Friday, April 3, 2020

Disney Theatricals Releases Downloadable Children's Activities For THE LION KING, FROZEN, and More

Disney Theatrical Productions is offering free downloadable creative activities for educators and parents from their shows, including The Lion King, Mary Poppins, Frozen and Aladdin.

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Friday, March 27, 2020

How Aladdin Star Michael James Scott Keeps It Light and Positive These Days by Diep Tran

Just because Michael James Scott is stuck inside does not mean he doesn’t dress up for virtual company. For his #LiveAtFive: Home Edition interview, the actor and former vlogg…

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Aladdin star Michael James Scott joins Paul Wontorek to check in from home.

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Thursday, March 26, 2020

Broadway Brainteasers: ALADDIN Three Wishes Word Search

Today's puzzle grants the wishes of Disney fans! Find 20 Aladdin clues in our word search!

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Tuesday, March 24, 2020

Watch Alan Menken Perform an Epic 12-Song Medley of Disney Hits on The Rosie O'Donnell Show by Caitlin Moynihan

Tony-winning composer Alan Menken is credited for creating the score of nine Broadway musicals and some of the most iconic Disney films from 1989's The Little Mermaid to the recent 2019 live…

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Monday, March 23, 2020

Telly Leung, Ann Harada And More Rally Behind #RacismIsAVirus

The #RacismIsAVirus campaign was organized by the Broadway Diversity Project's Diane Phelan (School of Rock, The King and I, Here Lies Love) who gained immediate support from colleagues such…

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Friday, March 20, 2020

VIDEO: On This Day, March 20- Disney's ALADDIN Opens On Broadway

On this day in 2014, Disney's Aladdin, a new musical comedy based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, opened on Broadway at the New Amsterdam Theatre.

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WATCH: James Monroe Iglehart Offers a Disney Medley From His Home by Ryan McPhee

The Aladdin Tony winner and Hamilton alum practices social distancing with help from Alan Menken and Elton John.

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Thursday, March 19, 2020

Photo Flash: ALADDIN Cast Member Gets Creative with Fantasy Photos of His Son!

Mark DiConzo, an cast member of Aladdin on Broadway, has found a truly adorable way to pass the time throughout the Covid-10 crisis.

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Wednesday, March 18, 2020

Aladdin and Blue’s Clues & You Star Joshua Dela Cruz’s 10 Favorite Theatregoing Experiences by Andrew Gans

Top on Cruz's list are performances by Jessie Mueller, Danny Burstein, Mark Rylance, and more.

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Monday, March 16, 2020

Photo Coverage: Remembering Merwin Foard

BroadwayWorld was saddened to report that Broadway veteran Merwin Foard recently passed away at 59 years old. Born September 16, 1960 in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina, Foard was last …

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Friday, March 13, 2020

Odds & Ends: Dear Evan Hansen's Roman Banks to Join High School Musical: The Musical: The Series & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Dear Evan Hansen's Roman Banks to Join High School Musical: The Musical: The Series Multi-talented actor Roman Banks, a for…

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Prolific Broadway Standby Merwin Foard Dies at 59 by Logan Culwell-Block

The actor understudied major roles in such Broadway productions as The Addams Family, Aladdin, and Sweeney Todd.

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How 1 Broadway Duo Is Ensuring the Show Will Go On in the Wake of COVID-19 Theatre Cancellations by Logan Culwell-Block

Aladdin star Telly Leung and Next to Normal Tony winner Alice Ripley will live stream a concert from New York City.

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

“Seeing Myself and My Power” by Mo Brady

by Anna Altheide Full disclosure. I am a busy, multifaceted, fabulous woman living and working full-time in New York City. I work, I play, I wine, I dine, and I try to polish as much positi…

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Veteran Broadway Actor Merwin Foard Dies at 59 by Andy Lefkowitz

Merwin Foard, a multi-talented stage actor who accrued more than a dozen Broadway credits throughout his career, died on March 9 in his home state of North Carolina, according to a close fri…

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Family-Friendly Musicals Hit Hardest as Coronavirus Fears Cause a Broadway Slump by Helen Holmes, Helen Holmes

'The Lion King,' 'Frozen' and 'Aladdin' have seen Broadway ticket sales plummet as families cancel plans over fear of the coronavirus spread.

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Isabelle McCalla and More Join the Cast of Lyric's 42ND STREET, Starring Norm Lewis and Faith Prince

Lyric has announced full casting for its production of 42nd Street, to be presented May 29 - June 21, 2020, at the Lyric Opera House, 20 N. Wacker Drive, Chicago. Previously announced Broadw…

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Monday, March 9, 2020

Hillary Clinton to Deliver Closing Keynote Address at Disney's 3rd Annual Women's Day on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Disney on Broadway has announced that Secretary Hillary Rodham Clinton will deliver the closing keynote address at the upcoming Women's Day on Broadway celebration. The previously announced…

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Friday, March 6, 2020


Make sure to set your DVRs, because on Friday, March 13 cast members from a?oeFrozen,a?? a?oeThe Lion King,a?? and a?oeAladdin,' will stop by the Tamron Hall Show to celebrate 25 years of …

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Monday, March 2, 2020

Broadway's John Behlmann & LJ Wright Celebrate a Waterfront Leap-Day Wedding: 'We Just Couldn't Wait Another Four Years' by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway actor John Behlmann and dresser LJ Wright were married on February 29 in Long Island City, NY. The pair met in 2018 during the pre-Broadway run of the musical comedy Tootsie and wer…

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Friday, February 28, 2020

Michael James Scott Reprises His Turn as the Genie in Aladdin on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Michael James Scott, a veteran of the Broadway, Australian and London productions of Disney's Aladdin, steps back into the New York production of the Tony-nominated musical on February 28. …

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Michael James Scott Returns to Broadway's Aladdin by Ryan McPhee

The actor is back as the Genie at the Disney musical.

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Thursday, February 27, 2020

The Prince of Egypt at the Dominion Theatre, London – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

Animated film to blockbuster musical: it’s a well-established route to stage success, one previously trodden by Frozen, Aladdin, and, most famously, The

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Wednesday, February 26, 2020

Mandy Gonzalez, Ali Stroker & More Will Take Part in Disney's 3rd Annual Women's Day on Broadway by Andy Lefkowitz

Disney Theatrical has announced a respected group of stars and creatives set to participate in the 3rd Annual Women's Day on Broadway. The previously announced event, titled "The Decade Ahea…

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Tuesday, February 25, 2020

Hadestown, Aladdin, and More Are Auditioning in NYC by Playbill Staff

Find your next job with these Equity calls for Broadway productions and shows across the country hosting auditions in the Big Apple.

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Watch 5 Wild Quick Changes Backstage at Broadway’s Aladdin and Ain’t Too Proud by Dan Meyer

In these exclusive videos, watch performers transform in under one minute with the help of Broadway dressers. Plus, what it takes to be a dresser on the Main Stem.

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Monday, February 24, 2020

'Wow, I Get to Finally Play a Southeast Asian': Courtney Reed is Embracing Her Heritage in Cambodian Rock Band by Michael Appler

Cambodian Rock Band, Lauren Yee’s new off-Broadway play that uses music to talk about the Khmer Rouge genocide, is about a lot more than history and trauma. Written by an Asian-American p…

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Sunday, February 23, 2020

​Top College Theatre Programs You Might Not Know, but Should; Part 2, the Northern US Schools by Performerstuff

Top College Theatre Programs You Might Not Know, but Should; Part 2, the Northern US Schools Written by Michelle J. Evans February 19, 2020 As a professional acting and college audition…

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Friday, February 21, 2020

Aladdin Alum Arielle Jacobs Sings a Fresh Power Ballad From the New Musical Between the Lines by Ruthie Fierberg

Hear this exclusive track from the new Off-Broadway musical, which is based on the Jodi Picoult novel and co-stars Jason Gotay.

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

BWW TV: Broadway Sessions Belts It Out for Black History Month!

A few weeks ago over at Broadway Sessions we were joined by an incredible lineup of artists for our Black History Month Celebration! It was an amazing night full of beautiful moments from ev…

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