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Since 1988, Thomas Schumacher has worked with The Walt Disney Company setting new standards of excellence in film, television, and theatre. Having spent much of his tenure as president of Feature Animation, Mr. Schumacher presently devotes his full energies to Disney Theatrical Group. As president of Disney Theatrical Group, Thomas Schumacher has ... See full bio »
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Beauty and the Beast
The Lion King
The Lion King Producer
The Rescuers Down Under
Daddy-O Producer


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 2019 The Lion King (executive producer) (filming)
 2018 Freaky Friday (TV Movie) (executive producer) (post-production)
 2017 Beauty and the Beast (executive producer)
 2016 Disney's Broadway Hits at Royal Albert Hall (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 1994 The Lion King (executive producer)
 1990 The Rescuers Down Under (producer)
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Up to this time he was president to 3 Disney divisons: Feature Animation, Television and live Theatre production. He left the animation divisions to fully devote his time as President of Disney Theatrical. Currently developing Broadway stage productions of Disney hits such as Tarzan, The Little Mermaid and Mary Poppins. See more »

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