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Disney Channel Original Movies for Broadway Lovers Photo Disney Channel Original Movies for Broadway Lovers
by BWW Features - Jan 29, 2023

Read BroadwayWorld's list of the best Disney Channel Original movies for Broadway lovers, featuring High School Musical, Descendants and more!

Wagner College To Host Ceremony And Staged Reading of 2022 Stanley Award-Winner, MARI Photo Wagner College To Host Ceremony And Staged Reading of 2022 Stanley Award-Winner, MARILYN, MOM, AND ME
by A.A. Cristi - Oct 25, 2022

Wagner College Theatre has announced that the winner of the 2022 Stanley Drama Award is Luke Yankee for his play Marilyn, Mom and Me.

More Cast Announced for Showtime Drama Series KING SHAKA Photo More Cast Announced for Showtime Drama Series KING SHAKA
by Michael Major - Sep 29, 2022

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Lost, Oz), Mustafa Shakir (Luke Cage) will star and Terry Pheto (Tsotsi, The Bold & the Beautiful) and Lerato Mvelase (Justice Served) will guest star in the highly anticipated new series KING SHAKA, an epic drama centered around one man’s personal journey from stigmatized childhood to legendary king.

Mustafa Shakir, Terry Pheto & More Join Showtime's KING SHAKA Photo Mustafa Shakir, Terry Pheto & More Join Showtime's KING SHAKA
by Michael Major - Sep 8, 2022

Adewale Akinnuoye-Agbaje (Lost, Oz), Mustafa Shakir (Luke Cage) will star and Terry Pheto (Tsotsi, The Bold & the Beautiful) and Lerato Mvelase (Justice Served) will guest star in the highly anticipated new series KING SHAKA, an epic drama centered around one man’s personal journey from stigmatized childhood to legendary king.

Charles Babalola to Headline Showtime KING SHAKA Drama Series Photo Charles Babalola to Headline Showtime KING SHAKA Drama Series
by Michael Major - Aug 25, 2022

Babalola will join fellow series regulars A√Įssa Ma√Įga (The Fear Index) as Nandi, Shaka‚Äôs devoted mother who will sacrifice everything to fulfill her son‚Äôs destiny; and Thando DIomo (The Woman King) as Pampatha, a herder who finds her fate forever entwined with Shaka‚Äôs.

Theresa Rebeck Joins Broadway-Aimed Musical WORKING GIRL as New Book Writer Photo Theresa Rebeck Joins Broadway-Aimed Musical WORKING GIRL as New Book Writer
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022

Award-winning Broadway playwright Theresa Rebeck will write the book for the Broadway-aimed Working Girl. While she's had more plays produced on Broadway than any female playwright of our time, Working Girl would mark Rebeck's Broadway debut as a book writer for a musical.

RAGTIME, FREAKY FRIDAY, LEGALLY BLONDE & More Lead Florida's May Theater Top 10 Photo RAGTIME, FREAKY FRIDAY, LEGALLY BLONDE & More Lead Florida's May Theater Top 10
by BWW Staff - May 2, 2022

Florida is never lacking outstanding theatre, whether epic Broadway shows, engrossing dramas or bold fringe offerings. BroadwayWorld is rounding up our top recommended theatre every month.

Amas Musical Theatre Announces Winners of the 4th Annual Eric H. Weinberger Award for Photo Amas Musical Theatre Announces Winners of the 4th Annual Eric H. Weinberger Award for Emerging Librettists
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 18, 2022

Amas Musical Theatre today announced the recipients of the fourth Eric H. Weinberger Award for Emerging Librettists, a juried cash and production grant given annually to support the early work and career of a deserving musical theatre librettist, commemorating the life and work of playwright/librettist Eric H. Weinberger.

VIDEO: Orlando REP Presents Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY THE MUSICAL Photo VIDEO: Orlando REP Presents Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY THE MUSICAL
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

The Orlando REP season concludes with an all-new musical, Disney's Freaky Friday The Musical (One-Act Edition)(April 1- May 8, 2022).

FREAKY FRIDAY Will Be Performed by River Valley Players Photo FREAKY FRIDAY Will Be Performed by River Valley Players
by Stephi Wild - Feb 16, 2022

The new musical, Freaky Friday, based on the beloved 1972 novel by Mary Rodgers and the hit Disney films (and developed by Disney Theatrical Productions expressly for licensing to theatres), features a book by Bridget Carpenter - the co-executive producer and writer on the beloved TV hits, 'Friday Night Lights' and 'Parenthood' - and music and lyrics by Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey - the Pulitzer Prize-winning composers of Next to Normal and If/Then.

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VIDEO: Orlando REP Presents Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY THE MUSICAL Videoplay
VIDEO: Orlando REP Presents Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY THE MUSICAL

by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 4, 2022

The Orlando REP season concludes with an all-new musical, Disney's Freaky Friday The Musical (One-Act Edition)(April 1- May 8, 2022).

VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY, Starring Heidi Blickens Videoplay
VIDEO: Watch the Official Trailer for Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY, Starring Heidi Blickenstaff and Cozi Zuehlsdorff

by Stage Tube - Jun 24, 2018

Disney's new musical adaptation of FREAKY FRIDAY will be coming to the Disney Channel this summer! The TV movie stars Broadway's Heidi Blickenstaff as one half of the mother-daughter duo at the center of the body-swapping story. She will be joined by Cozi Zuehlsdorff as the other half of the pair.

VIDEO: Get a First Look at Disney Channel's Adaptation of FREAKY FRIDAY THE MUSICAL S Videoplay
VIDEO: Get a First Look at Disney Channel's Adaptation of FREAKY FRIDAY THE MUSICAL Starring Heidi Blickenstaff and Cozi Zuehlsdorff

by Matt Tamanini - May 12, 2018

After a mini-tour around the United States beginning in 2016, the new musical adaptation of FREAKY FRIDAY will be coming to the Disney Channel over the summer. As it did on stage, the TV movie will star Broadway favorite Heidi Blickenstaff as one half of the mother-daughter duo at the center of the body-swapping story. She will be joined by Cozi Zuehlsdorff as the other half of the pair. Check out the first look at the film below!

VIDEO: Emma Hunton Performs 'No More Fear' from FREAKY FRIDAY
by Julie Musbach - Jun 25, 2017

Freaky Friday is one amongst the many musicals based on movies spearheading its way across the country to Broadway. Check out a preview of the show as star Emma Hunton belts out 'No More Fear' on Great Day Houston.

VIDEO: FREAKY FRIDAY, Starring Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton, Arrives in Houston
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2017

Freaky Friday has made its way to Houston! See stars Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton talk about the show with Houston Life Reporter, Stephanie Gonzalez in the video below!

VIDEO: Get A First Look at FREAKY FRIDAY at Cleveland Playhouse
by BroadwayWorld TV - May 8, 2017

BroadwayWorld has a first look at the Cleveland Playhouse production of Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY! Check out a preview below! The body-swapping duo in Cleveland Play House's (CPH) musical production of Disney's Freaky Friday are played by Heidi Blickenstaff (Broadway's Something Rotten!) and Emma Hunton (Broadway's Spring Awakening). Blickenstaff and Hunton reprise their roles as Katherine Blake (mother) and Ellie Blake (daughter) from La Jolla Playhouse's production, which launched a three-theatre co-production that will move to Cleveland Play House and conclude with a run at Houston's Alley Theatre. Get a sneak peek at them in action at La Jolla Playhouse before they hit Cleveland!

STAGE TUBE: Heidi Blickenstaff Debuts Song from FREAKY FRIDAY in Latest Preview
by Stage Tube - Oct 20, 2016

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Disney's Freaky Friday. Developed by Disney Theatrical Productions expressly for licensing to theatres, Freaky Friday features a book by Bridget Carpenter, music by Tom Kitt and lyrics by Brian Yorkey. This premiere production will be directed by Christopher Ashley with choreography by Sergio Trujillo. Freaky Friday will run from October 4 - November 20 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. Click below to watch a premiere musical number from the show, starring Broadway favorite Heidi Blickenstaff!

STAGE TUBE: Watch Highlights from Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY Musical in D.C.
by Stage Tube - Oct 17, 2016

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Disney's Freaky Friday. Developed by Disney Theatrical Productions expressly for licensing to theatres, Freaky Friday features a book by Bridget Carpenter, music by Tom Kitt and lyrics by Brian Yorkey. This premiere production will be directed by Christopher Ashley with choreography by Sergio Trujillo. Freaky Friday runs now through November 20 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. Click below to watch highlights from the show!

STAGE TUBE: Mother-Daughter Bonding Gone Wrong! Watch the New Trailer for Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY Musical
by Stage Tube - Sep 29, 2016

Signature Theatre presents the world premiere production of Disney's Freaky Friday. Developed by Disney Theatrical Productions expressly for licensing to theatres, Freaky Friday features a book by Bridget Carpenter, music by Tom Kitt and lyrics by Brian Yorkey. This premiere production will be directed by Christopher Ashley with choreography by Sergio Trujillo. Freaky Friday will run from October 4 - November 20 in Signature Theatre's MAX Theatre. Click below to watch a brand-new trailer for the show!

STAGE TUBE: First Look at Disney's FREAKY FRIDAY!
by Stage Tube - Sep 18, 2016

Things are getting freaky over at the Signature Theatre, where the cast and creative team for Disney's new musical, Freaky Friday, starring Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton, are deep into rehearsals. Grab a fortune cookie, and check out the first behind-the-scenes peek at what they're up to in the video below!


Bridget Carpenter Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Bridget Carpenter written?
Bridget Carpenter has written 1 shows including Working Girl (Playwright).