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'Shakespeare in Love' to open on London stage next summer

'Shakespeare in Love' to open on London stage next summer

LONDON, Nov. 13 (UPI) -- A stage production of the film, "Shakespeare in Love," is to open at London's Noel Coward Theatre next summer, producers announced Wednesday.
'The Princess Bride' is headed to Broadway

'The Princess Bride' is headed to Broadway

NEW YORK, Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Broadway's Disney Theatrical Productions says it is developing William Goldman's beloved book and movie, "The Princess Bride," as a stage work.
'Mary Poppins' to close on Broadway March 3

'Mary Poppins' to close on Broadway March 3

NEW YORK, Jan. 8 (UPI) -- The musical "Mary Poppins" is to end its Broadway run March 3 after more than six years and 2,619 performances, producers announced Tuesday.
'Lion King' is highest-grossing show on B'way

'Lion King' is highest-grossing show on B'way

NEW YORK, April 9 (UPI) -- "The Lion King" has surpassed "Phantom of the Opera" as the highest-grossing show on Broadway, it was announced Monday.
'Newsies' musical heading to Broadway

'Newsies' musical heading to Broadway

NEW YORK, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- "Newsies, The New American Musical" is to open in March at Broadway's Nederlander Theater, the show's producers said Tuesday.
Disney to close 'Mermaid' in August

Disney to close 'Mermaid' in August

NEW YORK, July 6 (UPI) -- Producers of "The Little Mermaid" have announced the stage musical will close on Broadway next month and go on a national tour in the fall of 2010.

Live 'High School Musical' shows abound

NEW YORK, Jan. 28 (UPI) -- Theater and ice-dance productions of the U.S. "High School Musical" movie are being staged around the world, the Disney Theatrical Group has announced.

'Mary Poppins' going international

NEW YORK, Dec. 5 (UPI) -- Producers Cameron Mackintosh and Thomas Schumacher say their musical "Mary Poppins" has recouped its entire Broadway investment in a year.

New date set for 'Little Mermaid' opening

NEW YORK, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- "The Little Mermaid," which played five sold-out previews before the Broadway stagehand strike shut it down, is slated to resume performances.

'Lion King' celebrates decade on B'way

NEW YORK, Nov. 6 (UPI) -- Since Disney's "The Lion King" opened on Broadway Nov. 13, 1997, 45 million people have seen the musical in productions throughout the world.

Broadway's 'Lion King' to open in Africa

NEW YORK, Aug. 30 (UPI) -- Disney's "The Lion King" stage musical will open to audiences in South Africa before marking its 10th anniversary on Broadway.

Start date announced for 'Tarzan' musical

NEW YORK, Sept. 12 (UPI) -- "Tarzan" is set to swing onto Broadway next spring, says the Disney show's producer, Thomas Schumacher.

New Disney musical to debut in Cleveland

CLEVELAND, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- A new musical featuring 50 of Disney's most beloved songs is set to debut in Cleveland, Ohio's Playhouse Square area, in November.

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