Disney: Epcot’s mariachis bring ‘Coco’ story to life

in Disney News & Events

SOURCE: Orlando Sentinel

The story and music of the animated film “Coco” is now being presented in a new way at Walt Disney World. “Mariachi Cobre Presents … the Story of Coco” — featuring Epcot’s longtime performers of traditional Mexican music — can be seen multiple times daily in the theme park’s Mexico pavilion. The live-music act, featuring an 11- piece band flanked by two dancers, basically recaps the plot of the 2017 Disney-Pixar film. So … spoiler alert … visitors hear the story of Miguel, a boy raised in a house without music. The show includes family secrets, a crossing into the Land of the Dead, pivotal musical moments and a villain