For one small moment, in the middle of the Actors Fund annual gala at the sold-out New Amsterdam Theater on Monday night, it seemed like the fun-filled evening was going to turn serious and formal…
Disney Theatrical Productions
Beginning with "Beauty and the Beast" in 1994, Disney Theatrical Productions has mined The Mouse's material for the stage. Here's a look at its productions and projects being developed for the stage.
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."
For Broadway's really big hits, the mega-bucks don't come from a show's outpost on the Main Stem - they come from all the title's incarnations around the world. Proving the point: The juggernaut…
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…