In Disney Live! Mickey's Magic Show, the beloved cartoon characters team up with human illusionists to recreate magic sequences from various Disney films, including turning Cinderella's rags into a ball gown, the levitation of Princess Jasmine and the dancing brooms of Fantasia. While sleight-of-hand may be a bit more difficult to see in the cavernous Toyota Center, there's enough flash, special effects and big transformations to reach even the cheap seats. 12:30, 3:30 and 6:30 p.m. Toyota Center, 1510 Polk Street. For information, call 713-758-7200 or visit www.houstontoyotacenter.com. $15 to $50.
Sun., Jan. 2, 12:30, 3:30 & 6:30 p.m., 2011