Disney 100 The Concert

Disney 100: The Concert – UK Tour Cast announced

Casting has been announced for Disney 100: The Concert – a new concert series celebrating 100 years of Disney.

Strictly Come Dancing star Janette Manrara will host the tour, which begins in Glasgow on 31 May 2023. 

Joining Manrara and performing live on the night will be Bessy Ewa (Next Thing You Know), Charlie Burn (Les Misérables), Cleve September (Hamilton), Anton Zetterholm (Les Misérables), Roberta Valentini (Tarzan, Wicked), Georgina Hagen (Heathers), Richard-Salvador Wolff (Aladdin), Tobias Joch (Songs for a New World) and Masengu Kanyinda (Bat Out of Hell).

Disney100: The Concert will include songs from the likes of The Lion KingAladdinFrozenBeauty and the BeastMary PoppinsEncanto and more, as well as highlights from Marvel, Star Wars and Pixar.

The tour will visit  Leeds First Direct Arena (1 June), Liverpool M&S Bank Arena (2 June), The O2 in London (4 June), Manchester AO Arena (5 June), Birmingham Resorts World Arena (6 June), Cardiff International Arena (7 June) and Bournemouth International Centre (8 June).

Disney 100: The Concert will also travel to Germany, Switzerland, Austria and France, with more dates set to be announced.

A Disney spokesperson said, “Since its founding in 1923, The Walt Disney Company has embodied fantasy, magic, great emotions, and dreams experienced by a wide variety of heroes and heroines in fascinating worlds all set to mesmerising, award-winning melodies and songs. Whether underwater or on the high seas, in the vastness of the universe or simply in a children’s room, the soundtracks of these stories touch hearts and move people of all generations. Since 2016, the successful musical series ‘Disney in Concert’ has been enchanting fans worldwide with these legendary soundtracks.”

The celebratory concerts were announced at a special event in London last year, revealing plans for the Europe-wide celebrations for Disney’s 100th birthday. That event, hosted by TV presenter Emma Willis, saw performances from Disneyland Paris and The Lion King cast.

Disney has a number of major West End shows running in London, including Disney’s The Lion King at the Lyceum Theatre, and Disney’s Frozen The Musical at the Theatre Royal Drury Lane. A production of Disney’s Newsies is also running at the Troubadour Wembley Park Theatre in London.

Disney 100: The Concert – UK Tour Dates

June 1 2023: Leeds, First Direct Arena 

June 2 2023: Liverpool, M&S Bank Arena Liverpool

June 4 2023: London, The O2

June 6 2023: Birmingham, Resorts World Arena

June 8 2023: Bournemouth, Bournemouth International Centre

👤 📅7 March 2023

📷 Main photo: Disney 100 The Concert

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