Sounds and Sorcery: first look at the show celebrating Disney Fantasia

An immersive production is about to open underneath Waterloo train station

"The Sorcerer's Apprentice"
"The Sorcerer's Apprentice"
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Spellbinding photos have been released for the new show at the Vaults entitled Sounds and Sorcery celebrating Disney Fantasia, based on the classic Fantasia film.

The piece features a Grecian disco palace, pre-historic volcanic wasteland, mirrored waterfall, human fishtank, and mystical forest among the sights, as well as well-known classics including the sorcerer and their many broomsticks.

Cast in the production are Natasha Volley who plays the sorcerer with Anna Alvarez, Samuel Cole and Molly Scott as the three brooms in "The Sorcerer's Apprentice", and Miranda Menzies, Angelo Paragoso, Phil Sealey, Janina Smith take on the roles of a Crocodile, Hippo, Elephant and Ostrich, respectively, in "The Dance of the Hours".

Under the musical direction of Stephen Higgins, a 96-piece orchestra has created a new recording, especially for the experience, featuring "The Sorcerer's Apprentice", "The Rite of Spring", "Night on Bald Mountain", "Nutcracker Suite", "Toccata and Fugue in D Minor", "Dance of the Hours" and "Ave Maria".

Directed by Daisy Evans, the piece is designed by Kitty Callister alongside a variety of artists, including sound design by David Gregory, video design by Doug Foster, lighting by Jake Wiltshire and production management by Andy George.