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  1. Disney's Top Theater Exec on 'Frozen' Musical Plans: "I'm Talking to Directors"

    11:00 am 10/16/2014

    Thomas Schumacher, president and producer at Disney Theatrical Group, opens up about the huge expectations involved in adapting the hit film, the massive success of 'Lion King,' and what went wrong with 'Little Mermaid,' 'Tarzan' and other movie-to-Broadway underachieversRead more

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  2. Disney's 'The Lion King' Becomes History's Top-Grossing Entertainment Title

    8:03 am 9/22/2014

    The Julie Taymor-directed production has earned $6.2 billion in worldwide box office to dateRead more

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  3. The Epic Disney Blow-Up of 1994: Eisner, Katzenberg and Ovitz 20 Years Later

    8:40 am 4/8/2014

    Twenty years ago, Frank Wells, Disney's No. 2, died in a helicopter crash, and war broke out in the industry. It was Eisner vs. Katzenberg, the dominoes started to fall, and Kim Masters was in the middle of it.Read more

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  4. 'Wicked' Smashes $3 Million Threshold in Record-Breaking Broadway Holiday Week

    2:29 pm 12/30/2013

    The long-running hit was one of a handful of shows, including "The Lion King," "Kinky Boots" and "The Book of Mormon," to set new house records during a stellar Christmas week.Read more

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  5. 'Lion King' Is Broadway's First $1 Billion Show

    6:00 am 10/16/2013

    Disney's musical relies on consistency, not sky-high prices, to hit a historic milestone.Read more

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  6. 'The Lion King' Crowned Broadway's Top Earner of All Time

    2:20 pm 4/9/2012

    The musical, which has been on Broadway since 1997, has officially surpassed "The Phantom of the Opera" for the top spot.Read more

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  7. 'Hugo' Tops International 3D Society Awards With Three Trophies

    1:45 pm 2/1/2012

    "Tintin," "Puss In Boots," "Pina" are among the winners; Scorsese Receives Harold Lloyd Award.Read more

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  8. 'Spider-Man' Scales New Broadway Record in Strong Holiday Week Box Office

    2:15 pm 1/3/2012

    The superhero musical grossed more than $2.9 million in a busy holiday session, placing it ahead of perennial top-earners "Wicked" and "The Lion King."Read more

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  9. 'The Dark Knight Rises' Spawns 'Lion King' Spoof (Video)

    1:56 pm 1/3/2012

    Two hero tales are combined in a nearly perfect sync.Read more

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