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The Technology Behind ‘Mickey and the Magical Map’ at Disneyland Park

posted on June 5th, 2013 by Shawn Slater, Communications Manager, Walt Disney Parks and Resorts Creative Entertainment

Yen Sid isn’t the only sorcerer at work during “Mickey and the Magical Map”! Our Creative Entertainment team has employed plenty of technical wizardry to help bring the new, musical spectacular to life on stage.

Front and center, of course, is the map itself, created with an enormous, multi-tiered LED screen. It’s an incredible example of technology used as a tool to help tell our story, and there’s even more tech employed backstage.

Today, Technical Director Mike Layman gives us a behind-the-scenes look at the role technology plays in staging a production on the scale of “Mickey and the Magical Map.”

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Nick on June 6th, 2013 at 12:21 am

Very impressive, I can’t wait to see it. I really like that area of the park, for some reason it’s so relaxing. Does anyone know the approximate length of this show?


Shawn Slater on June 9th, 2013 at 7:23 pm

Nick – “Mickey and the Magical Map” is approximately 22 minutes long.


Fred from CA on June 6th, 2013 at 6:46 pm

This is a great show. :)