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Disney World to bring back more staff and relaunch live entertainment

Walt Disney World is bringing back more cast members as it relaunches live entertainment experiences.

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Walt Disney World Resort is bringing back more entertainment cast members this autumn as the attraction relaunches live entertainment experiences at Epcot, Magic Kingdom, Animal Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

The Florida destination has announced the return of more live entertainment offerings, Disney character experiences, and the Indiana Jones stunt show at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Since reopening, Walt Disney World Resort has brought more than 50,000 cast members back to work, with more than 65,000 employees now working across the resort.

Indiana Jones returning to Disney World

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The resort has already kicked off some live entertainment for its 50th anniversary, which includes ‘Let the Magic Begin’ and the ragtime piano player on Main Street, USA at Magic Kingdom.

Disney’s Animal Kingdom is bringing back entertainers including the Tam Tam Drummers and Kora Tinga Tinga. Also, guests will soon be able to have ‘individualised time’ with Disney characters within a themed location.

Disney Princesses are set to return to Princess Fairytale Hall at Magic Kingdom, and Minnie Mouse will appear at Red Carpet Dreams at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

Additionally, Mickey Mouse will be sporting his all-new EARidescent look at Town Square Theater on Main Street, marking the 50th anniversary of Walt Disney World Resort.

50th anniversary of Walt Disney World

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Disney Movie Magic, the cinematic nighttime experience at Disney’s Hollywood Studios, is set to return on November 7. It will feature a new sequence from Mulan.

Finally, the cast and crew of Disney‘s action-packed show, Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular, are heading back to Disney’s Hollywood Studios on December 19.

Disney recently revealed that Star Wars: Galactic Starcruiser, an immersive hotel experience, will embark on its inaugural voyage on March 1, 2022.

Guardians of the Galaxy: Cosmic Rewind is also opening at Epcot in 2022, and Disney World has announced that MagicBand+ will debut in 2022 as part of the 50th anniversary celebrations.

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Bea Mitchell

Bea is a journalist specialising in entertainment, attractions and tech with 10 years' experience. She has written and edited for publications including CNET, BuzzFeed, Digital Spy, Evening Standard and BBC. Bea graduated from King's College London and has an MA in journalism.

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