| Jan 13, 2014
| 12:30 PM
A spokesman for Disney Theatrical Prods. has confirmed that Disney Animation's hit "Frozen" is in early development for the stage, following a Fortune interview in which Bob Iger said the studio was in discussions about it.
It'd be more surprising if...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 3:13 PM
Last week in New York, a group of very angry actors expressed their feelings to their union, Actors' Equity, about the collapse of salaries for the performers who tour with Broadway shows to cities like Chicago. It is not hard to see why they were angry....
| Jan 16, 2014
| 4:01 PM
Disney Theatrical Productions will host open call auditions for male dancers for the Broadway and North American touring productions of Disney's "Newsies." This audition, held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport on Friday, Jan. 17 at 4 p.m., is an...
| Jan 20, 2014
| 3:38 PM
Last weekend's Orlando auditions for the Disney's "Newsies" garnered quite a bit of interest. The show, which will be part of the touring Broadway season at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, was seeking male dancers. A spokeswoman for...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 8:30 AM
The stage musical adaptation of Disney's 1996 animated pic "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," which premiered in Germany in 1999 but never made it Stateside, will have its American preem as part of the 2014-15 season at La Jolla Playhouse, alongside the...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 6:10 AM
The stage musical version of the 1996 Disney animated movie "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" was first produced in Germany more than a decade ago but has not been seen in the U.S.
That will change finally when the La Jolla Playhouse presents the U.S....
| Aug 27, 2013
| 10:54 AM
You can't swing a critic around Times Square without hitting some kid who's featured, if not starring, in a Broadway show.
This fact was abundantly clear in the opening number of June's Tony Awards show when young cast members of "Annie," "Matilda,"...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 12:30 PM
MUSIC COMPOSITION FOR A SERIES
› Two previous noms
› Episode: "Flight of the Phoenix"
› Series' signature Tahitian ukelele, jazzy themes return; rare score nod for a comedy
Trevor Morris (1)...
| Sep 9, 2013
| 2:30 PM
"Casa Valentina," the new play by "Kinky Boots" book writer Harvey Fierstein, has locked in a Broadway bow this spring in a production directed by "Wicked" helmer Joe Mantello.
World premiere production fills out the 2013-14 Rialto season for Manhattan...
| Nov 25, 2012
| 2:28 PM
Everyone's first "Annie" should be at a venerable venue like the Paramount Theatre in Aurora, which opened for business in 1931, right when "Little Orphan Annie" mania was at its peak. The historic theater on the Fox River was built just one year after...
| Dec 13, 2012
| 1:27 PM
The year 2012, as Queen Elizabeth II might have said, was quite the annus horribilis on Broadway. Especially after the leaves started to turn.
Consider the less-than-regal disappointments. "The Anarchist," the polemical new play by David Mamet, closed...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 7:00 AM
In bygone days "extra, extra" is what newspaper hawkers used to shout to sell copies.
Now it's what the Walt Disney Co. is adding to its bottom line, with word that "Newsies, the Musical," about turn-of-the-20th century paperboys who go on strike, has...