POISONED APPLES? GLASS SLIPPERS? WHO NEEDS ’EM!
Not Snow White and her posse of disenchanted princesses! In the hilarious hit musical that’s anything but Grimm, the original storybook heroines are none-too-happy with the way they’ve been portrayed in today’s pop culture so they’ve tossed their tiaras and have come to life to set the record straight.
Forget the princesses you think you know: these royal renegades are here to comically belt out the truth and bring their hilariously subversive, not-for-the-kiddies musical to you – and what you thought about princesses will never be the same!
During the New York engagement, the production defied the trend for Off-Broadway shows with its sold out performances and critical acclaim.
Disenchanted celebrates individuality and promotes that beauty is from within smashing all stereotypes of what a traditional Disney princess should look and be like.
ONCE UPON A TIME…
These women are NOT the Disney princesses! They are the real women from the original fairy tales based on Grimm, Perrault, de Villeneuve, historic accounts, and legend with a healthy dose of modern-day, strong, independent women mixed in. The idea for DISENCHANTED! was conceived by Giacino, a former history teacher. When teaching his class about the colonial settlement at Jamestown, Virginia, he couldn’t help but wonder: What would the ‘real’ Pocahontas – a circa 1616, rough-and-tumble 10-year-old Powhatan girl – think of the fringed deer-pelt mini-skirt and long, flowing hair donned by her 20-year-old counterpart in her 1995 movie comeback? A musician at heart, Giacino penned a musical number skewering the ‘princess pop culture’ that transformed Pocahontas from a revered Native American heroine into a pin-up vixen of the silver screen. Soon, Giacino found himself discovering a number of other princesses who had a bone to pick with the way they have been portrayed, and DISENCHANTED! was born!
See for yourself if they lived happily ever after!
Disenchanted! is recommended for guests age 13 and up with guidance of adult themes and humor. Guests under age 12 will not be allowed.