What’s new at Disney

By Jerry W. Jackson
Sentinel Staff Writer

To help commemorate the 50th anniversary of Disneyland, Walt Disney World in Orlando has new attractions and new things to do and see that will officially debut on May 5 as part of Walt Disney Co.’s worldwide Happiest Celebration on Earth festivities. They include:

In the Magic Kingdom, a musical from Tokyo Disneyland called Cinderellabration will be performed several times daily in front of the spires of Cinderella Castle. The live stage show is being tested starting this week, so lucky park visitors may see it on an irregular schedule before the official debut.

In Epcot, Soarin’ is expected to have a soft opening next month. The simulated hang-gliding ride is going into the former Food Rocks Theater at The Land pavilion.

In Disney-MGM Studios, the Lights, Motors Action! Extreme Stunt Show is now in test performances that highlight the skills of movie stunt drivers.

In Disney’s Animal Kingdom, Lucky the dinosaur, the industry’s first free-roaming audio-animatronic creation, will begin wandering the park in late April. Lucky will roam Dinoland USA and interact with guests.

Also in Epcot, a preview center will open in late April with scale models and renderings of the new Hong Kong Disneyland, under construction and set to open in September. The preview center will be in the China pavilion.

Also at Animal Kingdom, the Expedition Everest thrill ride will debut later this year in the Asia area of the theme park.

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