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Entertainment Programs

"Crystal Wishes Journey"
April 15, 2016 - March 17, 2017 New Show
Venue: Mediterranean Harbor
Duration: About 25 minutes
Performances: 1-3 Daily
Number of Performers: About 120
including Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Pluto, Donald Duck, Daisy Duck, Chip, Dale, Clarice, Goofy, Max, Duffy, ShellieMay, Gelatoni, and more

Kicking off the anniversary celebration will be "Crystal Wishes Journey," a brand new show to be presented at Mediterranean Harbor during the 15th anniversary period. In this show, the Disney Friends guided by their "Crystal of Wishes" will celebrate the start of the Guests' journeys of adventure to make wishes shine even more.

The Disney Characters are wearing a "Crystal of Wishes," each with a different color that symbolizes his or her individual wish. Minnie Mouse has a red crystal which symbolizes love, Donald Duck has a blue crystal for friendship, and Goofy's wish for energy is represented by a green crystal. Their wishes are presented to the Guests in the form of song and dance.

All the wishes form the clear crystal worn by Mickey Mouse. When Mickey wishes for the well being of his dear friends, and to be able to continue the journey with them, the excitement builds up even more for the Disney Friends, the dancers and the Guests as everyone's wishes come together.
In the show's finale when everyone's wishes combine, kites soar above Mediterranean Harbor, pyrotechnics burst out from the clear crystal at the center of the harbor and everyone celebrates the start of new journeys for the 15th anniversary year.

"Big Band Beat"
From April 15, 2016
New Version of Show
Venue: Broadway Music Theatre in American Waterfront
Duration: About 30 minutes
Performances: 3-6 Daily
Number of Performers: 41 (including 13 band members)
including Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse, Goofy, Daisy Duck

This popular show presented at the Broadway Music Theatre in American Waterfront features swing jazz, which was the dominant form of popular music from the 1920s through the 1940s. "Big Band Beat" will debut in a new version, with new music, costumes and scenes. This will be the first time that the show has been changed since it opened in July 2006. This revue with swing jazz by a live big band will continue to dazzle with stunning vocals, energetic tap dancing and the climactic drum performance by Mickey Mouse. New scenes such as Goofy dancing and singing as the leader of the band, as well as Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse in new costumes performing a rhythmical dance, will enhance the appeal even further. And during the anniversary period only, the show's finale will have a curtain call with the Disney Friends and the dancers performing to the 15th anniversary theme song arranged in jazz style.

Broadway Music Theatre is presented by Japan Airlines Co., Ltd.

"Out of Shadowland"
From July 9, 2016
New Musical Show
Venue: Hangar Stage in Lost River Delta
Duration: About 25 minutes
Performances: 3-6 Daily
Number of Performers: 18
Investment Amount: About 3.5 billion yen (tentative)

Based on an original story created expressly for the Hangar Stage in Lost River Delta, this brand new musical show is brought to life through colorful images and powerful live performances. "Out of Shadowland" tells the story of Mei, a timid young girl lost in a world of shadows who finds confidence and strength through her sojourn there.

Through the moving live performances, vivid images and other elements that create colorful, dynamic scenes, Guests will experience a world unlike any seen before.

Hangar Stage is hosted by Bridgestone Corporation.

New Disney Character Greeting Program
(Title to be Decided)
April 15, 2016 - March 17, 2017
Venue: New York Area in American Waterfront
Duration: About 10 minutes

Mickey Mouse, Minnie Mouse and other Disney Characters, in their special 15th anniversary costumes, will appear riding on one of the Big City Vehicles to greet Guests at American Waterfront. This vehicle will be decorated just for the anniversary event.
Note: Participating Disney Characters will differ depending on the performance time.

Sky High Wishes
April 15, 2016 - March 17, 2017

Colorful fireworks, including those inspired by shining crystals, will light up the sky above Tokyo DisneySea to the theme song of the 15th anniversary.

Note: Entertainment programs are subject to change or cancellation due to inclement weather, etc. The number of performances each day is also subject to change.


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