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WHEN YOU WISH: THE STORY OF WALT DISNEY at the Freud Playhouse

waltLes Spindle –  Frontiers L.A.

The world premiere of a new musical, When You Wish: The Story of Walt Disney—celebrating the life and career of the legendary animator/mogul Disney (1901-1966)—seems well-timed to the upcoming release of a holiday season film, Saving Mr. Banks. The eagerly awaited movie starring Tom Hanks as Disney is set during the making of his studio’s movie classic Mary Poppins in the mid-1960s. Meanwhile, this biographical stage tuner, co-produced by 1960s-era singing idol Pat Boone and Dean McClure (book and score writer) is apparently wishing upon a star of its own……   

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