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Limited Time Magic – Week 2

“What are you waiting for?” “I don’t know, something amazing, I guess.” – The Incredibles. It’s week two of the 2013 Disney Parks promotion Limited Time Magic. At Disneyland the Golden Horseshoe Revue tribute continues through the 2nd week, but the third week will see… Read More »Limited Time Magic – Week 2

Golden Horseshoe Revue Tribute Debuts at Disneyland in Limited Time Magic Edition

Today marked the debut of the new show “A Salute to the Golden Horseshoe Revue” at Disneyland. The tribute features selections from the original show and is focused on proprietress Lilly (a reference to Walt’s wife Lillian) and her dancing girls. There’s some humor, but none of the vaudeville elements that were so fundamental to the charm of the original. Don’t get me wrong, it’s great to see all the dancing, costumes, and have Miss Lilly back on stage. But the show is incomplete without the traveling salesman and the wild antics of Pecos Bill.

What we do have are four great numbers “Hello, Everybody”, “A Good Man Is Hard to Find”, “Belly Up to the Bar” and “Can-Can”. The can-can number revives the burlesque routine in fine fashion and the actress playing Lilly brings just the right amount of sass and swagger to the role. Having four live musicians in the band is also a wonderful surprise.

I know this is a limited time magic event, but I fervently hope that Disneyland management sees this as proof that there is a demand for variety shows and brings back the whole full-length production. Heck, duplicate it out here in Orlando too.

I’ve embedded two highlights of the show below the jump, an official one from Disney and one from DisneylandLive fan site. You can also watch the whole thing here courtesy of WDWNT.

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Limited Time Menu for Goldern Horseshoe Revue Revival

Part of the magic of the Disney Park’s Limited Time Magic promotion is finding the little stuff that you just don’t expect. For instance, I think most fans would have been thrilled just to have the tribute to the Golden Horseshoe Review show. But Disneyland… Read More »Limited Time Menu for Goldern Horseshoe Revue Revival

Catch it before it ‘glows’ away – Limited Time Magic is Disney Parks next promotion

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Disney Parks and Resorts is out with their next major promotion. The focus is on presenting something new, exciting, and magical each week to reinforce the idea that you must travel to a Disney park now while you can still make family memories that last a lifetime. We looked at a few of the Commercials earlier, but here is the full press release:

Guests will find an extra sprinkle of pixie dust each week when they visit Walt Disney World and Disneyland resorts next year, Disney officials announced today.

While 2013 is already a momentous year for Disney Parks –with New Fantasyland as the largest expansion in Magic Kingdom history at Walt Disney World Resort and the first full year of a reimagined Disney California Adventure at Disneyland Resort – Disney today unveiled Limited Time Magic: 52 weeks of magical experiences big and small that appear, then disappear as the next special surprise debuts.

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