review this Disney musical website http://disney.go.com/theatre/#/home/ ) and consider what we have learned about what good Children’s Theatre is so far and write a paper (3 pages minimum) addressing whether Disney Stage Productions (Broadway musicals and Disney on Ice) are good, quality examples of Children’s Theatre, or not. Be sure to address each of the questions below. This is largely opinion; however, your opinion should be informed, you should be able to defend your thoughts with information you have learned this semester, starting from the first week where we learned about the benefits of Children’s theatre. When referencing sources be sure to cite them please! In text and in works cited/bibliography at the end. Remember you don’t just use in text citations for direct quotes, you also need them for any information you are borrowing and summarizing or paraphrasing in your own words.
-Do you believe Disney Broadway Musicals are good examples of Children’s Theatre, why or why not?
-Where do these Disney Broadway Musicals fail or succeed at being effective Children’s Theatre?
-What do you believe is the primary goal of these Disney Broadway Musicals?
-What are the pros and/or cons of exposing children to this type of Children’s Theatre?
-Is attendance at a Disney Broadway Musical more beneficial or less beneficial to children, than attending a performance at a Children’s Theatre or local community theatre? Why?