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New Theater at Magic Kingdom

Discussion in 'Magic Kingdom' started by Nick, Jul 25, 2017.

  1. Teebin

    Teebin Legendary Member

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    I am sometimes taken aback by how many Brits seem preoccupied with Walt Disney World. I would think they’d be more interested in Malta, the Canary Islands or French Riviera...
     
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    Not to sound elitist saying this but Malta and the Canary Islands are cheap and attract a rough crowd.

    Plus, the Brits have a love affair with the US.
     
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    I must have a 1920’s romantic vision of those places. You have burst my bubble... :(
     
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    Better not mention Benidorm then :lol:
     
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    The Brits evidently have good taste. :):thumbsup::cheers:
     
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    "Benidorm Spain' as in lager louts and binge drinking? :cheers::thumbsup:...Heh, would have been a great site for Disney and the toddler crowd. :lol:;)
     
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    Ain't it the truth. I work for a car hire broker based in the states, and judging from the calls I used to get from the counters in the Canarias, it's not your best and brightest vacationing there.
     
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    Just as cheap going to the USA as it is going to Spain/Canary Islands now.
     
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    Depressing. MK remains the only Disneyland park without a good show.
     
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    I was hoping they'd bring the Magical Map show over, but I guess not
     
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    Man of all parks this needs the big huge capacity-eater the most. But whatever, it's not like it's most popular and visited theme park on the planet or anything :rolleyes:
     
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    I'm pretty sure one of the main reasons this was canned had to do with that area needing to remain backstage. The amount of food service personnel moving carts back and forth back there would just be bad show if open to the public during the day. Garbage being taken out, boxes coming in. This is a Cast Member area we're talking about.

    Still wish we'd get a theater somewhere. Even if they routed an entrance through the existing "Town Square" theater facade on the right of Tony's, the park needs a general purpose theater and Main Street would've been a great place for it.

    Or put it in Fantasyland. Just, don't take away my Philharmagic. Love that show.
     
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    There would've been enough space back there to work around the theater without everyone seeing deliveries and whatnot. If you look at all the other Main Streets around the world, they all have far less space to work with behind. MK's is half bigwig parking, and nothing more.
     
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    Yeah, it really wasn't practical to put the theater there with how much Back of House stuff that goes on there. It works to have that walkway open for busy periods, but all the time and an operating show? I'm not sure how that would've worked. The area also holds one of the most frequented entrances to the Utilidors.
     
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    It's like the right side behind Main Street at the castle parks is cursed or something. After learning about Liberty Street and Edison Square on YouTube recently, which never got built at Disneyland, it seems cursed to me.
     
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    It's where they're hiding Walt's frozen head :ears:
     
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    Get your giant grains of salt out. Jim Hill says that this project hasn’t been cancelled but pushed back:

     

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