The Magical Disney Stage Musicals – A Full List

Did you know that there are tons of Disney musicals out there, most of which are available for licensing? So whether you are brainstorming which musical you would like to produce next, or just in the mood to listen to some Disney, here’s our list of the 20 most magical Disney stage musicals for your enjoyment!


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101 Dalmatians KIDS

This short adaptation of 101 Dalmations is similar to the original Disney movie, just more condensed for young audiences. It’s the perfect musical for large casts full of budding thespians!

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Aida

Aida is the story of a complicated love triangle between a soldier, an Egyptian princess, and an enslaved Nubian princess. It is available to license as a school edition as well.

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Aladdin

Few can argue the magic of Disney’s Aladdin. And the musical is just as spectacular as the movie! It’s also available to license as JR., KIDS, and dual language editions.

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Alice in Wonderland JR. 

There are a few musical and non-musical versions of Alice in Wonderland out there, but Alice in Wonderland JR. is the official Disney stage musical for kids.

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Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast is the classic love story between Belle and a young prince who is trapped in the body of a Beast. It’s also available to license as a JR. edition.

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Camp Rock

If you’re looking for something a bit more fresh and contemporary, Camp Rock is a great option! It’s about two bands who spend the summer “battling it out”.

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Descendants

Inspired by and based on the Disney Channel movies, The Descendants follows the exciting lives of the most famous Disney villains and heroes as their worlds collide.

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Finding Nemo JR.

Finding Nemo JR. is going to be available for licensing in January, 2021. It’s a 60-minute musical version of your favorite Disney-Pixar movie!

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Freaky Friday

Freaky Friday is a newer musical adaptation of the original book/movie. It is available to license in a 60-minute version as well.

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Frozen

Frozen is one of Disney’s most popular musical hits about family, love, and self-discovery. It is currently only available for licensing in its KIDS and JR. versions.

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High School Musical

High School Musical has such a cult-like following, and its stage versions are just as popular! It’s available in both one-act and JR. editions as well.

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Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue

Hoop Dee Doo Musical Revue is a family-friendly dinner show at the Campsites at Disney’s Fort Wilderness Resort in Orlando Florida.

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Mary Poppins

If you’re looking for magical, Mary Poppins is your best bet! It’s a classic musical, and it’s also available to license as a JR. version.

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Moana JR. 

Moana JR. is a story about a strong-willed young girl who is sent on an epic adventure. And the JR. version of this show just became available for licensing this year!

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My Son Pinnochio

My Son Pinnochio is a lesser-known Disney stage musical that’s great for companies who are looking to produce something unique! It’s also available as a JR. version.

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Newsies

Based on the Disney film, Newsies is the inspiring story of Jack the newsboy who leads a strike and fights for fair conditions. It’s also available as a JR. version.

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Tarzan

Tarzan is another family favorite and adaptation of the popular Disney film. It’s the story of a boy who washed ashore and taken in by gorillas.

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The Aristocats KIDS

Based on the Disney film, The Aristocats is a feline-based story that’s fun for all ages. This is currently only available to license as a KIDS version.

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The Hunchback of Notre Dame

Based on both the Disney film and the epic Victor Hugo novel, The Hunchback of Notre Dame is an unforgettable and inspiring classic.

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The Jungle Book KIDS

The Jungle Book is an adaptation of both the Disney movie and classic novel. It’s currently only available to license as a KIDS version.

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The Lion King

The Lion King is by far one of the most popular Disney stage musicals out there! And it’s also available to license in both JR. and KIDS editions.

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The Little Mermaid

The Little Mermaid is another family favorite that’s based on the Disney film and the original novels. It’s also available to license in a JR. version.

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Winnie the Pooh KIDS

Winnie the Pooh KIDS is such a fun musical adaptation of the characters and stories in the Hundred Acre Wood! If you’re looking for something different, this is a great choice.

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Which of these Disney stage musicals is your favorite?

Or have you ever played a role in any of them? Feel free to share in the comments below! And if you like these types of lists, check out the musical database. That’s where you’ll find musicals sorted by composer, theme, setting, and more!


Stacy Karyn, author of Disney Stage Musicals.
Author: Stacy Karyn

Stacy Karyn is the founder of Theatre Trip, author of The Thespian’s Bucket List, and creator of The Cast Album List. She has a TESOL drama certificate, a BA in theatre, and has worked and interned with Broadway and Off-Broadway theaters.


 

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