Based on Walt Disney’s childhood memories, Main Street, U.S.A. at Disneyland Paris is filled with historical references to the turn of the century. But did you know that many details were also inspired by the movies?[Read more…]
Earlier this year, we celebrated the grand opening of Mickey and Minnie’s Runaway Railway at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Based on the reviews and videos I’ve seen, the ride looks innovative and fantastic — but there will always be a part of me that mourns the loss of the once flagship attraction, The Great Movie Ride.[Read more…]
The way I discovered “Hello Dolly!” originally was its appearance in the movie “Wall-E”. A few years after seeing that movie, I eventually sat down and watched the 1969 movie version with Barbra Streisand and absolutely fell in love. If you’re a fan of the aesthetic of Main Street U.S.A. or big-style musicals, you too can fall in love with Dolly.
The Dr Phillips Center’s Walt Disney Theater will become “the room where it happens” next January, when the Tony-winning mega-hit Hamilton headlines the newly announced 2018–2019 Fairwinds Broadway in Orlando series. [Read more…]