Disney World announces new narrators, including Whoopi Goldberg, to upcoming Candlelight Processional

Four more names have been added to the list of narrators for the Candlelight Processional at Epcot in Disney World, taking place this upcoming holiday season, including the newly named  Disney Legend Whoopi Goldberg.

Disney publicity photo.

Matt Bomer (“White Collar,” “The Last Tycoon,”) and Warwick Davis, who played Wicket the Ewok in “Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi” are the two newbies to the list.

Chandra Wilson, Dr. Bailey from “Grey’s Anatomy,” and  Goldberg return for another year as narrators.

They join Pat Sajak, Trace Adkins, Neil Patrick Harris, CC Pounder and Jack Valasquez, who have bee announced earlier.

There are three remaining slots to be filled.

The Candlelight Processional is an annual tradition at the Disney World featuring the retelling of the Christmas story by a celebrity narrator, accompanied by a 50-piece orchestra and a large choir. It is held at the America Gardens Theatre outside the American Pavilion at Epcot.

Showtimes take place three time each day from Nov. 24 to Dec. 30 at 5 p.m., 6:45 p.m. and 8:15 p.m.

Availability to see the shows is limited. There is a first-come, first serve standby area, and then there are a number of reserved seats for those who purchase dining packages.

Here are the narrators confirmed:
Nov. 24- 26 – To Be Announced
Nov. 27-28 – Matt Bomer
Nov. 29 – 30 – To Be Announced
Dec. 1-3 – Whoopi Goldberg
Dec. 4-5 – Pat Sajak
Dec. 6-11 – To Be Announced
Dec. 12-14 – Warwick Davis
Dec. 15-17 – Trace Adkins
Dec. 18-21 – Neil Patrick Harris
Dec. 22-24 – CCH Pounder
Dec. 25-27 – Jaci Velasquez
Dec. 28-30 – Chandra Wilson