Disney on Broadway is returning to the D23 Expo in 2019 to present a special concert celebrating their 25th anniversary, according to D23.

  • Disney on Broadway: A 25th Anniversary Celebration will be hosted by Tony Award-nominee Gavin Lee.
  • The 75-minute concert will feature several performers from various Disney on Broadway shows, including:
    • 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)
    • Alton Fitzgerald White (The Lion King)

  • The event will also feature a six-piece band, led by Jim Abbott, which will accompany performers as they lead fans 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
    • Frozen
  • Guests will also be able to head over to the D23 Expo floor to check out a new virtual reality experience.
  • The bran new VR theatre will put guests center stage in some of Disney on Broadway’s biggest shows like Aladdin, Frozen and the Lion King.
  • Guests will see some of those shows’ biggest production numbers, featuring Broadway’s Caissie Levy (Elsa), Major Attaway (Genie), Telly Leung (Aladdin), and Tshidi Manye (Rafiki).
  • Disney on Broadway: A 25th Anniversary Celebration will be held in Hall D23 on Saturday, August 24, at 3:30 PM.
  • Want to see everything going on at D23 Expo 2019? Check out our guide for this year’s event, including the complete schedule of panels and character meet-and-greets.

D23 Expo 2019 takes place Friday, August 23 through Sunday, August 25 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, California.



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