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Disney on Broadway’s 25th anniversary concert announced for D23 Expo 2019

by Brittani Tuttle

Disney on Broadway is heading back to D23 Expo 2019 to present an exclusive concert, “Disney on Broadway: A 25th Anniversary Celebration” in Hall D23 on Saturday, Aug. 24 at 3:30 p.m.

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The 75-minute concert will be hosted by Tony Award-nominee Gavin Lee (“Mary Poppins,” “Beauty and the Beast”), and 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”).

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The performers will be accompanied by a six-piece band, led by Jim Abbot, as they perform selections from Disney on Broadway productions like “Beauty and the Beast,” “The Lion King,” “Tarzan,” “Aida,” “The Little Mermaid,” “Newsies,” “Aladdin,” “Mary Poppins,” “Freaky Friday,” and “Frozen.”

If you want a chance to become a star yourself, head over to the D23 Expo show floor, as Disney on Broadway will debut a new virtual reality (VR) experience. This brand-new VR theatre will put you in center stage, right in the middle of the big production numbers from “Aladdin,” “Frozen,” and “The Lion King”.


Single-day tickets for Friday and Sunday of D23 Expo 2019 are available for $89 for one-day adult admission and $69 for children ages 3-9. Gold Members of D23: The Official Disney Fan Club can purchase tickets for $77 for a one-day adult admission and $59 for children. Single-day Saturday tickets and three-day passes are sold out.

For more information, visit D23Expo.com.

Check out our previous reports on this year’s D23 Expo below:

Walt Disney Animation Studios, Pixar to share new details on upcoming films at D23 Expo 2019

Disney Channel, Disney Junior stars to meet fans at D23 Expo 2019

Photos: First look at limited edition merchandise for D23 Expo 2019

Full schedule revealed for D23 Expo 2019, featuring Star Wars, Marvel and more

Walt Disney Archives exhibit featuring Disney costumes to open at D23 Expo 2019

New Epcot updates to be revealed at D23 Expo 2019

Eleven new Disney Legends to be honored at D23 Expo 2019

D23 Expo Design Challenge to honor 50th anniversary of Disneyland’s Haunted Mansion

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