Marlee Matlin and Isabella Rossellini Join Lineup of Narrators for 2019 Epcot Candlelight Processional

Epcot Candlelight Processional International Festival of the Holidays
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Two legendary actresses have joined the lineup of narrators for this year’s Candlelight Processional at Epcot.

Epcot Candlelight Processional International Festival of the Holidays

Emmy and Golden Globe-nominee Isabella Rossellini will narrate the Candlelight Processional December 8th through the 10th, while Academy Award-winner Marlee Matlin will narrate December 27th and 28th.

The pair join a lineup that already includes talented actors such as Neil Patrick Harris and Gary Sinise, television icon Pat Sajak, journalist and television presenter Lisa Ling, and Disney Legends Whoopi Goldberg and Ming-Na Wen. Here’s the schedule of performers as we know it at the moment:

  • Ming-Na Wen – 11/29-12/1
  • Neil Patrick Harris – 12/2-12/5
  • Whoopi Goldberg – 12/6-12/7
  • Isabella Rossellini – 12/8-12/10
  • Gary Sinise – 12/13-12/15
  • Pat Sajak – 12/16-12/18
  • Steven Curtis Chapman – 12/22-12/24
  • Edward James Olmos – 12/25-12/26
  • Marlee Matlin – 12/27-12/28
  • Lisa Ling – 12/29-12/30

While the roster is looking pretty full, Disney’s official website for the event still lists two spots as TBD, so keep reading WDWNT as we learn more about the celebrities coming to narrate Epcot’s Candlelight Processional this year!


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Dale Robbins
Dale Robbins

Has Pat Sajak’s recent health scare forced him to cancel his Candlelight Processional appearances?