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Winfrey, Hamill & More Honored as Disney Legends at D23 Expo 2017Winfrey, Hamill & More Honored as Disney Legends at D23 Expo 2017
by TV News Desk - Jul 15, 2017

Oprah Winfrey, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Stan Lee, Julie Taymor, and other remarkable contributors to the Disney legacy were honored as official Disney Legends during D23 Expo 2017. Hosted by Disney Chairman and CEO Bob Iger, the Disney Legends Award ceremony was held on Friday, July 14, in Hall D23 of the Anaheim Convention Center. (more...)

Whoopi Goldberg Named Disney Legend at D23 Expo; Becomes First LEGOT Recipient!Whoopi Goldberg Named Disney Legend at D23 Expo; Becomes First LEGOT Recipient!
by TV News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

As BWW previously reported, Oprah Winfrey, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Stan Lee, Julie Taymor, and other remarkable contributors to the Disney legacy will be honored as official Disney Legends during D23 Expo 2017. In a surprise announcement today, it was revealed that Whoopi Goldberg joins the esteemed list of honorees. (more...)

VIDEO: Anika Noni Rose Honors Disney Legends with Performance at D23 ExpoVIDEO: Anika Noni Rose Honors Disney Legends with Performance at D23 Expo
by BWW News Desk - Jul 14, 2017

At this morning's Disney Legends Award ceremony, Anika Noni Rose, a Disney Legend herself, paid tribute to this year's Legends during the 2017 D23 Expo. Check out video of her appearance below! (more...)

PANDORA-THE WORLD OF AVATAR Inspired by the Hit Movie is Captivating at WDWPANDORA-THE WORLD OF AVATAR Inspired by the Hit Movie is Captivating at WDW
by Marina Kennedy - May 30, 2017

James Cameron's Oscar-winning hit movie, Avatar has a stunning attraction at Walt Disney World (WDW) inspired by the awe-inspiring tale. PANDORA-THE WORLD OF AVATAR is now open in Disney's Animal Kingdom. (more...)

Disney Dedicates Pandora - The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme ParkDisney Dedicates Pandora - The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom Theme Park
by BWW News Desk - May 24, 2017

In grand preview dedication ceremonies for media today, Disney's Animal Kingdom unveiled a world out of this world of massive mountains floating in the sky, rainforests pulsing light and breathtaking flights for explorers soaring above an alien moon on the backs of great winged banshees. (more...)

Ryan Seacrest Named New LIVE Co-Host!Ryan Seacrest Named New LIVE Co-Host!
by TV News Desk - May 1, 2017

LIVE host Kelly Ripa turned to social media over the weekend to announce the news that her new co-host will be named this morning, May 1st. (more...)

Walt Disney Company Announces Lineup for This July's D23 Expo 2017Walt Disney Company Announces Lineup for This July's D23 Expo 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 27, 2017

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club has announced the lineup of the most highly anticipated presentations at D23 Expo 2017, July 14–16. (more...)

'An Unforgettable Evening' With Jennifer Holliday To Benefit Alzheimer's Greater Los Angeles'An Unforgettable Evening' With Jennifer Holliday To Benefit Alzheimer's Greater Los Angeles
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

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Original 'Dreamgirl' Jennifer Holliday to Headline AN UNFORGETTABLE EVENING for ALZGLAOriginal 'Dreamgirl' Jennifer Holliday to Headline AN UNFORGETTABLE EVENING for ALZGLA
by BWW News Desk - Apr 12, 2017

Theater and music lovers alike are eagerly awaiting Alzheimer's Greater Los Angeles (ALZGLA) 5th annual An Unforgettable Evening on May 7. The event will feature an intimate performance by Broadway Legend, Jennifer Holliday. Best known as the original Dreamgirl, Holliday is also known for show-stopping performances in Your Arm's Too Short To Box With God, Chicago, Grease, and The Color Purple. (more...)

Julie Taymor Among New 'Disney Legends' to Be Honored During D23 Expo 2017Julie Taymor Among New 'Disney Legends' to Be Honored During D23 Expo 2017
by BWW News Desk - Apr 6, 2017

Oprah Winfrey, Carrie Fisher, Mark Hamill, Stan Lee, Julie Taymor, and other remarkable contributors to the Disney legacy will be honored as official Disney Legends during D23 Expo 2017. (more...)

Photo Flash: Josh Groban, Bernadette Peters & More Attend BEAUTY AND THE BEAST NY PremierePhoto Flash: Josh Groban, Bernadette Peters & More Attend BEAUTY AND THE BEAST NY Premiere
by Movies News Desk - Mar 14, 2017

Emma Watson, Dan Stevens, Josh Gad, Ewan McGregor, Audra McDonald, Stanley Tucci, Ian McKellen, Bill Condon (director) and Alan Menken (composer) arrived at Alice Tully Hall for the New York special screening of Disney's live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. (more...)

Photo Flash: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Cast Hit Red Carpet for World PremierePhoto Flash: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Cast Hit Red Carpet for World Premiere
by Movies News Desk - Mar 3, 2017

Continuing their worldwide publicity tour, the cast and filmmakers from Disney's live-action BEAUTY AND THE BEAST stopped in Hollywood last night for the world premiere at the El Capitan Theatre. (more...)

Disney Announces May 27 as Opening Date For Pandora - The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal KingdomDisney Announces May 27 as Opening Date For Pandora - The World of Avatar at Disney's Animal Kingdom
by BWW News Desk - Feb 7, 2017

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Chris Berman to Assume New ESPN Role Following NFL SeasonChris Berman to Assume New ESPN Role Following NFL Season
by TV News Desk - Jan 5, 2017

Berman will make appearances on-air and will also serve in public-facing roles on behalf of the company, stepping away from his longtime position as the face of ESPN's NFL studio coverage, NFL Draft and Major League Baseball's Home Run Derby. (more...)

BWW Interview: Get to Know Gordon Greenberg- the Man You Don't Know Yet, but Ought ToBWW Interview: Get to Know Gordon Greenberg- the Man You Don't Know Yet, but Ought To
by Nicole Rosky - Oct 5, 2016

You might not know of Gordon Greenberg yet, but that's all about to change. The writer, director and renaissance man has spent years making his mark in off Broadway, West End and regional theatre, working with top-notch performers and creators all around the world. (more...)

Grand Opening of SHANGHAI DISNEY RESORT to Be Telecast Simultaneously TodayGrand Opening of SHANGHAI DISNEY RESORT to Be Telecast Simultaneously Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

Disney will welcome viewers from around the world to experience an authentically Disney and distinctly Chinese celebration -- the spectacular one-of-a-kind grand opening celebration of Shanghai Disney Resort, the first Disney resort in mainland China. (more...)

Shanghai Disney Resort Celebrates Historic Grand Opening as the First Disney Resort in Mainland ChinaShanghai Disney Resort Celebrates Historic Grand Opening as the First Disney Resort in Mainland China
by BWW News Desk - Jun 16, 2016

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Julie Taymor Adds New Character in THE LION KING Mandarin World Premiere, TodayJulie Taymor Adds New Character in THE LION KING Mandarin World Premiere, Today
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2016

Shanghai Disney Resort celebrated the global premiere of the first Mandarin production of Disney's THE LION KING Tuesday night in a gala affair at the Walt Disney Grand Theatre. The premiere launched the Grand Opening festivities for the new resort, which officially opens on June 16. A red carpet entry to the new theatre welcomed celebrities, luminaries and Julie Taymor, the Tony Award®-winning director of THE LION KING. (more...)

Julie Taymor Adds New Character in THE LION KING Mandarin World Premiere, June 16Julie Taymor Adds New Character in THE LION KING Mandarin World Premiere, June 16
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

Shanghai Disney Resort celebrated the global premiere of the first Mandarin production of Disney's THE LION KING Tuesday night in a gala affair at the Walt Disney Grand Theatre. The premiere launched the Grand Opening festivities for the new resort, which officially opens on June 16. A red carpet entry to the new theatre welcomed celebrities, luminaries and Julie Taymor, the Tony Award®-winning director of THE LION KING. (more...)

Shanghai Disney Resort Launches Historic Three-Day Grand Opening with World Premiere of Disney's THE LION KING in MandarinShanghai Disney Resort Launches Historic Three-Day Grand Opening with World Premiere of Disney's THE LION KING in Mandarin
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2016

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