Tag: The Little Mermaid

The Actors Fund Honors Disney Theatrical Productions this April

The Actors Fund Honors Disney Theatrical Productions this April

| February 20, 2014 | Reply

Interior of The New Amsterdam Theatre Photo: Disney Theatrical Productions On April 28, 2014, The Actors Fund will honor Disney Theatrical Productions as they celebrate 20 years on Broadway. The producing organization, formed in 1994 and operating under the direction of president and producer Thomas Schumacher, will receive the Medal of Honor, the highest award given [...]

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Dave Bossert Remembers Roy E. Disney

Dave Bossert Remembers Roy E. Disney

| November 11, 2013 | 1 Reply

On January 10, 2010, at Roy Edward Disney’s memorial service at the El Capitan Theatre, Roy’s widow, Leslie DeMeuse Disney said, “You couldn’t help but love Roy. He was all of us. He was so much like us. He never put anybody below him. He was always your equal no matter what you did with [...]

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Review: “The Little Mermaid” Diamond Edition Blu-ray

Review: “The Little Mermaid” Diamond Edition Blu-ray

and | October 3, 2013 | 2 Replies

The 1980s were tough for Walt Disney Animation. The Fox and the Hound was released in 1981 and was considered a financial success, despite Don Bluth and other animators leaving the company in the middle of production. Afterwards, Disney hit a rough patch with The Black Cauldron, The Great Mouse Detective, and Oliver and Company. Bluth on the other [...]

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Collectors & Artists Unite: The Wyland Galleries of Florida

Collectors & Artists Unite: The Wyland Galleries of Florida

| July 10, 2013 | 2 Replies

Walt Disney World has something for everyone whether that be entertainment, fine dining, or shopping. Premiere spas and competitive golf courses also top the list. However, few know that the World also offers unique opportunities for collectors and artists to unite in a gallery known by its famous name, Wyland Galleries of Florida.   Image: The [...]

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Sneak Peek: Mickey and the Magical Map

Sneak Peek: Mickey and the Magical Map

| April 28, 2013 | 2 Replies

Recently I was able to get a sneak peek into the creation of the new live show coming this Summer to the Fantasyland Theatre in Disneyland Park.  No video was allowed, but I was able to get a peek at the stage, get a sample of what the set can “do”, plus take a look [...]

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unsung Menken – An Evening with Alan Menken

unsung Menken – An Evening with Alan Menken

| March 17, 2013 | 2 Replies

Be Our Guest.  Under The Sea.  Go The Distance.  Beauty and the Beast.  Little Shop of Horrors.  Whether it’s from a Disney animated feature or not, everyone is familiar with the songs of eight-time Academy Award winning composer, Alan Menken.  However, for every song you know and love there are scores and scores of songs that [...]

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Disneyland’s Fantasy Faire Revealed

Disneyland’s Fantasy Faire Revealed

| March 7, 2013 | Reply

Recently, I got a chance to check out the new Fantasy Faire princess greeting area opening soon at Disneyland Park.  Fantasy Faire was build right next to Sleeping Beauty Castle in the area formerly home to the Carnation Plaza Gardens.  I shared my opinions of the area on a recent segment of the DIS Unplugged: [...]

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