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Nov 21, 2014 10:02 AM

ABC to celebrate Disney on Broadway in TV special

The Associated Press

NEW YORK (AP) Disney will celebrate 20 years of making Broadway magic with a prime-time, hour-long special next month on ABC that highlights many of its musicals, including "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 air Dec. 14 at 7 p.m. It will be hosted by Jesse Tyler Ferguson of "Modern Family" and have performances by Elton John, Sam Palladio and Clare Bowen ("Nashville"), Ashley Brown ("Mary Poppins") and Adam Jacobs ("Aladdin").

Viewers will get to see the touring cast of "Newsies" prepare for opening night in Philadelphia, see backstage during a performance of "Aladdin," and witness a special rehearsal of "The Lion King."

The Walt Disney Co. owns ABC.


Online: http://www.disneyonbroadway.com


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