Walt Disney World Gets Ready for Its 'Rivers of Light'
November 20, 2015, 5:52 PM ·
Walt Disney World is revealing more details about its next big attraction, the Rivers of Light nighttime show at Disney's Animal Kingdom.
Concept art courtesy Disney
In “Rivers of Light,” a pair of mystical hosts come to the river bearing gifts of light. During the show, the hosts set out from the shore on elaborate lantern vessels for a dramatic dance of water and light to summon animal spirits. With the storytellers as your guides, the wonders of “Rivers of Light” builds to a stunning crescendo.
The show's creative team includes Walt Disney Imagineering, puppet designer Michael Curry, composer Mark Mancina, and the filmmakers at Disneynature. Imagineering's Joe Rohde explains the inspiration behind the new show:
The viewing area for the new show will be located on the shore of the Discovery River, near Expedition Everest. Here is a look at the state of construction, from earlier this week.