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This edition: Behind the Curtain

Episode Details

Original tape date: September 23, 2011.

First aired: October 23, 2011.

Disney Theatrical President and Producer Thomas Schumacher takes us behind the curtain and gives us an up close and personal view of how things work backstage. We’ll meet the make up people from The Lion King, share secrets from a premiere Broadway wig designer, watch just how those quick changes happen in Mary Poppins, meet the man behind the puppets in The Lion King and hear one member of The Lion King orchestra as he demonstrates those signature sounds.

Guest List

David Brian Brown Wig Designer

Elizabeth Cohen Make up Supervisor, “The Lion King”

Elizabeth DeRosa Actress

Carly Hirschberg Star Dresser

Michelle Lookadoo Actress

Tshidi Manye Actress

Gary Martori Wig Supervisor, “Mary Poppins”

Tyler Maynard Actor

Thomas Schumacher Producer

IIya Vett Puppet Assistant

Thom Christopher Warren Actor

Dave Weiss Musician

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