walt Disney World Resort­, will officially tip off August 12, 2019. The exciting announcement was made Monday at Amway Center in Orlando, Florida, where the Orlando Magic played the Philadelphia 76ers. To celebrate, Mickey Mouse made a surprise…

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Dumbo

5 Things We Learned from Dumbo’s Cast and Filmmakers

By Tim Lammers

Seventy-eight years after the Walt Disney animated film classic Dumbo debuted in theaters, director Tim Burton and his troupe of performers are bringing a new big top spectacle to the big screen with their live-action reimagining of the flying elephant tale. Here are five things D23 learned about Dumbo from Burton, stars Danny DeVito and Colin…

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pirates anniversary

6 Seafaring Facts about Disneyland’s Pirates of the Caribbean

By Karina Schink

Fifty-two years ago today, Pirates of the Caribbean opened at Disneyland. Whether for its uplifting music, it’s ragtag band of characters, or the enthralling story witnessed from aboard your bateaux, this seafaring attraction has become a favorite in the hearts of Disney fans around the world.

In celebration of its anniversary, we decided to…

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