Disney On Ice Returns To South Africa This July

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and their friends from Disney’s Mulan, The Lion King and Pinocchio, and Disney/Pixar’s Finding Nemo, The Incredibles and Toy Story, take to the ice for a grand celebration in Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic. Produced by Feld Entertainment, this fanfare production features more than 60 unforgettable Disney stars that span the decades, a sing-along score of award-winning Disney music, stunning choreography, elaborate sets and beautiful costumes will be in South Africa for the July school holidays.

Brought to South Africa by local promoter, Showtime Management in association with DSTV, Disney On Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic opens on Friday, 11 July 2014 at the Coca-Cola Dome, Johannesburg and runs until Sunday, 20 July 2014. Thereafter the production moves to the GrandWest Arena, Cape Town for 11 shows only from Wednesday, 23 to Sunday, 27 July 2014. “Showtime is extremely excited to bring Disney On Ice to South Africa.  This production – 100 Years of Magic – is a jewel in the Disney On Ice crown and will surely transport both kids and parents alike into the wonderful enchanting world of Disney.” says Tony Feldman of Showtime Management. Tickets are on sale now at Computicket.

Disney on Ice celebrates 100 Years of Magic in a once-in-a-lifetime skating spectacular that brings together the legacy of Disney in the tradition of Disney on Ice quality that has entertained more that 135 million guests worldwide to date! With features from seven blockbuster all-time favourite movies;  The Lion King, Aladdin, Toy Story, The Incredibles, Beauty and the Beast, Mulan and Finding Nemo that have a worldwide box office total of over 2 billion dollars and are listed in the Top 100 Movies Ever Worldwide by www.the-movie-times.com, Disney On Ice is not-to-be-missed family entertainment!

Disney fans of all ages will be singing along and clapping to many of the 24 memorable Disney tunes such as “When you wish upon a star” from Pinocchio; “A whole new world” from Aladdin; “Can you feel the love tonight?” and “Hakuna Matata” from The Lion King and “You’ve got a friend in me” from Toy Story.

With Mickey and Minnie leading the fun, audiences enjoy breathtaking production numbers choreographed by Emmy Award®-winner Sarah Kawahara.  Kawahara previously worked with Michelle Kwan and choreographed the skating segment for the Opening Ceremonies of the 2002 Winter Olympics.

Complementing Kawahara’s fabulous skate sequences are the memorable tunes compiled by music directors Art Kempel and Stan Beard that bring the wonderful memories of Disney to life on ice. Scenic Designer David Potts and Lighting Designer LeRoy Bennett create the mood and settings that showcase extraordinary Disney moments.

Outfitting this cast of more than 60 characters was the challenge facing Costume Designer Scott Lane. His dazzling designs range from Mickey’s Marching Band, to the “It’s a Small World” dolls, to the stars of Mulan and Finding Nemo. The bright colors and minimal structure in the Nemo costumes allow the characters to move freely in order to mimic the natural movement in water.  Renowned designer Bob Mackie also lends his talents to a red sequined evening gown worn by Minnie.

Scenic Designer David Potts, who has worked on numerous Broadway productions, creates a theatrical atmosphere on ice. Skaters weave around and enliven the “It’s a Small World” sequence amidst sparkling floats that turn into a radiant light parade; a blanket of snow and an avalanche fall as Mulan battles the Huns; and a giant present is opened to reveal Buzz Lightyear as he’s first introduced to that favorite toy cowboy, Woody and his pal Jessie.

Don’t miss this wonderful Disney entertainment skating spectacular. Join Mickey, Minnie, Goofy, Pumbaa and their many Disney friends in celebrating 100 Years of Magic! Book now at Computicket by calling 0861 915 8000, visit www.computicket.com or your nearest Computicket service centre. To discover more about Disney On Ice, log on to www.disneyonice.com, or visit us on Facebook and YouTube.

JOHANNESBURG SHOW INFORMATION

 VENUE:
Coca Cola Dome

SHOW DATES AND TIMES:
11 to 20 July 2014
Friday, 11 July 3pm,
Tuesday 15 July, Wednesday 16 July and Thursday, 17 July – 3pm
Friday 18 July; Saturday 12 & 19 July; Sunday 13 & 20 July  – 10am & 2pm

PRICES:
Midweek – R175,  R250, R 300, R450 per person inclusive
Weekend – R200, R275, R350, R500 per person inclusive

BOOKINGS:
Computicket by calling 0861 915 8000, visit www.computicket.com or visit your nearest Computicket outlet.

GROUP BOOKINGS:
20% Discount on groups of 20 and more
Only valid for second and third price categories
Bookings through Computicket call centre

FAMILY PACKAGES:

WEEKENDS

Family Packages

R275.00*

R350.00*

SAVING

4 Tickets less R50 per ticket

R900.00

R1200.00

R200.00

5 Tickets less R 50 per ticket

R1125.00

R1550.00

R250.00

6 Tickets  less R 50 per ticket

R1350.00

R1800.00

R300.00

*Only valid for two categories as indicated

MIDWEEK

Family Packages

R250.00*

R300.00*

SAVING

4 Tickets less R50 per ticket

R800.00

R1000.00

R200.00

5 Tickets less R 50 per ticket

R1000.00

R1250.00

R250.00

6 Tickets  less R 50 per ticket

R1200.00

R1500.00

R300.00

*Only valid for two categories as indicated

CAPE TOWN SHOW INFORMATION

VENUE:
Grand Arena, Grand West

 SHOW DATES AND TIMES:
24 to 27 July 2014
Wednesday, 23 July, Thursday 24, July – 2pm
Friday, 25 July – 2pm, 6pm
Saturday 26 July and Sunday 27 July – 10am & 2pm

PRICES:
All Shows – R150, R250, R350

BOOKINGS:
Computicket by calling 0861 915 8000, visit www.computicket.com or visit your nearest Computicket outlet.

GROUP BOOKINGS:
20% Discount on groups of 20 and more – all performances
Bookings through Computicket call centre

FAMILY PACKAGES:

Family Packages

R250.00*

R350.00*

SAVING

4 Tickets less R50 per ticket

R800.00

R1200.00

R200.00

5 Tickets less R 50 per ticket

R1000.00

R1550.00

R250.00

6 Tickets  less R 50 per ticket

R1200.00

R1800.00

R300.00

*Only valid for two categories as indicated

Published by Andrew Germishuys

Founder of SAMDB, Andrew has worked full time in the film industry since the early 2000's. He has trained as an actor, completing his LAMDA Gold Medal, and attending many courses in Cape Town acting studios, with masterclasses with some of the international industries top directors, producers and filmmakers. Working as an actor and armourer in the film and television industry have given Andrew a great balance of skills across the board when it comes to the entertainment industry. Catch him on Twitter: twitter.com/andrewgerm_za And IMDb: www.imdb.com/name/nm5390453/

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