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Photos – Exterior of St. James Theatre for Frozen the Broadway Musical

Take a look at the Exterior for Frozen the Broadway Musical coming soon.

Over The Last 20 Years, Broadway’s ‘Lion King’ Has Made More Money For Disney Than ‘Star Wars’

This year, the House of Mouse is celebrating the 20th anniversary of The Lion King on Broadway. The duration of the run is impressive enough – most musicals last a year or less, with just a few lucky ones hitting it big.

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On Saturday October 28, Disney will break ground on one of its newest attractions: a Broadway-style theater. The as-yet unnamed theater will be located near the Main Street, U.S.A. section of the Magic Kingdom, in an area currently used as a backstage parking lot for cast members, opening up a new area to park visitors.

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Disney Fans, Brace Yourselves: Frozen’s Broadway Cast Is in Costume for the First Time!

It’s all happening! Frozen the musical is swiftly approaching its opening day on Broadway, but as all you patiently-waiting Disney fans know, it couldn’t come fast enough.

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WATCH – ‘FROZEN’ The Musical: Official Trailer

See a first glimpse of FROZEN the new Broadway musical. Frozen will play its out-of-town tryout at the Buell Theatre in the Denver Center for the Performing Arts August 17 – October 1, 2017.

Tickets for performances in Denver are on sale now. For information on the Denver engagement visit Tickets for Broadway performances will go on sale later this year.

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‘Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical!’ Returning to Cinemas Nationwide on August 5 and 9

Due to an immensely successful and record-breaking cinematic debut, Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical! returns to movie theaters nationwide for a two-day encore presentation. Captured live at the Hollywood Pantages Theatre early last year, the event features Jeremy Jordan, who currently stars in the television series “Supergirl,” reprising the role he created as “Jack Kelly.”

Fathom Events partners with Disney Theatrical Productions to bring this spectacular stage show back to the big screen on Saturday, August 5 at 12:55 p.m. and Wednesday, August 9 at 7:00 p.m. (all local times), including special behind-the-scenes footage and interviews with the cast and creators.

Tickets for “Disney’s Newsies: The Broadway Musical!” can be purchased at or participating theater box offices. Fans throughout the U.S. will be able to enjoy the event in more than 630 select cinemas. For a complete list of locations visit the Fathom Events website(theaters and participants are subject to change).

Joining Jordan are original Broadway cast members Kara Lindsay as “Katherine,” Ben Fankhauser as “Davey” and Andrew Keenan-Bolger as “Crutchie,” and NEWSIES North American Tour stars Steve Blanchard as “Joseph Pulitzer,” Aisha de Haas as “Medda Larkin,” and Ethan Steiner as “Les.” Since opening on Broadway in 2011, NEWSIES has played 1,711 performances between Broadway and the North American tour, to more than 2.5 million audience members in 65 cities across the country.

Set in New York City at the turn of the century, NEWSIES is the rousing tale of Jack Kelly, a charismatic newsboy and leader of a ragged band of teenaged ‘newsies,’ who dreams only of a better life far from the hardship of the streets. But when publishing titans Joseph Pulitzer and William Randolph Hearst raise distribution prices at the newsboys’ expense, Jack finds a cause to fight for and rallies newsies from across the city to strike for what’s right.

NEWSIES, the new American musical, features a Tony Award-winning score with music by eight-time Academy Award®-winner Alan Menken and lyrics by Jack Feldman, a book by four-time Tony Award-winner Harvey Fierstein and is produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. NEWSIES is directed by Tony nominee Jeff Calhoun and choreographed by Christopher Gattelli, who won a 2012 Tony Award for his work on the show. The entire creative team was reunited to bring the break-out smash musical to audiences across North America.

“It’s with great excitement that we’re partnering with Disney Theatrical Productions once again to bring NEWSIES back to the big screen for audiences to enjoy this summer,” said Fathom Events CEO John Rubey. “The tremendous success of the last event further proves the appetite and excitement the fansies have for NEWSIES!”

Watch – Disney on Broadway at Epcot Singing – ‘Let it Go’ from Frozen

Ashley Brown and Josh Strickland performing Let it Go from Frozen.

Watch – Disney on Broadway at Epcot Singing – ‘Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious’ from Mary Poppins

Ashley Brown and Josh Strickland performing ‘Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious’ from Mary Poppins.

Watch – Disney on Broadway at Epcot Singing – ‘Part of Your World’ – The Little Mermaid

Ashley Brown – Disney on Broadway at Epcot Singing – ‘Part of Your World’ – The Little Mermaid.

Lin-Manuel Miranda Talks Writing Disney’s Most Unusual Ballad

In musical theater, it’s called the “I Want” song. Typically a ballad found within a musical’s first few scenes, the tune is an opportunity for composers to put into words the leading character’s desires and motivations so that the audience can have a clear sense of where the story is going.

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