Historic KC theater will get encore as Disney World attraction

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Historic KC theater will get encore as Disney World attraction

Postby FangKC » Wed Jul 19, 2017 4:10 am

Historic KC theater will get encore as Disney World attraction

A new attraction planned for Disney World will pay homage to Kansas City’s influence on a young Walt Disney.

The company announced Saturday plans to build a new theater at the Orlando theme park modeled after the historic Willis Wood Theatre.

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The theater was largely destroyed in a fire in 1917, and later demolished to make room for the Mark Twain office tower.

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Re: Historic KC theater will get encore as Disney World attraction

Postby moderne » Wed Jul 19, 2017 10:31 am

Joins the train station which was modeled after the Union Depot in the bottoms.

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Re: Historic KC theater will get encore as Disney World attraction

Postby TheLastGentleman » Wed Jul 19, 2017 9:12 pm

You'd think they could afford an exact replica, but whatever.


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