In a normal June, the Broadway and live theatre community would have celebrated the past year of theatre with ceremonies like the annual Tony Awards and other various theatre honors. But like much else in 2020, these awards ceremonies either didn’t take place or were done in some sort of compromised way due to COVID-19.[Read more…]
Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts has announced the full Fairwinds Broadway in Orlando lineup for the 2020/2021 season, including “Hamilton,” “Hadestown,” and more.[Read more…]
Disney’s blockbuster Broadway musical “Aladdin” and new musical comedy “Mean Girls” will make their Orlando debut as part of the 2019-2020 Fairwinds Broadway in Orlando series at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts.
Lin-Manuel Miranda is currently costarring as Jack in “Mary Poppins Returns”, the holiday family musical from Walt Disney Pictures. But the Tony-winning composer’s latest role is far from Miranda’s first encounter with the Mouse. During a recent press event in Miami on the day of Mary Poppins Returns‘s release, our reporter participated in a roundtable discussion where Lin-Manuel Miranda shared his thoughts about a number of other Disney-related movies, including “Moana”, “The Little Mermaid”, and “Guardians of the Galaxy”.
The Dr Phillips Center’s Walt Disney Theater will become “the room where it happens” next January, when the Tony-winning mega-hit Hamilton headlines the newly announced 2018–2019 Fairwinds Broadway in Orlando series. [Read more…]