Kevin McDonald talks about his comedy tour and the future of The Kids in the Hall

Kevin McDonald is one of the members of the Canadian comedy troupe, The Kids in the Hall. Recently the gang returned to TV with a new series on Amazon, which only lasted one season sadly. Kevin is hitting the road this year with his comedy routine. One of his stops is at Laugh Out Lounge in Winter Haven, FL, June 14-15, 2024. Media Mikes had the chance to chat with Kevin about his tour and future plans for The Kids in the Hall.

Optimizing Digital Content Programs with Innovative Free VPN Technologies

Adopting digital transformation initiatives into our daily processes has revolutionized how we experience live events, and concerts are no exception. With the rise of digital concert programs, music enthusiasts can now enjoy their favorite performances from the comfort of their own homes. 

However, accessing these digital concert programs can be herculean due to geo-restrictions and network limitations. VPN, or virtual private network technology, allows users to create a secure and encrypted connection to another network over the internet. 

While we commonly use VPNs for privacy and security reasons, they offer numerous benefits, such as bypassing region or country-specific bans for accessing geo-restricted content and overcoming network restrictions. Since the financial burdens that come with VPNs, many people may feel reluctant to subscribe to the services of a VPN provider; this is where innovative free VPN services come into play, offering a solution to these barriers and optimizing the digital concert experience for audiences around the world.

By utilizing innovative free VPN services, concertgoers can enhance their digital concert experience in several ways.

Free VPN technologies can help concert enthusiasts bypass geo-restrictions that limit access to digital concert programs based on their geographic location. Many digital concert platforms restrict access to content based on the user’s IP address, preventing individuals from certain regions from viewing specific performances. 

By connecting to a VPN server in a different location, users can mask the IP address the ISP assigns and appear as if accessing the content from an allowed region, effectively bypassing these geographic restrictions. The innovative feature of multi-hopping, cascading, or double VPN routes a concert enthusiast’s internet traffic through several servers in different locations, creating a complex web that makes tracking online activities almost impossible.

Also, the innovative split tunneling 2.0 enables concertgoers to selectively choose which traffic or data packets should pass through the encrypted tunnel and which should access the internet directly; the feature enhances internet speed and eliminates bandwidth throttling. The fine-tuned control of traffic passage through the encrypted tunnel optimizes performance and provides a better digital concert experience for concert enthusiasts.   

Moreover, innovative VPN technologies can also improve the overall streaming experience for digital concert programs. Free VPNs can help reduce buffering and improve streaming speeds by providing a direct and secure connection to the concert platform’s servers. 

An improved live-streaming experience is essential for users who may experience network congestion or bandwidth throttling when accessing live-streaming content. With a VPN, users can enjoy a smoother and more reliable streaming experience, ensuring they don’t miss a moment of their favorite performances.

In addition to accessing geo-restricted content and enhancing streaming performance, a free VPN service offers an added layer of security for concert enthusiasts. Users may become vulnerable to security risks, such as data interception and privacy breaches, using public Wi-Fi networks to access digital concert programs. 

A VPN ensures all data transmitted between the user’s device and the concert platform is encrypted, protecting it from potential cyber threats and enabling a secure connection, regardless of the network environment. Free VPNs with AI-powered threat detection mechanisms enable real-time patterns and behavior analyses; they can swiftly identify and neutralize advanced cyber threats. 

AI-equipped threat detection is emerging as a proactive approach to cyber warfare. It’s important to note that while we have numerous VPN technologies available, users should exercise caution and choose a reputable and trustworthy VPN service provider.

As the world is integrating digital transformation initiatives, we should take cognizance of the looming threat quantum computers pose to cybersecurity; it is difficult for our classic computers to break the Advanced Encryption Standard (AES) 256 impenetrable symmetric encryption algorithm, quantum computers can break the encryption in seconds or minutes; this calls for the need of incorporating post-quantum cryptography that can withstand the computational power of quantum computers and ensures the durability, robustness, and longevity of VPN security protocols. 

A free VPN incorporating zero-knowledge-proof systems can emerge as a game-changer in optimizing digital concert programs in the cybersecurity sphere. With systems that authenticate and affirm a user’s identity while concealing sensitive information, issues of compromises are reduced or eliminated. The importance of data protection globally makes zero-knowledge-proof systems an innovation against intrusive surveillance.

Not all free VPN providers offer the same level of security, speed, and reliability, and some may even compromise user privacy by logging and selling user data. Therefore, it’s essential to do due diligence before selecting a free VPN service that prioritizes user privacy, offers strong encryption, and maintains a commitment to data protection.

Conclusion

Integrating innovative VPN technologies is instrumental in optimizing the digital concert experience for audiences worldwide. By enabling users to bypass geo-restrictions, improve streaming performance, and enhance security, free VPN empowers concert enthusiasts to fully immerse themselves in the magic of live music from the convenience of their own digital devices. 

As digital concert programs continue to evolve and expand, the role of free VPN services in facilitating global access and enhancing user experience will undoubtedly become increasingly significant.

Lewis Santer talks about playing Tigger in the horror sequel “Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey II”

When I first saw the horror film “Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey”, I left the theater freaking out with how awesome it was but I said one thing to my wife that the sequel needs to have Tigger in it…well my prayers were answered because I had the chance to chat with Lewis Santer, who played Tigger in the sequel “Winnie-the-Pooh: Blood and Honey II”. We discussed him getting into the role, his biggest challenges and his future in “Poohniverse: Monsters Assemble”.

Lisa Downs talks about her documentary “Life After The NeverEnding Story”

“Life After The NeverEnding Story” is a documentary celebrating The NeverEnding Story (1984) via cast and crew interviews, whilst exploring the lives of stars Noah Hathaway and Tami Stronach since those breakthrough roles. Lisa Downs is the person behind the documentary. She has also made other films in the “Life After” series including Flight of the Navigator and Flash Gordon. Media Mikes caught up with Lisa to discuss the documentary as well as what she has planned coming in the near future.

Award Winning Composer, Bear McCreary talks about new concept album “The Singularity”

The Singularity is an epic rock concept album, graphic novel, and concert experience from the mind of Grammy-nominated, and Emmy and BAFTA Award-winning composer Bear McCreary. The Singularity arrives on CD, vinyl, and digital formats via Shadows & Sparks Records and Mutant on Friday, May 10.

Two-time GRAMMY Award-nominated, Emmy, and BAFTA Award-winning composer Bear McCreary began his career working with legendary film composer Elmer Bernstein, before bursting onto the scene scoring the influential and revered series Battlestar Galactica in 2004. Since then, McCreary has been a four-time Emmy Award nominee and Emmy winner for Outstanding Original Main Title Theme for Da Vinci’s Demons.

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Based upon recently declassified files of the British War Department and inspired by true events, THE MINISTRY OF UNGENTLEMANLY WARFARE is an action-comedy that tells the story of the first-ever special forces organization formed during WWII by UK Prime Minister Winston Churchill and a small group of military officials including author Ian Fleming. The top-secret combat unit, composed of a motley crew of rogues and mavericks, goes on a daring mission against the Nazis using entirely unconventional and utterly “ungentlemanly” fighting techniques. Ultimately their audacious approach changed the course of the war and laid the foundation for the British SAS and modern Black Ops warfare.

ABOUT THE MINISTRY OF UNGENTLEMANLY WARFARE

RELEASE DATE: April 19, 2024 

DIRECTOR: Guy Ritchie

WRITERS: Paul Tamasy & Eric Johnson and Arash Amel & Guy Ritchie

BASED UPON: The book “The Ministry of Ungentlemanly Warfare: How Churchill’s Secret Warriors Set Europe Ablaze and Gave Birth to Modern Black Ops” by Damien Lewis

PRODUCED BY:  Jerry Bruckheimer, p.g.a., Guy Ritchie, p.g.a., Chad Oman, p.g.a., Ivan Atkinson, John Friedberg

KEY CAST: Henry Cavill, Eiza González, Alan Ritchson, Alex Pettyfer, Hero Fiennes Tiffin, Babs Olusamokun, Henrique Zaga, Til Schweiger, with Henry Golding, and Cary Elwes

Enter to Win a Digital Code for “Lisa Frankenstein”

To celebrate the digital release for LISA FRANKENSTEIN, Media Mikes would like to give our fans a chance to win a digital copy of the film. If you want a chance to win, please SUBSCRIBE to us on YouTubeclick here and tell us what is your favorite Frankenstein adaptation is in a comment below. This giveaway will remain open until April 19th at Noon, Eastern Time. This is open to our readers in US only. One entry per person, per household. All other entries will be considered invalid. Media Mikes will randomly select winners. Winners will be alerted via email.

LISA FRANKENSTEIN is directed by Zelda Williams in her feature-length directorial debut and written by Academy Award® winning scribe Diablo Cody (Jennifer’s BodyJuno.) The film stars Kathryn Newton (Blockers, “Big Little Lies”), Cole Sprouse (Big Daddy, “Riverdale”), Liza Soberano (Alone/Together, “Make It with You”), Henry Eikenberry (“Euphoria,” “The Crowded Room”), Joe Chrest (Killers of the Flower Moon, “Stranger Things”), and Carla Gugino (Watchmen, San Andreas).
 
A coming of RAGE love story about a misunderstood teenager and her high school crush, who happens to be a handsome corpse. After a set of playfully horrific circumstances bring him back to life, the two embark on a murderous journey to find love, happiness … and a few missing body parts along the way.

Preston Corbell talks about landing the role of the infamous Bunny Man in the Cabin Fever films

For a scene that lasted around 3 seconds but still has fans discussing it twenty years after its release; Preston Corbell talks about landing the role of the infamous Bunny Man in Cabin Fever films. Media Mikes had a chance to chat with Preston about his role and also his stunt work in over 100 movies and TV series, including Daredevil, The Vampire Diaries, and One Tree Hill.

Dr. Phillips Center Announces the Lineup for the 24/25 AdventHealth Broadway in Orlando Season

– AdventHealth Broadway in Orlando 24/25 Season brings Girl From The North Country, THE BOOK OF MORMON, Cher, Some Like it Hot, MAMMA MIA!, A Beautiful Noise, MJ The Musical, Mean Girls, Disney’s The Lion King, Shucked and STOMP to Walt Disney Theater –

ORLANDO, Fla. (Feb. 16, 2024) – Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is excited to announce the lineup for the 24/25 AdventHealth Broadway in Orlando season. The dynamic 11-show lineup in Walt Disney Theater features the return of three blockbuster musicals Disney’s The Lion King, THE BOOK OF MORMONand Mean Girls, along with Broadway sensations, Cher and MAMMA MIA! and the Orlando debuts of Girl From The North Country, Some Like it Hot, A Beautiful Noise, Shucked, MJ The Musical and STOMP.

Dr. Phillips Center and Florida Theatrical Association in partnership with Broadway Across America presents AdventHealth Broadway in Orlando’s 24/25 season. Since opening in 2014, the arts center has become one of the top Broadway markets in the country and it is the breathtaking Walt Disney Theater that has been the home to Broadway for the past eight seasons.

If you are an AdventHealth Broadway in Orlando subscriber, renewals begin at 11 a.m. Join the waitlist at BroadwayinOrlando.com to be among the first to know when new subscriptions go on sale.

Show Descriptions:

About Girl From The North Country – Sept. 24-29, 2024

Girl From The North Country is the Tony Award-winning musical set in 1934 Duluth, Minnesota, where we meet a group of wayward travelers whose lives intersect in a guesthouse filled with music, life and hope. This production is a vividly human experience brought to life by an extraordinary company of actors and musicians. Written and directed by celebrated playwright Conor McPherson and featuring Tony Award-winning orchestrations by Simon Hale, Girl From The North Country reimagines 20 legendary songs of Bob Dylan as they’ve never been heard before, including “Forever Young,” “All Along The Watchtower,” “Hurricane,” “Slow Train Coming,” and “Like A Rolling Stone.”

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About THE BOOK OF MORMON – Oct. 22-27, 2024

The New York Times calls it “the best musical of this century.” The Washington Post says, “It is the kind of evening that restores your faith in musicals.” And Entertainment Weekly says, “Grade A: the funniest musical of all time.” Jimmy Fallon of The Tonight Show calls it “Genius. Brilliant. Phenomenal.” It’s THE BOOK OF MORMON, the nine-time Tony Award® winning Best Musical. This outrageous musical comedy follows the adventures of a mismatched pair of missionaries, sent halfway across the world to spread the Good WordWith standing room only productions in London, on Broadway, and across North America, THE BOOK OF MORMONhas truly become an international sensation. Contains explicit language. For more information, visit TheBookOfMormonTour.com.

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About Cher – Nov. 12-17, 2024

Superstars come and go. Cher is forever. For six straight decades, only one unstoppable force has flat-out dominated popular culture – breaking down barriers, pushing boundaries and letting nothing and no one stand in her way. THE CHER SHOW is the Tony Award®-winning musical of her story, and it’s packed with so much Cher that it takes three women to play her: the kid starting out, the glam pop star, and the icon. THE CHER SHOW is 35 smash hits, six decades of stardom, two rock-star husbands, a Grammy®, an Oscar®, an Emmy®, and enough Tony Award ® -winning Bob Mackie gowns to cause a sequin shortage in New York City, all in one unabashedly fabulous new musical that will have audiences dancing in the aisles!

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About Some Like it Hot – Dec. 17-22, 2024

Some Like it Hot is a four-time Tony Award® winner, including Best Choreography and Best Costumes, and Grammy Winner® for Best Musical Theater Album. Set against Prohibition-era Chicago when everyone was thirsty for a little excitement, two musicians are forced to flee the Windy City after witnessing a mob hit. With gangsters watching their every move, they catch a cross-country train for the life-changing trip of a lifetime. From the set design to the wig styles, the Broadway musical creates a richly detailed vision of the 1920s and ’30s with a captivating union of heart and laughs, song and dance. Some Like It Hot was named Best Musical by the Drama Desk, The Drama League and the Outer Critics Circle. Featuring music by Marc Shaiman, lyrics by Shaiman and Scott Wittman, a book by Matthew López and Amber Ruffin and stellar direction and choreography by Casey Nicholaw.

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About MAMMA MIA! – Jan. 14-26, 2025

A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget! 

Set on a Greek island paradise where the sun always shines, a tale of love, friendship, and identity is beautifully told through the timeless hits of ABBA. On the eve of her wedding, a daughter’s quest to discover the father she’s never known brings three men from her mother’s past back to the island they last visited decades ago.

For nearly 25 years, people all around the world have fallen in love with the characters, the story, and the music that make MAMMA MIA! the ultimate feel-good show.

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About A Beautiful Noise – Feb. 4-9, 2025

The untold true story of a Brooklyn kid who became a chart-busting, show-stopping, award-winning American icon. Created in collaboration with Neil Diamond himself, A BEAUTIFUL NOISE is the uplifting true story of how a kid from Brooklyn became a chart-busting, show-stopping American rock icon. With 120 million albums sold, a catalogue of classics like “America,” “Forever in Blue Jeans,” and “Sweet Caroline,” an induction into the Songwriters and Rock and Roll Halls of Fame, a Grammy® Lifetime Achievement Award, and sold-out concerts around the world that made him bigger than Elvis, Neil Diamond’s story was made to shine on Broadway-and head out on the road across America. Like Jersey Boys and Beautiful: The Carole King Musical before it, A BEAUTIFUL NOISE THE NEIL DIAMOND MUSICAL is an inspiring, exhilarating, energy-filled musical memoir, that tells the untold true story of how America’s greatest hitmaker became a star, set to the songs that defined his career.

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About MJ The Musical – March 4-16, 2025

He is one of the greatest entertainers of all time. Now, Michael Jackson’s unique and unparalleled artistry comes to Orlando as MJ, the multi Tony Award®-winning new musical centered around the making of the 1992 Dangerous World Tour, begins a tour of its own. Created by Tony Award®-winning Director/Choreographer Christopher Wheeldon and two-time Pulitzer Prize winner Lynn Nottage, MJ goes beyond the singular moves and signature sound of the star, offering a rare look at the creative mind and collaborative spirit that catapulted Michael Jackson into legendary status. MJ is startin’ somethin’ as it makes its Florida premiere at the Dr. Phillips Center in March 2025.

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About Mean Girls – March 28-30, 2025

Direct from Broadway, Mean Girls is an incredibly entertaining hit musical from award-winning creative team, including book writer Tina Fey (“30 Rock”), composer Jeff Richmond (“Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt”), lyricist Nell Benjamin (Legally Blond) and original director and choreographer Casey Nicholaw (The Book of Mormon). Don’t be fooled by the pink! Cady Heron may have grown up on an African savanna, but nothing could prepare her for the primal ways of her strange new home: suburban Illinois. Soon, this naïve newbie falls prey to a trio of lionized frenemies led by the charming but ruthless Regina George. But when Cady devises a plan to end Regina’s reign, she learns the hard way that you can’t cross a Queen Bee without getting stung.

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About Disney’s The Lion King – April 23 – May 18, 2025

On Broadway since 1997, there is simply nothing else like Disney’s The Lion King. Join more than 100 million people around the world and experience the entire Serengeti come to life as never before with awe-inspiring visual artistry, unforgettable music and the uniquely theatrical storytelling of this Broadway spectacular – one of the most breathtaking and beloved productions ever to grace the stage. Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Disney’s The Lion King is born from one of the most imaginative creative teams on Broadway. Tony Award-winning director Julie Taymor brings to life a story filled with hope and adventure set against an amazing backdrop of stunning visuals. Also featuring the extraordinary work of Tony Award®-winning choreographer Garth Fagan and some of Broadway’s most recognizable music including “Circle of Life,” “I Just Can’t Wait to Be King,” and “Hakuna Matata,” crafted by Tony Award®-winning artists Elton John and Tim Rice.

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About STOMP – June 6-7, 2025

STOMP is explosive, provocative, sophisticated, startlingly unique and appeals to audiences of all ages. Created in 1991 by Luke Cresswell and Steve McNicholas, the international percussion sensation has garnered an armful of awards including an Olivier Award for Best Choreography and Drama Desk Award for Unique Theatre Experience. This worldwide phenomenon has performed in over 350 cities in 36 countries, picking up numerous rave reviews along the way and securing several appearances on national television shows. The eight-member troupe uses everything but conventional percussion instruments – matchboxes, wooden poles, brooms, garbage cans, Zippo lighters, hubcaps – to fill the stage with magnificent rhythms. See what all the noise is about.

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About SHUCKED – June 24-29, 2025

SHUCKED is the Tony Award®–winning musical comedy The Wall Street Journal calls “flat out hilarious!” And nobody knows funny like economists. Featuring a book by Tony Award winner Robert Horn (Tootsie), a score by the Grammy® Award–winning songwriting team of Brandy Clark and Shane McAnally (Kacey Musgraves’ “Follow Your Arrow”), and directed by Tony Award winner Jack O’Brien (Hairspray), this corn-fed, corn-bred American musical is sure to satisfy your appetite for great musical theater. SHUCKED is recommended for ages 10+. SHUCKED contains adult themes, moments of adult language and a harvest of corny innuendo.

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About Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts: Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts is a private nonprofit 501(c)(3) organization in downtown Orlando supported by the City of Orlando, Orange County, the City of Winter Park, the State of Florida and generous donors and sponsors. The 698,312-square-foot venue includes performance spaces like the Walt Disney Theater, the Alexis & Jim Pugh Theater, the Steinmetz Hall and Judson’s Live; and event spaces like the DeVos Family Room, the Rooftop Terrace and the Seneff Arts Plaza. In addition, the arts center’s AdventHealth School of Arts offers performing arts education year-round. For more information, visit drphillipscenter.org. Follow on YouTubeInstagramFacebook and X. 

About the AdventHealth Central Florida Division: AdventHealth’s Central Florida Division encompasses 17 hospitals and ERs in the four counties in and surrounding metro Orlando. The world-class hospitals, combined with a comprehensive outpatient care network, see more than 3.5 million patient visits annually. AdventHealth also has an expansive research portfolio in Central Florida, with more than 650 clinical trials and studies in progress. The organization has a deep commitment to serving the community and has a local financial impact of more than $1 billion annually. AdventHealth and its employees are responsible for nearly 20 percent of Central Florida’s economy. The division’s flagship campus — AdventHealth Orlando — boasts nationally and internationally recognized programs, and serves as a major tertiary and quaternary referral hospital for much of the Southeast, the Caribbean and Latin America. Quality specialty care is provided through AdventHealth Institutes, which is nationally recognized in numerous specialties. AdventHealth Orlando has been recognized by U.S. News & World Report, Newsweek and the Leapfrog Group. Learn more about the Central Florida Division on our Newsroom

The John Gore Organization is the leading presenter, distributor, and marketer of Broadway theater worldwide. Under the leadership of 20-time Tony-winning theater producer and owner John Gore, its family of companies includes Broadway Across America, Broadway.com, The Broadway Channel, BroadwayBox.com, Group Sales Box Office and Broadway Brands. The company presents shows in 48 cities across North America as well as on Broadway, Off-Broadway, London’s West End, Japan, and China. It has won Tony Awards in every producing category as well as numerous other Drama League, Drama Desk and Olivier Awards.  The John Gore Organization is committed to supporting theater access and education programs that introduce Broadway to the next generation of audiences and theater professionals.

Broadway Across America (BAA) is part of the John Gore Organization family of companies, which includes Broadway.com, The Broadway Channel, BroadwayBox.com, Group Sales Box Office and Broadway Brands.  Led by 20-time Tony-winning theater producer John Gore (Owner & CEO), BAA is the foremost presenter of first-class touring productions in North America, operating in 48 markets with over 400,000 subscribers. Presentations include Disney’s The Lion King, Wicked, The Book of Mormon, and Hamilton. Current productions include &Juliet, Hadestown, Hamilton, Kimberly Akimbo, MJ: The Musical and Moulin Rouge! The Musical.

Florida Theatrical Association – the non-profit presenter of Broadway in Orlando, Fort Lauderdale and Miami – was founded with the charge of educating and developing new theater audiences and encouraging and preserving the presentation of touring Broadway theater. Since 1989 Florida Theatrical Association has presented over 1,100 Broadway performances and distributed over $1.8 million in scholarships and grants to arts organizations across the state of Florida.

Enter to Win Two Tickets to See Disney Princess The Concert LIVE!

To celebrate your chance to experience your favorite Disney Princess songs performed LIVE by Broadway stars, Media Mikes would like to give our fans a chance to attend one of the following below performances. If you want a chance to win, please SUBSCRIBE to us on YouTubeclick here and tell us what is your favorite Disney Princess in a comment below. This giveaway will remain open until March 8th at Noon, Eastern Time. This is open to our readers in US only. One entry per person, per household. All other entries will be considered invalid. Media Mikes will randomly select winners. Winners will be alerted via email.

Cast members for the 2024 US dates of Disney Princess – The Concert, a celebration of the music of Disney’s iconic princesses performed by Broadway and West End stars.  Broadway actress Alyssa Fox (standby ‘Elsa’ in Frozen, currently ‘Elphaba’ in Wicked);West End’s Hiba Elchikhe (‘Jasmine’ in Aladdin, currently in The Time Traveler’s Wife); and Syndee Winters (Broadway’s ‘Nala’ in The Lion KingHamilton) will perform this spring. 

Elchikhe and Winters will perform all 40 US dates (pending Elchikhe’s US work visa), and Fox will join the cast on March 12th at Fort Wayne’s Embassy Theatre.

Tony® Award-nominee Susan Egan, Broadway’s original ‘Belle’ in Beauty and the Beast and the voice of ‘Meg’ in Hercules, will perform March 5th-March 10th

Fans attending are encouraged to dress up in their best royal attire for an unforgettable evening, as these Broadway stars perform 30 iconic Disney songs, including favorites like “Part of Your World,” “Let It Go,” “A Whole New World,” “Colors Of The Wind,” and “How Far I’ll Go.”  The 2024 tour includes new arrangements and song additions, adding the music of some of Disney’s newest princesses and greatest heroes and villains.  Larger than life animation and theatrical effects accompany the music to immerse audiences in pure Disney magic.

DISNEY PRINCESS – THE CONCERT

2024 NORTH AMERICAN TOUR

March 5-March 10: Susan Egan, Hiba Elchikhe, and Syndee Winters

March 12-April 20: Hiba Elchikhe, Alyssa Fox, and Syndee Winters

MARCH

5 – Memphis, TN – Orpheum Theatre

6 – Springfield, IL – UIS Performing Arts Center

7 – Appleton, WI – Fox Cities Performing Arts Center

8 – Cincinnati, OH – Taft Theatre

9 – Kalamazoo, MI – Miller Auditorium

10 – Chicago, IL – Rosemont Theatre

12 – Fort Wayne, IN – Embassy Theatre

13 – Detroit, MI – Fox Theatre

14 – Indianapolis, IN – Clowes Memorial Hall

15 – Milwaukee, WI – Riverside Theater

16 – St. Louis, MO – Fox Theatre

17 – Oklahoma City, OK – Civic Center Music Hall

19 – Denver, CO – Buell Theatre

21 – San Jose, CA – San Jose Civic Center

22 – Anaheim, CA – City National Grove Anaheim

23 – Anaheim, CA – City National Grove Anaheim

24 – Long Beach, CA – Terrace Theater

26 – Eugene, OR – Hult Center

27 – Spokane, WA – First Interstate Center for the Arts

28 – Seattle, WA – McCaw Hall

29 – Boise, ID – Morrison Center for the Performing Arts

30 – Salt Lake City, UT – Eccles Theater

APRIL

2 – San Antonio, TX – Tobin Center

3 – Austin, TX – Long Center

4 – New Orleans, LA – Saenger Theatre

5 – Birmingham, AL – BJCC Concert Hall

6 – Clearwater, FL – Ruth Eckerd Hall

7 – Fort Lauderdale, FL – AuRene Theater

8 – Orlando, FL – Steinmetz Hall at Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts

10 – Greensboro, NC – Tanger Center

11 – Columbus, GA – RiverCenter

12 – Charlotte, NC – Ovens Auditorium

13 – Atlanta, GA – Fox Theatre

14 – Durham, NC – Durham Performing Arts Center

16 – Schenectady, NY – Proctors

17 – Red Bank, NJ – Count Basie Center for the Arts

18 – Providence, RI – Providence Performing Arts Center

19 – Rochester, NY – Kodak Center

20 – Buffalo, NY – Shea’s Buffalo Theatre

Enter to Win Digital Copy of Illumination’s Migration!

To celebrate the release of MIGRATION, Media Mikes would like to give our fans a chance to win a digital copy of the film. If you want a chance to win, please SUBSCRIBE to us on YouTubeclick here and tell us what is your favorite Illumination film in a comment below. This giveaway will remain open until March 8th at Noon, Eastern Time. This is open to our readers in US only. One entry per person, per household. All other entries will be considered invalid. Media Mikes will randomly select winners. Winners will be alerted via email.

Filled with Illumination’s signature subversive humor, authentic heart, and unforgettable characters, and hailed as “something the whole family can enjoy” (Collider), MIGRATION is a hilariously funny, feathered family vacation like no other! Fans can join the Mallard family, as they embark on a journey south for the winter to Jamaica via New York City, only for their well-laid plans to go awry, leading to new friends and unknown horizons.

Enter to Win Free Tickets to See Imaginary in Theaters

To celebrate the release of Imaginary, Media Mikes would like to give our fans a chance to win a Atom movie tickets to see the film in theaters. If you want a chance to win, please SUBSCRIBE to us on YouTubeclick here and tell us what is your favorite Blumhouse film in a comment below. This giveaway will remain open until March 8th at Noon, Eastern Time. This is open to our readers in US only. One entry per person, per household. All other entries will be considered invalid. Media Mikes will randomly select winners. Winners will be alerted via email.

Synopsis: From Blumhouse, the genre-defining masterminds behind FIVE NIGHTS AT FREDDY’S and M3GAN, comes an original horror that taps into the innocence of imaginary friends – and begs the question: Are they really figments of childhood imagination or is something more terrifying lying just beneath? 

When Jessica (DeWanda Wise) moves back into her childhood home with her family, her youngest stepdaughter Alice (Pyper Braun) develops an eerie attachment to a stuffed bear named Chauncey she finds in the basement. Alice starts playing games with Chauncey that begin playful and become increasingly sinister. 

As Alice’s behavior becomes more and more concerning, Jessica intervenes only to realize Chauncey is much more than the stuffed toy bear she believed him to be. 

Lionsgate and Blumhouse present, a Tower of Babble production. 

ABOUT IMAGINARY
RELEASE DATE: March 8th, 2024
DIRECTOR: Jeff Wadlow
WRITER: Jeff Wadlow & Greg Erb & Jason Oremland 
PRODUCED BY: Jason Blum, Jeff Wadlow, p.g.a. 
KEY CAST: DeWanda Wise, Tom Payne, Taegan Burns, Pyper Braun, with Veronica Falcon, and Betty Buckley

Bo Bice chats about his new single “Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man” and his upcoming album & tour plans

Singer, Actor, Producers & Performer Bo Bice was 2005 runner-up season of America Idol. He has performed around the World as a solo artist and spent 5 years fronting Blood, Sweat & Tears since his then. Media Mikes had a chance to chat with Bo again to discuss his new song “Ramblin’ Gamblin’ Man”, his upcoming writing plans and new album details!