Celebrating Its Return, Disney’s ‘Fantasmic!’ Gets a Standing Ovation

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After a two-year-long hiatus, Disney’s “Fantasmic!” is returning this month, and the show got a standing ovation during its preview.

There’s nothing quite like a Walt Disney World Resort or Disneyland Resort show. Whether its a parade like “Festival of Fantasy,” or a nighttime spectacular like “Disney Enchantment” or “Harmonious“, or any of the other wonderful attractions that a Disney Park offers, Guests love to take in the experience of witnessing and enjoying these offerings during their Disney vacation.

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Related: Disney Shares Glimpses of Characters in Revamped ‘Fantasmic!’ Show

But none have been as beloved or as eagerly awaited as the return of “Fantasmic!”

Located inside Disney’s Hollywood Studios Theme Park on Sunset Boulevard near Tower of Terror and Rock ‘n’ Roller Coaster, the show has been temporarily unavailable for two years, and it’s finally back on November 3. Disney fans are delighted at its return, especially with a new and improved line-up featuring new characters from new movies, including Moana, Frozen 2, Mulan, Aladdin, Pocahontas, Beauty and the Beast, The Little Mermaid, and The Lion King.

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While the official return for Guests and fans is November 3, Cast Members got a special preview of the show. And they loved it. So much so that they gave the show a standing ovation.

Twitter user Adam WWWaybright, @WaybrightAdam, shared a video of this:

The audience in the video is thrilled at what they just saw, and the energy is palpable. Waybright said, “Standing ovation for the first showing of Fantasmic at Disney’s Hollywood Studios! A cast member preview was offered to CMs at Hollywood Studios. #DisneyCastLife.”

 Per another user in the thread, @jameslaniro, there is also “a second cast preview tomorrow, also a media preview, and the cast member preview tomorrow was a raffle so it’s random for who won.”

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All this has us very excited for what’s to come with this show. Here’s more from the Disney World website about it,

A Night When Dreams Come True

Fast asleep, Mickey Mouse dreams that he is a mighty sorcerer’s apprentice with the power to control water, color and magic. The Disney Villains—including Maleficent in the form of a towering, 40-foot-tall dragon—turn Mickey’s dream into a nightmare, but don’t underestimate the power of Mickey’s imagination!The fantastic fantasy includes Disney Characters from some of your favorite animated films

We at Disney Fanatic will continue to report on all Disney news as it comes to light.

About Priyanka Kumar

Priyanka is a writer, artist, avid reader, and travel enthusiast based in Chicago. In her free time, she is probably walking by the lake, catching up on the latest releases on TV, or spending inordinate amounts of time rewatching Moana, Encanto, and her Disney Channel life-long favorites Zack and Cody wreak havoc on the Tipton.

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