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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. ‘Shakespeare in Love’: Theater Review

    1:02 pm 7/23/2014

    Adapted from the Oscar-winning screenplay co-written by Tom Stoppard, this stage version gets pedigree treatment from Cheek by Jowl’s Declan Donnellan and Nick Ormerod.Read more

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  4. Disney's 'Newsies' to End Hit Broadway Run

    12:00 pm 6/22/2014

    An unexpected success story originally planned for a limited engagement, the show will close Aug. 24 before commencing its national tour in October.Read more

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  5. Tony Awards: CBS Telecast Exposure Brings Hefty Box-Office Boost

    2:49 pm 6/9/2014

    "A Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder," Disney's "Aladdin" and "Beautiful: The Carole King Musical" are among Tony-winning shows that saw ticket demand soar on Monday.Read more

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  6. 'Frozen' Set to Become Disney on Ice Show

    12:03 am 5/20/2014

    UPDATED: The animated blockbuster will be transformed into a touring ice-skating spectacular this September.Read more

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  7. Tonys: 'Aladdin' and the Reluctant Acceptance of Disney on Broadway

    8:05 am 5/9/2014

    THR's awards analyst on the history of Disney Theatrical Productions and why its latest musical could bring an end to its 16-year hunt for another major Tony.Read more

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  8. Aladdin: Theater Review

    6:00 pm 3/20/2014

    Disney's latest animated movie musical to get a Broadway makeover is the 1992 fairy tale set in a fictional Middle Eastern kingdom, featuring songs by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman.Read more

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  9. Disney's 'Aladdin' Sneak Peek

    11:32 am 3/20/2014

    Adam Jacobs, Courtney Reed, and James Monroe Iglehart star in Disney's new musical comedy based on the Oscar-winning 1992 film. The show opens March 20 on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre. Read more

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  10. '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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