Hey, kids...it's been awhile, but felt this was something y'all might be interested in. It's a new musical based on the early life of Walt Disney. It will be playing at UCLA Oct 11-Nov 3 before it heads to Broadway. Fun Fact: the lighting designing is a former instructor of mine at UCI.
#NEWS .....D23 Expo Auction Items have been announced! As usual some pretty awesome Disney memorabilia are available...IF you have the $$$!! This link leads to one of 3 pages of items, http://tinyurl.com/nb4j57r
Be sure to see all 3 or you might miss something...like an old Matterhorn Bobsled!
Mickey's Magical Map. This show is a must see! More than once! Incredible effects, dancers are amazing and solo singers gave me chills! It's wonderful seeing a live show again in the Fantasyland Theate.
Disneyland History: this was shared on the Disney History Institute page. It's a copy of the original prospectus for Disneyland. Very high level explanations of what Walt wanted. It's interesting to read how much if it actually went through, and what didn't. Be prepared there are a few comments that are very un-PC, but keep in mind this was written in 1954 and is a written history in itself of tha More...
Are any of you finding your mail boxes overwhelmed with old posts? I've had close to 100 (lost count!)! I tried emailing admin but it didn't go through; I also tried unsubscribing but it didn't take. Hopefully he sees it here!
#ThrowbackThursday! Since the Reunion is coming up, I wanted to share some of the amazing meet ups from last year's reunion weekend: Dave's DL History Tour; Walt Disney Studios Tour; Carousel Meetup; and, the Reunion event! Fun times!
I've noticed that some of you young'uns didn't know who Annette Funicello was after her death was announced yesterday. As someone who idolized her as a child, and respected her as an adult, I wanted to enlighten you. This is a CNN video/article on her life: http://tinyurl.com/cvpgcl2
Besides her being one of the original Mousekeeters, a star of many a beac More...
MARCH 30th: besides being the day some pretty awesome people were born (especially that wonderful BUTTERLINA!), there are a few more historical Disney highlights including this being the birthday of Mary Richardson (Walt's maternal Irish Grandmother) and Marc Davis as well. For more Disney highlights from March 30th..... http://tinyurl.com/c3r6w34