Disney Theatrical Legend Receives Broadway League Award

The Broadway League has awarded a Disney Theatrical legend with a special award.

What’s Happening:

  • The Broadway League Awards have held their yearly ceremony.
  • League Awards have been handed out since 1992, highlighting innovators and icons of the theatrical community, especially of the touring industry.
  • Thomas Schumacher, the chief creative officer of Disney Theatrical Group, was honored with the Distinguished Lifetime Service Award for his landmark career.
  • Schumacher has worked for The Walt Disney Company since 1988, but is most known for his work in making Disney a behemoth of Broadway.
  • Aladdin and The Lion King are currently running at the New Amsterdam and Minskoff, respectively.

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