'Frozen' to be featured in next Disney On Ice production in Cleveland
Norwalk Reflector Staff
May 22, 2014 at 12:07 PM
Disney's smash animated hit movie "Frozen" will come to life on the ice at Quicken Loans Arena early next year.
Feld Entertainment Inc. announced this week that its 34th Disney On Ice spectacular will bring the Academy Award-winning and No. 1 animated feature film of all time to the Q for 15 performances from Friday, Jan. 9 through Sunday, Jan. 18.
Tickets go on sale to the general public on Monday, June 2 and will be available online at www.theQarena.com, charge by phone at (888) 894-9424, the Quicken Loans Arena box office or any Northeast Ohio Discount Drug Mart. Tickets are priced starting at $12 for opening night, $25 and $20 for all other performances. A $14 weekday kids' ticket is available for Wednesday and Thursday performances only. A limited number of $50 VIP tickets and $75 Front Row rinkside tickets also are available.
In "Disney On Ice presents Frozen," Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse take the audience through the magical story based in Arendelle, with special appearances by beloved Disney princesses and favorite characters from Disney/Pixar's Toy Story and Finding Nemo and Disney's The Lion King, who come together to prove that true love is the greatest power of all.
The Academy Award-winning "Frozen" tale will be told live for the first time in this production, capturing the dynamic between two royal sisters, Anna and Elsa.
Anna, a girl with an extraordinary heart, embarks on an epic journey to find her sister, the magical Elsa, who is determined to remain secluded as she finally feels free to test the limits of her powers. Rugged mountain man Kristoff, his loyal reindeer Sven, the lovable and hilarious snowman Olaf and the mystical trolls help Anna along the way in this story about love conquering fear.
Audiences will get to sing along with such musical masterpieces as "Let it Go," "Do You Want to Build a Snowman?" and "Fixer Upper."
"Our goal is to showcase these heartwarming characters in a way that allows the audience to cheer and sing along throughout this emotional journey," director Patty Vincent said.
To create a completely immersive experience for the audience, the set design will encompass the space from the ice surface up through the air, drawing everyone into the story and closer to the characters.
Families will feel that they are trekking up to the North Mountains with Anna, Kristoff and Sven, and they will tangibly experience the storm inside Elsa.
Elsa's magic will be enhanced by state-of-the art special effects while her emotions will be conveyed through powerful skating.
Once the ice thaws, the top performing cable TV series for preschoolers takes to the stage in "Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure." Featuring characters from the smash hits Sofia the First and Jake and the Never Land Pirates, the tour will make a one-day stop in Cleveland at Quicken Loans Arena on Sunday, March 1st, 2015 with performances at 12:00 p.m., 3:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m.!
Tickets for Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure start at $20* and go on sale at 10 a.m. Tuesday at theQarena.com, (888) 894-9424, Quicken Loans Arena box office and all northern Ohio Discount Drug Marts.
In this original storyline, Mickey and Minnie lead the audience on an exciting adventure that will have families rooting for their favorite pirate, Jake, and Disney's first little girl princess, Sofia. Disney Junior Live On Tour! Pirate & Princess Adventure begins with a special interactive pre-show featuring the loveable six-year-old doctor to toys and stuffed animals, Doc McStuffins. Children and their parents will sing the “I Feel Better” song, along with Doc as she provides tender love and care.
Audiences will then embark on a journey to the magical world of Enchancia, where Sofia, her step-siblings Amber and James, and the entire kingdom are preparing for the annual friendship festival. Sofia has the honor of delivering the perfect gift to her royal subjects at the celebration, and the one-and-only Cinderella visits the castle to help Sofia in her mission to find the right present.
The excitement continues when families cast away to Never Land where Jake and his Yo Ho pirate friends, Izzy and Cubby, are in a race against time to locate a mysterious treasure-filled volcano. Danger, thrills and adventure lurk around every turn when our swashbuckling friends battle Captain Hook for the ultimate prize. Peter Pan makes a special appearance, aiding the team in their heroic quest, and with the help of Tinker Bell’s pixie dust, Jake and his crew fly above the stage in their journey.
In its first year reporting public ratings, Disney Junior, the 24-hour channel dedicated to kids age 2-7, ranked as the #1 network each week in Total Viewers and target preschoolers Kids 2-5, out-delivering primary competitors Nick Jr. by double digits and Sprout by triple digits. Furthermore, Disney Junior’s “Sofia the First: Once Upon a Princess” remains the #1 telecast in cable TV history in Kids 2-5, and #1 preschool cable TV telecast of all time in Total Viewers and Women 18-49.