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[5 Nov 2018 | No Comment | ]
More Details Announced for the 2019 Epcot Festival of the Arts

The 2019 Epcot Festival of the Arts runs for 39 days – from January 18 through February 25 at Epcot!
The Festival is a celebration of the culinary, visual, and performing arts and includes seminars, workshops, the Disney on Broadway series, and Food Studios.
In 2019 the Disney on Broadway concert series will be performed every night of the Festival and will feature the following performers:

Kerry Butler (“Beauty and the Beast”) and Kevin Massey (“Tarzan”)
Meredith Inglesby (“The Little Mermaid”) and Steve Blanchard (“Beauty and the Beast”)
Arielle Jacobs and Adam Jacobs (“Aladdin”)
Heidi Blickenstaff …

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[22 Jan 2018 | No Comment | ]
Disney on Broadway at the Epcot Festival of the Arts

The Epcot Festival of the Arts is in full swing and each weekend guests can enjoy performances during the Disney on Broadway series.
The performances happen Friday through Monday at the America Gardens Theater in the American Adventure Pavilion, and are included in your Epcot admission.
The lineup of performers for the Festival are:

January 26-29 and February 2-5: Kissy Simmons and Alton Fitzgerald White, performing songs from Tarzan, The Lion King, Aida, Aladdin, and The Little Mermaid.
February 9-12 and 16-19: Ashley Brown and Josh Strickland, performing songs from Beauty and the Beast, …

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[30 Oct 2017 | No Comment | ]
More Details about the 2018 Epcot Festival of the Arts

The 2018 Epcot Festival of the Arts kicks off January 12, 2018 and runs for 39 days until February 19.
Unlike the inaugural 2017 Festival, the 2018 edition will run every day of the week. The Festival is meant to showcase the culinary, visual, and performing arts.
The Disney on Broadway performances will happen Fridays through Mondays throughout the entire Festival.
The Festival will also include several Food Studios selling culinary works of art.
Guests at the Festival can also enjoy workshops and seminars featuring local, national, and Disney artists in classes focusing on drawing, …

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[1 Jul 2017 | No Comment | ]
Broadway Stars Joining Entertainment Lineup on Disney Cruise Line

Guests sailing on the Disney Magic and Disney Wonder this summer have a chance to catch some Broadway stars as part of the on-ship entertainment.
The Stars Set Sail live concert series presented by Disney Theatrical Productions features several Broadway stars on most European cruises this summer.
Each of the shows is unique, showcasing the star’s theatrical repertoire.
The lineup for the Disney Magic is:

July 9: Alton Fitzgerald White (“The Lion King”)
July 21: Michelle Mallardi (“Beauty and the Beast”)
July 28: Heidi Blickenstaff (“The Little Mermaid”)
August 12: Kevin Massey (“Tarzan”) & Kara Lindsay (“Newsies”)
August …

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[1 Sep 2013 | Comments Off on Disney's 'Aladdin' Musical Gets Official Broadway Opening Date | ]
Disney's 'Aladdin' Musical Gets Official Broadway Opening Date

This week brought some exciting news regarding the upcoming debut of Disney's Aladdin musical on Broadway, as it was revealed that the show will officially open at Broadway's New Amsterdam Theater on March 20, 2014.
The musical will transfer to Broadway following its pre-Broadway tryout this winter at Toronto's Mirvish Theater, where it runs from November 1 through January 5, 2014. The show will then begin previews on Broadway on February 26, 2014 prior to its official opening date.
This new stage production of Aladdin will expand on the beloved 1992 film, …

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[15 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Disney Theatrical Tests New Muppet Stage Show

The Muppets may have already hit Broadway on screen in their classic film The Muppets Take Manhattan, but this week, it was announced that the Muppets’ real-life Broadway debut may not be too far away. Disney Theatrical Productions recently held a 15-minute showcase featuring the Muppets to test the feasibility of a stage show featuring the iconic group.
The short presentation was held May 31 at Broadway’s New Amsterdam Theatre for a closed audience of Disney Theatrical staffers and others connected to the production. Conceived and directed by Alex Timbers, who …

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[14 Jun 2013 | No Comment | ]
Musical Event ‘Broadway and Beyond’ Scheduled for D23 Expo

Disney fans attending the D23 Expo this August will have a chance to take a journey into Disney’s history on Broadway and beyond.
D23 recently announced that Thomas Schumacher, president and producer with Disney Theatrical Productions is hosting the musical event Broadway and Beyond. This event will feature a lineup of stars from several Disney Broadway productions. The stars will perform songs from the musicals they starred in as well as classic tunes from the Disney on Broadway musical catalogue.
Stars scheduled to appear include Heidi Blickenstaff (The Little Mermaid), Ashley Brown …

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[30 Mar 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘Newsies’ Celebrates One Year on Broadway

This week brought another big milestone for Disney on Broadway and its hit show Newsies, which celebrated its one year anniversary yesterday, March 29.
Newsies, which features music by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman, a book by Harvey Fierstein, and direction by Jeff Calhoun, officially opened on Broadway March 29, 2012. The show’s Broadway transfer, following a successful run at New Jersey’s Paper Mill Playhouse, was initially intended to be a strictly limited engagement, with the show originally set to close on June 10. However, the show proved to be incredibly …

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[27 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘Mary Poppins’ to Close on Broadway This March, ‘Aladdin’ to Arrive On Broadway Spring 2014

Disney will be saying goodbye to one of its Broadway productions this spring, as Disney Theatrical Productions has officially announced that Mary Poppins will be closing on Broadway this March. However, the Disney-owned New Amsterdam Theatre will not be empty for too long, as the musical adaptation of Disney’s Aladdin will arrive on Broadway in 2014.
Mary Poppins will officially play its final performance on March 3, 2013. The hit show opened on Broadway in 2006, and will have played 2,619 performances by the time it closes. In a statement, producer …

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[21 Jan 2013 | No Comment | ]
‘Peter and the Starcatcher’ Closes on Broadway, to Reopen Off-Broadway March 18

Yesterday was a sad day on Broadway, as the Broadway production of Peter and the Starcatcher officially played its final performance. However, fans of the enchanting play will not have to go without it for too long. We let you know a few weeks ago that the play will be re-opening off-Broadway, and producers recently gave this new transfer an official opening date.
Peter and the Starcatcher will open at off-Broadway’s New World Stages on March 18. No casting has yet been announced for the off-Broadway transfer, but the production will be …