These shows are returning to Walt Disney World this summer

ORANGE COUNTY, Fla. — More entertainment is heading back to Walt Disney World, the resort announced this week.

Four favorites are expected to return soon:

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  • Starting Aug. 1, The Wonderful World of Animation will again light up the night at Disney’s Hollywood Studios. Projection mapping technology will transform the park’s iconic Chinese Theater into a magical journey through more than 90 years of Disney animation.
  • On Aug. 15, “Beauty and the Beast — Live on Stage” returns to the Theater of the Stars on Sunset Boulevard at Disney’s Hollywood Studios.
  • Mike Wazowski will begin welcoming humans back to Monsters, Inc. Laugh Floor at Magic Kingdom beginning Aug. 8.
  • Turtle Talk with Crush returns to Epcot on Aug. 21.

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Disney also announced that this summer would be the last time to catch two nighttime fireworks shows.

Epcot Forever will conclude its limited-time run on Sept. 28, and Happily Ever After will end Sept. 29. The shows will be replaced with Disney Enchantment at Magic Kingdom and Harmonious in Epcot on Oct. 1 as part of the resort’s 50th anniversary.

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