Monday, December 06, 2010
Snow White: An Enchanting Musical
This musical was held in the area of Fantasyland previously occupied by Videopolis. Other productions from the Fantasyland Theatre included Spirit of Pocahontas, Animazement, and Mickey’s Detective School. The show opened to mixed reviews and was put on hiatus for 2005, returning for its last season in 2006. Its final performance was Labor Day weekend 2006. In its place is the Princess Fantasy Faire, which crosses the line of crass commercialism for me. Still, the kiddies (and parents) seem to enjoy it, so be it. The Magic Mirror (actor Patrick Stewart) acts as the narrator to the story of Snow White, and was probably my favorite set piece of the show...an amazing piece of set design and technical wizardry.
I caught this show about three times; I thought it was fantastic; the sets, the Magic Mirror...maybe not quite as impressive as Aladdin over at Disney California Adventure, but still a very fun and well done production. How could you go wrong with the music of Frank Churchill?
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