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The Lion King on Broadway Inspires New Instagram Filter—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Simba-fy Your Instagram Stories with New Disney’s The Lion King Filter
Looking for a cool new way to spruce up all those Instagram stories you’ve been creating lately? (C’mon, don’t be shy; we like to give ourselves some dog ears or neon-colored glasses too.) Then look no further than a brand-new filter, courtesy our pals at Disney…

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5 Fantastic Things to Watch This Weekend

By Savannah Salazar

We’re seeing stars. With two star-studded specials and three exciting premieres, your weekend is set! Kicking it all off, Disney on Broadway brings a taste of the Great White Way to your living room with a dazzling 25th anniversary special, Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway. The next night, ABC and other global networks will…

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See How Mulan’s Epic Stunts Come to Life—Plus More in News Briefs

By Courtney Potter

Get a behind-the-scenes look at Disney’s next live-action adventure, and read up on the just-announced Season 5 of Disney Channel’s BUNK’D… See more, along with other news from around Disney, in this week’s news briefs!

In celebration of Disney’s Mulan coming to theaters in just a few weeks’ time, The Walt Disney Studios just…

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On with the Show! Disney on Broadway Takes to the D23 Expo Stage

By Courtney Potter

Disney on Broadway has brought fan-favorite stories to life on stages around the world—and for one night only, most of those incredible stories (and a company of talented performers!) took over the Hall D23 stage at D23 Expo 2019 for Disney on Broadway: A 25th Anniversary Celebration!

An amazing six-piece band, led by Broadway conductor and…

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Broadway’s Brightest Stars Will Light Up the Stage at D23 Expo 2019

by D23 team

Now is the time to seize the day because Disney on Broadway is returning to D23 Expo 2019 to present an exclusive concert, Disney on Broadway: A 25th Anniversary Celebration in Hall D23 on Saturday, August 24, at 3:30 p.m.

Hosted by Tony® Award-nominee Gavin Lee (Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast), the 75-minute concert will feature Heidi…

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Find Out What Frozen Things Do in Summer with the Latest Video From Frozen on Broadway

By Savannah Salazar

Frozen on Broadway has us in a flurry of excitement! To celebrate the first day of summer, check out this cool new music video for “In Summer,” featuring the first recorded performance by Ryann Redmond (Olaf), the new happiest snow-woman, with back-up vocals by Lauren Nicole Chapman, Alyssa Fox, Ross Lekites, and Nicholas Ward.

But…

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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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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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