Disenchanted! The Hilarious Hit Musical is returning to Orlando for shows at the Plaza Live! Orlando from April 11-20, 2017.
The original production offers an irreverent look at everyone’s favorite Princesses and storybook heroines…one that is definitely not for kids.
The idea for Disenchanted! was conceived by Giacino, a former history teacher. When teaching his class about the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia, he couldn’t help but wonder: What would the ‘real’ Pocahontas – a circa 1616, rough-and-tumble 10-year-old Powhatan girl – thought of the fringed deer-pelt miniskirt and long, flowing hair donned by her 20-year-old counterpart in her 1995 movie comeback?
A musician at heart, Giacino penned a musical number skewering the ‘princess pop culture’ that transformed Pocahontas from a revered Native American heroine into a pin-up vixen of the silver screen. Soon, Giacino found himself discovering a number of other princesses who had a bone to pick with the way they have been portrayed, and Disenchanted! was born!
For more information, visit disenchantedmusical.com.
Tickets to Disenchanted! are $37 to $87, and are available at plazaliveorlando.org, and at the venue box office. There are shows daily except for Easter, April 16, 2017.
[photographer: Dahlia Katz]
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