Getting its start as the “Disney Brothers Cartoon Studio” in 1923, the company more commonly known simply as “Disney,” is now the biggest media conglomerate in the world. Currently headed by Robert Iger, the entertainment goliath owns ABC, ESPN, Touchstone, Pixar, and Miramax Films, and internally controls four separate divisions: Walt Disney Studios, Parks and Resorts, Disney Consumer Products, and Media Networks.
Loveable characters like Bambi, Snow White, Mickey Mouse, Pinocchio, Cinderella, and the more recent WALL-E, among countless others, owe their existence to Disney. Among some of its films are the 2010 live-action remake of “Alice in Wonderland,” the fourth installment of “Pirates of the Caribbean,” and a remake of the “Swiss Family Robinson.” “Pirates” and “Robinson” are due in 2011 and 2012, respectively.
Summary By Emily Jones, TicketNews Disney’s blockbuster film Frozen is set to hit the road as a touring Disney on Ice show. The production, based on the popular animated movie, will open in September in Orlando, Florida. The show will be the equivalent of a Broadway musical, requiring 39... Read more
Summary by Dan Reynolds, TicketNews: Disney on Ice: Princesses and Heroes comes to Bridgeport and Hartford, Connecticut to kick off performances in the new year. Princesses and Heroes will be at the Webster Bank Arena tonight through January 5th, and then moving to Hartford’s XL Center on January 8th.... Read more
Disney On Ice presents Worlds of Fantasy takes flight this fall as Feld Entertainment’s newest ice spectacular, featuring four fun-filled classic and current Disney stories. Set to launch on a 70 city, two-year tour on August 28 in Lakeland, FL, Worlds of Fantasy showcases beloved characters from Disney/Pixar’s Cars,... Read more
Buena Vista Concerts and AEG Live are sending the Disney Music Block Party tour out on a 23-date North American tour beginning July 25 in Toms River, NJ, and continuing through August 24 in Uniondale, NY. Sponsored by Playskool and the National Association of Music Merchants (NAMM), the tour... Read more
With a successful yet controversial 70-date concert tour and 3-D movie in the books, Walt Disney Records and Hollywood Records are planning to release the new Hannah Montana/Miley Cyrus “Best of Both Worlds Concert” CD+DVD for an exclusive period at Wal-Mart beginning March 11 — one month before its... Read more
By Alfred Branch, Jr. Prices for Hannah Montana tickets are not the only ones coming down. Fans of Disney on Ice: Finding Nemo can find a bargain, as can those looking to see the New York Knicks. TicketNews today, Jan. 10, found tickets on Coasttocoasttickets.com to the 11am performance... Read more
It’s tempting to dismiss Hannah Montana, aka 14-year-old actress/singer Miley Cyrus, as simply the latest Disney Channel-fueled tweener craze. Tempting, but not entirely correct, according to MySA.com. Yes, “Hannah Montana” is Disney’s No. 1 show. But that doesn’t explain the phenomenon that had Miley outselling The Police and igniting... Read more
By Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner Feld Entertainment, Inc., producers of family entertainment shows, such as Disney On Ice, Disney Live!, Doodlebops Live! and Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey circus, has named Nicole Feld and Alana Feld, executive vice presidents of the company. Nicole Feld joined Feld Entertainment... Read more
By Jane Cohen and Bob Grossweiner – TicketNews.com It was downstream all the way for Disney’s pre-Broadway engagement of The Little Mermaid. After four weeks of previews and nearly three weeks of performances, the Broadway-bound musical sold 100 percent of its tickets in its run at the 2,245-capacity Denver... Read more
Thrash metalers Machine Head have been forced to cancel tomorrow night’s (September 7) performance at the House of Blues club in Anaheim, CA. And it’s all thanks to Disney! Presented by Live Nation, the mighty powers that be at Walt Disney Properties pressured the mega promoter to call off... Read more