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  1. 'Mary Poppins' to Close on Broadway, Making Room for New 'Aladdin' Musical

    3:48 pm 1/7/2013

    The musical based on Disney's 1964 film will end its six-year run on March 3 as "Aladdin" gears up for a 2014 debut.Read more

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  2. Disney's 'Newsies' Recoups in Record Time

    1:07 pm 12/20/2012

    A surprise success story for the studio's stage division, the show has recovered its capitalization faster than any Broadway production in Disney Theatrical's history.Read more

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  3. Tonys 2012: Ten Good Reasons to Watch the Awards

    9:41 pm 6/7/2012

    The absence of clear front-runners in many of the major Tony races will make this year's annual Broadway honors an uncommonly suspenseful night.Read more

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  4. Tony Awards 2012: The Biggest Snubs and Surprises

    12:25 pm 5/1/2012

    Tyne Daly, Rachel Griffiths, Samuel L. Jackson, Angela Lansbury, Alan Rickman and Ricky Martin are among shutouts from the shortlist, while the positioning of James Earl Jones in lead rather than featured-actor stakes gives him steep odds to overcome.Read more

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  5. Leap of Faith: Theater Review

    5:45 pm 4/26/2012

    Raul Esparza plays con-man evangelist Jonas Nightingale in the gospel-flavored musical reworking of the Steve Martin movie, with songs by Alan Menken and Glenn Slater.Read more

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  6. Newsies: Theater Review

    5:30 pm 3/29/2012

    Rousing songs by Alan Menken and Jack Feldman, high-energy dance numbers, an appealing cast and an uplifting story make this reconceived version of the Christian Bale movie one of Disney Theatrical's most entertaining new properties in years.Read more

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  7. That's So Broadway: Raven-Symoné Gets Into the Habit for 'Sister Act'

    9:10 am 3/7/2012

    The former Disney Channel star will make her Broadway debut in the musical adaptation of the 1992 Touchstone comedy, stepping into the role originally played onscreen by producer Whoopi Goldberg.Read more

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  8. Disney Adds 'Peter Pan' Prequel, 'Newsies' To Its Broadway Production Stable

    12:41 pm 1/19/2012

    Following successful tryout runs, Disney Theatrical Productions will add the two new shows to its Broadway roster this season.Read more

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  9. Alan Menken to Compose Score for Relativity's Snow White Film 'Mirror Mirror'

    3:50 pm 12/8/2011

    The composer was behind the scores and songs from 1990s classic Disney animated movies including "The Little Mermaid."Read more

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  10. 'Glee' Star Darren Criss Surprise Serenades Oscar-Winning Composer Alan Menken at Conference

    8:52 pm 10/24/2011

    After performing a medley of Menken's songs at Monday's Billboard/Hollywood Reporter TV & Film Music Conference, Criss revealed that he once received a $100 tip from the maestro of movie musicals.Read more

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