by D23 team
Now is the time to seize the day because Disney on Broadway is returning to D23 Expo 2019 to present an exclusive concert, Disney on Broadway: A 25th Anniversary Celebration in Hall D23 on Saturday, August 24, at 3:30 p.m.
Hosted by Tony® Award-nominee Gavin Lee (Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast), the 75-minute concert will feature Heidi Blickenstaff (Freaky Friday, The Little Mermaid), Ashley Brown (Mary Poppins, Beauty and the Beast, On the Record), Kissy Simmons (The Lion King), Josh Strickland (Tarzan®), and Alton Fitzgerald White (The Lion King).
A six-piece band, led by Jim Abbott, will accompany performers as they lead veteran Broadway buffs and new fans alike through Disney on Broadway’s Tony Award-winning catalogue, featuring songs from Beauty and the Beast, The Lion King, Aida, Tarzan, Mary Poppins, The Little Mermaid, Newsies, Aladdin, Freaky Friday, and Frozen.
If you want an opportunity to step into your own starring role, you can head over to the D23 Expo floor where Disney on Broadway will premiere a new virtual reality (VR) experience. This brand-new VR theatre puts you center stage in Aladdin, Frozen, and The Lion King’s biggest Broadway production numbers, featuring Broadway’s Caissie Levy (Elsa), Major Attaway (Genie), Telly Leung (Aladdin), and Tshidi Manye (Rafiki).
So warm up your vocals, get into costume, and get ready to break a leg at D23 Expo 2019!