Darick Pead News

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Returns to Segerstrom Center, Now thru 1/19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 14, 2014

Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Orange County at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage at Segerstrom Hall from tonight, January 14 - 19, 2014. (more...)

Hilary Maiberger and Darick Pead to Star in Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Segerstrom Center, 1/14-19
by BWW News Desk - Jan 13, 2014

Casting has been announced for the Orange County engagement of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical. Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage at Segerstrom Center for the Arts from January 14 - 19, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Enchants Now Through Jan 5
by Linda Hodges - Dec 26, 2013

The enchanting musical Beauty and the Beast delighted audiences at San Francisco's Curran Theater on opening night and is the perfect dose of holiday entertainment for children of all ages. Disney's timeless tale of love and transformation is touring the country and will be in San Francisco through January 5, 2014. A NETworks Presentations event, this show forgoes some of the more costly set designs of the original Broadway show but loses nothing of the melodic magnificence of Menken, Ashman and Rice's original masterpiece. Musical Director/Conductor Kevin Francis Finn helms the lush orchestrations of Danny Troob, while the beautifully crafted book by Linda Woolverton brings her animated original to the stage in superb fashion. (more...)

Hilary Maiberger and Darick Pead to Star in Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Segerstrom Center, 1/14-19
by BWW News Desk - Dec 10, 2013

Casting has been announced for the Orange County engagement of Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical. Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage at Segerstrom Center for the Arts from January 14 - 19, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - The Magic Returns to Philly
by Pati Buehler - Dec 03, 2013

Once again this Disney favorite brings in the crowd from the adorable little girls dressed in their best "Belle" dresses to the young at heart adults who delight in this Tale. (more...)

SCERA Presents 2nd Annual Jerry Elison Scholarship Concert November 8
by BWW News Desk - Oct 28, 2013

When veteran director Jerry Elison was asked to lend his name and talents for a scholarship concert at the SCERA Center for the Arts, his response was, 'If it helps the arts, then let's do it.' (more...)

Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST to Return to Segerstrom Center, Jan 14-19
by BWW News Desk - Oct 14, 2013

Disney's Beauty and the Beast, the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, is coming to Orange County at Segerstrom Center for the Arts. Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage at Segerstrom Hall from January 14 - 19, 2014. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Enchants Durham
by Larisa Mount - Oct 09, 2013

The much-loved story of Beauty and the Beast has made its way to Durham this week. The national touring company has taken up residence at the Durham Performing Arts Center. Get out your ball gowns and dust off your princess crowns, and settle in for a memorable evening of theater. (more...)

BWW Reviews: Touring BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Missing Some of its Fairy-Tale Enchantment
by Veronica Bruscini - Jun 01, 2013

Despite its Disney pedigree, the NETworks tour of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST runs into difficulties early on. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST a Magical Time For All
by Harmony Wheeler - Mar 08, 2013

Be their guest. Be their guest. Put their production to the test. Take a program in your hand, cherie, and they provide the rest. Lots of dance. Lots of song. Why they only live to serve. Try the staging. It's delicious. Don't believe me? Ask the hundreds of children and adults who eagerly attended Broadway Sacramento's opening of Disney's 'Beauty and the Beast' Wednesday night. (more...)

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Returns to Pantages Theatre, 3/26-4/7
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

The Award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical NETworks presents Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST returns by popular demand to the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood for a limited 2 week engagement March 26 - April 7, 2013. This production is produced by NETworks Presentations. (more...)

BWW TV: First Look at Highlights of NETworks' BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by BroadwayWorld TV - Feb 20, 2013

The Award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical NETworks presents Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST returns by popular demand to the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood for a limited 2 week engagement March 26 - April 7, 2013. This production is produced by NETworks Presentations. BroadwayWorld has a first look at highlights from the show below. (more...)

Photo Flash: First Look at Hilary Maiberger, Darick Pead and More in BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Tour
by BWW News Desk - Feb 20, 2013

The Award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical NETworks presents Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST returns by popular demand to the Pantages Theatre in Hollywood for a limited 2 week engagement March 26 - April 7, 2013. This production is produced by NETworks Presentations. BroadwayWorld has a first look at the show below. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at the Hippodrome: It's a Magical World After All
by Tina Saratsiotis - Jan 25, 2013

If you wish to escape the bleak freeze of January in the happy land of Disney but can't get to Orlando, go to the Hippodrome. Strap yourself into a theater seat and get swept up in the ravishing theatrical ride of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST. (more...)

BWW Reviews: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Proves 'A Tale As Old As Time'
by Brooke Bridenstine - Nov 29, 2012

You would be hard pressed to find an adult or child of a certain age not familiar with the tale of Beauty and the Beast. It would have been equally as difficult to find someone who did not leave the Civic Center of Greater Des Moines with a smile last week when the touring production played for eight performances. (more...)

BWW Reviews: New BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Tour Can't Compare to Original
by Vicky Croisant - Nov 13, 2012

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is a 'tale as old as time' and while the story and music are wonderful and as good as the audience may remember, the new NETworks touring production - currently playing at PlayhouseSquare - is a far cry from the magic of the original Broadway and touring productions. (more...)

What's On: Upcoming Shows in Cleveland and Akron - Nov 2012
by Vicky Croisant - Nov 05, 2012

Check out these upcoming shows in Cleveland and Akron (more...)

BWW Reviews: 'A Tale As Old As Time' Brings Lots of Young Fans to the Palace Theater with BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Lisa Norris - Oct 10, 2012

This musical is a wonderful opportunity to introduce a young child to an old classic tale, and allow them to fall in love with the fairytale come true that is not only the story of Beauty and the Beast, but of the Broadway stage itself, right here in Columbus. (more...)

BWW Reviews: NETworks BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Passably Pleases Return Audiences, Truly Impresses New Audiences
by David Clarke - Sep 26, 2012