Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre to Transform into a Big Top to Celebrate “Dumbo” Release

Hollywood’s El Capitan Theatre will be hosting a very special experience to celebrate the opening of Disney’s new, live-action version of Dumbo from March 28 to April 21, 2019.

LOS ANGELES, CA – MARCH 11: A view of the atmosphere during the World Premiere of Disney’s “Dumbo” at the El Capitan Theatre on March 11, 2019 in Los Angeles, California. (Photo by Charley Gallay/Getty Images for Disney)

Not only will you get to see the new film at the historic theater, but you will also get to experience being under the Big Top from the moment you step inside!

From March 28 to April 21 the El Capitan Big Top will be home to live circus performers on all levels of the historic theatre to perform for and bring a smile to the audience’s faces.

El Capitan Theatre Celebration of Dumbo (photo courtesy of El Capitan Theatre)

In addition to special performances, and the film, you can also explore a display of costumes and props from the film. There will be special photo opportunities for the whole family as well.

El Capitan Theatre Celebration of Dumbo (photo courtesy of El Capitan Theatre)

Ed Collins, General Manager of The El Capitan Theatre stated; “We have transformed our theater into the world of Dumbo’s circus, complete with mesmerizing live performances of circus arts, and photo ops to create memories of a lifetime. It’s the kind of experience you just can’t get anywhere else other than The El Capitan Theatre.”

El Capitan Theatre Celebration of Dumbo (photo courtesy of El Capitan Theatre)

El Capitan guests can be among the first to see the movie on Thursday, March 28 at 7 p.m. (doors will open at 6 p.m.) before the nationwide premiere on March 29. Tickets to the Special Opening Night are $30 and include a reserved seat, souvenir popcorn container with one refill, 20 oz. bottled drink, and surprises!

Purchase tickets to see Dumbo at the El Capitan Theatre by visiting www.elcapitantickets.com, calling 1-800-DISNEY6 , or at The El Capitan Theatre box office.

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Will you be visiting the El Capitan Theatre or your hometown theater to see Dumbo? Let us know in the comments below!

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Sarah has built a career in communications and marketing that started when she was the editor of her high school newspaper. She has written for AllEars.net since 2018, and enjoys sharing Disney news and updates with the AllEars community. She's been a Disney fan ever since her first visit to Walt Disney World when she was 5, and has been known to arrange trips around visiting a Disney park!

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