May 21, 1990 – The Live-Action Show Dick Tracy Starring in Diamond Double-Cross Opens
“I know you do, Tess. But somebody’s got to clean up this city.”
On May 21, 1990, the live-action stage show Dick Tracy Starring in Diamond Double-Cross opened in Walt Disney World’s Disney-MGM Studios. It was released to promote the 1990 live-action feature film Dick Tracy. The show began with Breathless Mahoney wishing to acquire the Balonian Diamond. When the diamond is stolen by Big Boy Caprice’s henchmen, Dick Tracy is on the case after being interrupted when trying to propose to Tess Trueheart. The Walt Disney World show ran until February 16, 1991. A version of the show was also released at Disneyland’s Videopolis, which ran from June 15 through December 31, 1990.