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UP! A Great Bird Adventure - Opens April 22nd

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  1. SeventyOne

    SeventyOne Veteran Member

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    Not a lot of detail, but actor friend heard the show is closing permanently at the end of the year. A shame, really fit the DAK theme (with actual living animals!) and employed a lot of talented comedic actors.
     
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    Flights of Wonder, brain fart, the bird show, if a mod wants to correct
     
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    Was very confused by the title! Love Flights of Wonder and would be a shame if it left.
     
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    I second this!
     
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    A baffling and unfortunate move if true. I'm a big fan of this show, and I dread what Disney might replace it with... if they even bother to replace it with anything.
     
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    They never did finish that new canopy.
     
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    Just a guess: Sounds like Live entertainment cost cutting. Pay for Pandora not delivering as much as expected. More cuts to come at AK.
     
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    You're reaching.
     
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    Not really. WDW MO the past few years.
     
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    Now I wonder what could be done with that space? Hmmmm.......
     
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    Why is this closing?!
     
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    Depends on what comes. New show or attraction or does it stand empty for years and years?
     
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    Knowing Disney, they might turn it into a meet and greet...
     
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    Disney leaves a lot of things abandoned, but the Entertainment team is savvy and loves to put empty space to use (hence why the Stitch M&G inside of SGE is a thing).

    Now, whether we get a replacement show or a meet and greet will be very telling, but I don't expect the theatre to sit unused for too long.
     
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    I do wonder if this is part of a plan for a walking path back to Planet Watch and the expansion pad behind Asia. Maybe an alternate path from the train short-term, area to access new expansion longer-term?
     
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    Less "savvy" - more "drawn to AC like cockroaches to garbage."
     
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    Anything less than a full-fledged replacement of similar scope will be unacceptable. Animal Kingdom needs more attractions for guests to do, not fewer attractions.
     
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    This is an awful move if true.
     
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    So there will be some speciality chicken nuggets on the menu after the closing...
     
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