Beauty and the Beast Mandarin Production Coming to Shanghai Disney Resort
Sep26

Beauty and the Beast Mandarin Production Coming to Shanghai Disney Resort

The Disney Parks Blog announced that BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is coming to the Walt Disney Grand Theatre stage at Shanghai Disney Resort next year, and the award-winning hit Broadway musical will be performed in Mandarin. Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” has been produced in 37 countries and enjoyed by more than 35 million people since its premiere in 1994, and we’re thrilled to bring this beloved Disney classic to Chinese...

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WATCH: #D23Expo celebrates 50 years of Pirates of the Caribbean with Imagineer panel
Jul27

WATCH: #D23Expo celebrates 50 years of Pirates of the Caribbean with Imagineer panel

It’s crazy to consider that the cherished Pirates of the Caribbean attraction has been plunging guests down and then back up a waterfall for 50 years! Pirates of the Caribbean changed the theme park attraction. It invites the guests into the story, and go into a world not like anything before. Moderated by Michael Singer, the panel included included a crew of Imagineers who’ve worked on not just the newer attractions like...

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PICTORIAL: Get a full look at the #D23Expo Showfloor
Jul27

PICTORIAL: Get a full look at the #D23Expo Showfloor

Now that we’re (mostly) caught up with looking at everything from San Diego Comic-Con, we’re taking a look back at the D23 Expo 2017. Today we’re taking a look at the expansive Showfloor which offered experiences from various realms of the Disney empire including Disney Theatrical, Consumer Products and Interactive Media, Studios, Parks and Resorts, and more! It’s only been a few weeks but relive now the D23...

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What is Disney planning with this new Magic Bench technology??
Jul26

What is Disney planning with this new Magic Bench technology??

Disney Research released a video today showcasing some of the impressive advancements that they’ve made with augmented reality and overcoming some of the challenges that make its use mostly burdensome due to several limitations. It really awakens the imagination to envision all the different ways in which Disney may be planning to use the technology in future theme park uses including the new Galaxy’s Edge Star Wars themed...

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JULY, BIG TEE BLOWOUT! Find Disney-related tees and more on sale now at our TeePublic Store!
Jul20

JULY, BIG TEE BLOWOUT! Find Disney-related tees and more on sale now at our TeePublic Store!

If you’re into the geeky tee thing then this is a perfect opportunity for you to not only get some gear to represent your nerdom but also help your fellow geeks here at MouseInfo! From now through this weekend, everything in our MouseInfo Teepublic Store is on sale for up to 30%. Not only do you get some fancy new gear, but you help support our operation here to continue bringing you more info about the mouse. Here’s a few...

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Treasures in themselves, the Maps of the Disney Parks on display at #D23Expo were a true highlight
Jul19

Treasures in themselves, the Maps of the Disney Parks on display at #D23Expo were a true highlight

Author and Disney historian Jeff Kurti led a mellow but interesting panel at the D23 Expo 2017 taking a look at the very storied history of the Maps of the Disney Parks. He was joined Vanessa Hunt who helps curate the artwork in the collection at the Disney Archives. Two special panelists were also available for part of the panel including Imagineering Ambassador, Marty Sklar, and Imagineer (and son of legendary artist Sam...

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MUST-WATCH: ‘Voices of the Disney Parks’ assemble for unforgettable panel at the #D23Expo 2017
Jul18

MUST-WATCH: ‘Voices of the Disney Parks’ assemble for unforgettable panel at the #D23Expo 2017

Voices of the Disney Parks has become somewhat of a tradition for the D23 Expo and it’s one in which I had actually never been able to partake in before this year due to scheduling conflicts! I was so glad to be able to sit in on this wonderful panel to hear from some of the amazing people who bring to life the sounds that are so familiar and ingrained in our brains after visiting the Disney Parks. We got to hear from a great...

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Grab a glass of blue ‘Sky Milk’ and take a look inside the #D23Expo 2017 preview night
Jul17

Grab a glass of blue ‘Sky Milk’ and take a look inside the #D23Expo 2017 preview night

To kick off the D23 Expo 2017, Disney held a press preview to give us a sneak peek at all the goings on for this year’s event. As part of the festivities, we had the chance to check out the exhibits for PIRATES LIFE FOR ME (see pictures and video here) GALAXY OF STORIES (see pictures and video here) and then afterwards we were able to enjoy some appetizers and drinks! We don’t usually do write-ups about press events...

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IN DEPTH: #D23Expo assembles impressive collection celebrating 50+ years of DISNEY PIRATES
Jul13

IN DEPTH: #D23Expo assembles impressive collection celebrating 50+ years of DISNEY PIRATES

We hit to the high-sailing seas Thursday evening for an advanced sneak of the D23 Expo 2017 and the swashbuckling exhibit called Walt Disney Archives Presents – A Pirate’s Life for Me: Disney’s Rascals, Scoundrels and Really Bad Eggs. Ye who be brave or fool enough to enter will find hundreds of props, set pieces, photographs, and costumes celebrating the rich history of Disney pirates. Sure, Pirates of the Caribbean might be the...

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Shanghai Disneyland celebrates its first year and 11 million guests!
Jun16

Shanghai Disneyland celebrates its first year and 11 million guests!

Shanghai Disney Resort marked its first anniversary last night marking one year and 11 million guests sprinkled with that intoxicating Disney magic. Disney CEO Bob Iger participated in a celebration at the resort’s Enchanted Storybook Castle which included floating lanterns representing good fortune for the past, present and future. Guests were also entertained by the Mandarin version of “When You Wish Upon a Star,” as a montage of...

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