This January, International Festival of the Arts will be returning to EPCOT. There will be galleries full of artwork by incredible artists, food booths where Guests can taste some delicious and creative offerings, and fun, captivating performances everywhere you turn. International Festival of the Arts will feature more than just classic artwork like paintings — there will be chalk art, performance art, and more!
And now Disney has revealed that the incredibly popular DISNEY ON BROADWAY will be returning to the Festival and a number of Disney Broadway stars will be singing some classic songs from shows that fans have come to know and love. What’s even better is that all the performances will take place at the American Gardens Theater and are included with the price of your admission!
Disney Parks Blog shared the exciting lineup of performers and the dates that they will be on stage. Take a look below!
Here’s the full lineup of jaw-dropping talents performing at this year’s DISNEY ON BROADWAY Concert Series:
- Jan. 14, 16, 17, 20 & 21 – Arielle Jacobs (“Aladdin”) & Adam Jacobs (“Aladdin”)
- Jan. 15, 18, 19, 22 & 23 – Kerry Butler (“Beauty and the Beast”) & Telly Leung (“Aladdin”)
- Jan. 24, 26, 27, 30, 31 and Feb. 3 & 4 – Heidi Blickenstaff (“Freaky Friday,” “The Little Mermaid”) & Robert Creighton (“Frozen”)
- Jan. 25, 28, 29 and Feb. 1, 2, 5 & 6 – Kara Lindsay (“Newsies”) & Dan DeLuca (“Newsies”)
- Feb. 7, 9, 10, 13, 14, 17 & 18 – Ashley Brown (“Mary Poppins”) & Josh Strickland (“Tarzan”)
- Feb. 8, 11, 12, 15, 16, 19 & 20 – Kissy Simmons (“The Lion King”) & Michael James Scott (“Aladdin”)
- Feb. 21 – Special, extended finale performance featuring Brown, Strickland, Simmons & Scott
If you will be visiting International Festival of the Arts, here are some of the fun activities that will be offered throughout the festival, which will run from January 14 – February 21.
During the festival, art lovers of all ages can enjoy inspirational experiences, such as:
- Culinary delights from Food Studios around World Showcase
- The Wonderful Walk of Colorful Cuisine – a fun food stroll featuring five delicious sweet and savory treats
- Chalk artists turning walkways into stunning landscapes and portraits
- Photo ops where you can step into famous artwork
- A paint-by-number mural
- Figment’s Brush with the Masters scavenger hunt
- Performance and visual artists
- Special festival merchandise
Just like Disney on Broadway, Festival of the Arts galleries and performances are all included with your admission to EPCOT. Food and merchandise can be purchased separately.