Walt Disney World is giving a public update following the layoffs of hundreds of performers and cancellation of a number of live entertainment offerings at the parks. Bettina Buckley, Vice President of Walt Disney World Resort Live Entertainment cites the COVID-19 pandemic as the reason for cancelling several offerings. Here's the full statement: Walt Disney... Continue Reading →
Magic Kingdom is doing Halloween cavalcades during the fall season to keep spirits up despite the cancellation of Mickey’s Not-So-Scary Party events due to the pandemic. There are four cavalcades... and we got video of all of them. Mickey & friends (Boo to You!): https://youtu.be/PXBX36JPxrQ Pooh & Friends: https://youtu.be/ugogeXS1wZU Nightmare Before Christmas: https://youtu.be/VVX4eDKaMNE Disney Villains:... Continue Reading →
The Actors’ Equity Association, the national labor union representing stage performers at Walt Disney World have reached an agreement with the company. AEA released the following statement regarding reports that Walt Disney World has agreed to provide space for an on-site center for COVID testing at Walt Disney World. “We have been consistent that testing... Continue Reading →
Some experiences will be vastly different when Walt Disney World reopens in an effort to prevent spreading of the coronavirus. One of the most noticeable changes will be the entertainment offerings. Walt Disney World is giving guests a first look at some new, unscheduled cavalcades that will happen throughout the day.
Walt Disney World is providing an update in regards to character appearances and entertainment when the parks reopen this summer. Similar to our post from Friday, the company says: "Our characters will appear in new and different ways that bring a smile to your face while also being mindful of physical distancing. From special cavalcades... Continue Reading →
It's a no-brainer that guests won't be able to run up and hug Mickey Mouse when Walt Disney World reopens its gates in July... and now, Disney is giving us a look at what some of the interim entertainment offerings will consist of during the coronavirus pandemic. Here's what will be temporarily suspended: Parades and... Continue Reading →
Shanghai Disney Resort is cancelling several shows upon its reopening set for May 11th. To abide by social distancing guidelines and prevent large gatherings, the resort will discontinue offerings that are not able to accommodate the safety requirements. Temporarily cancelled shows include: Eye of the Storm: Captain Jack’s Stunt Spectacular Frozen: A Sing-Along Celebration Mickey’s... Continue Reading →
While much of the world is dreaming about Disney from home, Disneyland Paris is sharing a full video of their nighttime spectacular "Disney Illuminations" during the park closure. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=EpKzKzIxiuM This post from Disneyland Paris is part of the #MagicMoments campaign, which is bringing the magic of Disney parks to homes around the globe during the... Continue Reading →
They say death comes in threes--- and apparently that saying holds true for entertainment acts. Epcot is losing three World Showcase performances: Matsuriza, British Revolution and Sergio the Master Juggler. Sergio thanked his fans on his Facebook page, and offered a heart-wrenching message: https://www.facebook.com/ClownSergio/posts/2960135604047340 Sergio has performed at Epcot for 15 years.
Epcot is losing a handful of World Showcase performers when the parks reopen following the coronavirus outbreak. British Revolution will no longer be part of the park's offerings. The rock band who played in the United Kingdom Pavilion posted about their departure on Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/BritRev/posts/2765168476851661 "British Revolution and it's members would like to thank Walt... Continue Reading →