According to You, These Are the Best and Worst Live Shows at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

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One of the best experiences at Disney’s Hollywood Studios is the live entertainment. From epic stunt spectaculars to fairytales come to life, there are quite a few to choose from. But which one is the best? We’re turning to YOU to answer that.


We checked out the AllEars Reviews and are ranking the Live Shows in Hollywood Studios from Worst to Best, based on your reviews. These are the shows you love to watch again and again — and the ones where once is enough.

According to You, These Are the Best and Worst Live Shows at Disney’s Hollywood Studios

N/A:  Jedi Training Academy – Trials of the Temple 

Currently we have just one review for Jedi Training Academy — if you’ve seen the show or if your kids have participated — leave a review now!

6. Voyage of the Little Mermaid — 7.40

This show features puppets, projections, and live actors to bring to life The Little Mermaid. You’ll hear classic songs such as “Under the Sea” and “Part of Your World” in this 18 minute retelling.

Voyage of the Little Mermaid

Our readers say:

“Amazing for Little Mermaid fans. One of my favorite shows in Hollywood Studios.”

“I think this is underrated attraction; simple, airconditioned, and classic.”


5. Disney Junior Dance Party! — 7.50

Little ones can shake a groove thing with their favorite Disney Junior characters! The theater has NO seats so your toddlers can dance along to songs from Disney Junior shows with special appearances by Vampirina, Doc McStuffins, Timon, and Mickey!

Disney Junior Dance Party and the Mickey Roadster Racers

Our readers say:

“Indoor live stage show for the kids, but it really lacks any connection.”

“Probably wouldn’t do it again, unless I had a kid who really wanted to see those specific characters.”

4. Beauty & the Beast – Live on Stage — 8.46

See the classic fairytale come to life in this 30 minute retelling of Beauty and the Beast. Live singing and performers bring to life the story where you’ll hear your favorite songs from the film such as “Be Our Guest” and “Belle.”

Our readers say:

“Wonderful live show, one of WDW’s best.”

“a outside show so it can get hot but they have fans”

“A great rendition of the original movie. Well put together and amazing costumes.”

3. Indiana Jones Epic Stunt Spectacular — 8.78

See how Indy pulled off his hair raising stunts in this 30 minute show that performs epic movie stunts LIVE in front of your eyes!

Our readers say:

“A breathtaking show with stunts of all kinds.”

“This is a must-do for the family.”

“Such a FUN and exciting show! I have always liked it. The behind the scenes aspect has always been cool to me. Also who doesn’t love explosions?!”

2. For the First Time in Forever – A Frozen Sing Along — 8.80

Hear the re-telling of Frozen by the Royal Arendelle Historians, where you’re encouraged to sing along! Special appearances by Anna, Elsa, and Kristoff throughout the show. ‘

Frozen Sing-Along

Our readers say:

“The historians are hilarious and what frozen fan doesn’t want to sing their heart out to the soundtrack?!??”

“Overall, it was a lovely show and I would love to come back again to see it!”

“i didn’t know what to expect going in to this, i figured it would be cute and a break from the heat! WOW. this was amazing, witty, and the cast is amazingly talented. a wonderful comedy ensemble! loved it!”

1. Fantasmic! — 9.15

Join Mickey on this nighttime spectacular adventure where good and evil battle it out in Mickey’s Imagination! The 25 minute show includes dozens of characters, fireworks, pyrotechnics, and a huge fire-breathing dragon.

Our readers say:

“Best show at Disney World”

“I’ve never understood how anyone could be disappointed in this show because it is the epitome of everything Disney!”

“Awesome show! Cry every time!”

What do you think of the ranking — did the reviews get it right? Go leave your own reviews on our Hollywood Studios page to have your voice be heard!

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Molly is a lifelong Disney enthusiast, and former Walt Disney World Guest Relations Cast Member and tour guide. Her Walt Disney World favorites include Festival of the Lion King, Big Thunder Mountain Railroad, Fantasmic!, Mickey-shaped pretzels and rice krispie treats, and anything with Buzz Lightyear! She lives in Orlando with her husband (who she met in Guest Relations) and their two rescue dogs, Kronk and Cruella de Vil (Ella for short!)

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2 Replies to “According to You, These Are the Best and Worst Live Shows at Disney’s Hollywood Studios”

  1. Hey! One of my quotes made it in the article. I’m hearing a movie quote in my head….”You is smart, you is kind and you is important.” lol