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What a treat it was to see the new 2013 Disney on Ice Rockin' Ever After ice skating show at Staples Center in Los Angeles. The tour continues through the holidays with stops not only in L.A., but also Orange County, the Inland Empire and Long Beach. See the full schedule for the Southern California show run now through January 5, 2014.
And what a blast it was to see this family-friendly show on L.A.'s opening night with two other ladies who value world-class live entertainment -- my daughter who is 16 and my personal trainer Laurel.
This was the first time any of us had ever been to see a Disney on Ice performance and we all agreed it was a really enjoyable evening.
|Laurel (L) & my daughter (R) at Disney on Ice, MommyBlogExpert.com|
|Cotton Candy Stand during intermission, MommyBlogExpert.com|
The show featured lots of familiar movie characters and songs, set to beautiful sets and ice skating choreography. I grew up with the Mickey Mouse Club and Mickey and Minnie Mouse, Donald Duck and Doofus. All these original characters made cameo appearances lending a nostalgic element to the show and reminding even the youngest audience members of Disney's roots. The cast is multi-national led by uber talented principal skaters hailed from not only the U.S. but also Estonia, Russia and Canada, too.
During the performance there were all the familiar vignettes from movies that Laurel and my teen grew up with ranging from Beauty and the Beast and Rapunzel to Little Mermaid. Rounding out this year's entertainment Disney on Ice introduced something brand new to the show: Pixar's Brave, complete with bows and shooting arrows along with a generous sprinkling throughout of pyrotechnics, colorful lighting and special effects.
|The Torch Skating Dance was Magical, MommyBlogExpert.com|
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Ticket prices $22-$30, $50-$55 (VIP) and $75-$80 (Front Row). Opening Night tickets at each venue just $15 each (not valid for VIP or premium seating). Available for purchase online at Ticketmaster.com, charge by phone at 800-745-3000 or in-person at the venue Box Office. Note: Tickets may be subject to service charges, facility and handling fees.
FTC Disclosure: This is a compensated post and I received tickets for family and friends to attend Disney on Ice. In addition, Disney on Ice provided show ticket prizes for the associated ticket giveaway. See complete FTC Disclosure information that appears at the bottom of MommyBlogExpert's main page and at the bottom of every individual post on this blog, including this one.