| Mar 22, 2013
| 9:54 AM
Hey, you’re a cool parent. Not an eye-rolling source of embarrassment for your kids. Oh, you are? Well, “Yo Gabba Gabba” creator Christian Jacobs knows what you mean. And he’s about the coolest dad ever.
Way back before he...
| May 19, 2013
| 10:04 PM
You've got one more day to take advantage of Disney Publishing's Mid-May Madness Sale on storybook apps. Through Tuesday, various interactive storybook apps will sell for $4.99 each.
Wreck-It-Ralph Storybook Deluxe. Follow Ralph's quest,...
| May 9, 2013
| 8:00 AM
The studio behind the animated fantasies "Bambi," "Dumbo" and '"The Lion King" has a new kind of hero tale on the way — a Marvel Comics one. Walt Disney Animation Studios on Thursday announced plans to release "Big Hero 6," an action-comedy inspired...
| Aug 9, 2013
| 1:52 PM
The Walt Disney Animation Studios announced "Zootopia," a new 3-D animated feature film from "Tangled" director Byron Howard, at the D23 Expo in Anaheim on Friday.
Howard described "Zootopia" as "a buddy action comedy set in an animal world where humans...
| Sep 5, 2013
| 8:14 AM
Set designers are used to challenges. A theater might not be tall enough for a multistory structure. A stage might not be wide enough to accommodate a designer's grand vision.
And then sometimes the stage is made of ice.
That's what faced production...
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Before I explain what it was like to be a childless man surrounded by Disney princesses and the parents who love (and bankroll) them, seated by himself at Disney on Ice and soaking in princess culture — a story:
Once upon a time …
| Dec 18, 2012
| 7:27 AM
This is not your mother's "Sister Act."
The mega-successful Whoopi Goldberg movie vehicle from 1992 (and the sequel in 1993) has a whole new get-down-tonight, 1970s vibe for the stage musical "Sister Act the Musical," which is coming to the Broward...
| May 9, 2013
| 6:00 AM
This review has been corrected. See below for details.
"Flashdance the Musical" has its way over "Flashdance" the movie in at least one critical regard: The show's plucky heroine — as you'll recall: welder by day! nonstripping stripper by night!...
| Sep 21, 2011
| 2:00 AM
BIRTHDAY GUY: Actor Zachary Levi was born in Lake Charles, La., on this day in 1980. This birthday guy has starred as Chuck Bartkowski on the hit series "Chuck" since 2007. He previously starred in the series "Less Than Perfect" and has appeared in...
| Mar 28, 2012
| 7:58 AM
Although "Disney Wishes," the new original stage show on the Disney Fantasy, has a specific tie to the "Wishes" fireworks at Magic Kingdom, the overall production is a broad, seafaring attempt to salute land-based theme-park experiences.
| May 4, 2011
Do-saster struck at home while my husband and I were at a hockey game.
Permitted a play date, our 41/2-year-old daughter, under the care of our veteran baby sitter, slipped into the kitchen, snatched the scissors and crept back to her room, where she and...