“Disney Live! Mickey’s Magic Show” makes debut in city

Mickey Mouse, Goofy Dog, Donald Duck, Minnie Mouse and Snow White - the most-loved characters from Walt Disney’s cartoons will arrive in Ho Chi Minh City later this month.

They will appear in 12 magic performances, “Disney Live! Mickey’s Magic Show” which will be held at Hoa Binh Theater on September 24-28.

Like its editions in over 300 cities in 75 countries, the “Disney Live! Mickey’s Magic Show” in HCM City will feature fabulous illusions and favorite characters.

It features the special magic from legendary Disney films, performed right before your eyes: Cinderella’s rags turn into a beautiful ball gown in a split second; Aladdin’s Princess Jasmine levitates into the air; and the enchanted dancing brooms in Fantasia help sweep Minnie off her feet.

The Master Magician himself – Mickey Mouse – performs astonishing illusions along with Cinderella’s Fairy Godmother, Alice in Wonderland’s Mad Hatter, and professional illusionist Michael Barron. The magic is complimented by appearances from Disney princesses Belle and Snow White and Mickey’s pals from Toontown — Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Goofy.

Jim Steinmeyer, an internationally respected designer of magical illusions and theatrical special effects with more than 20 years of world-class experience, who worked with world-leading illusionists such as David Copperfield, Lance Burton, and Siegfried & Roy, will created some most astonishing tricks at the show, including a dynamic sawing-in-half duet and an awe-inspiring levitation of Minnie set to blacklight.i

To the tune of “A Whole New World, illusionist Michael Barron levitates Princess Jasmine in the air.
Disney Live! presents Mickey’s Magic Show will bring audiences into a world where Disney magic takes on a whole new meaning.

Families will have unforgettable experience in a magical afternoon as they watch a fun magic show and get the opportunity to meet popular Disney characters Mickey Mouse and Goofy.
“Disney Live! Mickey’s Magic Show” will have two English-language performances, and the other 10 with Vietnamese voice-overs by local singers and artists.

The 12 performances are expected to cost a total of over VND12 billion (US$564,812).

Compiled by Kim Khanh

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