Disney Theatrical

Dazzling Facts from 25 Years of Disney on Broadway

By D23 Team

We’ve been watching Disney’s theatrical productions for 25 years now, all starting with Beauty and the Beast’s enchanting debut on April 18, 1994. Is there anything more magical than a Disney musical? To celebrating this standing ovation-worthy milestone, we’ve rounded up some show-stopping facts and figures about Disney on Broadway’s…

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Celebrate 25 Years of Disney on Broadway with this Musical Medley

By Karina Schink

From Aladdin to The Little Mermaid to Frozen, over the last 25 years Broadway has been home to some of your favorite classic Disney tales told in true musical theatre fashion. To celebrate this momentous occasion, stars from all of your favorite Disney Broadway shows took to the Good Morning America stage to perform a magical medley of some…

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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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Oscar® Nominations and Women’s Day on Broadway—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

See what Disney films delighted Academy voters, and find out how you can celebrate International Women’s Day with Disney on Broadway… Read more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

We Couldn’t Be More Excited for Disney’s 17 Oscar® Nominations!

Earlier this week, the nominations for the 91st…

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Alton Fitzgerald White as Mufasa in The Lion King

The Lion King’s Alton Fitzgerald White Goes from Stage to Page

By Beth Deitchman

When the The Lion King made its cinematic debut in 1994, curiosity led Alton Fitzgerald White to a Times Square movie theater to see what the hype was about. As a young boy, the Cincinnati native had spent countless Sunday nights watching The Wonderful World of Disney with his family, but he couldn’t help wondering whether he was now too old to…

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The Lion King’s Circle of Life—On-Stage and Off

By Beth Deitchman

Twenty years ago, Rafiki’s stirring call rang out through Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre for the first time. Julie Taymor’s groundbreaking adaptation of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ beloved film The Lion King used puppetry, masks, and innovative staging to bring the African savanna to the Great White Way. “When we came down the aisle…

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A Bird’s Eye View of The Lion King

Over 85 million people around the world have experienced the stunning artistry, unforgettable music and exhilarating choreography of Disney’s The Lion King, one of the most awe-inspiring productions ever brought to the stage. In a D23 exclusive, see how Zazu comes to life in the musical production of The Lion King, now on Broadway and on tour across North…

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What are you most excited to see at D23 EXPO 2015?

D23 EXPO 2015 is coming up soon—August 14–16, to be exact—and everyone is brimming with anticipation! From attending presentations and experiencing live performances to spotting Disney stars and shopping at the Disney Dream Store, there will be so many delightful things to see and do.

We know it’s hard to decide, but let us know what you’re most excited to…

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See Broadway’s Best in Concert at D23 EXPO 2015

Think of the thrill that comes from experiencing a Disney song performed live in one of Disney Theatrical’s award-winning musicals. Fans at D23 EXPO 2015 can expect a truly special experience on Saturday, August 15, when Disney Theatrical brings Broadway to Anaheim with the just-announced Disney on Broadway’s “THE ORIGINALS.” In anticipation of high fan-demand,…

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Disneyland Resort Will Get Frozen This Winter and Much More in News Briefs for December 9, 2014

Disneyland Resort Will Get Frozen This Winter…
When we think “winter,” we think “snow.” And when we think “snow,” we, of course, think Frozen—so we’re going to be spending a lot more time at the Disneyland Resort this winter, now that they’ve announced a slew of new Frozen experiences! Frozen Fun will open at Disney California Adventure beginning January 7,…

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