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World of Color

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Hydrotechnic show

Theme

Disney's animated and live-action films

World of Color is a nighttime show at , part of the in , . The entire show cost million to design, manufacture and build. The process of assembling, installing, and testing the show's numerous components and equipment in Paradise Bay spanned a period of approximately 15 months. The original version of World of Color premiered on , , as part of the "" promotional campaign.

Conceived by Vice President of Parades and Spectaculars, , and designed by , the show has nearly 1,200 fountains and includes lights, water, fire, fog, and lasers, with high-definition on mist screens. The show is inspired by 's anthology television series, as evidenced by the use of its eponymous theme song written by the .

The show transpires at the lagoon of Paradise Bay at while the audience watches the performance at the Paradise Park viewing area in front of attraction. Other nearby attractions such and become part of the performance as they undergo various forms of lighting and projections throughout the show. The effects utilized in World of Color (water fountains, mist screens, fire, lasers, lighting, and fog) are choreographed to work in synchronicity with the featured music and image projections.

In June of 2018 during a refurbishment an electrical vault flooded in the center panel causing a delay of several months.

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Construction and development

The show was first announced as part of the expansion in the fall of . Construction for the water show began with the draining of the lagoon on , . Construction on the platform began on , . The water was refilled in in November 2009. Testing began during and after park hours in January . A 25-minute video of sequences from the show was posted on YouTube by a hotel guest staying at , on , 2010. The first public performance was held on , 2010, for the creators of the show and guests. In the week leading up to , 2010, private viewings for cast members, contest winners, and a celebrity-filled World Premiere took place.


Show Elements

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The show uses nearly 1,200 fountains that can shoot water up to 200 ft in the air. Each fountain is equipped with an LED light ring. Other water features include a 380 ft-long mist screen on which images are projected (similar but smaller screens are used in at and at in ). Isopar instruments are capable of shooting flames up to 50 ft in the air. Fog and lasers are used. Projection domes emerge from the water atop telescopic masts and feature lighting effects and video projected onto the inside surface of the domes, and laser and video projections are made onto the sun icon behind vertical loop. A 65' tall telescopic mast was installed in the lagoon to create Chernabog of Fantasia, but the tower has not been used in the show. The LED lights on , as well as LED lights installed on California Screamin', are synchronized to the show.

Light trees rise from boxes bordering . The light trees bordering the viewing area and the bay include speakers, bubble machines, infrared transmitters and a handful of VariLite lighting fixtures. On either side of the bay, there is an additional light tree with five Syncrolite fixtures. The viewing area, known as Paradise Park, is situated along the northern shore of Paradise Bay and can hold up to 4,000 spectators at full capacity. It is multi-tiered, similar to the viewing area for at in Anaheim, California. It features trellises, flowers, and an interactive play fountain during the day. Hidden fountains located in the flower beds in the viewing area are incorporated into show. When World of Color Celebrate was being programmed, a large scrim shaped like Mickeys head was added to be raised to cover the face on Mickey's Fun Wheel giving the show another projection surface. On nights where winds are too strong, the scrim is not pulled up and some projections seen on the Fun Wheel head show up on Screamin's loop area instead. The fountains on the flower beds in the viewing area were replaced by smoke shooters and additional shooters were placed on the edge of the viewing area on the water. Each shooter has their own LED light rings like the fountains do.

From the show's conception, all versions have presented footage from the library, including films from , , , , and .

Synopsis

World of Color

Special animation sequences were created using paper animation by paper artist Megan Brain, who created many characters for the show. Mark Hammond and Dave Hamilton arranged the music, which was performed by the London Symphony Orchestra and The Nashville Choir.

The show begins with 's original introduction to . A quote from appears on the center mist screen; "Every child is blessed with a vivid imagination", and the theme song transforms into the reworked version for World of Color. As the introduction concludes, a projection of before a sunset stretches across the mist screens. The show enters portion, with Ariel and singing "" and "", respectively. On the last note of "Under the Sea", Crush and Squirt from are seen traveling on the East Australian Current, as the water fountains begin to portray the characteristics of rough surf. As the final breaking wave clears, the scene with and encountering the blue whale from the film plays out. As the duo attempt to escape, the scene transitions into the "" segment from . The bay gradually transforms into an outer space environment as and from appear and re-enact their "Define Dancing" scene. WALL-E, equipped with a fire extinguisher, sprays it throughout the lagoon, forming small clouds as a result. The clouds eventually re-create Andy's room from , with and appearing shortly thereafter on Andy's bed. Woody rebuffs Buzz's ability to fly, thus Buzz attempts to disprove him and Andy's room is suddenly changed into a battle between Buzz and from .

As the bay clears, Carl Fredrickson's house from briefly makes an appearance before the setting transitions into . With the night sky recreated on the bay, and perform "" together, until abruptly appears and takes control of the show by performing "". Once the Genie disappears, the show enters its segment for . and her family appear intermittently as "" and "Remember to Smile" play in the background. With that act finished, the from Fantasia 2000 transforms the bay into a lush forest, where appears, singing "". The segment ends with a dramatic fountain overlay set to "".

After a brief pause, from arrives, informing the audience of an approaching thunderstorm. The storm rapidly intensifies into the thunderstorm scene from , accompanied by an unsettling instrumental version of "" from . As the storm dissipates, from emerges from the shadows and "" is faintly heard. Suddenly, the bay turns blood-red as fountains and flames of fire are orchestrated in tandem with "". Battle scenes from the Pirates of the Caribbean series are projected onto the mist screens before transcending into a sequence dominated by jets of fire. Once the Pirates of the Caribbean act concludes, the atmosphere of the show's narrative darkens and 's death scene from unfolds erratically on the bay.

After a brief moment of silence, the show enters its climax. "" from plays as touching scenes from Disney's animated films (including The Lion King, Bambi, , , , , and ) are projected. The transformation scene from Beauty and the Beast takes place, being followed by other famous moments from , , The Princess and the Frog, and . Immediately following Cinderella, the fountains and lighting turn white and the lagoon fades into darkness. The fountains then slowly begin to regain momentum as they swirl around the lagoon until appears to enchant the bay, which suddenly blossoms into a myriad of colors. Entering the show's finale, a reprisal of "The Wonderful World of Color" is heard as the bay becomes host to a kaleidoscopic montage of films, some of which were earlier components of the show (including , The Little Mermaid, Finding Nemo, WALL-E, Toy Story, Aladdin, Fantasia 2000, Pocahontas, The Old Mill, Pirates of the Caribbean, , The Lion King, , and The Princess and the Frog). then appears in his iconic "" attire from and the show concludes with a final series of water, fire, laser and light orchestrations.

Original planned version

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The World of Color logo projected via laser onto a mist screen

Early plans also called for a small orange fountain, named Little Squirt, that was meant to embody 's artistic and mischievous spirit, and it appears at the very end of the after show, (the post-show that plays after the main World of Color show). After all the other fountains turn off, the little orange fountain remains on for a couple seconds as it bows to the audience, then disappears.

A video of a run-through of the show leaked onto the Internet on , 2010. There had been a few changes to the show from the synopsis that had been disclosed for Disney fans in September . Sequences featuring Alice in Wonderland, the Firebird, and Dr. Facilier were missing, the Pocahontas/Heimlich/Little April Showers segment was placed after "A Whole New World," and new and segments had been added. It was also rumored that Disney CEO Robert Iger wanted a more contemporary soundtrack and that the show was being reworked. Many of these changes were confirmed when a second video of a run-through leaked onto the Internet.

Disney launched a website for World of Color containing interactive features, pictures of on-site testing, and videos. The theme song to "World of Color" has also been posted on the Disneyland website. Although videos of testing have been leaked online, the site shows both the extensive and segments of the show that were said to have been cut. The site was launched after leaked videos of testing were posted. Even more edits have been made, including extending "Part of Your World" and "A Whole New World" to include the verses, cutting "" in favor of "Friend Like Me," and the return of the "Firebird."

Singer-songwriter Amy Grant was going to provide lead vocals for the show's rendition of "The Wonderful World of Color", but was ultimately replaced in the studio and is not heard in the final version.

Encore scene additions

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Fountain overlay

On October 29, 2010, previews for an encore scene promoting began, using additional projections and effects on the structure along with improved use of Paradise Park and lighting in a reworked trailer sequence. The scene was added to the show on November 1, 2010, and was discontinued in March 2011. On May 20, The Pirates of the Caribbean segment was expanded to include scenes from and was discontinued on June 15, 2012, the same day that a sequence incorporating premiered.

Beginning in 2011 for the Fourth of July season, from July 1 to 4, a special Independence Day preshow was added. The Independence Day preshow utilizes fireworks, which the normal show does not use, such as pyro launches from barges on , atop of the show building, and backstage behind . In addition, the patriotic music for the pre-show borrows selections from , the Fourth of July fireworks show that is presented at the adjacent and 's park.

On November 11, Disney unveiled a holiday themed intro based on for the 2011 , and to commemorate their 1000th show.

On December 3, 2011, held their annual Christmas party at and for the event a custom World of Color segment was produced featuring characters and game footage from , , and .

World of Color: Winter Dreams

From November 15, 2013, to January 6, 2014, a full-length show titled World of Color: Winter Dreams debuted. Hosted by (), the show celebrates the winter season with several holiday-themed segments, featuring scenes from , , , , , , , , , , , , , and various vintage shorts. The show incorporates traditional holiday-related music, including 's "Glow", "", "", "", "", "", "", the "", "", "", "", "", and "", as well as Disney songs, such as "", "", and "".

In November 2014, World of Color: Winter Dreams opened with a different show than its pilot year. The pre-show segment of Glow has been removed; its music plays after the post-show segment as exit music. There is a reorganization of the Toy Story version of with one song cut. Overall the show faced major rearrangement, such as additional songs from Frozen, including "" and "". In the song "", the old paper animation and guest made greeting cards were replaced with both new and familiar scenes from , , , , , , , , , , and . The isopar flames were introduced into this show.

In November 2015, two different World of Color shows were presented back-to-back: Winter Dreams was followed by World of Color: Celebrate!. "Love Is an Open Door" from Frozen was removed and the additional lights installed for World of Color – Celebrate! on California Screamin' were incorporated into Winter Dreams. The rest of the show is the same as the show from the 2014 holiday season. The scrim made for World of Color – Celebrate! to cover Mickey's head on Mickey's Fun Wheel is raised up before Winter Dreams but is only used for Celebrate.

World of Color – Celebrate! The Wonderful World of Walt Disney

Premiering on May 22, 2015, as part of the 's 60th Anniversary celebration, the World of Color show was changed to World of Color – Celebrate! The Wonderful World of Walt Disney. Dedicated to 's legacy, this special edition of the show is hosted by and (), and features music and imagery from Disney films and theme parks. Under the direction of , the show took nearly three years to develop.The show mostly based on , a castle projection show at Walt Disney World's Magic Kingdom, as evidenced by the use of its theme song written by Bruce Healey and Barnette Ricci, which also composing the song at and as well. The show is to return to its original format September 6, 2016.

Celebrate! contains five sections:

  • "Opening": Hosts and are introduced, accompanied by a new arrangement of the World of Color theme. Harris begins to describe 's lifetime achievements and milestones including in the creation of Mickey, feature animation, and the conception of . Archival footage of Disney is featured throughout the subsequent scenes.
  • "It Was All Started by a Mouse": Dedicated to the creation and career of Mickey Mouse, featuring footage from classic Mickey Mouse cartoons and feature films, including the "" segment from and the theme song.
  • "The Golden Age of Animation": Highlights the significance of the first feature-length animated film, , followed by a montage of animated feature films from and . The montage concludes with the "" sequence from .
  • "The Dream of Disneyland": Focusing on the creation of Disneyland park, with iconic attractions found across the , including the , , , , , , and , with the latter incorporating footage from . The sequence is ended with a newly recorded rendition of "" performed by .
  • "Finale – Infinity & Beyond – A Celebration for Years to Come": The show's finale with a tribute to Walt Disney's legacy, featuring archival images of Walt Disney throughout his career, imagery from worldwide, as well as scenes from various films.

The post-show includes a fountain overlay set to Perri's renditions of 's "" and 's "".

Films, animated shorts, and television series that appear (alphabetically)

Note: Most of Disney and Pixar films which appeared in the show also appeared in Celebrate the Magic at Magic Kingdom.

World of Color—Season of Light

In September 2016, Disney announced that World of Color: Winter Dreams would be replaced with a brand new holiday show called World of Color—Season of Light, which will "celebrate the warm and heartfelt spirit of the holidays." and feature classic Disney moments intertwined with the holidays.

Soundtrack and films

The following songs are included in the show with the featured films in parentheses.

  • Intro Medley: ""/""/"I"/""/""/""
  • "" by (, )
  • "", "" by (, , , )
  • "" by and (, , , , , , , , )
  • "" by (, Tarzan, Tangled, , , , , , , , , , , , , )
  • "" by and ()
  • "" by ()
  • "", ""/"" by ()
  • "" by (Mickey's Once Upon a Christmas)
  • "" by (Inside Out)
  • "" by (Up, , , The Lion King, Hercules, Pocahontas, , , , , , Zootopia, Frozen, Tangled)
  • "" by Heather Headley
  • "This Is My Wish" by Kevin Ross
  • "" by Heather Headley

World of Color: Celebrate You! (one-time spectacular)

On September 15, 2016, Disney hosted a special private event to honor their Disneyland Resort employees and cast members who has served magic in the parks for 10 years - 60 years. This show was a one-time spectacular only made for that special event. The similar show was take place at but instead in at . The show formerly located at .

The show featured the World of Color stage itself, and throughout the show also synchronized fireworks to it (fireworks on World of Color are mainly featured only for special events e.g. 4th of July Pre-Shows, New Years, Special Events, Private Events, etc.)

The pretty much obvious theme used for the show is: thought the show itself has a variety of songs featured in it. After the show included the Diamond Celebration Theme Music "Live the Magic" as the exit music, the ballad version was used for the exit music.

Ticketing system

World of Color uses as the only method of obtaining tickets for entering the Paradise Park viewing area unless individuals have gotten reserved viewing vouchers through a World of Color dining package at select Disney California Adventure table service dining locations or a World of Color picnic package. Tickets are distributed for two sections, labeled Blue and Yellow. The Fastpasses are available at the Fastpass machines beginning 30 minutes before official park opening. The dinner packages are available at the Carthay Circle Restaurant, Ariel's Grotto, and the Wine Country Trattoria. The dinner package from the Carthay Circle Restaurant includes, with the meal, complimentary tickets to the Reserved Viewing section of the viewing area. Those at Trattoria and Ariel's Grotto are available in limited supply.

Park guests may view the show from the front with either a Fastpass or a dining ticket. Without these options, they must watch the show from the rear, near , on the balcony between the bridge and , or from the far right, near the . Some nights, viewing in front of is available for guests not utilizing the Fastpass ticket option.

Gallery

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Winter Dreams poster.

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