An audition notification that popped up on the Disney Careers website a few weeks ago has the internet rumbling with rumors, fuelling a particular one that has been circulating for a few years now. One of the theories presented is that Disney might be working on a new musical for California Adventure Park’s Hyperion Theatre to the tune of the Marvel Cinematic Universe. Aside from being perfectly suited to the nearby Avenger’s Campus, the details of a few of the roles sound vaguely familiar. Have a read and see what you think:
- Role #2/Featured Principal – Female identifying, mid 20’s to early 30’s. Vocal Range: Mezzo Soprano. Style: contemporary musical theatre. Brave, resourceful and intelligent. Must have a strong English accent.
- Role #3/Featured Principal – Male identifying, 17 to 20. Vocal Range: Tenor. Style: contemporary musical theater. Young man coming into his greatness.
- Role #4/Featured Principal – Male identifying, 30’s to 40’s. Vocal Range: Baritone/Tenor. Style: contemporary musical theatre. He is decisive, capable, principled and has a wry sense of humor. Leads others with attitude and swagger.
- Role #5/Featured Principal – Male identifying, mid 20’s to early 30’s. Vocal Range: Baritone/Tenor. Style: contemporary musical theater. He is a noble, loyal, idealistic, and romantic do-gooder, who does not give up easily.
Is anyone else getting Captain America vibes? Could this be the fictional Rogers: The Musical becoming not-so-fictional, as hinted at the 2022 D23 convention? Other theories include everything from Hercules to Spider-man, with some most likely than others. Let us know what you think; what could this new musical coming to Disneyland’s Hyperion Theatre be?
Zoë Wood is a travel writer from Sydney, Australia. Since her first visit to Disneyland at the age of 6, she has spent her years frequently visiting Disney Parks and traveling around the world.
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