Disney Releases Behind the Scenes Look at ‘The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic” Show

One good thing that has indirectly come out of the Rivers of Light delay is the new nighttime show at Disney’s Animal Kingdom titled “The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic.” The show debuts this Saturday and looks to be pretty unbelievable.

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Here is a quick summary of the show from the Disney Parks Blog:

From vibrant costumes and props to the unmistakable sound of the sitar and tabla drums, “The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic” brings India to Disney’s Animal Kingdom in a spectacular celebration of the epic tale from Disney’s blockbuster live-action film “The Jungle Book.” The show springs to life on the Discovery River, with dozens of performers filling five immense floating stages and spilling out into the audience with colorful production numbers that combine the most memorable story moments and songs from the film with an incredibly authentic Indian cultural influence.

Disney has also shared a little behind the scenes of the show and how the magic is made. Have a look:

“The Jungle Book: Alive with Magic” opens Saturday, May 28th at Disney’s Animal Kingdom and will run nightly for the foreseeable future.



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