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Bio:
Thomas Schumacher serves as President & Producer of Disney Theatrical Productions, overseeing the development, creation and execution of Disney's legitimate Stage Entertainment worldwide. The division's credits include Beauty and the Beast, King David, The Lion King, Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida, ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Thomas Schumacher serves as President & Producer of Disney Theatrical Productions, overseeing the development, creation and execution of Disney's legitimate Stage Entertainment worldwide. The division's credits include Beauty and the Beast, King David, The Lion King, Elton John and Tim Rice's Aida, ... (read complete bio)
Tickets Go On Sale September 27 For THE LION KING at the Aronoff Center Photo Tickets Go On Sale September 27 For THE LION KING at the Aronoff Center
by BWW News Desk - Sep 17, 2019

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway in Cincinnati announce that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's The Lion King go on sale to the public Friday, September 27. The Lion King will leap onto the Aronoff Center stage on January 8 for a four-week engagement through February 2.

VIDEO: Fashion Students Give Disney on Broadway Characters a Makeover Photo VIDEO: Fashion Students Give Disney on Broadway Characters a Makeover
by Stage Tube - Sep 16, 2019

Good Morning America featured students from the Fashion Institute of Technology who gave their favorite Disney on Broadway stars a makeover!

THE LION KING Begins Second UK And Ireland Tour At The Bristol Hippodrome Photo THE LION KING Begins Second UK And Ireland Tour At The Bristol Hippodrome
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2019

The Walt Disney Company UK and Ireland began their UK and Ireland tour of the landmark musical THE LION KING at The Bristol Hippodrome last night, Thursday 12 September. The tour will continue on to Edinburgh, Bradford, Cardiff and Southampton with further dates to be announced in due course

Photo: STRANGER THINGS Star and Former 'Young Simba' Caleb McLaughlin Visits THE LION Photo Photo: STRANGER THINGS Star and Former 'Young Simba' Caleb McLaughlin Visits THE LION KING
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

Stranger Things star and former Young Simba Caleb McLaughlin stopped by The Lion King on Friday night to visit his former castmate and current Mufasa L. Steven Taylor and current Simba Bradley Gibson.

Tickets For THE LION KING at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center Go On Sale S Photo Tickets For THE LION KING at the North Charleston Performing Arts Center Go On Sale September 13
by BWW News Desk - Sep 10, 2019

Disney Theatrical Productions has announced that tickets for the long-awaited premiere engagement of Disney's The Lion King go on sale to the public Friday, September 13. The Lion King will leap onto North Charleston Performing Arts Center's stage on Wednesday, December 4 for a two-week engagement through Sunday, December 15.

VIDEO: First Look At HERCULES Starring Jelani Alladin, Krysta Rodriguez, James Monroe Photo VIDEO: First Look At HERCULES Starring Jelani Alladin, Krysta Rodriguez, James Monroe Iglehart And More!
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2019

The Public Theater's Public Works is putting the 'glad' in 'gladiator' with its glorious story of HERCULES! See footage from the show!

VIDEO: THE LION KING's L. Steven Taylor Takes Over Instagram! Photo VIDEO: THE LION KING's L. Steven Taylor Takes Over Instagram!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

We took a trip to the Pridelands yesterday as The Lion King's L. Steven Taylor took over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story! So in case you missed it (or just want to relive all of the fun and excitement), we compiled clips for you to enjoy. Check it all out!

Disney's THE LION KING Announces Gala Performance Photo Disney's THE LION KING Announces Gala Performance
by BWW News Desk - Sep 5, 2019

On 19 October, Disney's THE LION KING celebrates 20 years in the West End, cementing its place in theatrical history as one of the most successful and beloved stage musicals of all time.

THE LION KING's L. Steven Taylor Takes Over Instagram Wednesday! Photo THE LION KING's L. Steven Taylor Takes Over Instagram Wednesday!
by Linnae Medeiros - Sep 3, 2019

Get ready to head to the Pridelands because The Lion King's L. Steven Taylor is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story this Wednesday, September 4th, to celebrate National Wildlife Day! Be sure to tune in throughout the day to get a behind-the-scenes look at the magic that goes into creating the circle of life on the stage of the Minksoff Theatre!

Tickets For THE LION KING at DeVos Hall Go On Sale September 5 Photo Tickets For THE LION KING at DeVos Hall Go On Sale September 5
by BWW News Desk - Sep 3, 2019

Disney Theatrical Productions and Broadway Grand Rapids are thrilled to announce that tickets for the long-awaited premiere engagement of Disney's The Lion King go on sale to the public Thursday, September 5. The Lion King will leap onto DeVos Hall's stage on Wednesday, November 20 for a two-week engagement through Sunday, December 1.

Center Theatre Group Applications Now Available For Disney Musicals In Schools Progra Photo Center Theatre Group Applications Now Available For Disney Musicals In Schools Program
by BWW News Desk - Aug 27, 2019

In 2017, Center Theatre Group was awarded a grant from Disney to bring the Disney Musicals in Schools program to the Los Angeles area. The program is an initiative developed by Disney Theatrical Productions to create sustainable theatre programs in under-resourced elementary schools. Center Theatre Group will select four area public elementary schools to participate in this year's program. Previous recipients have included Breed Street Elementary (LAUSD), Cantara Street School (LAUSD), Harrison Elementary (LAUSD), Hope Street Elementary (LAUSD), Humphreys Avenue Elementary (LAUSD), La Ballona Elementary (Culver City Unified School District), Ritter Elementary (LAUSD), Saturn Street Elementary (LAUSD), Tulsa Street Elementary (LAUSD) and Wild Rose School of Creative Arts (Monrovia Unified School District). 

BC/EFA Benefit Celebrating 25 Years of Disney on Broadway Set for 11/4 Photo BC/EFA Benefit Celebrating 25 Years of Disney on Broadway Set for 11/4
by BWW News Desk - Aug 22, 2019

An all-star lineup of Broadway's best will honor one of theatre's most fantastical anniversaries at Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway onMonday, November 4, 2019. The special, one-night-only event benefits Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

Major Attaway and Clinton Greenspan Join Broadway Company of ALADDIN; Plus New Tour C Photo Major Attaway and Clinton Greenspan Join Broadway Company of ALADDIN; Plus New Tour Casting Announced!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 21, 2019

Disney's Aladdin, the hit Broadway musical, will welcome new stars to both the Broadway and North American tour casts.

Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Company of HERCULES Photo Photo Flash: In Rehearsal with the Company of HERCULES
by BWW News Desk - Aug 19, 2019

The company of Public Works' HERCULES is hard at work in rehearsal and we've got an inside peek!

BWW Interview: THE LION KING's Shahadi Wright Joseph on Broadway Beginnings, Black Gi Photo BWW Interview: THE LION KING's Shahadi Wright Joseph on Broadway Beginnings, Black Girl Magic, and Forging a Future in Film
by Matt Smith - Aug 13, 2019

'Naaaaaaaaaaants ingonyama bagithi Baba!' No matter who you are or where you're from, it's a sure bet you're familiar with those iconic introductory lines. Set against the majestic backdrop of the rising Serengeti sun, the universally-recognized African cry, beckoning scores of meerkats, elephants, antelope and giraffes to emerge and greet the newest member of their animal tribe, is the quintessential Disney opening that defined a generation. 

VIDEO: Get a Backstage Look at THE LION KING Bringing Its Giraffe To Life Photo VIDEO: Get a Backstage Look at THE LION KING Bringing Its Giraffe To Life
by Stage Tube - Aug 9, 2019

The smash hit musical The Lion King has been showing audiences the circle of life for a remarkable twenty-one years on Broadway, and now the show is giving us a look backstage at the productions' intricate giraffe puppet from the show's iconic opening number, Circle of Life. Head to the Pridelands with this video!

The Hippodrome Theatre Announces Tickets for Disney's ALADDIN On Sale August 16 Photo The Hippodrome Theatre Announces Tickets for Disney's ALADDIN On Sale August 16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

Disney Theatrical Productions and The CareFirst® BlueCross BlueShield Hippodrome Broadway Series announced today that tickets for the long-awaited engagement of Disney's Aladdin will go on sale to the public on Friday, August 16, at 10 a.m.

How Can You Score Tickets to HERCULES in Central Park? Public Theater Announces New L Photo How Can You Score Tickets to HERCULES in Central Park? Public Theater Announces New Lottery
by BWW News Desk - Aug 8, 2019

The Public Theater will soon present the Public Works' musical adaptation of HERCULES with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by David Zippel, book by Kristoffer Diaz, and directed by Lear deBessonet, running for seven nights for free, August 31-September 8 at The Delacorte Theater. The Public has just announced how you can score tickets to the show. 

All Broadway Theatres to Dim Lights for Hal Prince Photo All Broadway Theatres to Dim Lights for Hal Prince
by BWW News Desk - Jul 31, 2019

The Broadway community mourns the loss of prolific producer, director, writer, and the individual recipient of the most Tony Awards in multiple categories in history, Harold Prince, who passed away on July 31, 2019 at age 91. To commemorate his life and work, the Committee of Theatre Owners will dim the lights of Broadway theatres in New York for one minute on Wednesday, July 31 at exactly 7:45pm.

Additional Casting Announced For MARY POPPINS Return To The West End! Photo Additional Casting Announced For MARY POPPINS Return To The West End!
by BWW News Desk - Jul 25, 2019

Cameron Mackintosh and Disney Theatrical Productions have announced final adult casting for the new production of Mary Poppins which begins rehearsals in September and returns to its original West End home at the Prince Edward Theatre from 23 October 2019.

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