Aladdin on Broadway is going global

This was the last of Alan Menken's Disney works with Howard Ashman, who has since past away in 1991 from Aids complications. Since "Aladdin" hit Broadway it has had almost 700 performers and over $122 million in ticket sales. There is a Japanese version playing in Tokyo and soon to be a version in Hamburg, as well as Sydney.Key players in the show are:Designed by Bob Crowley (An American In Paris, Skylight) Lighting by Natasha Katz (the upcoming School Of Rock) Illusions by Jim … [Read more...]

Thousands of Frozen Costumes Donated to Students in Central Florida

Thousands of kids in the Central Florida area (Lake, Osceola, Orange, Seminole, and Polk counties) got some Frozen magic in their lives recently. Disney donated thousands Frozen costumes in order to make room in their warehouse for new deliveries. Some school are using the donations to promote literacy and reward good behavior. Dresses went to 51 elementary schools that get title 1 funds, which is to help lower income students. So you might see even more Elsa and Anna's at you door trick or … [Read more...]

A Super Hero Halloween is Coming to the “Mix + Smash: Marvel Super Hero Mashers” App

Inspired by the popular action figures, Marvel Super Hero Mashers and building on their play pattern of customization and construction/building, Mix + Smash: Marvel Super Hero Mashers lets kids remix their favorite Marvel Super Heroes and create their very own ultimate champion to defeat evil Super Villains.New this week is the Halloween update, it will let fans unlock special Halloween adventures, backgrounds and more when they complete all of the missions within the Green Goblin Halloween … [Read more...]

Would You Fly on a “Frozen” Plane?

WestJet, WestJet Vacations and The Walt Disney Company (Canada) Ltd., Parks & Resorts, have made magic again, unveiling a second custom-painted, Disney-themed aircraft featuring Anna, Elsa and Olaf from Frozen, the highest-grossing animated film of all time.Like the #MagicPlane featuring Sorcerer Mickey, the images on the #DisneyFrozenThemedPlane tell an enchanting story. The tail of the aircraft features Anna and Elsa celebrating sisterhood and the magic of snow. Moving along the … [Read more...]

Disney Interactive Introduced a New Disney Dream Treats App

Disney Interactive has announced the launch of Disney Dream Treats on mobile devices. It is a new match-three puzzle game for mobile devices that takes players on a tour of restaurants in Disney Parks around the world. In the game players will help Mickey, Minnie, Ariel, Belle, Buzz Lightyear, Woody, and more of your favorite characters welcome guests to famous Disney restaurants through more than 100 levels of puzzle matching.Before you start the game you can create an avatar by selecting … [Read more...]

3 New Songs Added to Beauty and the Beast Live Action Film

 Alan Menken, composer of many of our Disney favorites shared the news that the live action Beauty and the Beast film is coming to theaters in 2017. Menken said that none of the songs from the Broadway version made the film. There's actually three new songs written for the movie. They are called Forever More, and there's also a song called Days in the Sun, the name of the 3rd song was not mentioned in his Entertainment weekly interview.Beauty and the Beast comes to theaters on March 17, … [Read more...]

Skipper Canteen Restaurant Opening Soon in Adventureland

Hiya boys and girls! How is everyone on this fine day? I am sure we all wish we were at our favorite most magical place on earth! However, you are reading my Disney Gossip so that is a very close second right? Of course it is. Well there has been a lot of buzz about the new Skipper Canteen Restaurant that will be opening soon at the Magic Kingdom. So, of course I have to share my latest findings with you.The food will be exotic foods from Asia, Africa, and the South Pacific. That is … [Read more...]

Star Wars Rebels – Season Two Full of Surprises

The premiere of Star Wars Rebels - Season Two starts tonight on Disney XD (9:30 PM ET/PT).  A recent opportunity to enjoy a press event at the Walt Disney Studio Offices included two upcoming episodes of this new season.The event started out with a screening of the upcoming episodes where we see Kanan, Ezra and the rest of the group team up with  The clones, Captain Rex and Commanders Gregor and Wolffe.  When Ezra shares they were sent by Ahsoka Tano, The Clones go out of their way to help … [Read more...]

Top 5 Walt Disney World Character Dining Spots

Character Dining is a vital part of your Walt Disney World experience! Once your vacation is booked, your first countdown is 180 days to make those beloved dining reservations. One of the things that makes Disney World magical is the endless options of restaurants, including Character Dining! You can sit down, relax and enjoy a meal while some of your favorite characters stop by, have some fun, give some autographs and of course strike a pose. What's not to love? You have to take some time out … [Read more...]

Disney Joins Forces with a Bionics Firm to Change the Lives of Some Children

What are you looking at is Disney Bionic prosthetic arms for children. These are so cool. Best of all they are low-cost. The Star Wars one has a lightsabre hand and when you turn it on the LED's light up and you hear the electronic buzz that Star Wars fans know and love. That is not it, there is button that allows the child to change the color of the lights.  “We’ve already had several requests for the lightsabre from people who aren’t kids,” said Joel Gibbard, 25. He is the British robotic … [Read more...]