Photo Coverage: Broadway Gets Freaky! On the Red Carpet for the Premiere of FREAKY FRIDAY

Disney Theatrical Productions just celebrated its first stage-to-television collaboration with the Disney Channel in adapting its original stage musical Freaky Friday for a worldwide televised premiere on the Disney Channel on Friday, August 10th.

Executive produced by Thomas Schumacher, President & Producer, Disney Theatrical Productions and Steve Carr and Susan Cartsonis ("Deidra & Laney Rob a Train," "What Women Want"), the Disney Channel premiere stars Broadway veteran Heidi Blickenstaff (The Little Mermaid, Something Rotten) and Cozi Zuehlsdorf ("Dolphin Tale"). Blickenstaff originated the role of Katherine Blake in the stage premiere of Freaky Friday at Signature Theatre, followed by productions at La Jolla Playhouse, Cleveland Playhouse and Alley Theatre.

Since its world stage premiere at Signature Theatre in 2016, there have been several professional licensed productions of Freaky Friday. The full-length stage musical is currently available for licensing. Additionally, a new one-act stage version of the musical based on the Disney Channel Original Movie will be available for licensing on August 10, the same date as its worldwide television premiere.

Tom Kitt wrote the music and Brian Yorkey penned the lyrics for the original stage production of Freaky Friday and have returned for the television adaptation. The film features eight songs from the original stage production and one brand new song for the movie. The Tony Award® and Pulitzer Prize-winning pair also collaborated on If/Then and Next to Normal.

Just last night, the best of Broadway gathered at the Beacon theatre to celebrate the film's premiere and BroadwayWorld was there! Check out photos from the red carpet below!

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Photo Coverage: Broadway Gets Freaky! On the Red Carpet for the Premiere of FREAKY FRIDAY
Jason Maybaum

Photo Coverage: Broadway Gets Freaky! On the Red Carpet for the Premiere of FREAKY FRIDAY
Jason Maybaum

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Isaiah Lehtinen

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Isaiah Lehtinen

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Susan Cartsonis

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Susan Cartsonis

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Ruby Rose Turner

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Kenneth Aikens

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Kahyun Kim

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Kahyun Kim

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Jennifer Laporte

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Jennifer Laporte

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Sofie Dossi

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Ricky He

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Ricky He

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Marlowe Percival

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Marlowe Percival

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Sofia Wylie

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Cozi Zuehlsdorff

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Cozi Zuehlsdorff

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Genevieve Buechner

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Joshua Pak

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Joshua Pak

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Mia Sinclair Jenness

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The cast of FREAKY FRIDAY

Photo Coverage: Broadway Gets Freaky! On the Red Carpet for the Premiere of FREAKY FRIDAY
Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Heidi Blickenstaff

Photo Coverage: Broadway Gets Freaky! On the Red Carpet for the Premiere of FREAKY FRIDAY
Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Heidi Blickenstaff

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Heidi Blickenstaff, Susan Cartsonis, Cozi Zuehlsdorff

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Heidi Blickenstaff

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Heidi Blickenstaff

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Alex Desert

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Alex Desert

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Alex Desert, Heidi Blickenstaff

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Steve Carr

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Dara Renee

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Dara Renee

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Billy Gilman

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Brian Yorkey, Tom Kitt

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Brian Yorkey, Tom Kitt

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Rayla

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Isaak Presley, Mimi Ryder

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Alysia Reiner

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Anthony Lee Medina

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Terrance Spencer

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John Carrafa and guest

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Mattea Conforti, Zoe Glick, Ayla Schwartz

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Rukiya Bernard

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Rukiya Bernard

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James Monroe Iglehart and nephew

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Tom Kitt, Cozi Zuehlsdorff, Heidi Blickenstaff, Thomas Schumacher, Brian Yorkey and the producing team of FREAKY FRIDAY

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Dara Renee, Cozi Zuehlsdorff

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Frankie Leoni

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Levi Smith

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Mandy Teefey

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Daniel Breaker and son

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Renee Rapp

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Richard H. Blake and son

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Aviva Drescher and family

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Sky Katz

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Ramon Reed

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Mikee Castillo

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Demi Singleton

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Paige Davis

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Genevieve Gorder and daughter

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Patrick Brown

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Rachel Prather

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Cheech Manohar and guest

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Mary Jo McConnell and guest

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Christina Sajous

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Hunter Bell, Susan Blackwell, Heidi Blickenstaff, Jeff Bowen

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Julia Murney, Heidi Blickenstaff

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Ali Ewoldt, Jay Armstrong Johnson

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Kara Lindsay, Sara Edwards, Heidi Blickenstaff, Kirsten Scott, Patti Murin

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Jelani Alladin, Patti Murin

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Taylor Louderman, Kyle Selig

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Charlie Franklin

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Jenn Colella, Chilina Kennedy

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Rodney Hicks, Hailey Kilgore

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Cicily Daniels

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Bonita J. Hamilton

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Julian Ramos, Carina-Kay Louchiey

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Tony Niedenbach

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Eean Cochran, Brad Bonds

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Arielle Jacobs

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Sasson Gabai, Ar'iel Stachel

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John Cariani and family

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Sumi Yu, Corbin Mayer

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Jason Gotay and guest

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Jeanette Bayardelle, Roschelle Salmon

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