Rarely Seen Film Clips, Photos, and Art Highlight the
Roadshow Event, Which Will Tour the U.S. this Fall.
BURBANK, Calif. - May 7, 2014 - For the third year in a row, D23: The
Official Disney Fan Club will hit the road with D23 Disney Fanniversary Celebration presented by Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection. The live event will visit 11 cities across
the U.S. to commemorate dozens of magical Disney milestones
celebrating landmark anniversaries this year.
Hosted by Disney archivists and the D23 Team, Fanniversary 2014 will revisit beloved
theme park attractions, animated and live-action films, characters, TV series,
and more than 90 years of Disney history including Donald Duck, the 1964-65 New York World's Fair, Sleeping
Beauty, Haunted Mansion, Disney's Hollywood Studios, The Little Mermaid, and many more. The event, which runs
approximately 105 minutes, will also feature the never-before-heard track "Evil
Evil" from Walt Disney Records The Legacy
Collection Sleeping Beauty and a demo recording from Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection The Little Mermaid. Fanniversary
events will be open to the public, with special admission prices for D23
In addition, following each show, two rare items from
the Walt Disney Archives will be on display for guests to see and photograph: a
hat worn by Julie Andrews in Mary Poppins
and a "Duckster" award. Created in 1952, this bronze-colored award in the image
of Donald Duck honored those who made significant contributions to Disney over
the years. Both Walt Disney and Donald Duck himself were among the recipients
of this unique prize.
D23 Gold and Silver Members will have the first
opportunity to purchase tickets on May 21 for $23 each. Tickets will be
available to D23 Free Members on June 11 for $33 each, and remaining tickets
will go on sale to the general public on July 9 for $40 each. Tickets will be
available at D23.com/Events. The touring
schedule is as follows:
For times and locations, please visit D23.com.
Fanniversaries that guests can look forward to celebrating at each
...and many more!
More details about D23 Disney Fanniversary Celebration presented
by Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection can be found at D23.com/Events.
The name "D23" pays
homage to the exciting journey that began in 1923 when Walt Disney opened his
fledgling studio in Hollywood. D23 is the first
official club for fans in Disney's 90-plus-year history. D23 gives its
members a greater connection to the entire world of Disney by placing them in
the middle of the magic through its quarterly publication, Disney twenty-three; a rich website at D23.com with
members-only content; member-exclusive discounts and special events for D23
Members throughout the year.
Fans can join D23 at Gold, Silver, and Free Membership levels at D23.com and at www.DisneyStore.com/D23. To keep up with all the latest D23 news and events, follow us
@DisneyD23 on Twitter, Facebook, Pinterest, and YouTube
About Walt Disney Records The Legacy
Walt Disney Records' newly created line of collectible
CDs, Walt Disney Records The Legacy Collection, will celebrate 12 anniversaries of Disney's most cherished and
classic properties that have been enchanting audiences for generations. To
honor these musical landmarks, The Legacy Collection will feature
the beloved original soundtracks, plus valuable documentary content that tells
the story behind the music. Each album will feature newly created artwork
inspired by the original properties from Lorelay Bove, a visual development
artist at Walt Disney Animation Studios. The first release in the series is The
Lion King, a two-disc set with previously unreleased score by Oscar-winning
composer Hans Zimmer, available on June 24. D23 Members will be able to
purchase an exclusive set of the discs with commemorative lithographs.
Pre-order is available at disneymusicemporium.com.