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CINDERELLA National Tour to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance in Boston, 10/4CINDERELLA National Tour to Offer Autism-Friendly Performance in Boston, 10/4
by BWW News Desk - Mar 3, 2015

Autism Speaks, the world's leading science and advocacy organization, will proudly continue its partnership with Broadway In Boston by co-hosting an autism-friendly performance of Rodgers + Hammerstein's Cinderella on Sunday, October 4, 2015 at 5:30pm at the Boston Opera House. All elements of the theater experience will be tailored to meet the needs of individuals and families affected by autism, including slight production adjustments, trained support staff to provide assistance, calming areas and a supportive, judgment-free environment. (more...)

VIDEO: ALADDIN's Adam Jacobs & Courtney Reed Share What They've Learned About LoveVIDEO: ALADDIN's Adam Jacobs & Courtney Reed Share What They've Learned About Love
by Stage Tube - Mar 2, 2015

Adam Jacobs and Courtney Reed, the stars of ALADDIN on Broadway sharewhat they've learned from playing Broadway's most romantic couple in this all-new video titled 'You Can't Wish for Love.' (more...)

Original Stars of Disney's ALADDIN Will Remain on Broadway Into 2016Original Stars of Disney's ALADDIN Will Remain on Broadway Into 2016
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Disney's Aladdin, the Tony Award-winning new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, is pleased to announce that original stars Adam Jacobs (Aladdin), Tony Award nominee Jonathan Freeman (Jafar), Tony Award winner James Monroe Iglehart (Genie) and Courtney Reed (Jasmine) have extended their contracts with the production through February 21, 2016. The four actors have led the 'sublime' (NY1) Aladdin company since its pilot production at Seattle's Fifth Avenue Theatre in the summer of 2011 and garnered critical acclaim when the Broadway production opened on March 20, 2014. (more...)

Disney & Cameron Mackintosh Announce New UK, Ireland Tours of Smash Hit MARY POPPINS, Oct. 13Disney & Cameron Mackintosh Announce New UK, Ireland Tours of Smash Hit MARY POPPINS, Oct. 13
by BWW News Desk - Feb 25, 2015

Disney and Cameron Mackintosh are delighted to announce that their multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS will embark on a tour of the UK and Ireland, opening at Leicester Curve on Tuesday 13 October 2015. Initial tour schedule attached. Casting to be announced soon. (more...)

The Orpheum Cancels Tonight's Performance of THE LION KING Due to Weather AdvisoryThe Orpheum Cancels Tonight's Performance of THE LION KING Due to Weather Advisory
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

The Orpheum Theatre in partnership with Disney Theatrical Productions announces that the Tuesday February 17th evening performance of Disney's THE LION KING is cancelled due to inclement weather. Currently, all other performances will run as scheduled. (more...)

NEWSIES Makes Nashville Debut, 5/26-31NEWSIES Makes Nashville Debut, 5/26-31
by BWW News Desk - Feb 17, 2015

Disney Theatrical Productions and the Tennessee Performing Arts Center announce that the Tony Award-winning smash hit musical, NEWSIES, will make its Nashville debut with a limited one-week engagement at TPAC's Andrew Jackson Hall, May 26-31. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Returning to Vancouver This YearDisney's THE LION KING Returning to Vancouver This Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 16, 2015

By popular demand, Disney's THE LION KING will return to Vancouver for the first time since its triumphant premiere engagement in July 2010, where the production played a sold-out run at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre. This exclusive 4 -week return engagement at Queen Elizabeth Theatre begins Thursday, June 18, 2015 and plays through Sunday, July 12, 2015. Opening night is set for Friday, June 19, 2015 at 7:30pm. Individual tickets for THE LION KING will go on sale to the general public on Monday, February 23 at 10am. (more...)

Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 15Upcoming Equity Auditions Sunday, Feb. 15
by - Feb 15, 2015

Upcoming Equity Auditions from Sunday, February 15, 2015. (more...)

Official Update: Disney Comments on FROZEN's Future Broadway Plans!Official Update: Disney Comments on FROZEN's Future Broadway Plans!
by BWW News Desk - Feb 13, 2015

As BroadwayWorld reported last night, Disney's FROZEN is aiming to hit the stage by 2017. According to a report by the Daily Mail, the movie musical's Oscar-winning songwriting team Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez met with the film's writer and co-director Jennifer Lee, head of Disney Theatricals Thomas Schumacher, and Broadway and West End director Alex Timbers to discuss their options. Lee is writing the book with guidance from the Lopezes, who have also written 'a couple' of new songs for the show. (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Returning to Chicago Later This YearDisney's THE LION KING Returning to Chicago Later This Year
by BWW News Desk - Feb 11, 2015

Broadway In Chicago has announced that Disney's THE LION KING will return to Chicago by popular demand. This exclusive seven-week return engagement at the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W Randolph) begins December 2, 2015 and plays through January 17, 2016. (more...)

VIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE's Guillermo Makes Broadway Debut in ALADDIN!VIDEO: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE's Guillermo Makes Broadway Debut in ALADDIN!
by TV News Desk - Feb 6, 2015

Jimmy Kimmel Live's security guard, and sidekick, Guillermo, made his Broadway debut in Disney' ALADDIN this week and and footage from the special event was shared on last night's show on ABC. (more...)

STAGE TUBE: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE's Guillermo Makes Broadway Debut in ALADDIN!STAGE TUBE: JIMMY KIMMEL LIVE's Guillermo Makes Broadway Debut in ALADDIN!
by Stage Tube - Feb 5, 2015

Jimmy Kimmel Live's security guard, and Jimmy's sidekick, Guillermo, recently made his Broadway debut in Disney's Aladdin! Tune in to Jimmy Kimmel Live tonight t 11:35pm|10:35pm CT on ABC to see how Guillermo prepared to his role and to see him take the stage. Check out a sneak peek below! (more...)

Disney's THE LION KING Begins Memphis Run TonightDisney's THE LION KING Begins Memphis Run Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

The Memphis return of Disney's THE LION KING opens tonight, Thursday, February 5th at 7:30 PM at the Orpheum Theatre for a limited engagement of 4 weeks through Sunday, March 1st. (more...)

Tickets to Disney's THE LION KING at the Academy of Music on Sale TomorrowTickets to Disney's THE LION KING at the Academy of Music on Sale Tomorrow
by BWW News Desk - Feb 5, 2015

Theatrical Productions and Broadway Philadelphia announced today that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's THE LION KING will go on sale to the public on Friday, February 6 at 10:00 a.m. Philadelphia's most eagerly awaited return will once again leap onto the Academy of Music stage on May 20 for a limited engagement of four weeks through June 14.The press opening night is Thursday, May 21 at 7:30 p.m. Broadway Philadelphia is presented collaboratively by the Kimmel Center for the Performing Arts and the Shubert Organization. (more...)

Christopher Ashley Set to Helm Developmental Lab of Tom Kitt & Brian Yorkey's FREAKY FRIDAY MusicalChristopher Ashley Set to Helm Developmental Lab of Tom Kitt & Brian Yorkey's FREAKY FRIDAY Musical
by BWW News Desk - Feb 4, 2015

According to an Equity casting notice, Disney Theatrical Productions will soon hold a developmental lab for a musical version of Freaky Friday. Christopher Ashley will helm the project, which will feature music and lyrics by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (If/Then, Next to Normal) and a book by Bridget Carpenter. The lab will take place March 31 through April 10, 2015. (more...)

NEWSIES National Tour Opens at Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts TonightNEWSIES National Tour Opens at Adrienne Arsht Center for the Performing Arts Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Feb 3, 2015

They delivered the papers, until they made the headlines… Direct from Broadway comes NEWSIES, the smash-hit, crowd-pleasing new musical from Disney (more...)

THE LION KING to Play Melbourne's Regent Theatre, Feb. 2015THE LION KING to Play Melbourne's Regent Theatre, Feb. 2015
by BWW News Desk - Feb 1, 2015

Disney's THE LION KING will roar into Melbourne's Regent Theatre with preview performances of the award-winning Broadway musical beginning 13th February, 2015. (more...)

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Int'l Tour Asian Kickoff Extends AnewDisney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Int'l Tour Asian Kickoff Extends Anew
by Oliver Oliveros - Jan 29, 2015

Manila, Philippines--The first-ever international touring production of the Broadway hit musical Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast,' based on the 1991 Oscar-winning full-length animated feature film, and now--after 20 years--has reunited its original 1994 Broadway collaborators: director Robert Jess Roth, choreographer Matt West, scenic designer Stan Meyer, costume designer Ann Hould-Ward, lighting designer Natasha Katz, bookwriter Linda Woolverton, composer Alan Menken, and lyricists Tim Rice (and the late Howard Ashman), is extending its Asian kickoff for another week from Sunday, February 1, to Sunday, February 8, at the Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP). The show was originally announced to close Sunday, January 25. (more...)

Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More to Return in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Paper Mill This Spring; Full Cast Announced!Michael Arden, Patrick Page, Ciara Renee and More to Return in THE HUNCHBACK OF NOTRE DAME at Paper Mill This Spring; Full Cast Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Jan 29, 2015

Paper Mill Playhouse has announced the full cast for its production of The Hunchback of Notre Dame (which first played to rave reviews in La Jolla). Inspired by the classic Victor Hugo novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame has a book by Peter Parnell, music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Stephen Schwartz. The Hunchback of Notre Dame is directed by Scott Schwartz and choreographed by Chase Brock. (more...)

Photo Flash: Jane Krakowski, Lou Diamond Phillips Visit Adam Jacobs at ALADDIN on BroadwayPhoto Flash: Jane Krakowski, Lou Diamond Phillips Visit Adam Jacobs at ALADDIN on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2015

ALADDIN's Adam Jacobs was recently visited by Jane Krakowski and Lou Diamond Phillips, taking to Twitter to post photos. Check them out below! (more...)

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