Peter Pan Soars to El Capitan Theater in Celebration of 2/5 Diamond Edition Release!

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Soar to new heights and see “Peter Pan”

on the big screen exclusively at the

El Capitan Theatre!


“Peter Pan”


Plus, before the movie, enjoy a never before seen episode of Disney Junior’s “Jake and the Never Land Pirates”

and see Jake live on stage!


Panel Night on January 11th moderated by Leonard Maltin and including Kathryn Beaumont (voice of Wendy) and Margaret Kerry (live-action reference model for Tinker Bell) and Ted Thomas (son of Frank Thomas, one of Walt Disney’s original Nine Old Men)


January 11-February 7, 2013

El Capitan Theatre, Hollywood


In celebration of its 60th Anniversary release, Hollywood’s legendary El Capitan Theatre is thrilled to present Walt Disney’s animated classic “Peter Pan” along with a never before seen episode of Disney Junior’s “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” January 11- February 7 2013, it was announced today by Lylle Breier, senior vice president of worldwide specialevents for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures. This exclusive engagement features an on stage live appearance by Jake of “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” at every showing. Guests can also pre-order Disney’s “Peter Pan” Diamond Edition Blu-ray Combo Pack available nationwide on February 5th.



Adding to the excitement, a “Peter Pan” panel night will be moderated by Leonard Maltin and offered exclusively at the El Capitan Theatre on Friday, January11.  The doors will open at 6:30pm, the panel discussion will start at 7pm and the movie will follow.  The event will feature conversations with Kathryn Beaumont (voice of Wendy), MargaretKerry (live-action reference model for Tinker Bell) and Ted Thomas (son of legendary Disney animator Frank Thomas and director/writer of the acclaimeddocumentaries “Frank and Ollie” and “Walt & El Grupo,”) who produced an all-new featurette on the Children of the Nine Old Men that is packaged as part of the Peter Pan Diamond Edition Blu-ray release.



On Saturday, January 19th at 10:00am only– the El Capitan Theatre along with Disney Junior will be celebrating JAKE FROM “JAKE AND THE NEVER LAND PIRATES” BIRTHDAY!!!  From the time doors open – guests will enjoy a party atmosphere with the RADIO DISNEY Road Crew.  Guests will also enjoy a live performance by SHARKY and BONES of The Never Land Pirate Band!  Lots of fun and surprises and giveaways are in store for all that attend this special birthday bash show.


Daily showtimes for “Peter Pan” are 10:00am, 1:00pm, 4:00pm and 7:00pm. Tickets are on sale now, and available at the El Capitan Theatre (6838 Hollywood Blvd.), purchase them online at, or by calling 1-800-DISNEY6.  Special group rates for parties of 20 or more are available by calling 1-818-845-3110.  Showtimes subject to change.



On Saturdays and Sundays, El Capitan guests may also enjoy a character breakfast with Jake from “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” at Disney’s Soda Fountain & Studio Store, and then see the 10 a.m. showing of the movie! Seating is limited and reservations are required.



The El Capitan Theatre will also host Tiny Tot Tuesday every Tuesday during the engagement! During these special screenings of “Peter Pan,” parents and small children can enjoy the movie in a Tiny Tot-friendly way­––complete with lights dimmed rather than out and reduced sound levels.


Commenting on the announcement, Lylle Breier, senior vice president, worldwide special events for Walt Disney Studios Motion Pictures, said, “The El Capitan Theatre is the only place to once again experience Disney’s ‘Peter Pan’ on the big screen, and we are thrilled to offer this exclusive engagement. Featuring a sensational new digital restoration, and with “Jake and the Never Land Pirates” adding to the fun, there is simply nowhere better than the El Capitan to be enchanted and delighted by this Disney masterpiece.”


Think of the happiest things as Peter Pan soars to spectacular new heights! Bid your cares good-bye as Wendy and her brothers embark on fantastic adventures with the hero of their bedtime stories…Peter Pan! With faith, trust and Tinker Bell’s pixie dust, Peter teaches them how to fly and leads them to the “second star to the right” and beyond…to Never Land!