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American Idol Experience, first look at the stage

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

American Idol Experience Attraction Tour

The marquee.

The American Idol Experience Attraction is currently in cast member previews at Disney’s Hollywood Studios and no photos are allowed. That means it’s very difficult to get pictures of the theater and set design. I hear the design looks just like the real thing from the popular TV version of American Idol.

But over the last few weeks, I have been able to walk around and get some great shots that give you a great idea of what you’re going to experience when you do get to see the show.

Up above you see the Marquee for the attraction. It features a giant screen that will be used to broadcast the shows when the theater fills up. It will probably do that frequently as the theater capacity is not that big for a show of this magnitude.

(more of the tour below the cut)

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David Cook on The American Idol Experience

David Cook visits Disney’s Hollywood Studios Next month the exciting new American Idol Experience will open at Disney’s Hollywood Studios Theme Park at Walt Disney World! When it opens to the public on February 14, The American Idol Experience will take its inspiration from TV’s… Read More »David Cook on The American Idol Experience

American Idol Experience Audition Contestant Preview

There are a couple websites out there talking about what the guest experience will be like for those in the audience at the American Idol Experience, which is currently in soft-opening phase (which means not guaranteed to be open on any particular day and no golden tickets awarded) at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. But I’ve been given a few details from a couple first hand accounts of what the audition and show performance is like from those guests lucky(?) enough to pass the muster.

So if you’re considering auditioning. Heads up. Here’s your first look at what you’ll need to be prepared for.

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American Idol Experience Details

A little bird told me that the American Idol Experience was open to cast members for preview shows today. Comments so far are good to great. Additionally, there is a chance (a small chance) that AIE will be open for a soft-opening this weekend. I’m… Read More »American Idol Experience Details

Prepare for “The American Idol Experience” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

It’s almost showtime as Disney’s Hollywood Studios prepares to raise the curtain on its newest showbiz-themed attraction, “The American Idol Experience.” The giant TV Screen you see here will be used to let the expected over-flow crowds see what’s happening in the American Idol theater… Read More »Prepare for “The American Idol Experience” at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

American Idol and Idol Winner David Cook coming to Walt Disney World

We previously covered the announcement that American Idol would open as a new attraction at Walt Disney World’s Disney’s Hollywood Studios theme park. Disney has now revealed a website to promote the “American Idol Experience”. View it at

Also you can catch American Idol winner David Cook’s “I’m Going To Walt Disney World” commercial on the site. Congrats to DC and I look forward to seeing him when he makes it to Orlando.

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