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Changes, Changes, Changes

Walt Disney World has announced a lot of changes in the past year and especially in the past couple of weeks.  This has upset a lot of Disney followers.  Regardless of the amount of upset, these changes are coming and we, Disney fans, need to do is understand why these changes are being made and how to best handle these changes especially in the short term.

Let’s rundown the changes that have happened or are coming:

  • Nighttime entertainment at Animal Kingdom
  • A complete rebranding of Downtown Disney into Disney Springs
  • Avatarland to Animal Kingdom
  • New Fantasyland expansion at Magic Kingdom
  • New acts introduced to EPCOT at the expense of old favorites
  • Frozen overlay to the Norway Pavilion at EPCOT along with a Anna and Elsa meet and greet

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World Showcase News and Upcharge Commentary

There was some big news released, this morning, from the World Showcase at EPCOT.  Many popular acts, according to WDW Magic, have been told that their final performances will be at the end of September.

  • Mo’Rockin at the Morocco Pavilion, Off Kilter in the Canada Pavilion, and Spirit of America at The American Adventure will be making their final appearances on September 27.
  • The World Showcase Players have been told that their final performance will be on September 25.
  • There are unconfirmed reports that British Revolution will have their final performance on September 27.
Spirit of America (photo courtesy of wdw info)
Spirit of America (photo courtesy of wdw info)

No official reason has been issued as to why these groups are being retired.  That has left nothing but speculation which I won’t get into here.  However, Disney has announced some new groups and shows which will be taking their place.

  • A lumberjack show in Canada
  • Flag-waving performers in Italy
  • A Berber music and dance troupe in Morocco
  • Celtic folk music group in the United Kingdom

We will have to wait and see if these groups will put a breath of fresh air into the stage performances at the World Showcase.

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