BWW TV Exclusive: Disney's Finding Nemo - The Musical
BroadwayWorld meets Disney World in this exclusive video featuring the "Finding Nemo - The Musical" currently running at Disney's Animal Kingdom. Click now to watch highlights from the show, backstage interviews and a visit with the co-creators Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Tony Award-winner (and husband) Bobby Lopez.
The undersea world that charmed audiences around the world in the Disney-Pixar smash-hit film "Finding Nemo" has come to life in an all-new musical stage show at Disney's Animal Kingdom which immerses Walt Disney World guests in the story of Marlin and Nemo -- an overprotective clownfish father and his curious son -- through a dazzling production that combines puppets, dancers, aerialists and animated backdrops.
The visually inventive show represents the first time Disney has taken a non-musical animated feature, as well as the first Pixar film, and transformed it into an original musical production. "Finding Nemo-The Musical" is also the first major musical produced for Walt Disney World Resort by Disney Creative Entertainment.
"It's exciting to be involved in projects that introduce a new generation of future theatergoers to the work of internationally recognized creative talent through Broadway-caliber short-form shows that all audiences can appreciate," said Anne Hamburger, executive vice president of Disney Creative Entertainment. "Millions of children experience live theater for the first time during a visit to a Disney park."
"Finding Nemo-The Musical" is a 30-minute show, performed several times daily. Admission to Theater in the Wild is included with regular Disney's Animal Kingdom theme park admission. Guest information is available by calling 407-824-4321 or by visiting disneyworld.com.
Produced and Edited by Craig Brockman
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