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ABC To Join The Live Musical Movement…. Which Disney Musical Will It Be?

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Though she wasn’t ready to reveal any specifics, ABC president Channing Dungey told reporters on Tuesday that a live musical event — in the vein of Fox’s Grease: Liveand NBC’s The Wiz Live!, among other recent endeavors — is currently “in development.”

Disney, of course, has a long history of turning its properties — both animated and live-action — into stage musicals, should ABC choose to dip into that well. Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Mary Poppins, Newsies, Aladdin and The Little Mermaidhave all enjoyed successful runs on Broadway and on national tours, while countless other films have been adapted for stage shows at Disney theme parks.

(Via TVLine)

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