Forky, a delightful yet reluctant spork that has come to life and insists that he does not belong because he is not like the other toys, is imagined for the live ice show in an ingenious way. In working on this interpretation of the character from the animated movie, Costume Designer Ken Mooney said, “Bringing Forky to the live ice show has been one of the most complicated, challenging and rewarding experiences I have faced. Who knew such a beloved character made from the simplest of materials ‒ pipe cleaners, googly eyes, popsicle sticks and clay ‒ would be so hard to craft at first and yet turn out so cool in the end. And just like Bonnie, I can’t wait to share him with the world.”
Disney On Ice Creative Director Patty Vincent said, “We challenged our Costume Designer to create a look where a physical performer could embody a plastic spork, keeping true to the shuffling movement and scale of the character. Our interpretation of Forky needs to be believable, so families feel like they’re at the Carnival with these beloved characters, helping Woody, Buzz, Jessie and Bo Peep prevent Forky from throwing himself into a trash can.”
Tickets for Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures start at $15 and are on sale now. All seats are reserved, and tickets are available online at ticketmaster.com. For group rates and information, please call 1-866-248-8740 or Felddirectgroup@feldinc.com. *Ticket pricing is subject to change based on market demand.
In Disney On Ice presents Road Trip Adventures, new and classic tales help to create a participatory, multi-generational experience with something in store for everyone. Exciting twists and turns await as Mickey, Minnie, Goofy and guests of all ages embark on an interactive and memory-rich adventure to iconic Disney destinations. Guests will see the world from the rooftops of London with Mary Poppins and Jack and his band of dancing lamplighters and travel to the sun-soaked Island of Motunui with Moana. They will set off on a safari and snap unforgettable photos of wild cheetahs and monkeys as they traverse through the Pride Lands with Simba, Timon and Pumbaa. Fans of all ages will discover a whole new world and be swept up in Aladdin’s princely parade filled with spectacular stunts, magical moments with Genie, and a brand-new song from Jasmine that will render the audience “Speechless.” Everyone in the audience will mosey on over to a larger-than-life comedic carnival and team up with Woody and Bo Peep as they search for their new friend Forky. Disney Princesses, including Merida, Belle, Mulan, Ariel, Jasmine, Cinderella, Rapunzel, Snow White and Tiana, will lead everyone into the finale of the show skating to “Girl Power.”
Date and Time of Performances at State Farm Arena:
Wednesday, September 25 – 7:30 p.m.
Thursday, September 26 – 7:30 p.m.
Friday, September 27 – 10:40 a.m.
Friday, September 27 – 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 28 – 11:00 a.m.
Saturday, September 28 – 2:30 p.m.
Saturday, September 28 – 6:30 p.m.
Sunday, September 29 – 1 p.m.
Sunday, September 29 – 5 p.m.
Twitter: @DisneyOnIce #DisneyOnIce @NicoleFeld (Show Producer)
Instagram: @DisneyOnIce @feld_nicole (Show Producer)
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