In December 2024, The Walt Disney Theatre, on the Disney Treasure cruise, will premiere a staging inspired by Moana, which will feature scenery and music full of elements of the culture of the Pacific Islands.

The work will be named after Disney The Tale of Moana, and will immerse travelers in an adventure by sea and land.

The show will feature giant puppets that will bring some characters to life.

The huge, fiery Te Kā will be a puppet on a scale never before seen on Disney Cruise Line. When Moana meets Te Kā and restores Te Fiti’s heart, Te Kā’s giant puppet will shed her fiery shell and become the gentle goddess of the island.

Additionally, Moana and Maui will perform the song “Warrior Face” for the first time on stage as the demigod teaches Moana to overcome her fears before entering the Kingdom of Monsters to face Tamatoa. “Warrior Face” will join the show alongside classic soundtrack favorites like “You’re Welcome,” “We Know The Way” and “How Far I’ll Go.”

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Disney The Tale of Moana begins in modern times on the fictional island of Motunui, with scenery full of details from the brilliant cultures of the Pacific Islands that will appear throughout the show. The spirit of Gramma Tala, the narrator, will introduce her granddaughter while, through vibrant dance and song in a mix of languages ​​including Tuvaluan, Tokelauan and Samoan, travelers will learn how the ocean chooses young Moana for an incredible journey. to restore the heart of Te Fiti.

In this staging, The Walt Disney Theater will transform from the island of Motunui to the open ocean, as Moana’s journey progresses from her home to the great journey she has longed for her entire life.

Bright stars will be seen overhead and a giant manta ray will soar above the audience as Moana is filled with a new sense of bravery. The stingray is the spirit of Gramma Tala, who lights Moana’s path on her journey to save her people.

“Disney The Tale of Moana” will join the variety of shows offered aboard Disney Treasure, including “Beauty and the Beast” and “Disney Seas the Adventure.”


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