Disney’s Frozen heads to the El Capitan for an exclusive advance engagement which includes ice carving performance artists on stage and Frozen characters Anna and Elsa in their first live-on-stage appearances.
Burbank, CA -- El Capitan Theatre moviegoers will kick off holiday celebrations early with an exclusive advance engagement of Walt Disney Animation Studios’ Frozen, beginning five days before the film’s nationwide release. El Capitan is frozen over this holiday season, welcoming guests into a snow-covered wonderland—complete with ice-capped opera boxes and a flurry of snowflakes. Frozen showings, which will run Nov. 22, 2013, to Jan. 5, 2014, will be preceded by ice carving performance artists on stage, as well as Frozen characters Anna and Elsa in their first live-on-stage appearances.
“The whole company is incredibly excited about Frozen and can’t wait to share it with audiences this Thanksgiving,” said Dave Hollis, executive vice president, theatrical distribution, The Walt Disney Studios. “We know that fans come to El Capitan to have a special Disney experience, and we are thrilled to give our guests there the opportunity to be among the first in the world to see this stunning new animated adventure.”
Sponsored by Kodak, the film will be shown in realD 3D with Dolby Atmos sound. Also:
- Opening-day guests will receive specialsouvenir realD 3D glasses (while supplies last). Throughout the run, realDis providing kid-sized 3D glasses, specially made to fit children 8 andunder while they enjoy the movie.
- Guests are invited to have breakfast with Annaat 8:30 a.m. prior to the 10 a.m. showing on select days. Seating islimited. Advance purchase is required with purchase of a movie ticket. Ticketsincluding breakfast and the movie are $41 per adult general admission, $38for child/senior general admission and $51 for VIP admission, whichincludes popcorn, soft drink, reserved seating and no waiting in line.
- Birthday and holiday parties are available inthe new Hollywood room.
- El Capitan Theatre will host Tiny Tot Tuesdayat 10 a.m. every week throughout the run. During these special screeningsof the film, parents and small children can enjoy the movie in 2D in aTiny Tot-friendly way––complete with lights dimmed rather than out and reduced sound levels.
Source: Walt Disney Animation Studios
Jennifer Wolfe is Director of News & Content at Animation World Network.