Disney/Pixar's COCO to Screen with Special Events at El Capitan Theatre
Hollywood's legendary El Capitan Theatre presents a special engagement of Disney•Pixar's COCO November 22 to December 10, shown in brilliant Dolby VisionTM Laser Projection & Dolby Atmos Sound Technology. Tickets are now on sale at www.elcapitantickets.com, by calling 1-800-DISNEY6 and at The El Capitan Theatre box office.
"From the moment the El Capitan Theatre guests experience our all-new COCO inspired Curtain Show they will be swept away on a musical adventure," said Ed Collins, General Manager of The El Capitan Theatre.
The Curtain Show, a fiesta of lights featuring music and imagery of Disney•Pixar's COCO, will only be seen at The El Capitan Theatre. The presentation also includes the all-new featurette OLAF'S FROZEN ADVENTURE.
Collins continued, "After the featurette, Olaf himself will appear live on stage - also only at the El Capitan Theatre. And from November 21 to 26, see the Grammy Award Winning MARIACHI DIVAS as seen at Disneyland live on stage with BALLET FOLKLORICO LOS ANGELES as guests enter our theatre during the first week. There's just no better place than The El Capitan Theatre to enjoy Disney•Pixar's latest masterpiece."
On Tuesday November 21, 2017 be amongst the first to experience the new film from Disney•Pixar as part of the COCO Special Opening Night at the El Capitan Theatre with raffle prizes & more surprises! Each ticket will include an exclusive poster, a reserved seat, popcorn in a souvenir tub, and 20 oz bottled beverage.
Daily showtimes are 10:00AM, 1:15PM, 4:30PM, 7:45PM, and 10:50PM* (*10:50PM Show Opening Weekend, Nov. 22 ? 26, plus Fridays & Saturdays following.) Showtimes and dates are subject to change. Special group rates for Disney•Pixar's COCO of $12 for parties of 20 or more are available by calling 1-818-845-3110.
MOVIE & MEAL with HARD ROCK CAFÉ - Park Once - Enjoy Twice. Book a Movie & Meal Package with the El Capitan Theatre and the Hard Rock Café! For one low price of $40.00 per person. Reservations are required in advance (24 hrs - business days). RESERVED SEAT ONLY - NO CONCESSIONS INCLUDED. Guests will be directed to go to HARD ROCK CAFÉ after their movie. Guests will select their entrée upon their arrival at the restaurant. Menu items cannot be substituted. Tax & Gratuity Included. Additional items, including alcohol, are not included and if ordered, will be paid for by the guest at the time of service.
The El Capitan Theatre will also host TINY TOT TUESDAYS during the first shows on November 28 and December 6; during these special screenings, parents and small children may enjoy the movie in a tot-friendly way-with lights dimmed rather than out and reduced sound levels.
ABOUT DISNEY•PIXAR'S COCO
Despite his family's baffling generations-old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets charming trickster Hector (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history. Directed by Lee Unkrich ("Toy Story 3"), co?directed by Adrian Molina (story artist "Monsters University") and produced by Darla K. Anderson ("Toy Story 3"), Disney•Pixar's "Coco" opens in U.S. theaters on Nov. 22, 2017.
ABOUT Walt Disney ANIMATION STUDIOS' OLAF'S FROZEN ADVENTURE
Olaf (voice of Josh Gad) teams up with Sven on a merry mission in Walt Disney Animation Studios' 21?minute featurette "Olaf's Frozen Adventure." It's the first holiday season since the gates reopened and Anna (voice of Kristen Bell) and Elsa (voice of Idina Menzel) host a celebration for all of Arendelle. When the townspeople unexpectedly leave early to enjoy their individual holiday customs, the sisters realize they have no family traditions of their own. So, Olaf sets out to comb the kingdom to bring home the best traditions and save this first Christmas for his friends. Directed by Emmy?winning filmmakers Kevin Deters and Stevie Wermers?Skelton ("Prep & Landing"), produced by Oscar winner Roy Conli ("Big Hero 6"), and featuring a screenplay by Jac Schaeffer and four original songs by Elyssa Samsel and Kate Anderson, "Olaf's Frozen Adventure" opens in front of Disney•Pixar's original feature "Coco" in U.S. theaters on Nov. 22, 2017.
ABOUT DOLBY VISION AND DOLBY ATMOS
The El Capitan Theatre will present Disney•Pixar's COCO in Dolby Vision Laser Projection and Dolby Atmos Sound. Technology. Dolby Vision delivers a dramatically different visual experience-astonishing brightness, incomparable contrast, and captivating color-that brings movies to life before your eyes. Dolby Atmos transports
you into the movie with breathtaking, multidimensional sound that fills the theatre and flows all around you.
ABOUT THE EL CAPITAN THEATRE
Declared a Historic Cultural Monument by the City of Los Angeles and restored to showcase its original lavish architecture, The El Capitan Theatre has been since 1991 an exclusive first run theatre, equipped with state-of-the-art technology, for The Walt Disney Studios. The theatre also hosts live stage shows, world premieres, special events, and screenings of classic Disney films.
In the 1920s, real estate developer Charles Toberman and Sid Grauman built the Egyptian, Chinese and El Capitan theatres. Los Angeles based Stiles O. Clements designed the elaborate cast-concrete Spanish Colonial style exterior; San Francisco architect G. Albert Lansburgh, known for his design of over 50 West Coast theatres and luxury cinema houses, designed the lavish East Indian inspired interior. Originally a legitimate theatre (over 120 plays and musicals were staged), it was converted for film for the world premiere of Orson Welles' "Citizen Kane." The theatre then was renovated, reopening in March 1942 as the Hollywood Paramount, a streamlined "art moderne" first run movie house.
In 1989, the Walt Disney Company joined forces with Pacific Theatres and launched a two-year, museum quality restoration of The El Capitan, led by renowned theatre designer Joseph J. Musil. Musil with the supervision of the National Park Service's Department of the Interior, and guidance from conservator Martin Weil and architect Ed Fields, achieved the goal recreating the original 1926 look and feel -- including original design elements such as the ornate plasterwork found hidden behind walls and the opera boxes in the main auditorium.
Photo Credit: ©Disney•Pixar