| Feb 22, 2014
| 6:06 AM
Disney is putting the final touches on the new Festival of Fantasy Parade, which will debut in March at Fantasyland inside Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom.
This week, Disney released a behind-the-scenes look at music of the parade.
| Nov 17, 2013
| 6:00 PM
NEW YORK — Matthew Bourne was standing in the bedroom of Tchaikovsky's home outside Moscow two years ago when he decided it was finally time to tackle "Sleeping Beauty."
"It had a single bed and a very ordinary wooden table, looking out the window...
| Nov 22, 2013
| 11:00 AM
In the 1937 promotional film "How Walt Disney Cartoons Are Made," an announcer describes some of the intricate work going into the studio's first feature-length film, "Snow White and the Seven Dwarfs," in a department called Inking and Painting.
| Dec 5, 2013
| 6:00 AM
NEW YORK — Few people would mistake the Long Island commuter town of Bethpage (elevation: 105 feet) for the Austrian Alps. But on a vast soundstage in an anonymous industrial park about 45 minutes from Manhattan sits a gently sloping, man-made...
| Dec 6, 2013
| 9:51 AM
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Thursday night NBC staged a three-hour live performance of Rodgers and Hammserstein's "The Sound of Music," the world's most beloved musical, with Carrie Underwood as Maria von Trapp, a role...
| Feb 10, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Producers of Broadway's "Cinderella" are glad they called her, maybe: Carly Rae Jepsen, who joined the cast of the Rodgers and Hammerstein musical Feb. 4 alongside Fran Drescher, helped drive up the show's box office by 25% vs. the prior week.
| Feb 13, 2014
| 2:06 PM
"People Will Say We're in Love": Valentine's Day is as good an excuse as any for a cabaret show titled "People Will Say We're In Love — The Music of Rodgers and Hammerstein." The show will include songs from musicals such as "Oklahoma," "Carousel,"...
| Feb 13, 2014
| 10:12 AM
Cicely Tyson will bring her recent Tony Award-winning performance in Horton Foote's "The Trip to Bountiful" to Los Angeles as part of the Ahmanson Theatre's 2014-15 season, the Center Theatre Group announced Thursday.
The season will feature five...
| Feb 24, 2014
| 4:30 PM
Is "Rocky" a Broadway box office contender?
Too soon to tell, but sales for the large-scale new musical's initial string of previews suggest audiences are displaying curiosity about the tuner version of the pugilist romance.
"Rocky" logged $642,830...
| Mar 3, 2014
| 4:30 PM
"Les Miserables" stormed back to Broadway and "Aladdin" made a little box office magic of its own last week, with the two big-name tuners beginning previews in a seven-day frame that saw overall Main Stem sales decline.
Curiosity often drives B.O. at a...
| Mar 6, 2014
| 12:30 PM
Commercial producers aren't just commercial anymore.
At least not all of them -- not since the divide between the commercial theater industry and the not-for-profit legit sector has crumbled under the weight of ongoing shifts in the cultural, artistic...
| Feb 18, 2014
| 4:35 PM
"Les Miserables" will kick off the Signature Series of Orlando Shakespeare Theater's 2014-15 season, theater officials announced Tuesday.
The musical's first Orlando-based production will open Sept. 12 and will be the Shakes' largest single show, said...