D23 Expo 2022: Disney Legends Awards Ceremony

D23 Expo 2022 - Disney Legends

Dad’s Guide to WDW Co-Owner Danny Shuster is reporting live from the D23 Expo and attending this year’s Disney Legends Awards Ceremony.

What You Need to Know about the 2022 Disney Legends Awards Ceremony

  • What’s it about? Stars such as Idina Menzel, Kristen Bell, Chadwick Boseman, Anthony Anderson, Tracee Ellis Ross and many more set to receive the honor of being a Disney Legend, given their significant contributions to The Walt Disney Company
  • When? 10:30am – 12pm PT, Friday, September 9
  • Where? Hall D23 // Streamed live here
  • Host? Tamron Hall
  • Inductees?
    • Idina Menzel
    • Kristen Bell
    • Josh Gad
    • Jonathan Groff
    • Chadwick Boseman
    • Rob’t Coltrin, former Imagineer
    • Patrick Dempsey
    • Don Hahn
    • Doris Hardoon, former Imagineer
    • Chris Montan, former Disney musical supervisor
    • Tracee Ellis Ross
    • Ellen Pompeo
    • Robert Price “Bob” Foster

Live Updates

The Broadway Casts of “Aladdin,” “Frozen” and “The Lion King”
©The Walt Disney Company
  • Stars of Disney on Broadway performed a medley of hit songs to kickoff the ceremony!
Idina Menzel, Josh Gad, Bob Chapek, Kristen Bell, Jonathan Groff / ©The Walt Disney Company
Derrick Boseman, Brother of Chadwick Boseman / ©The Walt Disney Company
Doris Hardoon / ©The Walt Disney Company
Doris Hardoon / ©The Walt Disney Company
Patrick Dempsey / ©The Walt Disney Company
Patrick Dempsey / ©The Walt Disney Company
Anthony Anderson / ©The Walt Disney Company
Chris Montan / ©The Walt Disney Company
Ellen Pompeo / ©The Walt Disney Company
Rob't Coltrin / ©The Walt Disney Company
Debby Swenson (Daughter of Robert Price Foster) / ©The Walt Disney Company
Debby Swenson (Daughter of Robert Price Foster) / ©The Walt Disney Company
Tracee Ellis Ross / ©The Walt Disney Company
Tracee Ellis Ross / ©The Walt Disney Company
  • Each newly honored Disney Legends gave an inspiring acceptance speech, posed with Disney CEO Bob Chapek for a photo op, and left their signature/handprint in cement to be permanently displayed at Walt Disney Studios.
Carolina Gaitán, Mauro Castillo
©The Walt Disney Company
  • Attendees were treated to a surprise performance of “We Don’t Talk About Bruno,” featuring the voice talents from “Encanto” to close out the Disney Legends Awards Ceremony

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