Tuesday, November 6, 2012
Finding Nemo the Musical, a Big Blue Review
Finding Nemo the Musical is located in a theater near Dinoland. The theater has been there since the park opened. It was first the home of a Jungle Book stage show that I rather liked. That was replaced by an odd version of Tarzan featuring skate boarders and gymnasts. Several years ago it became Finding the Nemo the Musical, a very different kind of stage show.
First of all, Finding Nemo the movie, as I'm sure you know, is not a musical. Considering the wide range of musical animation in the Disney archives, it seemed strange to pick a movie that required new songs be written. But to be fair, the songs are terrific. They tell the story of Nemo well, helping pare down the movie to a thirty minute stage show.
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