El Capitan Theatre Presents Happily Ever After Disney Classics

By: Jan. 23, 2019
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El Capitan Theatre Presents Happily Ever After Disney Classics

Hollywood's legendary El Capitan Theatre presents a special engagement of five HAPPILY EVER AFTER DISNEY CLASSICS,January 18 to March 3, exclusively at The El Capitan Theatre, 6838 Hollywood Blvd., Hollywood 90028.

Disney's THE LITTLE MERMAID, with a character meet and greet with Ariel before the movie, will screen January 18 - January 30. The movie will show weekdays at 1PM, 4PM & 7PM and Saturday & Sundays at 10AM, 1PM, 4PM & 7PM. In addition, Spark Shorts PURL, SMASH & GRAB & KITBULL, will be shown January 18-24 following THE LITTLE MERMAID at select showtimes* (*1pm, 4pm, 7pm). These shorts are an experimental storytelling initiative that welcomes new creative voices at Pixar to share their stories.

Celebrating its 60th Anniversary, Disney's SLEEPING BEAUTY screens on January 29 at 7:00PM, the actual anniversary date, with a character meet and greet with Aurora before the movie.

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST with a character meet and greet with Belle before the movie, screens February 1- February 10. The movie will show weekdays at 1PM, 4PM & 7PM and Saturday & Sundays at 10AM, 1PM, 4PM & 7PM.

From February 11 to 18, The El Capitan presents its annual Valentine Day tradition of screening Disney's LADY AND THE TRAMP. The El Capitan Theatre offers VALENTINE DINNERS (February 11-14) at Miceli's restaurant in Hollywood prior to the evening screening. Guests can purchase these Sweetheart Dinners in addition to their movie tickets by calling 818-845-3110.

The series concludes with Disney's CINDERELLA with a character meet and greet with Cinderella before the movie, February 28 - March 3. The movie will show weekdays at 1PM, 4PM & 7PM and Saturday & Sundays at 10AM, 1PM, 4PM & 7PM.

"Our 'Throwback' screenings are always a big hit, and there has never been a better time to have an unforgettable experience at The El Capitan Theatre than this winter, with these five 'Happily Ever After' Disney classics," said Ed Collins, General Manager of The ElCapitan Theatre. "In addition, our special "Happily Ever After' package offers El CapitanGuests a wonderful way to meet the Princesses before the movies and enjoy these films like never before!"

Tickets are now on sale - at a special price of $10.00 per ticket -- at www.elcapitantickets.com, by calling 1-800-DISNEY6 and at The El Capitan Theatre box office. Showtimes and dates are subject to change. Special group rates for these films are available by calling 1-818-845-3110.

HARD ROCK CAFÉ MOVIE & MEAL PACKAGE: $40.00 per person. Each ticket package includes: reserved seat (no concessions) to see the movie at The El CapitanTheatre, and a meal at Hard Rock Café. Reservations are required in advance (tickets must be booked no later than 24 hrs business days). This offering is available for all showtimes January 18, 2019 - March 3, 2019. Guests will choose one entrée from special Hard Rock Cafe menu at the time of their seating. Tax & gratuity included. Does not include alcohol - guests can purchase and pay on their own.

There are a limited number of Disney's LADY AND THE TRAMP VALENTINE DINNERS from February 11 to 14 at 5:30 pm (prior to the 7:00 PM screening) at Miceli's restaurant in Hollywood for $40.00 per person. Choices are Spaghetti & Meatballs / Spaghetti with Marinara Sauce. This offer cannot be combined with any discount offerings. Guests will park once and enjoy twice by checking in at the El Capitan Theatre prior to dinner. Shuttles will be take Guests from The El Capitan Theatre to the restaurant and back.

TINY TOT TUESDAY: The El Capitan Theatre will also host Tiny Tot Tuesdays prior to the first show each Tuesday of the run. During these screenings, parents and small children may enjoy the movie in a tot-friendly way-with lights dimmed rather than out and reduced sound levels.

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.


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