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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)
THE LION KING Premieres Hong Kong Season With Opening Gala Tonight Photo THE LION KING Premieres Hong Kong Season With Opening Gala Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Dec 20, 2019

The international tour of Disney's THE LION KING will tonight make its Hong Kong premiere at AsiaWorld-Expo, promoted locally by iMe Global Limited.

DVR Alert: Cast of the FROZEN North American Tour to Perform on THE TALK December 20 Photo DVR Alert: Cast of the FROZEN North American Tour to Perform on THE TALK December 20
by TV News Desk - Dec 19, 2019

Caroline Bowman (Elsa), Caroline Innerbichler (Anna), and members of the company of the Frozen North American tour will perform on a?oeThe Talka?? tomorrow, Friday, December 20.

VIDEO: THE LION KING's Three Hyenas Celebrate 5000 Broadway Performances Photo VIDEO: THE LION KING's Three Hyenas Celebrate 5000 Broadway Performances
by Stage Tube - Dec 19, 2019

We're heading to the Pridelands to get a behind-the-scenes look at the three hyenas of Disney's smash hit musical The Lion King: James Brown-Orleans (Banzai), Enrique Segura (Ed), and Bonita Hamilton (Shenzi) as the trio celebrates 5000 performances together on Broadway. Check it out with this video!

Photo Flash: FROZEN National Tour Welcomes John Legend And Chrissy Teigen Photo Photo Flash: FROZEN National Tour Welcomes John Legend And Chrissy Teigen
by BWW News Desk - Dec 18, 2019

John Legend and Chrissy Teigen recently attended a performance of Frozen at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in Los Angeles.

Disney's THE LION KING Begins Performances Thursday At RBTL's Auditorium Theatre Photo Disney's THE LION KING Begins Performances Thursday At RBTL's Auditorium Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Dec 17, 2019

Disney's The Lion King will leap onto RBTL's Auditorium Theatre stage on Thursday, December 19 for a three-week engagement through Sunday, January 5.

VIDEO: Meet THE LION KING Tour's Simba, Brandon A. McCall Photo VIDEO: Meet THE LION KING Tour's Simba, Brandon A. McCall
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019

We're heading to the Pridelands to get to know Brandon A. McCall, who is currently playing Simba in the North American tour of the smash hit musical The Lion King. Get a behind-the-scenes look at the Disney classic with the video!

VIDEO: Disney Theatrical Productions' Thomas Schumacher Talks Disney's Broadway Shows Photo VIDEO: Disney Theatrical Productions' Thomas Schumacher Talks Disney's Broadway Shows & His New Book
by Stage Tube - Dec 16, 2019

Disney Theatrical Productions President Thomas Schumacher stops by Live with Kelly and Ryan to talk about the Disney's Broadway productions and his book a?oeHow Does The Show Go On?a??

The Drama League Announces The Acting Company for DirectorFest 2020 Photo The Drama League Announces The Acting Company for DirectorFest 2020
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019

The Drama League (Artistic Director Gabriel Stelian-Shanks, Executive Director Bevin Ross) announced today the acting company for the 36th annual DirectorFest, the only festival in the United States dedicated to the art of contemporary stage directing. Directorfest will take place January 10 - February 4, 2020 at various locations around NYC: The New Ohio Theatre (154 Christopher Street), The Drama League Theater Center (32 Avenue of the Americas), LaGuardia Performing Arts Center (31-10 Thomson Avenue), and Joe's Pub (425 Lafayette Street). For festival details and tickets, visit directorfest.org or call (212) 244-9494 x102.

Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Michael B. Jordan and Andrea Bocelli Will Guest on LIVE Photo Jennifer Hudson, Brie Larson, Michael B. Jordan and Andrea Bocelli Will Guest on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN
by TV News Desk - Dec 12, 2019

Nationally syndicated morning talk show β€œLive with Kelly and Ryan” announces the lineup of guests appearing on the show the week of Dec. 16-20.

VIDEO: See How THE LION KING's Elephant Is Brought To Life Photo VIDEO: See How THE LION KING's Elephant Is Brought To Life
by Stage Tube - Dec 11, 2019

We're heading to the Pridelands to get a behind-the-scenes look at how Disney's smash hit musical The Lion King brings one of its animals, the elephant, to life eight times a week with the help of four of the show's cast members. Check it out with this video!

BWW Previews: LOCAL ACTRESS COMES HOME FOR HOLIDAYS AS ALADDIN SOARS INTO Straz Cente Photo BWW Previews: LOCAL ACTRESS COMES HOME FOR HOLIDAYS AS ALADDIN SOARS INTO Straz Center For The Performing Arts
by Deborah Bostock-Kelley - Dec 11, 2019

Something magical is flying into the Straz Center. Disney's Aladdin is landing its magic carpet at Morsani Hall on December 19, 2019 a?' January 5, 2020. Based on the on the Academy Award-winning 1992 animated film, Aladdin combines adventure, comedy and romance, featuring a full score, with familiar songs and more written specifically for the stage adaption. Aladdin ensemble actress Carissa Fiorillo is especially excited to be returning to Tampa. Aladdin at the Straz means Christmas with the family that she hasn't seen since the beginning of the year.

Public Onsale Date Announced For Disney's FROZEN Photo Public Onsale Date Announced For Disney's FROZEN
by BWW News Desk - Dec 9, 2019

Tickets to Disney's Frozen will go on sale Thursday, February 20, 2020. From the producer of The Lion King and Aladdin, Frozen, the Tony-nominated Best Musical, will play an exclusive 5-week premiere engagement at The KeyBank State Theatre as part of the 2019-2020 KeyBank Broadway Series beginning Wednesday, July 15, 2020, with performances playing through Sunday, August 16, 2020. Press opening night is set for Thursday, July 16 at 7:30PM.  Tickets will be available at the Playhouse Square Ticket Office (1519 Euclid Ave in downtown Cleveland), online at playhousesquare.org, or by calling 216-241-6000. Group orders of 15 or more may be placed by calling 216-640-8600.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At FROZEN On Tour! Photo VIDEO: Get A First Look At FROZEN On Tour!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 6, 2019

As the Frozen North American tour begins its nine-week engagement at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in LA, BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production, featuring stars Caroline Bowman (Elsa) and Caroline Innerbichler (Anna), along with the rest of the Frozen company.

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by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 6, 2019

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by BroadwayWorld TV - Dec 6, 2019

Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Caroline Bowman, Caroline Innerbichler And More In F Photo Photo Flash: Get A First Look At Caroline Bowman, Caroline Innerbichler And More In FROZEN On Tour
by BWW News Desk - Dec 5, 2019

As the Frozen North American tour begins its nine-week engagement at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre in LA, BroadwayWorld has a first look at the production, featuring stars Caroline Bowman (Elsa) and Caroline Innerbichler (Anna), along with the rest of the Frozen company.

Tickets For Disney's THE LION KING On Sale December 5 At Orpheum Theater Photo Tickets For Disney's THE LION KING On Sale December 5 At Orpheum Theater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

Disney Theatrical Productions and Omaha Performing Arts are thrilled to announce that tickets for the long-awaited return engagement of Disney's The Lion King go on sale to the public Thursday, December 5, 2019.  The Lion King will leap onto Omaha's Orpheum Theater stage on April 15, 2020 for a four-week engagement through May 10, 2020.

THE LION KING Breaks Box Office Record In Grand Rapids Photo THE LION KING Breaks Box Office Record In Grand Rapids
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

Disney's The Lion King and Broadway Grand Rapids are celebrating a record breaking sold-out engagement which ended on Sunday, December 1. The triumphant two-week premiere engagement grossed more than $2.9 million at the box office and entertained more than 35,000 theatergoers. The production, which played 16 performances at DeVos Hall from November 20 through December 1, broke the box office sales record for a two-week touring Broadway engagement in Grand Rapids.

FROZEN Announces On Sale Plans Ahead Of Opening At Theatre Royal Drury Lane Photo FROZEN Announces On Sale Plans Ahead Of Opening At Theatre Royal Drury Lane
by BWW News Desk - Dec 3, 2019

Disney Theatrical Productions today announces public on sale dates for their new production of Frozen in London's West End. The production will reopen the newly refurbished Theatre Royal Drury Lane, with previews commencing in October 2020. With music and lyrics by Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, and book by Jennifer Lee, Frozen a?' directed by Michael Grandage - opens for priority booking late January 2020, with general on sale on 6 March 2020. Groups and schools booking opens on 24 February 2020.

Disney's THE LION KING to Begin Performances at North Charleston Performing Arts Cent Photo Disney's THE LION KING to Begin Performances at North Charleston Performing Arts Center
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019

Performances for Disney's The Lion King at North Charleston Performing Arts Center begin on Wednesday, December 4 for a two-week engagement through Sunday, December 15.

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