| Mar 19, 2014
| 1:18 PM
A theater initiative aimed at encouraging people with autism to attend live performances is targeting younger children with a new offering involving a Disney Live! show at Madison Square Garden in New York.
The Theatre Development Fund said on Wednesday...
| Jan 24, 2014
| 1:10 PM
The first time Rick Dempsey heard Idina Menzel sing "Let it Go," the ice queen empowerment anthem in the Walt Disney Animation movie "Frozen," he knew he had a serious problem on his hands.
"How are we going to do that in 41 languages?" said Dempsey,...
| Mar 21, 2014
| 9:34 AM
With the opening on Thursday of "Aladdin" at the New Amsterdam Theatre in New York, Disney marks its 20th anniversary on Broadway. Whether that's a cause for celebration or consternation depends on how you view the company's success at making family-...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 4:30 PM
If it were possible to gauge a Broadway musical's box office prospects from a single performance alone, then Neil Patrick Harris' turn in "Hedwig and the Angry Inch" looks legendary.
But we'll have to, ahem, wait for it if we want to know for sure...
| Mar 31, 2014
| 1:56 PM
Disney's hit musical "Frozen" became the highest-grossing animated movie of all time over the weekend, pushing its estimated worldwide box-office haul to $1.072 billion and unseating "Toy Story 3" for the top spot. Now we're curious to hear what your...
| Apr 1, 2014
| 12:32 PM
Passengers aboard a Virgin Australia flight were recently treated to more than pretzels and peanuts.
On a flight from Brisbane to Sydney, the passengers were given an impromptu performance by the cast of the Australian production of 'The Lion King.' ...
| Mar 12, 2014
| 4:27 PM
"Let It Go," the soaring showstopper from “Frozen,” has an unlikely remix coming out soon.
The Academy Award-winning smash sung by Idina Menzel got a reworking by Dutch electronic dance music DJ Armin van Buuren.
His remix is just one of...
| Apr 2, 2014
| 2:30 PM
Still receiving dividends from the home video release of "Frozen," the soundtrack for Disney's animated tuner held onto No. 1 on the national album chart for an eighth non-consecutive frame last week.
"Frozen" maintained its hold on the top slot for a...
| Apr 8, 2014
| 2:22 PM
A barricade of tables, chairs, other furniture and odds and ends piles up onstage at the Athens Theatre in DeLand. Delicate lighting sets the mood. A half-dozen musicians tug at the heartstrings as they mournfully play. Before long, more than 40 actors...
| Apr 9, 2014
| 9:36 AM
As it has so many times over the last few months, the hit soundtrack to Disney's "Frozen" topped the Billboard 200 album chart Wednesday, reflecting sales of 149,000 copies in the week ending April 6, according to Nielsen SoundScan.
But another title...
| Jan 15, 2014
| 3:13 PM
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....