Guide to Broadway-Style Musicals Aboard Disney Cruise Line
There are many magical offerings when you sail with Disney Cruise Line. You can ask anyone who has sailed on a Disney Cruise and I’m willing to bet that one of their favorite things about their cruise was the entertainment. And, I’m not talking your regular run-of-the-mill shows you may see on other cruise lines. I’m talking about Disney Cruise Line’s Broadway-caliber shows featuring your favorite Disney movies, musicals, and characters!
If you were interested to know which shows you will find on each of the four Disney Cruise Line ships, this guide is for you! Learn more about all the captivating shows below:
“Beauty and the Beast” aboard the Disney Dream
Disney’s most creative minds joined forces with iconic Broadway artists to bring the classic “Beauty and the Beast” story to life on the high seas. This innovative stage show takes favorite songs from the movie and transforms them into spectacular, show-stopping productions while lavish costumes and puppetry bring a new perspective to beloved characters. Guests of all ages will be delighted by enchanted characters and songs from the original “Beauty and the Beast” and even two numbers from the live-action film.
“Frozen: A Musical Spectacular” aboard the Disney Wonder
Guests are invited to join in the heartwarming tale of Anna and Elsa in “Frozen: A Musical Spectacular.” This production, which is based on the hit movie, “Frozen,” follows the two sisters after a childhood accident changes their futures. Featuring state-of-the-art designs and technology, this original stage show is guaranteed to be a frozen paradise for all families!
“Tangled: The Musical” aboard the Disney Magic
Guests sailing aboard the Disney Magic will be entranced when they see “Tangled” come to life on the high seas. Included in this original Disney Cruise Line stage spectacular is three new songs that were composed exclusively for the musical by Academy Award-winning composer, Alan Menken and Grammy Award-winning lyricist, Glenn Slater. Puppetry in the production is brought to life by master puppet designer, Michael Curry.
“Disney’s Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular” aboard the Disney Fantasy
Those sailing the Caribbean aboard the Disney Fantasy are in for a real treat with “Disney’s Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular” base on the popular Disney movie, “Aladdin.” This stage production features amazing special effects and technology – often spilling into the audience! Your favorite songs from the original movie are featured plus a new song composed just for the Disney Cruise Line production – “To Be Free.”
“Twice Charmed: An Original Twist on the Cinderella Story” aboard the Disney Magic
“Twice Charmed” ask guests, “What if Cinderella never got that chance to slip on the glass slipper?” The show picks up where the classic fairytale ended and gives us a new take on the original story. The production aboard the Disney Magic features pop and rock n’ roll elements to create a score that is not to be missed! Also featured are six original songs and classics such as “Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo” and “A Dream is a Wish Your Heart Makes.”
“Disney Dreams – An Enchanted Classic” aboard the Disney Magic and the Disney Wonder
This production made to be a just like a bedtime story read to a little girl features your favorite classic Disney stories through renditions of songs from “Pinocchio,” “Cinderella,” “Aladdin” and more. Guests will see the strength of positive thinking and how an encouraging attitude can affect the whole world.
“Disney’s Believe” aboard the Disney Fantasy and Disney Dream
In this original Disney production, you will see what it takes for a loving daughter to help her father see what life is like beyond work – Just a dash of Disney magic! Guests will enjoy this spellbinding original musical about a workaholic father is able to reconnect with his daughter with the help from some Disney characters. Featured in this modern-day fable is songs from “Peter Pan,” “Mary Poppins,” “The Lion King” and more.
“Disney Wishes” aboard the Disney Fantasy
This stage show features full-scale production numbers from “Lilo & Stitch,” “The Jungle Book,” “Mulan” and more. It portrays a group of young teens who go on the ride of their lives before graduation with some of their favorite Disney pals all with a contemporary twist.
“The Golden Mickeys” aboard the Disney Wonder and Disney Dream
Get ready to walk the red carpet as you are invited to a Hollywood-style awards show at sea! When guests enter this nighttime extravaganza held in the Walt Disney Theater, you will be treated to numbers from “Tarzan,” “The Little Mermaid,” “The Hunchback of Notre Dame” and more. Everyone is a winner who attends this party!
What musical is Broadway-style production is your favorite aboard Disney Cruise Line? Let us know in the comment below!
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