Argentina Honors Disney On Ice Presents Disney/Pixar’s FINDING NEMO With Best Foreign Show Award

November 6, 2009

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina, Nov. 6 /PRNewswire/ — Disney On Ice presents Disney/Pixar’s FINDING NEMO took top honors in the category of Best Foreign Show in Argentina at the annual A.C.E. (Asociacion de Cronistas del Espectaculo) Awards. The A.C.E. Award is the highest achievement award for theatre in Argentina. This was the first A.C.E. nomination and win for Disney On Ice in the twelve years that the productions have toured the country.

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Produced by Feld Entertainment, the worldwide tour of FINDING NEMO opened in Orlando, Florida, in September 2004 and quickly set the all-time record for the highest grossing Disney On Ice show for its first two years of touring. Since its opening, the show has played more than 1,680 performances to over 6.3 million guests in 21 countries.

FINDING NEMO is currently touring throughout the US in its fifth smash year with visits to cities in the South including Charlottesville, VA; Savannah, GA; Knoxville, TN; Tupelo and Biloxi, MS; and Ashville, NC. The tour will continue on throughout the East and Midwest.

FINDING NEMO and two new productions, Disney On Ice presents LET’S CELEBRATE! and Disney Live! ROCKIN’ ROAD SHOW, join three ice shows and one other live show already touring throughout the US and Canada this season, which include Disney On Ice celebrates 100 YEARS OF MAGIC, Disney On Ice presents WORLDS OF FANTASY, Disney On Ice presents PRINCESS CLASSICS and PLAYHOUSE DISNEY LIVE! Globally, these seven US tours along with six different international touring productions, all produced by Feld Entertainment, play to over 11 million people worldwide in over 49 countries annually. Details on these tour schedules and others can be found at www.DisneyOnIce.com and www.DisneyLive.com.

About Disney Theatrical Group

DISNEY THEATRICAL GROUP (DTG) operates under the direction of Thomas Schumacher and is among the world’s most successful commercial theatre enterprises. Through Disney Theatrical Productions and Disney Live Family Entertainment, DTG brings live entertainment events to a global annual audience of more than 20 million people in more than 40 countries. Under the Disney Theatrical Productions banner, the group produces and licenses Broadway musicals around the world, including Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Elton John & Tim Rice’s Aida, TARZAN® and Mary Poppins, a co-production by Disney and Cameron Mackintosh and The Little Mermaid . In 2007, Disney Theatrical also launched the professional touring stage version of Disney’s High School Musical which reached 41 cities in the US throughout its year-long run. Through Disney Live Family Entertainment, DTG delivers live shows around the world through its license to Feld Entertainment, producer of Disney on Ice and Disney Live. Its newest ice production, Celebrations!, features the live debut on ice of Princess Tiana from Walt Disney Pictures’ “The Princess and the Frog.” Disney Live! Rockin’ Road Show hit the road in August 2009 on a 75-city U.S. tour. In addition, DTG licenses musical titles for local, school and community theatre productions through Music Theatre International.

About Feld Entertainment, Inc.

Feld Entertainment is the worldwide leader in producing and presenting live touring family entertainment experiences that lift the human spirit and create indelible memories, with 30 million people in attendance at its shows each year. Feld Entertainment’s productions have appeared in more than 60 countries on six continents and include Disney On Ice, Disney Live!, Ringling Bros. and Barnum & Bailey(®), Feld Motor Sports and High School Musical: Summer Celebration.

SOURCE Disney Theatrical Group

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