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  • Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center will open in November

    Orlando's Dr. Phillips Center will open in November
    The long-awaited Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts at last has an official opening date. The ribbon-cutting on the downtown Orlando theater complex will be Nov. 6, with an opening gala the following night, center president Kathy Ramsberger...
  • 'Beauty and the Beast' proves its staying power

    'Beauty and the Beast' proves its staying power
    Twenty years ago, an experimental show by a team with minimal Broadway experience made the trek to New York after a trial run in Houston. Pundits expressed doubt about whether the risk would pay off, and when the show finally opened, it got a drubbing...
  • Disney Considering 'Frozen' for Broadway, Obviously

    A spokesman for Disney Theatrical Prods. has confirmed that Disney Animation's hit "Frozen" is in early development for the stage, following a Fortune interview in which Bob Iger said the studio was in discussions about it. It'd be more surprising if...
  • How and why actors' paychecks are shrinking on tour

    How and why actors' paychecks are shrinking on tour
    Last week in New York, a group of very angry actors expressed their feelings to their union, Actors' Equity, about the collapse of salaries for the performers who tour with Broadway shows to cities like Chicago. It is not hard to see why they were angry....
  • Audition notice: Dancers for 'Newsies' tour

    Audition notice: Dancers for 'Newsies' tour
    Disney Theatrical Productions will host open call auditions for male dancers for the Broadway and North American touring productions of Disney's "Newsies." This audition, held at the Hyatt Regency Orlando Airport on Friday, Jan. 17 at 4 p.m., is an...
  • Dancers turn out in hopes of landing 'Newsies' role

    Last weekend's Orlando auditions for the Disney's "Newsies" garnered quite a bit of interest. The show, which will be part of the touring Broadway season at the new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts, was seeking male dancers. A spokeswoman for...
  • U.S. stage debut of 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' will be in La Jolla

    U.S. stage debut of 'Hunchback of Notre Dame' will be in La Jolla
    The stage musical version of the 1996 Disney animated movie "The Hunchback of Notre Dame" was first produced in Germany more than a decade ago but has not been seen in the U.S. That will change finally when the La Jolla Playhouse presents the U.S....
  • Disney Theatrical Developing 'The Princess Bride' for the Stage

    Disney Theatrical Prods. has embarked on a stage adaptation of "The Princess Bride" in a deal shepherded by Alan Horn. With no creative team yet attached, it's not yet been decided whether the developing show will be a play or a musical. Either way the...
  • Broadway Box Office: Billy Crystal Banks Sparkling Sales

    Nearly ten years after his last Broadway stint, Billy Crystal's status as a box office powerhouse remains undiminished: His solo outing "700 Sundays" raked in more than $1 million in its first six previews. The strong start for "700 Sundays" ($1,147,436)...
  • L.A. theater openings, Nov. 17-24: 'The Lion King' returns

    L.A. theater openings, Nov. 17-24: 'The Lion King' returns
    "The Lion King" roars back into the Pantages, the musical "In the Heights" lands in Boyle Heights, and the Grinch is up to his old tricks at San Diego's Old Globe. A Family Affair Staged reading of an adaptation of Alexander Ostrovsky’s classic...
  • 'Newsies' will be here for Christmas 2014

     'Newsies' will be here for Christmas 2014
    Extra! Extra!  The "Newsies" are coming to Chicago! Disney announced Wednesday that the Broadway musical about striking New York newspaper boys, a highly successful stage version of the flop movie, will have its much-anticipated national tour, replete...