There are many attractions at Hong Kong Disneyland, but one of the highly recommended shows is the “Mickey and the Wondrous Book”. In this show, Mickey Mouse and his friends venture into the world of a magical book and embark on various adventures. In this article, we will provide a detailed introduction to the charm of “Mickey and the Wondrous Book”.
⚠ Please note that we will also mention the songs and characters, so beware of spoilers.
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Introduction: What is Mickey and the Wondrous Book?
“Mickey and the Wondrous Book” is one of the shows performed at Hong Kong Disneyland. The show begins with Mickey Mouse opening the magical book called the “Wondrous Book” and jumping into the world of the book. Mickey and his friends embark on various adventures within the book, meeting Disney characters and having a delightful time. The show showcases a fantastic world with magnificent sets, costumes, and vibrant performances.
“Mickey and the Wondrous Book” is usually performed 5 to 6 times a day at the Disney Storybook Theater. The showtimes vary by day, so it is recommended to check the official website for the schedule. The duration of the show is 28 minutes, and there may be loud sounds during the performance that might startle young children.
During the performance, Mickey and Goofy’s dialogue is in Cantonese, with English subtitles on the right side of the stage and Mandarin subtitles on the left side. The songs are in English. Even if you don’t understand the dialogue, you can still enjoy the show if you have a general idea of the plot.
Synopsis of the Show
Mickey and Goofy discover a book filled with wonders and magic. One night, unable to resist their curiosity, they sneak into the library to find evidence of the magic. To their surprise, the book opens on its own, and Olaf, a snowman who loves warm hugs, jumps out of the book! Mickey realizes that he must return Olaf to the book before he melts and embarks on an adventure within the book. The extraordinary journey of Mickey, Goofy, and Olaf begins.
Characters in the Show
The show features characters such as Baloo and King Louie from “The Jungle Book,” Ariel from “The Little Mermaid,” Rapunzel from “Tangled,” Merida from “Brave,” Genie, Aladdin, and Jasmine from “Aladdin,” Tiana from “The Princess and the Frog,” and finally, Princess Anna and Queen Elsa from “Frozen.” The story progresses at an exquisite pace, making you feel like you’re a part of the story, and you’ll be captivated by the world of these characters unfolding right before your eyes.
Scenes and Songs
The Jungle Book
・The Bare Necessities
・I Wanna Be Like You
・Part of Your World (The Little Mermaid)
・When Will My Life Begin (Tangled)
・Touch the Sky (Brave)
・Friend Like Me
The Princess and the Frog
・Dig a Little Deeper
・Let It Go
I highly recommend the scene from “The Princess and the Frog”.
It starts with the soulful song “Almost There” and the shop scene’s “Dig a Little Deeper” is just too cool. I can’t help but watch it over and over again just to hear these two songs.
If you haven’t seen “The Princess and the Frog”, please check it out before watching “Mickey and the Wondrous Book”.
The spectacular performances featuring magnificent costumes, dances, and songs are a must-see!
Being an indoor show, you can enjoy it regardless of the weather, which is another recommended point.
When you visit, be sure not to miss “Mickey and the Wondrous Book”.