Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney'sBeauty and the Beast, an international
sensation that played a remarkable 13-year run on Broadway and has been produced in 37 countries worldwide. Based on the Academy
Award-winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late
Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. The original Broadway production ran for over thirteen years
and was nominated for nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the
Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved,
the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his
lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.
This "tale as old as time" is filled with spectacular costume and set opportunities or, even more
simply staged, Disney's Beauty and the
Beast offers a great opportunity to bring your entire community together for family theatre at its best.