Deck 4

Important Locations

Walt Disney Theatre

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The Walt Disney Theatre, one of 2 large-sized theatre spaces on the Disney Magic, is a 977-seat live performance venue that showcases original Disney live shows, in addition to first-run and digital 3-D movies—located at Deck 4, Forward.

Spanning an entire 3 decks on the ship, the Walt Disney Theatre provides a dramatic setting for the Broadway-style Disney live shows you will only find on a Disney cruise. From captivating original Disney musicals to family-friendly variety acts, the Walt Disney Theatre is home to some of the finest entertainment on the high seas.

The Design
The Walt Disney Theatre includes a 40-foot-wide proscenium stage, full-flying capabilities for moveable backdrops and scenery, a projection system for animated scrims and stage lifts, and the capacity for pyrotechnics. Additionally, the theatre includes state-of-the-art lighting and a Dolby sound system.

Recalling the grandeur and luxury of the elegant theatre palaces of yesteryear, the Walt Disney Theatre features warm wood paneling, red plush seating, an expansive stage and a red velvet curtain in the grand Art Deco and Art Nouveau styles of the 1930s and 1940s.

Although subject to change, live shows at the Walt Disney Theatre on the Disney Magic include:

Twice Charmed: An Original Twist on the Cinderella Story Disney Dreams – An Enchanted Classic Villains Tonight! All Aboard: Let the Magic Begin Remember the Magic: A Final Farewell

Please check the Personal Navigator—the Disney Cruise Line daily newsletter detailing all there is to see and do—while onboard for a complete list of show times.

Crew Members are available at the Deck 4 entrance to the Walt Disney Theatre beginning 30 minutes prior to show times to assist Guests with seating.

Designated wheelchair viewing is available in the rear of the theatre and in the front row. Guests wishing to be seated in the front row should contact a Crew Member outside the entrance for assistance at least 10 minutes prior to show time.

Movie PremEARS at the Walt Disney Theatre
In addition to original live entertainment, the Walt Disney Theatre also hosts Disney movie premieres, allowing Guests to enjoy a film’s opening at the same time it’s making its nationwide debut onshore.

Disney Digital 3-D
The Walt Disney Theatre—in a cruise industry first—shows 3-D movies for your enjoyment. Equipped with the latest digital 3-D projectors, the theatre allows you to experience the fun and excitement of both new and classic 3-D films during your cruise. Additionally, the Walt Disney Theatre features new in-theatre effects, adding a fourth dimension to your Disney cruise movie-going experience.

Preludes Bar

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Preludes, a Quick Service restaurant located on Deck 4, Forward just outside the Walt Disney Theatre, is a bar on the Disney Wonder serving beverages and snacks, open during live show performances and movies.

Savor the delectable flavor of a scrumptious snack or a chilled beverage before, during or after a Disney Cruise Line live show at this convenient and cozy bar that serves mixed drinks, non-alcoholic beverages and snacks.

Open during show times, Preludes also offers wait-staff service inside the Walt Disney Theatre before the curtain goes up, so you can be sure to enjoy a cocktail during the show without ever having to ever leave your seat.

The following beverages and snacks are available at Preludes for an additional charge plus gratuity:

Bar drinks Bottled Water Specialty Coffees Pretzels Chips Cookies Assortment of Candy

Mickey’s Mates Retail Shop

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The second of the ship’s two main stores, Mickey’s Mates had even more of the Disney character and cruise line merchandise, much of it aimed at younger passengers.

This store was awash in princess and pirate outfits plus costumes and T-shirts for other characters. Disney plush toys, Disney games, Disney Magic model ships—and most of it would not be easily found off the ship.

Treasure Ketch Duty-Free Shop


There were two main stores on Disney Wonder, both located in the lobby for the Walt Disney Theatre, and they offered a good array of Disney-related merchandise, most of which wasn’t available off the ship.
Studio Sea

Animator’s Palate

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Animator’s Palate on the Disney Magic is a 462-seat, Main Dining restaurant located on Deck 4, Aft that serves contemporary Pacific Rim cuisine made up of Pacific Island foods, Asian cooking techniques, fresh California fare and a host of other cultural and culinary influences.

Featuring a spacious yet stylized dining room that recalls a real life hand-drawn environment, the restaurant boasts a fantastic architectural design, where proportions bend and slant suddenly and sketches showcasing characters and scenes from classic Disney films adorn the walls around you.

Dinner Show
Animator’s Palate serves up something more than just fine food: an innovative dinner show celebrating the art of Disney storytelling and animation, where many of your favorite Disney characters come to life right before your eyes. Throughout your meal, Disney character sketches located on the restaurant walls slowly transform from stark black and white to brilliant color, amid the familiar classic orchestral themes of Disney movies playing overhead.

Primarily served between 5:30 p.m. and 6:00 p.m. (Main Seating) and 8:00 p.m. and 8:30 p.m. (Second Seating), dinner is part of the reserved Rotational Dining that occurs nightly during your cruise. Check the dining tickets that can be found in your stateroom for assigned seating time, restaurant schedule and table number.

Boasting a selection of tantalizing Pacific Rim cuisine during a delightful 4-course meal, Animator’s Palate offers a selection of food that is sure to appeal to the palates of Guests of all ages.

Although subject to change, dinnertime menu items may include:

Appetizers/Soups & Salads: Roma Tomato and Portobello Mushrooms on Polenta Cake Creamy Butternut Squash Soup Smoked Salmon and Trout with Goat Cheese Salad Main Courses: Lemon-Thyme Marinated Chicken Breast Animator’s Grilled Veal Chop Fragrant Five-Spiced Fish

Dress Code
The dress code for dinner changes nightly. Check the Personal Navigator—the Disney Cruise Line daily newsletter detailing all there is to see and do—for more information while onboard. However, you are requested to not wear tank tops, swim wear or shorts for dinner.
Child’s Menu

For the most discerning child’s palate, Animator’s Palate is proud to offer a large selection of classic children’s food favorites.

The following beverages are available at an additional charge:

Bar drinks Bottled Water Specialty Coffee Wine

The following beverages are complimentary at Animator’s Palate and require no additional charge:

Coffee Soda Fruit Juice Milk Rice Milk Tea (Iced/Hot)
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