Today is the day for the American Idol Experience gala. Although not slated to open until February 14th, there will be a grand opening today, February 12 at the park.

Soft Opening and Celebration

A star-studded cast of American Idol alumnus is scheduled to appear at Disney’s Hollywood Studios to celebrate the opening of the new attraction. There will be the usual motorcade that is de rigeur for such an event and a private party for all the VIPs that have come to see the latest attaction from the Walt Disney Imagineers and FreemantleMedia Enterprises.

The attraction will simulate the American Idol experience and allow guests to immerse themselves in the phenomenon of AI. From preliminary auditions early in the day to feedback from professional judges and ultimately a chance to sing as part of a grand finale show later in the day.

Song List

There is a host of songs that the guests will choose from and some of the Disney songs in the list are:

  • Best of Worlds
  • Bet On It
  • Breaking Free
  • Circle of Life
  • Colors of the Wind
  • Ever Ever After
  • Go The Distance
  • Part of Your World
  • Play My Music
  • Reflection
  • Rock Star
  • This Is Me
  • You’ll Be In My Heart

Disney parks are all about making dreams come true, and that’s exactly what will happen at ‘The American Idol Experience. Whether they are onstage singing or in the audience cheering on their favorite performer, our guests will feel immersed in a world of instant stardom. Jay Rasulo, chairman of Walt Disney Parks and Resorts

With the success of the show, The American Idol Experience is sure to be a hit at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.

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