There is no doubt that Disney’s Major Mega-Hit Academy Award Winning Musical Film “Frozen” will obtain equal success on the great white way yet they are not taking anything for granted!
It may be easy to rest on the laurels of an almost guaranteed success but that’s not the Disney style. They have put together a stellar creative team to live up to the expectations of the much anticipated Broadway production of ‘Frozen’ Slated for Broadway for Spring of 2018 following a Pre-Broadway engagement in the Summer of 2017.
According to the Disney Theatrical Productions Press release:
-Frozen features music and lyrics by creators of the film score Kristen Anderson Lopez (In Transit, Up Here) and Robert Lopez (Avenue Q, The Book of Mormon, Up Here) and a book by Jennifer Lee (Wreck It Ralph), the film’s screenwriter and director (with Chris Buck). Frozen won 2014 Oscars® for Best Song (“Let It Go”) and Best Animated Feature. Golden Globe Award and Obie winner and two time Tony Award® nominee Alex Timbers (Peter and the Starcatcher, Here Lies Love, Amazon’s Mozart in the Jungle) is Frozen’s director and Tony winner Peter Darling (Billy Elliot, Matilda) is choreographer. The design team for Frozen includes scenic and costume design by seven time Tony Award winner Bob Crowley (Mary Poppins, The Coast of Utopia, An American in Paris), lighting design by fivetime Tony Award winner Natasha KaK (Aladdin, An American in Paris, The Glass Menagerie) and sound design by fourtime Tony nominee Peter Hylenski (The ScoLsboro Boys, Motown, After Midnight). Two time Tony Award winner Stephen Oremus (Avenue Q, Wicked, The Book of Mormon) is music supervisor and creates vocal and incidental arrangements. Casting and Broadway dates and theatre will be announced at a future date. Frozen is produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, under the direction of Thomas Schumacher.
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