D23 Expo: Disney Theatrical to Provide Star-Studded History of Disney Theater with ‘Broadway and Beyond’

D23: The Official Disney Fan Club is thrilled to announce a special theatrical performance, Broadway and Beyond. Thomas Schumacher, president and producer, Disney Theatrical Productions will host a musical journey into Disney’s history on Broadway and beyond at the D23 Expo: The Ultimate Disney Fan Event. The performance features an all-star line-up, including Heidi Blickenstaff (‘The Little Mermaid’), Ashley Brown (‘Mary Poppins’ and ‘Beauty and the Beast’), Merle Dandridge (‘Tarzan’ and ‘Aida’), Josh Strickland (‘Tarzan®’) and Alton Fitzgerald White (‘The Lion King’), who sing beloved songs from the award-winning musicals they starred in as well as classic tunes from the Disney on Broadway catalogue.

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‘Mary Poppins,’ ‘Once Upon A Time’ and ‘Oz’ to Highlight D23 Expo’s ‘Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives’

Tik Tok from Disney's 'Return to Oz'D23: The Official Disney Fan Club and the Walt Disney Archives are proud to announce the return of the ‘Treasures of the Walt Disney Archives’ exhibit to the D23 Expo. During the D23 Expo at the Anaheim Convention Center, August 9 – 11, 2013, this all-new exhibit curated specifically for the D23 Expo 2013 will feature: the 50th anniversary of Mary Poppins, ABC’s hit television series ‘Once Upon A Time,’ and a look at the longstanding connection between Disney and L. Frank Baum’s beloved series of books about the land of Oz.

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New Disney Store Arrivals and Sales for November 19, 2012 (371 Items)

New Disney Store arrivals and sales for November 19, 2012

Below is a list of new items and sales now available for purchase at Disney Store. Clicking on a product’s image or description will launch the product’s page on Disney Store in another window.

Note that this list is generated and posted automatically. Stitch Kingdom should not be held responsible for any inaccuracies, misinformation or item availability.

Disclosure: This post includes specially formatted links which allow the site to receive a small percentage of purchases made through them. Using these links does not affect your shopping experience in any way, but it does help the site. Even if you don’t purchase anything, even just sharing products you like through Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest using the icons below them will help the site.

Beauty and the Beast Tee for Woman Beauty and the Beast Tee for Woman- $32.95Belle and the Beast try to look past the surface on this tee that underscores their evolving relationship. A timeless fairytale meets contemporary culture on this scoop neck tee.
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Minnie Mouse Ears Headband for Women Minnie Mouse Ears Headband for Women- $14.95You’ll be doubly soft on Minnie with this Minnie Mouse Ears Headband featuring black plush ears. There’s a padded red satin polka dot bow to give it maximum Minnie-ness as you wear it on your visit to the Parks or wherever you go!
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Mickey Mouse Bodysuit for Baby - Walt Disney World Mickey Mouse Bodysuit for Baby – Walt Disney World- $34.95Baby will keep cozy with Mickey Mouse in this one-piece bodysuit with hood and plush mouse ears. Makes a snuggly souvenir of their first magical visit to Walt Disney World Resort.
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Disney Cruise Line Tote Disney Cruise Line Tote- $17.95Set sail for adventure with plenty of room to carry all your daily essentials in this sturdy canvas tote bag with embroidered Disney Cruise Line logo, a useful, fashionable souvenir of your happy voyage.
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Minnie Mouse Hoodie for Girls - Walt Disney World Minnie Mouse Hoodie for Girls – Walt Disney World- $34.95Look cool but keep warm at Disney’s vacation kingdom – or anywhere you go – in our hooded pullover with embroidered graphics featuring Minnie Mouse and the Walt Disney World logo!
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Vinylmation Park 8 Series Tray Vinylmation Park 8 Series Tray- $310.80Continuing the tradition, our Vinylmation Park 8 Series collectible figures are inspired by historical Disney Parks attractions and icons. Now you can get a sealed tray of 24 individual boxes with the entire 3” figure assortment.
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The Lion King: The Broadway Musical Scarf The Lion King: The Broadway Musical Scarf- $20.50Wrap your neck with the regal air of Mufasa and our elegant The Lion King logo. This beautifully woven scarf makes a warm souvenir of your wonderful night on Broadway!
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Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical Scarf Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical Scarf- $20.50There will be no fashion nonsense when you wrap your neck like our marvelous nanny Mary Poppins. This wonderfully woven print scarf is a simply Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious souvenir of the big show.
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Tinker Bell Tee for Women Tinker Bell Tee for Women- $32.95Looks like Tink is on her own, and not just on this tee. The feisty fairy gives an update on her romantic life with this soft blend tee that features sparkling rhinestones.
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Minnie Mouse Comforter - Twin/Full Minnie Mouse Comforter – Twin/Full- $59.50Little dreamers enjoy only the happiest travels while wrapped in Minnie’s super soft microfiber comforter, quilted with heart to fit twin or full beds.
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New Disney Store Arrivals and Sales for November 16, 2012 (11 Items)

New Disney Store arrivals and sales for November 16, 2012

Below is a list of new items and sales now available for purchase at Disney Store. Clicking on a product’s image or description will launch the product’s page on Disney Store in another window.

Note that this list is generated and posted automatically. Stitch Kingdom should not be held responsible for any inaccuracies, misinformation or item availability.

Disclosure: This post includes specially formatted links which allow the site to receive a small percentage of purchases made through them. Using these links does not affect your shopping experience in any way, but it does help the site. Even if you don’t purchase anything, even just sharing products you like through Facebook, Twitter and Pinterest using the icons below them will help the site.

Vinylmation Classic Collection Series Tray Vinylmation Classic Collection Series Tray- $310.80Our Classic Collection includes 3” Vinylmation figures inspired by famous characters from Walt Disney’s early films. Now you can get a sealed tray of 24 individual boxes with the entire 3” figure assortment.
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Vinylmation Classic Collection Series Figure - 3 Vinylmation Classic Collection Series Figure – 3”- $12.95Our Classic Collection includes 3” Vinylmation figures inspired by some of the famous characters featured in Walt Disney’s early black and white films, including Mickey, Minnie, ”Peg Leg” Pete, and Donald.
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Vinylmation Pixar Series Figure - 3 Vinylmation Pixar Series Figure – 3”- $12.95Bring the animated magic of Pixar to your Vinylmation collection with this series of 11 designs, plus one mystery chaser. Each 3” figure comes in a blind box so you won’t know which one you’ve gotten until you’ve opened the box!
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Vinylmation Pixar Series Tray Vinylmation Pixar Series Tray- $310.80Bring the animated magic of Pixar to your Vinylmation collection with this series of 11 known designs, plus one mystery chaser. Now you can get a sealed tray of 24 individual boxes with the entire 3” figure assortment.
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Brave Merida Tiara for Girls Brave Merida Tiara for GirlsSALE $10.15 — SAVE 38%!

Your little adventurer will shine like Scotland’s fiery heroine when she wears our glittering Merida tiara. Featuring a dangling jewel and gold glitter accents, Merida’s tiara also combs for a secure fit, ready for any brave journey.

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The Lion King: The Broadway Musical Scar Mug The Lion King: The Broadway Musical Scar MugSALE $10.00 — SAVE 35%!

Make the most of your pre-caffeine morning mood with our The Lion King: The Broadway Musical Scar Mug. Simba’s scheming uncle warns the world ”I’m surrounded by idiots!” until the fog lifts and smiles come out again.

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Walt Disney World Hoodie for Women Walt Disney World Hoodie for WomenSALE $29.99 — SAVE 50%!

Warm up the nights for theme park fun in our cute and cozy full-zippered hoodie jacket with fleece lining. Mickey and his pals, plus Walt Disney World logos and park icons form a pop art pattern highlighted by an eye-popping 2012 logo appliqué!

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Minnie Mouse Bodysuit Set for Baby Girl -- 2-Pc. Minnie Mouse Bodysuit Set for Baby Girl — 2-Pc.SALE $5.99 — SAVE 69%!

How do you spell cute? M-I-N-N-I-E. Your little one will look as adorable as Minnie in this Minnie Mouse Bodysuit Set. The two charming bodysuits are very different, but they have one thing in common: baby will look pretty in both!

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2012 Walt Disney World Tee for Girls 2012 Walt Disney World Tee for GirlsSALE $12.99 — SAVE 57%!

Another year’s coming and everyone’s looking forward to more exciting trips to Walt Disney World. Celebrate 2012 with your favorite characters as you wear this awesome tee at your favorite place in the world — Walt Disney World Resort!

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Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical -Mary Poppins Doll - 12 Mary Poppins: The Broadway Musical -Mary Poppins Doll – 12”SALE $29.00 — SAVE 16%!

This collectible Mary Poppins doll shows off her sleek style in a full-length blue coat, red bag and matching black hat and umbrella.

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‘Disney Twenty-Three’ Goes Inside ‘Wreck-It Ralph,’ ‘Epic Mickey,’ New Fantasyland and More

Disney 'twenty-three' magazine winter 2013It’s time to get your game on, as the winter issue of Disney twenty-three, the flagship magazine of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club, takes readers on a vivid journey through the world of Wreck-It Ralph, the sensational new film from Walt Disney Feature Animation. The hilarious and touching film begs the question, What would happen if a video game bad guy decided he was tired of being bad?

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‘Saving Mr. Banks’ (2013) Begins Production in Los Angeles

Disney began production today on Saving Mr. Banks, the account of Walt Disney’s twenty-year pursuit of the film rights to P.L. Travers’ popular novel, Mary Poppins, and the testy partnership the upbeat filmmaker develops with the uptight author during the project’s pre-production in 1961.

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EXCLUSIVE: Richard Sherman on ‘The Aristocats’ and the Best Song You Never Heard

Richard Sherman © Disney EnterprisesYesterday, I had the distinct honor of speaking with Disney (and all-around) legend Richard Sherman, half of the Sherman Brothers, one of the most beloved and prolific songwriting teams whose music has been known and loved by generations of fans from all walks of life.

The occasion for our petit chat is the upcoming re-release of The Aristocats from Walt Disney Studios Home Entertainment on August 21, 2012. Available for the first time ever in Blu-ray high-definition format. The exciting tale takes place in the heart of Paris where a kind and eccentric millionairess, wills her entire estate to ‘Duchess,’ a high society cat, and her three kittens. When the bumbling butler Edgar tries to pull off the ultimate catnap caper in order to secure the fortune for himself, it’s up to alley cat Thomas O’Malley and his band of swingin’ jazz cats to save the day.

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Disney Theatrical Opens Shop at New York’s FAO Schwarz

Disney Theatrical Kiosk at FAO SchwarzFans of Disney’s ‘Mary Poppins’ and ‘The Lion King’ musical have a new destination to pick up some of its merchandise as Disney Theatrical has brought a taste of Broadway to Fifth Avenue. Just a couple of days ago, the group set up a kiosk pushing much of the merchandise one would typically only find when attending the shows (although Disney Store Times Square does sell some Disney Theatrical merchandise, the kiosk at FAO appears to have several items Disney Store does not).

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D23 Members Can Save Over 40% off ‘Mary Poppins’ on Broadway Thru April 17, 2011

Now through April 17, 2011, D23 Members can enjoy significant savings when seeing the Disney Theatrical production of Mary Poppins on Broadway. Now in its fifth phenomenal year at the beautiful New Amsterdam Theatre on 42nd Street, Mary Poppins has astonished over 6 million people with its own brand of pure Broadway magic.

Featuring the irresistible story and unforgettable songs from one of the most popular Disney films of all time, plus brand-new breathtaking dance numbers and spectacular stagecraft, Mary Poppins is everything you could ever want in a hit Broadway show! So get swept up in the fun of this high-flying musical the New York Post gives four out of four stars and calls “a perfect piece of musical theater.”

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Video: Cast of ‘Mary Poppins’ Performs on ‘Dancing With The Stars’

In case you missed it on last night’s ‘Dancing With The Stars’ results show, or just want to re-live the magic all over again, ABC has released this clip from the show featuring the full Macy’s Stars of Dance performance of ‘Step in Time’ from the Broadway production of Mary Poppins featuring the touring cast.

In addition, ABC has also released this backstage clip in which Caroline Sheen (Mary Poppins), Nicolas Dromard (Bert) and Associate Director Anthony Lyn talk about adapting the musical number for the national televised stage.

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