Disney World Actors Push to Delay Park Reopening, Have On-Site Testing

Disney said last week the opening of its Disneyland theme park in California would be postponed but continues to move ahead with its July 11 Disney World reopening

Disney’s cast members and stage actors at the company’s theme parks, particularly Disney World in Orlando, are pushing back against plans to reopen next month as the coronavirus pandemic has shown signs of surging in California and Florida.

One of the chief concerns of the actors for Disney World stage performances in Orlando is that Disney has no plans to test cast members and employees for COVID-19 or offer to test.

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Trey Williams

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