| Apr 4, 2013
| 2:36 PM
With its spring production of Disney's "The Little Mermaid Jr.," the Children's Theatre of Annapolis has found an ideal vehicle to reach its goal of presenting shows highlighting young performers' talents.
This shortened version of the 2008 Broadway...
| Apr 4, 2013
| 2:30 PM
| Jan 25, 2013
| 1:21 PM
Before I explain what it was like to be a childless man surrounded by Disney princesses and the parents who love (and bankroll) them, seated by himself at Disney on Ice and soaking in princess culture — a story:
Once upon a time …
| Jan 14, 2013
| 1:13 PM
Following weak box office performances for re-releases of "Monsters, Inc.," "Finding Nemo" and "Beauty and the Beast" in 3-D, Walt Disney Studios has canceled plans for a 3-D "The Little Mermaid" in June.
The underwater animated hit from 1989 was...
| Dec 23, 2012
| 9:26 AM
It was a ho-ho-ho-hum weekend at the box office, as five new releases failed to draw moviegoers to the multiplex in droves.
"The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey" was the No. 1 film for the second consecutive weekend, collecting an additional $36.7...
| Dec 21, 2012
| 7:00 AM
In bygone days "extra, extra" is what newspaper hawkers used to shout to sell copies.
Now it's what the Walt Disney Co. is adding to its bottom line, with word that "Newsies, the Musical," about turn-of-the-20th century paperboys who go on strike, has...
| Oct 24, 2012
| 8:20 AM
Tickets are on sale for the Northern Michigan Chorale's 31st annual fall concert, "The Wonderful World of Disney."
Two performances are planned: 7:30 p.m. Friday and Sunday, Nov. 2 and 4, at John M. Hall Auditorium in Bay View.
The concert will open...
| Aug 17, 2012
| 1:07 PM
As the opening of the new sections of Fantasyland approaches, Disney has been releasing more images of the detail work going into those areas as well as some new renderings illustrating the largest expansion in Magic Kingdom history.
| Jul 5, 2012
| 10:51 PM
"The Little Mermaid"became a Disney classic that was later brought to life on Broadway.
The show is over in New York, but has now found itself in Sacramento – specifically, the Wells Fargo Pavillion.
“It’s such a unique space to tell...
| Jun 28, 2012
| 6:04 AM
The beauty of the newest bit of the Fantasyland expansion at Magic Kingdom is the blending of old and new. Although the official opening of the updated Dumbo the Flying Elephant ride isn't until next month, some Disney World guests have previewed the...
| May 31, 2012
| 7:35 AM
Walt Disney World welcomed the first guests to its newest hotel Thursday morning, after a quick character-and-confetti-filled ceremony.
Disney World President Meg Crofton framed the opening of the $350 million Art of Animation Resort as a jolt for the...