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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)
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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.

VIDEO: Watch the 'Disney on Broadway' Category on JEOPARDY! Photo VIDEO: Watch the 'Disney on Broadway' Category on JEOPARDY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 21, 2019

On Wednesday, November 20th Jeopardy! celebrated the 25th anniversary of Disney on Broadway with a category devoted to five clues about DOB's stage adaptations, and accompanied by production footage.

Photo Coverage: Thomas Schumacher and Friends Celebrate Release of HOW DOES THE SHOW  Photo Photo Coverage: Thomas Schumacher and Friends Celebrate Release of HOW DOES THE SHOW GO ON?
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Nov 20, 2019

On November 19, 2019, friends and industry colleagues gathered at Sardi's to celebrate the release of the new edition of Thomas Schumacher's book, 'HOW DOES THE SHOW GO ON?' BroadwayWorld is taking you inside the special day below!

VIDEO: 'Disney on Broadway' to be Featured as a Category on JEOPARDY! Photo VIDEO: 'Disney on Broadway' to be Featured as a Category on JEOPARDY!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 19, 2019

On Wednesday, November 20th America's favorite quiz show®, Jeopardy!, will celebrate the 25th anniversary of Disney on Broadway with a category devoted to five clues about DOB's stage adaptations, and accompanied by production footage.

Disney's ALADDIN Announces Casting For East Lansing's Limited Premiere Engagement Photo Disney's ALADDIN Announces Casting For East Lansing's Limited Premiere Engagement
by BWW News Desk - Nov 18, 2019

Casting has been announced for the East Lansing engagement of Disney's Aladdin. The hit Broadway musical will begin performances in East Lansing at Wharton Center on Wednesday, December 4, for a limited engagement through Sunday, December 15. The press opening night is Friday, December 6, at 8:00 p.m.

Fall Guide: Recap and Relive Broadway's Long-Running Hits! Photo Fall Guide: Recap and Relive Broadway's Long-Running Hits!
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

Autumn is here and the holidays are approaching. As the temperature begins to drop, warm up with a trip to a Broadway show! Today, we're taking a closer look at Broadway's long-running classics. What better way to escape the hustle and bustle than with a trip to experience one of the most beloved musicals on the Great White Way. 

Special Benefit Performance of FROZEN Tour Will Take Place at Hollywood Pantages Thea Photo Special Benefit Performance of FROZEN Tour Will Take Place at Hollywood Pantages Theatre in January
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

The Actors Fund announced that Disney's Frozen, the Tony Award®-nominated Best Musical, will hold a Special Performance of the North American Tour at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre (6233 Hollywood Boulevard, Los Angeles) on Thursday, January 16, 2020, at 2:00 p.m. Proceeds from the performance will benefit the programs and services of The Actors Fund, the national human services organization that helps everyone in performing arts and entertainment.

Celebrate THE LION KING's 22nd Anniversary With 22 Of Its Standout Moments! Photo Celebrate THE LION KING's 22nd Anniversary With 22 Of Its Standout Moments!
by Linnae Medeiros - Nov 13, 2019

Broadway has officially been experiencing the circle of life for 22 years because today is the anniversary of the Disney hit musical The Lion King! To celebrate, we're looking back at some of the show's standout moments from its productions all over the world, with both performances and peeks behind the scenes. Head to the Pridelands by checking out all the videos!

FROZEN is Coming to the Keller Auditorium Spring 2020 Photo FROZEN is Coming to the Keller Auditorium Spring 2020
by BWW News Desk - Nov 13, 2019

From the producers of The Lion King and Aladdin, Disney's Frozen, the Tony-nominated Best Musical, will play an exclusive three-week premiere engagement at Keller Auditorium beginning Thursday, March 5, with performances playing through Sunday, March 22, 2020.

BWW TV: Celebrate THE LION KING's Anniversary With a Look at Scar's Makeup Process Photo BWW TV: Celebrate THE LION KING's Anniversary With a Look at Scar's Makeup Process
by BroadwayWorld TV - Nov 13, 2019

Broadway has officially been experiencing the circle of life for 22 years because today is the anniversary of the Disney hit musical The Lion King! To celebrate, we're taking you backstage to see what it takes to transform into one of Broadway's nastiest villains. Head to the Pridelands with the video below for a look at Broadway's Scar, Stephen Carlile, getting into character at the Minskoff Theatre!

Center Theatre Group Announces Schools For Disney Musicals In Schools Program Photo Center Theatre Group Announces Schools For Disney Musicals In Schools Program
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019

Center Theatre Group has announced the four new schools that have been selected to participate in the 2019-2020 Disney Musicals in Schools program. The program is an initiative developed by Disney Theatrical Group to create sustainable theatre programs in under-resourced elementary schools. The four schools are a part of Los Angeles County. The four schools include: Dr. Owen Lloyd Knox Elementary (LAUSD), Eastman Avenue Elementary (LAUSD), Euclid Avenue Elementary (LAUSD) and San Gabriel Avenue Elementary (LAUSD).

The Drama League Announces Lineup And Creative Team For DirectorFest 2020 Photo The Drama League Announces Lineup And Creative Team For DirectorFest 2020
by BWW News Desk - Nov 11, 2019

The Drama League announced today the 2020 line-up of DirectorFest: The 36th Annual Directors Festival, the only festival in the United States dedicated to the art of contemporary stage directing. For its 36th year, the festival will include six fully-staged productions, a showcase concert of a new musical, a town hall, and conversations with directors including 2017 Tony Award Winner Rebecca Taichman (Indecent), 2014 Tony Award Winner and 2010 Drama League Founders Award for Excellence in Directing Kenny Leon (A Soldier's Play), and Intimacy Director Claire Warden (HBO's Mrs. Fletcher).

Photo Flash: Take a Look at Photos from Cameron Mackintosh's New Production of MARY P Photo Photo Flash: Take a Look at Photos from Cameron Mackintosh's New Production of MARY POPPINS
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019

Cameron Mackintosh and Disney Theatrical Productions' production of Mary Poppins has now returned to its original West End home at the Prince Edward Theatre, marking the first time this new production has been seen in London. 

THE LION KING Celebrates its 22nd Anniversary on Broadway Next Week Photo THE LION KING Celebrates its 22nd Anniversary on Broadway Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Nov 6, 2019

Broadway's award-winning best musical THE LION KING celebrates its 22nd anniversary on Wednesday, November 13 at the Minskoff Theatre!

VIDEO: Stars of Stage And Screen Align To Celebrate 25 Magical Years of Disney On Bro Photo VIDEO: Stars of Stage And Screen Align To Celebrate 25 Magical Years of Disney On Broadway!
by Stage Tube - Nov 5, 2019

Theater's beloved names and brightest stars joined a sold-out audience in honoring Broadway's most fantastical anniversary at Celebrating 25 Magical Years of Disney on Broadway. The sparkling silver anniversary event on November 4, 2019, raised an astounding $570,426 for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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