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‘Encanto’ Stars Get Back In Character for Hollywood Bowl Concert

Not every animated Disney movie has been a hit with audiences in the past few years — but the movie¬†Encanto, which takes place in Colombia and came to Disney+ for its premiere last Christmas, has certainly made an impression on many Disney fans (not to mention Lin-Manuel Miranda fans).¬†

One of the biggest highlights of Encanto¬†was the soundtrack, followed closely by the award-winning voice actors’ performances in the Disney film. Now, Disney fans are getting the best of both worlds as the original voice cast reunites to sing their catchy songs in this year’s Hollywood Bowl Concert on Disney+¬†— and we have gotten a sneak peek of the voice cast’s performance!¬†

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The Madrigal family: Luisa (voiced by Jessica Darrow), Isabela (voiced by Diane Guerrero), the matriarch Abuela Alma (voiced by Mar√≠a Cecilia Botero), Felix (voiced by Mauro Castillo), Julieta (voiced by Angie Cepeda), Pepa (voiced by Carolina Gait√°n), Agust√≠n (voiced by Wilmer Valderrama), Camilo (voiced by Rhenzy Feliz), Antonio (voiced by Ravi Cabot-Conyers), and Dolores (voiced by Adassa) and Mirabel Madrigal (voiced by Stephanie Beatriz). John Leguizamo voices Bruno (not pictured). ‘Encanto’ is directed by Charise Castro Smith. Credit: movies.disney.com

Songs like “We Don’t Talk About Bruno” have been performed live before — but this time, almost all of the movie’s cast are donning their characters’ costumes and playing their roles in person for the live-to-concert Hollywood Bowl special! Take a look at the cast in their costumes in the Instagram post shown below!

Unfortunately, Bruno and another popular member of the Family Madrigal are not present for this particular concert — but everyone else is, including the¬†Brooklyn Nine-Nine¬†actress Stephanie Beatriz (who actually sang her character Mirabel’s power ballad while she was literally in labor), actress Jessica Darrow (whose husky jazz version of Luisa’s song “Surface Pressure” went viral), and singer Adassa (who plays Dolores).¬†

encanto family madrigal

The Madrigal family: Luisa (voiced by Jessica Darrow), Isabela (voiced by Diane Guerrero), the matriarch Abuela Alma (voiced by Mar√≠a Cecilia Botero), Felix (voiced by Mauro Castillo), Julieta (voiced by Angie Cepeda), Pepa (voiced by Carolina Gait√°n), Agust√≠n (voiced by Wilmer Valderrama), Camilo (voiced by Rhenzy Feliz), Antonio (voiced by Ravi Cabot-Conyers), and Dolores (voiced by Adassa) and Mirabel Madrigal (voiced by Stephanie Beatriz). John Leguizamo voices Bruno (not pictured). ‘Encanto’ is directed by Charise Castro Smith. Credit: Disney

“WELCOME TO THE FAMILY MADRIGAL! Take a look at a concert spectacular starring the original voice cast of Encanto,” the social media post reads. The concert is called¬†Encanto¬†at the Hollywood Bowl.¬†

 
 
 
 
 
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Many of the voice cast members look a lot like their characters, so this¬†Encanto¬†concert certainly looks convincing — and as we can see, the costumes and set design are stunning!¬†

The December 28 release of the concert onto Disney+ cannot come soon enough in the eyes of many Encanto fans. We already saw the actress who plays Isabela, Diane Guerrero, wowing fans during the live taping of the concert back in November.

You can see a glimpse of that performance below, and glimpses of the voice cast’s talent like this one and the images we have seen this week are certainly getting audiences excited!

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Are you eagerly waiting to watch this concert on December 28? Were you lucky enough to see it live? 

About Sharon

Sharon is a writer and animal lover from New England. Sharon's two main focuses in her work are Disney's correlations with pop culture and the significance of Disney princesses (which was the basis for her college thesis). When she's not writing about Disney, Sharon spends her time singing, dancing, and cavorting with woodland creatures!