Disney Theatrical Prods. keeps loading more onto its plate, setting the creative team and West End theater for the upcoming premiere of its co-production of “Shakespeare in Love” plus a tour of…
Disney Theatrical Prods.
Disney Theatrical Prods. has embarked on a stage adaptation of “The Princess Bride” in a deal shepherded by Alan Horn. With no creative team yet attached, it’s not yet been decided whether the…
Jonathan Freeman, the actor who portrayed the villain Jafar in Disney’s 1992 animated pic “Aladdin,” will reprise his role onstage in the Broadway-bound legit adaptation of the tale, in which he’ll…
The sentiment may not sound sexy, but it goes a long way toward explaining what led 20th Century Fox to tap Broadway producer Kevin McCollum for its new theatrical joint venture.
Broadway observers can be forgiven for being skeptical when Disney Theatrical Prods. says it's taking a wait-and-see attitude toward the latest Mouse House-affiliated stage outing, "The Jungle Book."
Disney has become a much bigger fan of “The Jungle Book,” tapping Justin Marks to write a live action version of the Rudyard Kipling tale as it produces a musical at Chicago’s Goodman Theatre. Marks…
With a history of infusing classic tales with fresh theatricality, auteur-director Mary Zimmerman ("Metamorphoses") is both a natural choice to adapt a Disney film to the stage and a nearly…
Disney Theatrical Prods. has quietly initiated early explorations of a live stage show featuring the Muppets, commencing late last month with a short but elaborate presentation directed by Alex…
Disney has begun laying off around 150 staffers at Walt Disney Studios. Employees began receiving pinkslips Wednesday morning. Individuals working in home entertainment, production, distribution and…
Early productions for two Hollywood-title tuners — "Secondhand Lions" and "The Jungle Book" — and the world premiere of a musical bound for New York are among the slew of notable productions to wash…
Joop van den Ende's Hamburg-based production powerhouse Stage Entertainment has long dominated the live entertainment and musical scene in Germany, with wide-ranging productions that include not only…
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