‘Disney’s Believe’ Fact Sheet

Filed in: Disney Dream, Disney Fantasy, Entertainment

Description: “Disney’s Believe” is Disney Cruise Line’s signature show aboard the Disney Dream and the Disney Fantasy. The original stage spectacular combines a heartfelt story, an enchanting score and lavish production numbers.

Show Length: 50 minutes.

Venue: 1,340-seat Walt Disney Theatre on the Disney Dream and the Disney Fantasy. Featuring an elegant Art Deco style, the theater spans three decks and features orchestra and balcony seating. The state-of-the-art venue features the latest theatrical technology to help bring to life original productions and Disney stories in a whole new way.

Cast of Characters:

  • Dr. Greenaway and Sophia (original characters)
  • Mickey Mouse and Minnie Mouse
  • Mary Poppins and Bert
  • Aladdin, Genie and Jasmine
  • Cinderella, Fairy Godmother and Prince Charming
  • Peter Pan
  • Pocahontas and Grandmother Willow
  • Belle, Lumiere and Mrs. Potts – “Beauty and the Beast”
  • Princess Tiana, Prince Naveen, Charlotte and Mama Odie – “The Princess and the Frog”
  • Merlin – “The Sword in the Stone”
  • Baloo – “The Jungle Book”
  • Rafiki – “The Lion King”
  • Princess Aurora and Prince Philip – “Sleeping Beauty”

Musical Numbers:

  • “What Makes the Garden Grow” – original composition
  • “Friend Like Me” and “A Whole New World” – “Aladdin”
  • “Higitus Figitus” – “The Sword in the Stone”
  • “Step In Time” and “Supercalifragilisticexpialidocious” – “Mary Poppins”
  • “The Bare Necessities” – “The Jungle Book”
  • “Listen With Your Heart” and “Colors Of the Wind” – “Pocahontas”
  • “Circle Of Life” – “The Lion King”
  • “You Can Fly!” – “Peter Pan”
  • “Gonna Take You There” and “Dig A Little Deeper” – “The Princess and the Frog”
  • “Bibbidi-Bobbidi-Boo” and “So This Is Love” – “Cinderella”
  • “Once Upon A Dream” – “Sleeping Beauty”
  • “Baby Mine” – “Dumbo”
  • “Be Our Guest” – “Beauty and the Beast”

Book, Music and Lyrics: Award-winning composer Kirsten Childs created the original song and book for “Disney’s Believe.”

Fun Facts:

  • “Disney’s Believe” features magical effects designed by a master illusionist
  • Six high-definition projectors and more than 200 scenic elements come together to create the imaginative worlds of “Disney’s Believe”
  • More than 300 costumes and 200 wigs are used in the show
  • The show features more than 20 Disney characters
  • Each performance of “Disney’s Believe” features 28 performers and more than 15 technicians

Production: “Disney’s Believe” was produced by Walt Disney Imagineering Creative Entertainment, which has received acclaim for its productions around the world, including “Finding Nemo – The Musical” (Walt Disney World Resort in Florida), “Disney’s Aladdin – A Musical Spectacular” (Disneyland Resort in California), “Twice Charmed” (Disney Cruise Line) and “The Golden Mickeys” (Hong Kong Disneyland and Disney Cruise Line).

Details: “Disney’s Believe” is presented on each sailing aboard the Disney Dream and the Disney Fantasy.