Tony Award winners Ben Platt and Idina Menzel performed a virtual duet of ‘A Whole New World’ from Aladdin on ABC’s The Disney Family Singalong: Volume II, which aired in America on Sunday night.
The first edition of The Disney Family Singalong premiered on April 16th, ABC aired the second version on Mother’s Day in the US. Hosted by Ryan Seacrest, the one-hour concert, featuring celebrity guests performing from their own homes, will be made available to stream on Disney+.
The show was opened by the Muppets, and Dancing with the Stars professional dancers Witney Carson, Val Chmerkovskiy, Jenna Johnson, Lindsay Arnold, Alan Bersten, , Sasha Farber, and Emma Slater, teamed up for a remote routine.
The concert also featured Billy Eichner, Hayley Erbert, Josh Gad, Derek Hough, Julianne Hough, Tony Christina Aguilera, Tituss Burgess, Jennifer Hudson, Lang Lang, John Legend, Katy Perry, Seth Rogen, , Shakira and Rebel Wilson amongst others.
The production raised awareness of Feeding America’s network and the resources available for those facing hunger for the first time due to COVID-19.