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FROZEN EVER AFTER ATTRACTION & ROYAL SOMMERHUS TO OPEN JUNE 21 AT EPCOT

Today we’re sharing some very exciting news from Epcot® at Walt Disney World® Resort. Two new “Frozen” experiences – the Frozen Ever After attraction and the adjacent Royal Sommerhus – will officially open their doors June 21, 2016.

Located in the Norway pavilion at Epcot, Frozen Ever After allows guests to set off on an adventurous boat tour through the kingdom of Arendelle. First, they’ll be transported to the “Winter in Summer” Celebration where Queen Elsa embraces her magical powers to create a beautiful “winter-in-summer” day for the entire kingdom. Next, guests will pass Troll Valley on their way up to the icy North Mountain to Queen Elsa’s Ice Palace before their return trip to the Bay of Arendelle.

Guests can begin booking FastPass+ for Frozen Ever After on Saturday, May 21, 2016.

And, over at the nearby Royal Summerhus, Anna and Elsa’s summer home, the royal sisters will be available for will for greeting opportunities.

The Norway Pavilion will open at 9 a.m., along with the Future World area of Epcot.

Don’t forget,guests can also spot Anna and Elsa over at Magic Kingdom® Park in the “Festival of Fantasy Parade” and the new “Mickey’s Royal Friendship Faire” show coming to Cinderella Castle Forecourt Stage.

VIDEO: SETTING THE STAGE FOR “FROZEN – LIVE AT THE HYPERION” AT DISNEY CALIFORNIA ADVENTURE PARK

As the May 27 opening of “Frozen – Live at the Hyperion” approaches, work continues behind the scenes to bring to stage this all-new musical presentation, unlike any seen before at Disneyland Resort! Here’s a glimpse at some of the thrilling work in progress.

“Frozen” Games Coming to Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park

For the first time in forever, Olaf’s wish to experience summer fun with his friends will come true when he and Kristoff, stars of the hit Disney animated film “Frozen,” host the inaugural “Frozen” Games this summer at Disney’s Blizzard Beach Water Park.

The “Winter Games Committee” has decided to take advantage of the magical snowstorm over Blizzard Beach and host daily activities this summer. The committee members have even invited Kristoff and Olaf to lead teams of guests in a fun day of “Frozen” activities.

From May 27 to Aug. 21, 2016, guests of all ages visiting Blizzard Beach may choose to join Team Kristoff or Team Olaf to participate in a variety of winter-themed activities throughout each day, including:

Ice Pail Relays – teams will line up and pass pails of water quickly from one person to the next, trying to fill a container at the The team that fills their container first is the winner.
Snowball Toss – pairs compete in a snow-themed water balloon toss from progressively greater The pair that gets the farthest apart without breaking its water balloon is the winner.
Ski Pole Limbo – guests play limbo, using a ski pole as the
Slide Races – teams race down one of the signature water slides at Blizzard Beach, and much more!
Olaf and Kristoff will take part in the “Frozen” Games’ opening and closing ceremonies by appearing on the Observation Deck near the Summit Plummet attraction each day, accompanied by trumpet fanfare, banners and music. Additionally, one lucky guest will be chosen each morning to be the Ski Captain and thus the first guest to take the plunge down Summit Plummet, signaling the start of the “Frozen” Games.

From the observation deck, Olaf and Kristoff will give regular updates throughout the day on their teams’ progress and achievements, as well as announce the winning team of the “Frozen” Games.

The “Frozen” Games are an all-day event at Blizzard Beach, beginning shortly after the park opens. Guests can sign up at the park entrance, and all activities are included with regular park admission.

Blizzard Beach is a 66-acre winter-themed water park. The park offers water activities suitable for all ages, including signature attractions such as Summit Plummet, one of the world’s fastest free-fall water slides that plunges guests from 120 feet high at speeds up to 55 mph; Toboggan Racers, an eight-lane water slide that sends guests racing over exhilarating dips down a 250-foot “snowy” course; Tike’s Peak, a kid-sized version of Blizzard Beach designed for kids ages 2-5; and Ski Patrol Training Camp, designed for pre-teens with a twin inner tube slide, crinkle slide and a challenging ice-flow walk along slippery, floating “icebergs.”

NEW DISNEY FROZEN COMICS SERIES COMING IN JULY

It’s one of the biggest Disney animated films of all time, and nearly three years since its initial release, Frozen is still moving merchandise like crazy.

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Kristen Bell Talks Heading Into Production on Disney’s Frozen 2

We’re all excited by the possibilities for Frozen 2, which will continue the story of two of our favorite Disney heroines, Anna and Elsa. Well, the film is starting production later this month!

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‘Frozen’ Fever Is Back: You Need to See These New Disney Toys!

Bound to melt kids’ hearts! Hasbro will launch its first Frozencollection this fall, and Us Weekly has an exclusive sneak peek at the toys based on the $1.2 billion film franchise that’s won over the hearts of Blue Ivy, North West, Penelope Disick and millions of other kids around the world.

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Frozen, A New Musical Based Slated to Join Aladdin and The Lion King on Broadway in Spring 2018

Frozen, a new musical based on Disney’s Academy Award®-winning musical film, is slated to join Disney hits Aladdin and The Lion King on Broadway at a theatre to be announced in spring 2018, Disney Theatrical Productions announced today on TwiJer @FrozenBroadway. Sign up for email alerts at FrozenTheMusical.com.

Frozen will play its out-of-town tryout beginning in summer 2017 at a theatre to be announced. As previously announced, Frozen features music and lyrics by creators of the film score Kristen Anderson-Lopez (In Transit, Up Here) and Robert Lopez (Avenue Q, The Book of Mormon, Up Here) and a book by Jennifer Lee (Wreck-It Ralph), the film’s screenwriter and director (with Chris Buck). Frozen won 2014 Oscars® for Best Song (“Let It Go”) and Best Animated Feature. Golden Globe Award and Obie winner and two-time Tony Award® nominee Alex Timbers (Peter and the Starcatcher, Here Lies Love, Amazon’s Mozart in the Jungle) is Frozen’s director and Tony-winner Peter Darling (Billy Elliot, Matilda) is choreographer.

The design team for Frozen includes scenic and costume design by seven-time Tony Award winner Bob Crowley (Mary Poppins, The Coast of Utopia, An American in Paris), lighting design by five-time Tony Award winner Natasha KaK (Aladdin, An American in Paris, The Glass Menagerie) and sound design by four-time Tony nominee Peter Hylenski (The ScoLsboro Boys, Motown, After Midnight). Two-time Tony Award winner Stephen Oremus (Avenue Q, Wicked, The Book of Mormon) is music supervisor and creates vocal and incidental arrangements. Casting and Broadway dates and theatre will be announced at a future date.

Frozen is produced by Disney Theatrical Productions, under the direction of Thomas Schumacher.

Frozen Fever to make its Disney Channel debut in time for the holidays

With Elsa’s ability to make it snow all year round, it makes sense thatFrozen already has its holiday plans in place.

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Frozen Director Explains How Elsa Will Be Different In Sequel

‘Frozen’ was kind of a big deal. Not only is it the highest grossing animated film of all time thanks to its eye-watering haul of $1.2 billion, but it also became a pop culture phenomenon thanks to its soundtrack.

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Photos: Frozen Summer Fun Stage at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

Take a look at the Frozen Summer Fun stage at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.  What do you guys think? Do you like the stage or would you prefer just the view of The Great Movie Ride and no stage show?

 

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