ABC Television Network will air on Sunday, December 14, 2014 at 7pm ET, “Backstage with Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years.”
The one hour special is in celebration of Disney Theatrical Productions’ 20 years on Broadway. The show will be hosted by ABC’s “Modern Family” star, Jesse Tyler Ferguson.
The special will take viewers on a journey through the creation of Disney’s eight Broadway musicals: “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Lion King,” “AIDA,” “Tarzan,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Mary Poppins,” “Newsies” and “Aladdin.”
“Backstage with Disney on Broadway: Celebrating 20 Years,” will also feature music from the Disney on Broadway catalog, including special musical performances from Sir Elton John, Sam Palladio and Clare Bowen (ABC’s “Nashville”), Ashley Brown (“Mary Poppins”) and Adam Jacobs (“Aladdin”).
Viewers will have unprecedented access to the fast pace and high stakes world of Broadway for the very first time ever! Cameras will be backstage during actual performances of “Aladdin.” The show also takes viewers into special rehearsals as well as showing us how the “Newsies” tour prepares for its opening night.
We can’t wait to see this special it sounds like fun! Have you ever gone to see a Disney Show on Broadway?