ANAHEIM, Calif. (April 26, 2005) – On May 5, 2005, famed Hollywood star Steve Martin will return to Disneyland in the all-new attraction “Disneyland: The First 50 Magical Years” at the Main Street Opera House in Town Square. As a teenager growing up in Orange County, California (home of the Disneyland Resort), Martin spent time working at the Magic Shop on Main Street, USA where he honed his talents for magic, juggling and creating balloon animals.
“It’s great to be a part of the 50th anniversary of Disneyland,” states Martin. “I have great memories of working at the park and it’s especially fun to be back on Main Street as part of this really unique look at 50 years of Disneyland.”
“We’re delighted to welcome Steve Martin back ‘Home’ to Disneyland for our 50th anniversary,” says Matt Ouimet, president of the Disneyland Resort. “Over the past five decades Disneyland has become synonymous with wonderful memories made in the company of families and friends and we’re simply thrilled to have Steve back as part of our Disneyland family.”