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The Official Disney on Broadway Podcast
The Official Disney on Broadway Podcast

The Official Disney on Broadway Podcast

Disney On Broadway

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Stories of Disney’s most beloved titles that made their way to Broadway and beyond.

Latest Episodes

Episode 6: The New Amsterdam Theatre—Early Years

Ever since the early 1900s, the New Amsterdam Theatre, located on 42nd street in New York City, has been the home of Disney On Broadway. However, this historic theatre had a long life before housing some of Disney’s biggest hits including THE LION KING, MARY POPPINSand currently ALADDIN, this historic theatre. For this episode, we'll speak with two members of the operations team: Chris Pappas and Dana Amendola, about the theatre's early years–from its construction up through the historic Ziegfeld Follies.

36 MIN2017 APR 24
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Episode 6: The New Amsterdam Theatre—Early Years

Episode 5: 20 Years With THE LION KING

A few weeks ago, we spoke with cast members of THE LION KINGto explore the family that has been built over the show’s 20 year history, but today we get to speak to the folks off-stage who keep the show looking better than ever. We’ll chat with Kjeld Andersen, Elizabeth Cohen and Doc Zorthian who manage the costumes, make-up and overall managementTHE LION KING's 10productions around the world.In this conversation, we dive into the idea that live theatre is an ever-evolving art and always changing.

32 MIN2017 APR 10
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Episode 5: 20 Years With THE LION KING

Episode 4: FREAKY FRIDAY

For this episode, we take a deep dive into the new Disney musicalFreaky Friday, which was developed by disney theatrical productions expressly for licensing to professional and then amateur theatres. Cast memberJason SweetTooth Williams moderates a chat—recorded backstage at La Jolla Playhouse—with the show's two stars, Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton. Based on the classic Mary Rodgers novel and the hit Disney films, the show has a score by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning songwriters Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal, If/Then) and a book by Bridget Carpenter (TV's "Parenthood" and "Friday Night Lights").Freaky Fridaywas directed and choreographed by Broadway vets Christopher Ashley (Come From Away, Memphis) and Sergio Trujillo (On Your Feet, Jersey Boys). Following its world premiere at the signature theatre in Arlington, VA, Freaky Fridayis currently playing a regional co-production that began at the La Jolla Playhouse. The production will play the Cleveland Play...

43 MIN2017 MAR 27
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Episode 4: FREAKY FRIDAY

Latest Episodes

Episode 6: The New Amsterdam Theatre—Early Years

Ever since the early 1900s, the New Amsterdam Theatre, located on 42nd street in New York City, has been the home of Disney On Broadway. However, this historic theatre had a long life before housing some of Disney’s biggest hits including THE LION KING, MARY POPPINSand currently ALADDIN, this historic theatre. For this episode, we'll speak with two members of the operations team: Chris Pappas and Dana Amendola, about the theatre's early years–from its construction up through the historic Ziegfeld Follies.

36 MIN2017 APR 24
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Episode 6: The New Amsterdam Theatre—Early Years

Episode 5: 20 Years With THE LION KING

A few weeks ago, we spoke with cast members of THE LION KINGto explore the family that has been built over the show’s 20 year history, but today we get to speak to the folks off-stage who keep the show looking better than ever. We’ll chat with Kjeld Andersen, Elizabeth Cohen and Doc Zorthian who manage the costumes, make-up and overall managementTHE LION KING's 10productions around the world.In this conversation, we dive into the idea that live theatre is an ever-evolving art and always changing.

32 MIN2017 APR 10
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Episode 5: 20 Years With THE LION KING

Episode 4: FREAKY FRIDAY

For this episode, we take a deep dive into the new Disney musicalFreaky Friday, which was developed by disney theatrical productions expressly for licensing to professional and then amateur theatres. Cast memberJason SweetTooth Williams moderates a chat—recorded backstage at La Jolla Playhouse—with the show's two stars, Heidi Blickenstaff and Emma Hunton. Based on the classic Mary Rodgers novel and the hit Disney films, the show has a score by Pulitzer Prize and Tony Award winning songwriters Tom Kitt and Brian Yorkey (Next to Normal, If/Then) and a book by Bridget Carpenter (TV's "Parenthood" and "Friday Night Lights").Freaky Fridaywas directed and choreographed by Broadway vets Christopher Ashley (Come From Away, Memphis) and Sergio Trujillo (On Your Feet, Jersey Boys). Following its world premiere at the signature theatre in Arlington, VA, Freaky Fridayis currently playing a regional co-production that began at the La Jolla Playhouse. The production will play the Cleveland Play...

43 MIN2017 MAR 27
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Episode 4: FREAKY FRIDAY
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