Milan like New York thanks to the gigantic Walking Piano of the Fao Shwarz store. Just like in the movie Big with Tom Hanks, everyone can try to dance to the rhythm of the music on the huge piano keys, about two meters large, of the new store in Milan. Chiara Ferragni and her son Leone also visited the new toy store, the most famous in the world, and played with the iconic instrument.
Tom Hanks in the film Big on Fao Shwarz’s Walking Piano in New York
The huge dance piano, immortalized by Tom Hanks in the movie “Big”, it is one of the best known movie scenes and for all they identify the iconic toy store of New York, FAO Schwarz, the largest in the world. Now also in Milan it is possible to relive the scene from the famous film in which Tom Hanks as a child, wishing to be an adult, grows up in one night and must learn to live in the adult world. Just go to the new FAO Schwarz store in Piazza Cordusio to play with a two-meter Big Piano.
The Bikg Piano in the Fao Schwarz store in Milan
The Big Piano of the Fao Schwarz store in Milan
Films such as “Big” and “Mom I Missed the Plane 2” have contributed to creating the charm of the FAO Shwarz shop throughout the world, which for millions of children represented and still represents a magical place full of wonder and fun. And so the Fao Shwarz store in Milan is confirmed where not
the iconic Dance-on-Piano is missing, present in extra large dimensions, where Chiara Ferragni and Leone also tried to dance to the rhythm of the music on the large keys of the instrument.
Chiara Ferragni and Leone in the Fao Schwarz store in Milan
The story of Fao Schwarz’s Big Piano
The iconic piano on which you can dance to the rhythm of the music has been made famous around the world by the Fao Schwarz store in New York and by the films shot in the well-known toy store. The invention of the playful instrument is to be referred to Remo Saraceni who created an oversized synthesizer and put it on display on the first “Big Piano” in 1982 at the FAO Schwarz New York toy store on Fifty Avenue. The great dancing piano is also called the Walking Piano.
A Big Piano in the FAO Schwarz shop
The version featured in the film Big del 1988 at Tom Hanks was specially created for the feature film in three octaves at the request of the director Penny Marshall. That Walking Piano was then destined for Please Touch Mu in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania until 2013. The Big Piano was silent when FAO Schwarz New York suddenly closed its doors in 2015. Now a great music piano to play with is present. in all FAO Schwarz stores, including Milan, to let everyone experience the classic experience of the most famous toy store in the world.