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The Disney stars come out for "Newsies: The Musical" 's opening night on Broadway
Extra! Extra! Read all about it! Photo by Nancy Stadler Following its acclaimed run at the Papermill Playhouse last Fall, Disney Theatrical Productions' " Newsies: The Musical " opened at NYC's Nederlander Theatre last night for a special limited engagement. The press lines up to get...
30 Mar 2012
Volume 9 of the “Walt’s People” series features some great behind-the-scenes stories
Good God. Are we really already be up to Volume 9 in the “Walt’s People” series? I can recall when Disney Historian Didier Ghez initially proposed these books (which – if I’m remembering correctly – was sometime back during the Pleistocene Epoch) that would collect & then reprint the very best Mouse...
5 May 2010
Sherman Brothers honored with their very own Window on Main Street at Disneyland
Given the strong positive reaction that Richard M. and Robert B. Sherman ’s Window on Main Street ceremony received this past Thursday morning, Disneyland Resort President George Kalogridis remarked “ … we should open the Park like this every day.” But – then again -- how could you not love an event...
16 Mar 2010
Going gallery-by-gallery through the Walt Disney Family Museum: Part III
Picking up where we left off with Part II of this series : The Walt Disney Family Museum opened on October 1st in San Francisco ’s historic Presidio . The $110 million museum explores the life, family, and accomplishments of Walt Disney, the man, in an attempt to restore the “Walt” to “Walt Disney.”...
28 Oct 2009
Tune Tuesday: Is Disney Theatrical getting ready to mark down "Mary" ?
If you're planning on watching this Thursday morning's broadcast of Macy's Thanksgiving Day parade , be prepared to see an awful lot of Disney. And -- no -- I'm not talking about that Buzz Lightyear balloon which will be making its debut in this year's parade. Or the fact that Miley Cyrus will be appearing...
25 Nov 2008
Is Disney looking to trade its 5th Avenue store in for a brand-new retail location down on Times Square?
As you might expect, NYC's World of Disney is currently all tricked out for trick-or-treat time. Photo by Jim Hill And as you wander all three floors of this 5th Avenue store, you'll find all sorts of Halloween-related materials. From 15th anniversary " Nightmare Before Christmas " merch ... Photo by...
21 Oct 2008
Stage version of "Mary Poppins" draws a lot of its inspiration from ... Well, drawings
When the North American National Tour of " Mary Poppins " opens in Chicago in March of 2009 ... Copyright 2007 Disney / CML. All Rights Reserved ... both Disneyana & theater fans are sure to be thrilled. After all, this road company will not only feature Ashley Brown (i.e. the actress who originated...
19 Jun 2008
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