Three New Shows Debut at Epcot


Three new shows debuted at Epcot today (January 17, 2020).

Awesome Planet – Inside The Land Pavilion is narrated by Ty Burrell (Modern Family), features spectacular imagery, in-theater effects, and an original musical score by Academy Award-winning composer Steven Price.

Canada Far and Wide in Circle-Vision 360 – Located in the Canada pavilion, and narrated by award-winning actors Catherine O’Hara and Eugene Levy, presents breathtaking new scenes in this update of the original “O Canada!”

Beauty and the Beast Sing-Along – Located in the France pavilion, directed by Don Hahn, who produced the animated and live-action “Beauty and the Beast” films, invites guests to sing-along to a new animated twist on a “tale as old as time.” At the theater’s entrance, you can explore a new exhibit, “Tales as Old as Time: French Storytelling on Stage and Screen,” featuring a stunning display of ornate costumes, music and artwork dedicated to the adaptation of French literature in cinema, theater, ballet and opera.

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In addition to these new shows, today also marks the debut of the Epcot International Festival of the Arts.