AN UP-TO-DATE 'DIS!'TORY
5 continents. 5 languages. 13 countries.
'Disenchanted!' has been performed around the globe to rave reviews, sold out houses, awards, and standing ovations since 2009!
West End cast: Jenny O'Leary, Natalie Chua, Grace Mouat, Shanay Holmes, Jodie Steele, Millie O'Connell, Aisha Jawando,
Allie Daniel, Courtney Bowman, Sophie Isaacs
WEST END - LONDON
West End Musical Productions - April, 2021
Featurettes in Playbill (NYC), What's On Stage (London), BroadwayWorld (London), The Theatre Cafe (London), The Live Review (London), Musical Theatre Review (London), Theatre Review (London), Indiependent (London)
Performed with an all-West End cast from such musical hits as 'Six,' 'Heathers,' 'Tina, The Tina Turner Musical,' 'Rock of Ages,' 'Motown, The Musical,' 'Rent,' 'Priscilla Queen of the Desert'
BROADWAY - NEW YORK CITY
Art Lab - December, 2020
Featurettes in Playbill (NYC), BroadwayWorld (NYC), News-Press (NYC), Talkin' Broadway (NYC),
Performed with an all-Broadway cast from such stage and television hits as 'The Cher Show,' 'Jagged Little Pill,' 'American Idol,' 'On The Town,' 'The Young & The Restless,' 'NBC's Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert,' 'Dreamgirls,' 'School of Rock,' 'Freestyle Love Supreme,' 'Pierre & The Great Climate of 1812,' 'Stranger Things'
Broadway cast: Ashley Perez, Micaela Diamond, Alysha Umphress, Liisi LaFontaine, Jaygee Macapugay,
Celia Rose Gooding, Diana DeGarmo, Gabriella Pizzolo
THEATRE AT ST. CLEMENTS, NYC
2014 - 2015
'Outstanding Off-Broadway Musical'
Outer Critics Circle Awards nominee
'Best New Musical'
Off Broadway Alliance Awards nominee
'Unforgettable Theater Experience'
Playbill, New York City
Rave Reviews: NBC Television, CBS - TV, Huffington Post, NY Observer, NY-1
WESTSIDE THEATRE, NYC
After a sold-out, well-reviewed run, 'Disenchanted!' transferred to the Westside Theatre for an extended, open-ended run.
The Westside Theatre has been home to other such Off-Broadway sensations as 'Little Shop of Horrors,' 'John Leguizamo's Spic-O-Rama,' 'The Marvellous Wonderettes,' 'Cagney, The Musical'
Off-Broadway Cast: Lulu Picart, Becky Gulsvig, Soara-Joye Ross, Michelle Knight,
Alison Burns, Jen Bechter, Karen Burthwright, Anthea Neri, Erin Leigh Peck
ITALY TOUR - 3 years
Milan, Rome, Florence, Bologna, Torino, Fabriano, Brescia, Siena, Reggio Calabria 2016-19
Italian language premiere! Italy premiere!
'Best Musical' - Winner 'Best Show' - Winner
MINDIE MUSICAL DAY - 2016-17 BroadwayWorld Italy - 2017
"Ingenious, brilliant and well done!" "Hilarious! Irreverent! Courageous! Brilliant!"
- Musical Magazine, Milan, Italy - BroadwayWorld, Rome, Italy
Italy National Tour Cast (i perFORMErs) - 2016 - 2019
Grey Lanterns Productions, Perth, Australia - 2020
"Disenchanted! is to Disney Fans what Spinal Tap is to rock fans … feminism at its finest!
-ArtsHub, Perth, Australia
Perth, Melbourne, Noosaville, Tasmania, Wyong, Margaret River - 2017-2020
"An unapologetic, sassy and incredibly relevant musical! Had the audience both in awe and in stitches. A delightfully irreverent update on the princess stories we know so well."
- Theatre Travels, Australia
"The show's a hoot! It's not the fairytale we know, but it's very much the modern take on these fairytale classics that we need to hear! 'Disenchanted!' was an Off-Broadway hit and it's not hard to see why!" - Theatre Press, Australia
Mad About Theatre, Noosaville, Australia - 2018
"Disenchanted! is pure entertainment from start to finish. Book now or forever hold your peace! To miss this show would be a crime!"
- Weekend Notes, Melbourne, Australia
Buenos Aires - 2019 (Extended - TWICE!)
South America premiere! Argentina premiere!
'Best Musical' & 'Best Production'
Premios ACE Awards nominee
"Extremely funny! 'Disenchanted!' - it's purpose is to entertain but at the same time to reflect on the role of women in a macho culture and the new role of women in a modern society. Always humorous! We invite everyone to not miss it and go see!" - Shows Argentinos, Buenos Aires
SLDC Productions, Buenos Aires, Argentina - 2019
Paris - 2018-2019
"A playful score that is not unlike those of Alan Menken! Hilarious show - laughter and strong messages! Dennis T. Giacino has written a work full of humor! This humor and cartoon princesses allow him to address a lot of topics: racism, homophobia, misogyny, the dictates of Western beauty, or the most insulting tendency of Disney to Americanize everything! A musical that is as funny as it is original! Enchanting!"
Musical Avenue - Paris, France
Something Musical, Paris, France - 2018-2019
Copenhagen/Hillerød - 2019
Danish language premiere!
First time The Little Mermaid sings in her native tongue - Danish!
Feature front page article/pictorial in the Frederiksborg Amt Avis.
Mastodonterne Theatre, Denmark - 2019
Mastodonterne Theatre, Denmark - 2019
THEAMUS Teatro Musical, Santo Domingo, DR - 2015
Santo Domingo - 2015 (Extended Twice!)
Spanish language premiere! Dominican Republic & Hispaniola premiere!
Premios Soberano Awards nominee
"Unique, fresh, funny, and hilarious!"
-El Nacional, Dominican Republic
"Simply outstanding! Made the audience laugh!"
-Hoy Digital News
Exit Stage Left - Bath, England, UK - 2017-2018
UNITED KINGDOM (ENGLAND, SCOTLAND)
Edinburgh Scotland, England: London, York, Bath, Birmingham, Stourbridge, Kent, Swindon, St. Ives - 2016 - 2021
"Clever, innovative - reducing the audience into fits of uncontrollable laughter!" - Theatretastic, England, UK
"Delightfully crazy! Scandalous, uproarious, marvelous! I defy anyone to leave the show with a smile of wicked delight!" - York Mix, England, UK
"A superbly polished, high energy show! Hilarious from start to finish! A fabulous farrago of fantastically funny fine-tuned feminist fun! A 5-Star show. Unmissable!" - TheatreBath, UK
Edmonton AB, Toronto ON, Regina SK, Calgary AB
2016 - 2019
"Dennis T. Giacino's book and lyrics are full of sharp observations and funny gags! A lot of smart, comedic songwriting! All this cleverness serves to critique the dated representation of gender and ethnicity ... political progressiveness that delivers laughs!" - Toronto Star, ON, Canada
"A much-needed account of the not-so-enchanting, near toxic aftermath of The Princess Complex. Brutally funny! " - Ottawa Citizen, ON, Canada
"I loved the concept! Hilarious ... every song was funnier than the last! Phenomenal! Fantastic! I would absolutely go and see this show 1001 more times!" - OnStage, Calgary, AB, Canada
"Hilarious, smart, feminist, and ass-kicking parody! Dazzling musical! A fantastic show! We laughed the whole way through!" - Mooney On Theatre, Toronto, ON, Canada
"Feminist, funny! Lots of laughs! 5 stars!" - Vue Weekly, Edmonton, AB, Canada
Foote in the Door Productions, Edmonton, AB, Canada - 2017
CHINA - Beijing - 2016 - Mandarin language premiere!
Beijing, China Cast - 2016
Nelson Theatrix, Levin Performing Arts Society - 2018
New Zealand premiere!
Sold out, extended runs!
"A wonderful musical! A barrel full of laughs! Thoroughly recommend!" - Nelson Weekly, New Zealand
"Princesses get real in 'Disenchanted!' A risque giggle! A humorous take on fairy tale princesses!" - Horowhenua Chronicle, New Zealand
NORTH AMERICAN TOUR - 25 cities!
Chicago IL, Hartford CT, Schenectady NY, Milwaukee WI, Toronto ON Canada, La Crosse WI, Green Bay WI, Port Huron MI, Palos Hills IL, Toledo OH,
Richardson TX, San Angelo TX, San Antonio TX, St. Louis MO, Kansas City MO, Riverside CA, Mesa AZ, Oxford OH, Effingham IL, Nashville TN, Orlando FL,
Bangor ME, Elmira NY, Pittsburgh PA, Springfield MA - 2016-17
"Very amusing! Hilarious - this one is very funny! The tunes are peppy and the lyrics are exceptionally witty - comparable really to the best of Forbidden Broadway!" - Chicago Tribune
"Profound social commentary not to mention some big laughs! Enchanting!" - Hartford Courant
"Dennis Giacino was definitely on his A-game when he created the book, music, and lyrics for 'Disenchanted!' You should definitely plan to see this show twice so that you can catch every bit of Giacino's brilliance!" - Playback, St. Louis MO
"Witty and smart! A fairy tale that might have been spun by the Grimm Brothers' demented brother! Absolutely enchanting! A big hit!" - On Milwaukee WI
"Fast-paced, funny, and fiercely feminine! The show is filled with clever lyrics and humor ... as hilarious as it is informative! The lyrics humorously point out the generalizations and unrealistic expectations the movies have encouraged over the years! A surprisingly uplifting and emotionally empowering tribute to women of all shapes, sizes, and colors! A delightfully upbeat girl-power musical!" - KDHX Radio, Kansas City MO