Hollywood’s legendary El Capitan Theatre presents a special return engagement of Disney•Pixar’s COCO, September 27 to October 7, shown in brilliant Dolby VisionTM Laser Projection & Dolby Atmos® Sound Technology.
“We are very pleased to be bringing back Disney•Pixar’s COCO – one of the most beloved films to have played our theatre,” said Ed Collins, General Manager of The El Capitan Theatre. “And as a special treat, the Grammy® Award Winning MARIACHI DIVAS will perform live on stage with BALLET FOLKLÓRICO DE LOS ÁNGELES September 27-30 and October 6-7 as guests enter – just as they did a year ago during the premiere engagement of the film here.”
ALSO -- prior to every showing of COCO, guests will dance in their seats and sing along to exclusive Disney Junior on-screen content themed to its hit series VAMPIRINA, featuring music videos of Vampirina and THE GHOUL GIRLS on the big screen! Upon entrance and exit of the theatre, guests will also be able to take pictures in front of the VAMPIRINA photo-op and receive bat ear headbands, while supplies last.
Disney•Pixar’s COCO showtimes: opening night, Thursday, September 27 at 7pm (only). September 28 to October 7 daily 10:00AM, 1:00PM, 4:00PM, 7:00PM & 9:45PM (9:45PM on Fridays and Saturdays). Mariachi Divas and Ballet Folklórico de Los Ángeles perform live on stage September 27 to 30 and October 6-7. Showtimes and dates are subject to change. Special group rates for Disney•Pixar’s COCO of $10 for parties of 20 or more are available by calling 1-818-845-3110.
HARD ROCK CAFÉ MOVIE & MEAL PACKAGE: $40.00 per person. Each ticket package includes reserved seat (no concessions) to see the movie at The El Capitan Theatre, and a meal at Hard Rock Café. Reservations are required in advance (tickets must be booked no later than 24 hrs business days). This offering is available for all showtimes August 3, 2018 – August 26, 2018. Guests will choose one entrée from special Hard Rock Cafe menu at the time of their seating. Tax & gratuity included. Does not include alcohol – guests can purchase and pay on their own.
TINY TOT TUESDAY: The El Capitan Theatre will also host a very special Tiny Tot Tuesday for the first show every Tuesday. During these special screenings, parents and small children may enjoy the movie in a tot-friendly way—with lights dimmed rather than out and reduced sound levels.
ABOUT DISNEY•PIXAR’S COCO
Despite his family’s baffling generations‐old ban on music, Miguel (voice of newcomer Anthony Gonzalez) dreams of becoming an accomplished musician like his idol, Ernesto de la Cruz (voice of Benjamin Bratt). Desperate to prove his talent, Miguel finds himself in the stunning and colorful Land of the Dead following a mysterious chain of events. Along the way, he meets the charming trickster Hector (voice of Gael García Bernal), and together, they set off on an extraordinary journey to unlock the real story behind Miguel's family history. Directed by Lee Unkrich (“Toy Story 3”), co‐directed by Adrian Molina (story artist “Monsters University”) and produced by Darla K. Anderson (“Toy Story 3”),
ABOUT DOLBY VISION™ AND DOLBY ATMOS®
The El Capitan Theatre will present Disney•Pixar’s COCO in Dolby Vision™ Laser Projection and Dolby Atmos® Sound. Technology. Dolby Vision™ delivers a dramatically different visual experience—astonishing brightness, incomparable contrast, and captivating color—that brings movies to life before your eyes. Dolby Atmos® transports you into the movie with breathtaking, multidimensional sound that fills the theatre and flows all around you.
ABOUT THE EL CAPITAN THEATRE
Declared a Historic-Cultural Monument by the City of Los Angeles and restored to showcase its original lavish architecture, The El Capitan Theatre has been since 1991 an exclusive first-run theatre, equipped with state-of-the-art technology, for The Walt Disney Studios. The theatre also hosts live stage shows, world premieres, special events, and screenings of classic Disney films.
In the 1920s, real estate developer Charles Toberman and Sid Grauman built the Egyptian, Chinese, and El Capitan theatres. Los Angeles based Stiles O. Clements designed the elaborate cast-concrete Spanish Colonial style exterior; San Francisco architect G. Albert Lansburgh, known for his design of over 50 West Coast theatres and luxury cinema houses, designed the lavish East Indian inspired interior. Originally a legitimate theatre (over 120 plays and musicals were staged), it was converted for film for the world premiere of Orson Welles’ “Citizen Kane.” The theatre then was renovated, reopening in March 1942 as the Hollywood Paramount, a streamlined "art moderne" first-run movie house.
In 1989, the Walt Disney Company joined forces with Pacific Theatres and launched a two-year, museum quality restoration of The El Capitan, led by renowned theatre designer Joseph J. Musil. Musil with the supervision of the National Park Service's Department of the Interior and guidance from conservator Martin Weil and architect Ed Fields achieved the goal recreating the original 1926 look and feel -- including original design elements such as the ornate plasterwork found hidden behind walls and the opera boxes in the main auditorium.