Cast Members Crucial To Magic Returning to Disneyland
It’s so nice to see things slowly getting back to normal at Disney’s theme parks! If you were following along with us yesterday, you may have seen the news that some of Disneyland’s most beloved nighttime spectaculars are returning this Spring.
Disneyland President Ken Potrock spoke about the exciting changes happening at Disneyland soon saying, “With 30,000 cast members now working, and more joining us every week, we are able to return more of our beloved entertainment and experiences, along with brand new offerings.” Ken continued,. “After a tough couple of years, the future looks amazingly bright.”
As you can see from the image above, early this morning, Ken was on hand with cast members to celebrate the return of the long-awaited tram service. The trams will once again take guests between the Mickey & Friends and Pixar Pals parking structures to the Main Entrance of both Disneyland theme parks.
Cast members have spent the past few weeks prepping for the big day including polishing door levers, testing headlights and more! Cast Member Sarah Gorman is excited about returning to her role as the announcer on the trams where she can once again deliver the iconic, “Driver, you are clear” line. “Feeling the wind in your hair — there is no other feeling like it,” she said. “You’re responsible for the safety of the guest, but you’re also in charge of making the magic. You’re the first person they see and the last when they go home.”
Yesterday Disneyland also announced that ‘World of Color,’ ‘Disneyland Forever’ and the ‘Main Street Electrical Parade’ (with a new grand finale) will be returning on April 22nd. ‘Fantasmic’ is also coming back to Disney California Adventure starting on May 28th.
“We waited a long time to bring these amazing shows back to life for our guests,” said Entertainment Producer Vin Reilly. “We can’t wait to see their faces when those first notes of music fill the air.”
This is just one of the many excited new and returning additions we’ve announced at Disneyland over the last few months. Other highlights include:
- Jambalaya Jazz in New Orleans Square
- Disney Junior Dance Party
- Raya encounter in Redwood Creek Challenge Trail
- Celebrate Soulfully.
“We have had an incredible start to 2022, beginning with Lunar New Year, Magic Key Celebration Month, the epic Super Bowl moment, and the successful kickoff of our Disneyland After Dark events,” Ken said. “And now we’re looking forward to the return of our popular Food & Wine Festival next week. It’s amazing how far we’ve come in less than a year, and we couldn’t have done it without the support of our guests and the incredible dedication of each and every cast member.”
Readers are encouraged to keep following along with MickeyBlog for further Disneyland news and updates!
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