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2008-08-18 18:00:19

"AS the cool autumn evenings begin to draw in, what better way to spend them than tucked up on the sofa in front of the TV in the company of those fine fellows Ratty, Badger, Mole and, of course, Toad. And with The Wind In The Willows: Autumn Antics coming to DVD next month, you can do just that. We have FIVE copies of the DVD to give away, each in its own special carry case, which comes in autumnal orange. The DVD includes three seasonal adventures following the riverbank friends'...

2008-08-18 12:00:34

Walt Disney Pictures: WHO: 1000 lucky High School Musical super fans selected via call-in opportunities on Radio Disney, KIIS-FM and KABC-TV to show their HSM spirit. WHAT: Welcoming the ultimate High School Musical super fans, the "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" Pep Rally will get fans pumped up for the film's October 24th opening. 1000 super fans will don their Wildcat red and white and be treated to a Pep Rally and viewing of the sing- a-long versions of "High...

2008-08-17 18:00:29

By Bill Blankenship By Bill Blankenship THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL The Disney Channel musical, stage versions of which sold out auditoriums at both Topeka High School and Topeka Civic Theatre & Academy, will test its drawing power when an ice show edition stops Oct. 2-5 at the Kansas Expocentre's Landon Arena. Feld Entertainment, the same company that produces Disney on Ice, has booked Landon Arena for six performances of "Disney's High School Musical: The Ice Show." Tickets go on sale...

2008-08-14 06:00:29

By Anthony Breznican GLENDALE, Calif. -- It was a bittersweet morning Wednesday at DreamWorks Animation, as the makers of Madagascar: Escape 2 Africa showed off the first footage of the film -- much of it highlighted by a lion voiced by the late Bernie Mac. The sequel to the 2005 comedy about zoo animals lost in the wild comes out Nov. 7, and this time the foursome -- a lion (voiced by Ben Stiller), a hypochondriac giraffe (David Schwimmer), a restless zebra (Chris Rock) and a hippo...

2008-08-07 12:01:01

By MONTAGUE GAMMON By Montague Gammon Correspondent NORFOLK The Hurrah Players can count on wide name recognition of "High School Musical" to fill the seats of the Nauticus Outdoor Pavilion for this stage show, adapted from the Disney movie. Their audiences can count on Hurrah to fill the stage with lots of verve, great helpings of contagious enthusiasm and some notable individual talents. Underpinning its high energy, the show offers some remarkably realistic acting. An...

2008-08-03 09:00:14

By MONTAGUE GAMMON By Montague Gammon Correspondent The Hurrah Players can count on wide name recognition of "High School Musical" to fill the seats of the Nauticus Outdoor Pavilion for this stage show, adapted from the Disney movie. Their audiences can count on Hurrah to fill the stage with lots of verve, great helpings of contagious enthusiasm and some notable individual talents. Underpinning its high energy, the show offers some remarkably realistic acting . An onion-skin plot...

2008-08-01 12:00:47

By Bill Blankenship By Bill Blankenship THE CAPITAL-JOURNAL The teen-tween phenomenon that is the "High School Musical" franchise hasn't waned a bit since 7.7 million viewers watched it Jan. 20, 2006, when it first aired on the Disney Channel. When "High School Musical 2" debuted Aug. 17, 2007, it drew a first-night audience of 17.3 million, and millions more of the franchise's fans are eagerly awaiting the October release in movie theaters of "High School Musical 3." National tours...

2008-07-31 21:00:26

By CARLENE MILLER She's on the television. She's on your little sister's T-shirt. She's on magazines, posters, and she'll soon be on the big screen. You can finally see her in person at the Hamburg Fairgrounds, when Vanessa Hudgens performs at the Erie County Fair at 7:30 p.m. Aug. 9. NeXt recently interviewed Hudgens to discover more about her newly released second album, her work on "High School Musical 3: Senior Year" due out Oct. 24 in theaters, and her success so far. NeXt: When...

2008-07-31 12:00:44

By Paul Leighton, Gloucester Daily Times, Mass. Jul. 31--BEVERLY -- Disney has trumped Dickens at North Shore Music Theatre this year. The not-for-profit theater on Dunham Road has canceled its annual production of "A Christmas Carol" for 2008 and replaced it with "High School Musical 2," a show based on the Disney Channel franchise that has achieved astonishing success among teens and preteens. "A Christmas Carol" is the most popular production in the history of North Shore Music...

2008-07-31 09:00:54

By Erica Hansen Deseret News "HIGH SCHOOL MUSICAL," National Tour, Capitol Theatre, through Aug. 3 (801-355-2787); running time: 2 hours, 15 minutes (one intermission) I like Disney's "High School Musical." I think it's a cute show, with fun, peppy numbers, likable characters and a wonderful message. We need more shows like it, in fact. How refreshing for parents to have their kids going nuts about something so positive and wonderfully innocent, with a theme about fitting in, liking...


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