Since opening on Broadway in 1997, Disney’s The Lion King has been by over 65 million people to date. Disney Theatricals celebrated the 15th Anniversary of this ground-breaking musical with a show-stopping holiday gift – Broadway’s first immersive, pop-up exhibit in New York City. Located at 1095 Avenue of the Americas, adjacent to Bryant Park at 42nd [...]
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This past July, after twenty years of not performing in a New York City nightclub, Jenifer Lewis returned to 54 Below with a new cabaret show called “Black Don’t Crack.” In a song by the same name, written by Tony Award winning composer/lyricist Marc Shaiman, Lewis sings, “…Oprah Winfrey’s got her billions, and Michelle’s got [...]
By definition, a poster is any piece of printed-paper designed and attached to a wall or vertical surface. Typically posters include both textual and graphic elements. They have been around in some form since the days of William Shakespeare advertising his latest play. Posters, in many cases, are designed to appeal not only to the [...]
After a successful run at New Jersey’s Paper Mill Playhouse last fall, Disney’s Newsies has finally found its way to Broadway. Opening on Thursday, April 29 to rave reviews at the Nederlander Theatre, Disney Theatricals has announced that the musical, which originally was scheduled for a limited run, would now have an open-ended Broadway run. [...]
What do you do with a movie musical that receives reviews like “The writers have created cardboard cut-outs instead of flesh-and-blood characters,” Variety, “The film’s real trouble lies in its pointless, joyless execution,” New York Times. You stage it as a musical… naturally!
Sail the Seven Seas of Walt Disney World to an island filled with tropical beauty, colorful birds, and the mystery Ben Gunn’s buried treasure. And so began the adventure that awaited guests on Treasure Island. Opening on April 8, 1974, Treasure Island was a place for guests to observe various forms of wildlife, as well [...]