Frozen won’t “Let It Go.”
Walt Disney Animation Studios’ megahit—which warranted $1.28 billion during a tellurian box bureau after a 2013 recover and spawned a brief film, Frozen Fever, in 2015—is strictly streamer to Broadway. Disney Theatrical Group announced Tuesday that a low-pitched instrumentation will open in a open of 2018 after a singular pre-Broadway rendezvous in a summer of 2017. Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Robert Lopez, who wrote a film’s strange song and won a Academy Award for Best Original Song for “Let It Go,” will write a measure for a live-action entertainment show.
Disney CEO Bob Iger announced in 2014 that Frozen would “be going to Broadway,” following in a tradition of Beauty and a Beast, The Lion King, Tarzan, The Little Mermaid, Mary Poppins, Newsies and Aladdin. Later that year, Thomas Schumacher, boss of Disney Theatrical Group, pronounced he was “already articulate to directors” about Frozen. In 2015, Anderson-Lopez and Lopez also told The New York Times they were essay about a dozen new songs.
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Disney Theatrical Group combined a Twitter comment for “Frozen on Broadway” Tuesday, that suggested some-more sum about a production. Alex Timbers will direct; Stephen Oremus will be in assign of song supervision, outspoken and immaterial song arrangements; Peter Hylenski will hoop sound design; Natasha Katz will manage lighting design; Bob Crowley will hoop scenic and dress design; Peter Darling will do choreography; and Jennifer Lee will write a book.
Casting and Broadway dates and entertainment will be announced during a destiny date.
As filmmakers work on a film Frozen 2 (release date TBD), ABC also announced Tuesday that 3 members of a strange voice cast— Kristen Bell, Josh Gad and Idina Menzel—will reprise their roles for a holiday special, that does not have a pretension or date set in stone. Kevin Deters and Stevie Wermers-Skelton are directing a TV special, while Roy Conli is producing.
As it happens, Frozen creates a entrance on Disney Channel Sunday during 8 p.m. The film has been a money cow for Disney. Anna, Elsa and Kristoff were featured prominently in ABC’s Once Upon a Time in 2014. That same year, Frozen on Ice debuted, and continues to tour.
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