Everyone is counting down to Walt Disney Animation Studios next film MOANA and what better way to countdown to the release of the film than with screenings of iconic films films by esteemed Disney directors Ron Clements and John Muskers? And what better place than at the historic El Capitan Theatre?

The “Countdown to Moana” event features six iconic films. On select nights, the 7 p.m. shows will feature special presentations by filmmakers, artists and/or voice talent that for some great discussions and Q&A plus several surprises in store.

MOANA sails into theaters November 23, 2016.


Oct. 6-7, 2016: THE LITTLE MERMAID

Special presentation on Oct. 6 at 7 p.m. with Christopher Daniel Barnes, who provided the voice of Prince Eric.


Special presentation on Oct. 8 at 7 p.m. with directors Ron Clements & John Musker, plus MichaelLeon Wooley, who provided the voice of Louis.

Oct. 10, 2016: TREASURE PLANET

Special presentation on Oct. 10 at 7 p.m. with directors Ron Clements & John Musker.


Special presentation on Oct. 11 at 7 p.m.

Oct. 13-14, 2016: HERCULES

Special presentation on Oct. 13 at 7 p.m. with directors Ron Clements & John Musker, plus Susan Egan, who was the voice of Meg in the movie.

Oct. 15-16, 2016: ALADDIN

Special presentation on Oct. 15 at 7 p.m. with directors Ron Clements & John Musker, plus Brad Kane, who provided the singing voice for Aladdin in the movie.

More Classic Screenings

In addition to the 7 p.m. screenings, each film will screen at 10 a.m., 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. on the dates indicated.

Want to see it for yourself?

Tickets for “Countdown to ‘Moana’” are available at the El Capitan Theatre (6838 Hollywood Blvd.), online at www.elcapitantickets.com, and by calling 1-800-DISNEY6.


  • Single Reserved seat admission$14 (adults) / $11 (child/senior) (no concessions included)
  • Single VIP Preferred reserved seat$23 includes VIP popcorn and drink
  • Choose Your Own – Four-show VIP Preferred  Package includes VIP Preferred reserved seating (guest picks four movies and showtimes to attend – savings of $12) — $80 includes VIP popcorn and drink at each film.
  • Special Presentations VIP Preferred Animation Celebration Packages$120 includes all six 7 p.m. shows with special presentations, VIP Preferred seating,  VIP popcorn and drink at each film, as well as guaranteed signed artwork by filmmakers from each movie.