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Date of Death: December 15, 1966 (65)

Birth Place: Chicago, IL, USA

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2024 Sundance Trans Possibilities Intensive Fellows Announced

The Sundance Institute has unveiled the 2024 Trans Possibilities Intensive Fellows, celebrating emerging transgender artists and their innovative work in film and media.
Los Angeles Philharmonic Association Names Dudamel Fellows For 2024/25 Season

The Los Angeles Philharmonic Association has named the Dudamel Fellows for the 2024/25 season, highlighting emerging conductors who will participate in the orchestra's mentorship program. Learn more about the program!
Further Venues Set for MARY POPPINS UK and Ireland Tour

Following a record-breaking run in London’s West End, Cameron Mackintosh and Disney Theatrical Group have announced further venues for the 2024/2025 UK and Ireland tour of the classic multi award-winning musical MARY POPPINS. 
Mac McAnally to Headline Ryman Auditorium in 2025

The multi-talented Mac McAnally is set to take the stage of the iconic Ryman Auditorium on January 31, 2025, for “An Evening with Mac McAnally.” This highly anticipated event promises an unforgettable night of music and storytelling, taking the audience on a captivating journey through decades of musical excellence.
PrideArts To Open 2024-25 Season With The Musical [TITLE OF SHOW] Beginning Next Month

PrideArts has announced it will present the off-Broadway and Broadway hit musical [title of show] to open its fall 2024-25 season from August 23 to September 22, 2024, directed by Jay Españo, with music direction by Robert Ollis.
Interview: Playwright Tom Jacobson World Premieres THE BAUHAUS PROJECT Part 1 & Part 2 & CREVASSE at 3 L.A. Theatre Companies

Prolific playwright Tom Jacobson world premieres his two latest works The Bauhaus Project and Crevasse in July. Open Fist Theatre Company premieres The Bauhaus Project, a theatrical event presented in two parts (Part 1: Bauhaus Weimer and Part 2: Bauhaus Dessau and Bauhaus Berlin) opening July 19, 2024, at Atwater Village (with previews July 12th, 13th and 14th). Son of Semele and The Victory Theatre co-produces Crevasse beginning July 26 (with previews July 19th and 20th) at the Victory Theatre. In The Bauhaus Project, Martha Demson directs the cast of Jack Goldwait, Sang Kim, Katarina Joy Lopez, Chloe Madriaga and John C. Sweet. In Crevasse Matthew McCray directs Leo Marks and Ann Noble. The ever busy Tom was ever gracious enough answer a few of my queries again.
DESCENDANTS: THE RISE OF RED Soundtrack Out Now

Walt Disney Records releases the soundtrack to the highly-anticipated Disney Original movie 'Descendants: The Rise of Red,' the newest installment in the mega-hit 'Descendants' franchise. The Descendants: The Rise of Red soundtrack boasts 13 tracks, including seven new songs and two reprises. Listen to the soundtrack now!
Disney and Simple Plan Release Pop-Punk Cover of 'Can You Feel the Love Tonight'

Disney has released the first single from the upcoming album, A Whole New Sound, multi-platinum band Simple Plan’s rendition of “Can You Feel The Love Tonight,” in honour of The Lion King from Walt Disney Animation Studios and its 30th anniversary.
Video: Meet The Monster Puppets of Disney's HERCULES in Hamburg

Watch as puppet designer James Ortiz talks about bringing the monsters of Hercules to life on stage in the Hamburg production, directed by Casey Nicholaw in this all-new video.
COUNTRY BEAR MUSICAL JAMBOREE Opens 7/17 at Walt Disney World Resort

Dust off your cowboy hats and clap your paws! The reimagined Country Bear Musical Jamboree will have its boot-stompin' debut in Magic Kingdom Park on July 17, 2024.  
Review: DISNEY'S FROZEN at Music Theatre Of Wichita At Century II Concert Hall

In continuing with MTWichita’s 2024 Season Theme “The Year of the Woman,” I had the privilege of seeing Disney’s Frozen on the Century II Concert Hall Stage. MTWichita is one of the first indoor regional theatres to produce Disney’s Frozen after the show closed on Broadway. This can be a challenge because the sets and costumes cannot look the same as the original Broadway production, so all the design elements, including choreography, need to be reimagined. The MTWichita team exceeds expectations here, creating some magnificent, otherworldly realms for the denizens of Arendelle to inhabit. You do not want to miss this show, which runs until July 14th.
International Contemporary Ensemble Unveils 2024-2025 Season

International Contemporary Ensemble is celebrating its 22nd season with world premieres and performances at Carnegie Hall, Miller Theatre, and House of World Cultures.
Photos: Brandy, Joshua Colley & More Hit the Red Carpet for DESCENDANTS: THE RISE OF RED Premiere

On Wednesday, Disney+ celebrated the world premiere of the Disney Original Movie “Descendants: The Rise of Red” at the Walt Disney Studios Lot in Burbank, California. The latest film in the global hit “Descendants” franchise from Disney Branded Television welcomed cast members including Kylie Cantrall, Malia Baker, Rita Ora, Brandy, Dara Reneé, and more.
Review: Disney's FROZEN Brings an Enchanting Broadway Musical Experience to Vancouver!

Currently touring across North America, FROZEN has finally reached Vancouver, BC with a run at the Queen Elizabeth Theatre from July 9th to 21st. Featuring the well-known songs from the first FROZEN movie with a few dozen new numbers, the show was absolutely enchanting and filled to the brim with that indescribable “Disney magic.” 
Wake Up With BroadwayWorld July 11, 2024

Rise and shine, BroadwayWorld! It is July 11, 2024 and it's time to catch up on all of the theatrical happenings you may have missed in the last 24 hours.
Video: Country Bear Musical Jamboree Previews New Show at Disney World Featuring Broadway Favorites

Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom was abuzz as cast member and the press got a first look at the new Country Bear Musical Jamboree, ahead of the official opening on July 17, 2024. Check out video of the new show, featuring many Disney songs - including several Broadway favorites!
'Country Bear Musical Jamboree' Returning With Favorite Disney Songs Feat. Mac McAnally and Emily Ann Roberts

Walt Disney World Resort has revealed that the reimagined Country Bear Musical Jamboree will make its highly anticipated return on July 17, 2024. This summer, the bears are back with an exciting new twist—Nashville-style Disney tunes inspired by various genres of country music including Americana, bluegrass, pop-country, rockabilly and more!
WaterTower Theatre Adds Sensory Friendly Matinee of Disney & Cameron Mackintosh's MARY POPPINS

Watertower Theatre has announced a sensory-friendly matinee of MARY POPPINS, designed to accommodate individuals with sensory sensitivities. The performance will feature adjusted lighting and sound levels.
Jay Leno, The Wailin' Jennys, Los Angeles Master Chorale & More Set for Musco Center 24-25 Season

The Marybelle and Sebastian P. Musco Center for the Arts at Chapman University has announced its striking 2024-25 Musco Center Presents Season, featuring Jay Leno, Dance Theatre of Harlem, Preservation Hall Jazz Band, and more, along with the return of beloved favorites such as the annual Heartbeat of Mexico festival and Pacific Symphony's Symphony in the Cities.
Colburn School and Violinist Ray Chen To Host Inaugural TonicCon

The Colburn School, in partnership with violinist and entrepreneur Ray Chen, will host TonicCon on October 10 & 11, 2024, the first ever in-person event bringing together musicians of all levels who have formed a vibrant virtual community on the Tonic app.

Walt Disney FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

How many shows has Walt Disney written?

Walt Disney has written 1 shows including Mary Poppins (Source Material).

What awards has Walt Disney been nominated for?

Walt Disney's musical, The Lion King, has been nominated for the Best Musical category at the Tony Awards.

What awards has Walt Disney won?

Walt Disney's musical "The Lion King" has won the prestigious Tony Award for Best Musical. This award recognizes the outstanding achievement of the production in the Broadway industry. The Lion King has received critical acclaim and has been widely recognized for its exceptional storytelling, music, and stagecraft. It is considered one of Disney's most successful and beloved stage adaptations, garnering numerous accolades and nominations throughout its run.

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