Disney Theatrical president attends Artios Awards

Disney Theatrical Group prexy Thomas Schumacher will be feted next month by the Casting Society of America with the New York Apple kudo at the 2008 Artios Awards.

Nod honors individuals whose collaborations with casting directors have furthered the biz in Gotham. Schumacher, who joined the Mouse House in 1988, has produced such Broadway hits as “The Lion King,” “Aida” and “High School Musical.”

The gala will be held simultaneously on Nov. 10 at Carolines in Gotham and at the Century Plaza in L.A.

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