ABC Television takes us “Backstage with Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years”

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ABC Television is bringing us the magic of Disney on Broadway on Sunday, December 14th at 7:00 pm (ET).“BACKSTAGE WITH DISNEY ON BROADWAY: CELEBRATING 20 YEARS” hosted by Jesse Tyler Ferguson, will give us backstage access with the Broadway Casts of Disney’s “The Lion King” and “Aladdin” and the North American Tour of “Newsies”.     The one hour special gives viewers a trip through the creation of the 8 Disney Broadway musicals:  “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Lion King,” “AIDA,” “Tarzan,” … [Read more...]




Pre-Order ‘Mary Poppins’ Legacy Collection Soundtrack

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Pre-orders for The Legacy Collection: Mary Poppins Soundtrack are available now. I'm excited to place my pre-order on Amazon today. Available for purchase on August 26th.On Disc 3, the Sherman Brothers reminisce about their time working on Mary Poppins. Who's excited about this Legacy Collection? I know I am.Here’s the album track list:Disc 1:1. Buena Vista Fanfare 2. Overture 3. One Man Band 4. Sister Suffragette (Lead Vocal: Glynis Johns; Vocals: Hermione Baddeley and Reta … [Read more...]




Disney’s The Lion King in Shanghai Disney and Mexico City

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From President and Producer of Disney Theatrical Productions, Thomas Schumacher, comes the latest announcement for THE LION KING. There will be two world premiere productions in Shanghai Disney Resort (in partnership with Disney Parks and Resorts) and in Mexico City (in partnership with OCESA) marking the 23rd and 24th around the world since THE LION KING first debuted on Broadway in 1997."It is especially exciting for us to premiere at the purpose-built theatre at the Shanghai Disney … [Read more...]




Saving Mr. Banks Arrives On Blu-Ray And DVD March 18th!

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Tom Hanks and Emma Thompson tell the backstory of one of Disney’s most beloved films –Mary Poppins – in this heartwarming film. Hanks plays the role of Walt Disney – who is determined to fulfill a promise he made to his daughters to make P.L. Travers’ (played by Thompson) book into a big screen featureTravers proves to be a hard sell – and is stubborn to a fault, until Disney is able to eventually dig deeper and use his own past to help discover Travers’ fears, and allow them to work … [Read more...]




‘Saving Mr. Banks’ Review

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The journey to making 'Mary Poppins', one of the most popular Disney movies all time, was a very bumpy road. It took Walt Disney twenty years to convince PL Travers to sign the rights away to her beloved character, but little did he know, she was selling a lot more than just the rights to her book. She was selling herself, her family, and a part of her past, and didn't want to see it turned into a mockery. At least, that's what 'Saving Mr. Banks', Disney's newest live action film about the … [Read more...]