| Dec 16, 2014
| 4:09 PM
Think there's nothing more wholesome than a tub of popcorn and a classic children's animated film?
Guess again, say Canadian researchers.
When it comes to big-screen murder and mayhem, kids' animated films pack the deadliest wallop of all top-grossing...
| Sep 29, 2014
| 8:35 AM
The box-office success of "Aladdin" in New York has had Broadway watchers wondering where the Disney musical will pop up next on the international map.
On Monday, Disney announced that "Aladdin" will open in Tokyo in May 2015 in what will be the...
| Dec 5, 2014
| 6:20 PM
In the classic children's story of perseverance and determination, a small engine must overcome huge odds to pull a train over a mountain.
"The Little Engine That Could" could easily be the story of Robert Callan Adams.
Four years ago, Adams, who...
| Nov 13, 2014
| 6:03 PM
The busy afterlife of "The Hunchback of Notre Dame," Victor Hugo's 1831 doorstop novel about a church bell ringer with severe chiropractic difficulties, continues with a musical adaptation that's notable for being the first stage collaboration between two...
| Nov 16, 2014
| 11:36 AM
Broadway received top billing for good reason when the Walt Disney Theater offered its grand premiere Saturday night at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in downtown Orlando.
Theater music filled "Broadway & Beyond," a fast-moving...
| Nov 19, 2014
| 2:14 PM
WHAT: Broadway actor Bret Shuford has a simple question: Why should the princesses get all the glory?
A veteran of Disney's "The Little Mermaid" and "Beauty and the Beast," Shuford is in Orlando this week to perform his cabaret "Charming: A Tale of An...
| Nov 14, 2014
| 11:58 AM
When Martin and Facundo Lombard dance, they are led by emotions — not rules.
The Lombard Twins, an Argentina-born dance duo, is among the diverse group of local and international music and dance artists performing Saturday at the new Dr....
| Nov 24, 2014
| 9:55 PM
At Bret Shuford's cabaret, "Charming: A Tale of An American Prince," homemade friendship bracelets — the kind you might have made long ago at summer camp — are distributed to audience members.
The bracelets tie into a cute anecdote that...
| Oct 23, 2014
| 11:26 AM
The black-tie dinner and party that marks the grand opening of Orlando's new Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has sold out, a center spokesman said Thursday.
Limited to 1,300 guests, the Nov. 15 event begins with a begins with a cocktail...
| Nov 6, 2014
| 10:42 AM
Buoyed by a $1 million commitment from the city of Winter Park and record-setting season-ticket Broadway sales, officials and supporters opened Orlando's long-awaited arts center with smiles on their faces and history on their minds.
Under a warm and...
| Nov 10, 2014
| 2:29 PM
After topping the weekend box office with "Big Hero 6," Walt Disney Animation Studios has nailed down 2016 release dates for two upcoming films, "Zootopia" and "Moana."
"Zootopia," the tale of a fast-talking fox who's framed for a crime he didn't...