During the three-day Halloween weekend, the Hollywood Amphitheatre was transformed into an unforgettable movie viewing experience to commemorate the 25th anniversary of the beloved Disney movie “Pre-Christmas Nightmare.”
Director John Maucheri led a complete orchestra and choir for the 1993 film live. Some members of the orchestra are actually part of the original soundtrack. Prior to the presentation, the 1929 Disney short film “The Break Dance” – part of the “Stupid Symphony” short film series – was presented with live music. After the short film, the orchestra played the prelude to the nightmare of Christmas, and exhibited the original conceptual art created by Tim Burton for the film.
Oscar-nominated composer Danny Elfman plays Jack Skellington, live film, Catherine O’Hara as Sally, Ken Page as Oogie Boogie, and Paul Reubens and Greg Proops. In addition to the All-Star performers and live orchestras, the weekend showcases spectacular scenes from the award-winning creative studio Mousetrappe. The breathtaking scenery is projected on the front of the bowl, making the event an extension of the ever-growing film and music.
Concert producers Richard Kraft and Laura Engel explained: “We are very excited to celebrate the 25th anniversary of the film, mixing movies, live music, singers and fully immersive digital projections with extraordinary concert experience, only on-site experience “.
Halloween in the bowl – Tim Burton’s “nightmare before Christmas” – There is also a audience participation in the costume competition at the film concert, and about 20 spectators show them on the bowl stage before the show begins. Tim Burton movie-style costume. The competition promoted by Proops is characterized by clothing, from the nightmare of Jack Kerrington to Walt Disney himself. Other special pre-show events include unique photo opportunities, a background of Christmas inspiration before the night, attracting big lines, and quail eggs.