The Force to awaken Disney's Hollywood Studios with 'Star Wars' shows

New Star Wars fireworks display, show to debut in April


ORLANDO, Fla. – The Force will awaken Disney's Hollywood Studios this spring with a new "Star Wars" stage show and fireworks display.

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Disney officials said in a release on Friday that the show, "Star Wars: A Galaxy Far, Far Away," and fireworks display, “Star Wars: A Galactic Spectacular” will debut at the park on April 4.

The new show will play on Center Stage and will feature appearances from "Star Wars" characters like Kylo Ren, Chewbacca, Darth Vader and Darth Maul, according to officials.

"Fireworks, pyrotechnics, special effects and video projections turn the nearby Chinese Theater and other buildings into the twin suns of Tatooine, a field of battle droids, the trench of the Death Star, Starkiller Base and other Star Wars destinations," officials said in the release.

Disney described the new show as the "most elaborate fireworks display to take place in the history of Disney's Hollywood Studios."

The spring also brings Captain Phasma leading a platoon of First Order stormtroopers multiple times a day through the park.