The American Idol Experience isn’t Disney’s first interaction with American Idol. Many former winners and contestants of the American Idol television show have visited Walt Disney World over the years and now Disney has put together a gallery of photos taken during those visits. There… Read More »Gallery of former American Idol winners and contestants at Walt Disney World
Last year’s American Idol runner-up David Archuleta has a few suggestions for those interested in making their audition for Disney’s American Idol Experience the best it can be. Look for the attraction’s official opening on February 14th at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Orlando, FL. However,… Read More »David Archuleta talks American Idol Experience
Here’s a timelapse video documenting the construction of The American Idol Experience stage and theater. I love these backstage looks at how the magic is made. (video courtesy Walt Disney World)
The set of The American Idol Experience.
I knew The American Idol Experience is in previews and I heard via a twitter from someone who had auditioned and made it into the 2pm show that there would be shows on Saturday, so I drove out to the Disney’s Hollywood Studios to sit in on three Saturday afternoon shows. I’m glad I did.
There is much to be happy with about the attraction, and, as always, a few rough edges that need to be cleaned up. But, hey, that’s what Soft Openings are for. Right?
One of the things I’m most looking forward to for the American Idol Experience is how the past stars of the television show are worked into the attraction. As we roll up to the grand opening date of February 14th, Disney has been leaking out… Read More »Syesha Mercado talks The American Idol Experience
TV and radio personality Ryan Seacrest poses in front of The American Idol Experience attraction at Disney’s Hollywood Studios in Walt Disney World. Seacrest, who hosts the popular “American Idol” television show, also stars in the new Walt Disney World theme park attraction which opens… Read More »Ryan Seacrest out to Disney’s American Idol Experience
Just had confirmation that Disney’s American Idol Experience at Hollywood Studios has begun its “Test and Adjust” phase, a.k.a. soft openings, today. A soft opening means the attraction is likely, but not guaranteed, to be open to regular Guests. It could close on a moments… Read More »American Idol Experience enters Soft Opening phase
Was just given access to a new video that includes the first look at the American Idol Experience stage and some of the backstage areas. As others who have seen the show say, the stage is really faithful to what you’re used to seeing during… Read More »American Idol Experience, first look at the stage