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Linda Woolverton

 

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[St. Louis, MO (Regional), 2015]
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Linda Woolverton (Book)

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07/30/2007


Clockwise from left: Matt West (choreographer), Stanley Meyer (scenic design), Robert Jess Roth (director), Michael Kosarin (music director), Keith Batten (associate director), Linda Woolverton (book) and Alan Menken (music)

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04/19/2007


Keaton Woolverton, Linda Woolverton, Matt West, and Stephanie Eley

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06/22/2006


Beauty's book and screenwriter, Linda Woolverton and choreographer, Matt West.

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04/18/2004

 

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Linda Woolverton Awards and Nominations

 
Tony Awards - 1994 - Best Book of a Musical
Linda Woolverton , Beauty and the Beast

Linda Woolverton News

Nathan Lane, André De Shields & More Join Rachel Zegler-Led SPELLBOUND Animated Musi Photo Nathan Lane, André De Shields & More Join Rachel Zegler-Led SPELLBOUND Animated Musical
by Michael Major - Jun 21, 2022

Nathan Lane, André De Shields, Jordan Fisher, Jenifer Lewis, John Lithgow, Nicole Kidman, and Javier Bardem have joined the voice cast of the Apple Original Films and Skydance Animation's new animated musical feature, “Spellbound.” Rachel Zegler (“West Side Story,” “Snow White”) will provide the voice for the leading role of “Princess Ellian.'

MAMMA MIA!, FROZEN JR. & More Top the List of School Theatre's Most Popular Plays & M Photo MAMMA MIA!, FROZEN JR. & More Top the List of School Theatre's Most Popular Plays & Musicals
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 8, 2022

See the latest results according to the Educational Theatre Association’s annual play survey to see ALL of the most popular plays and musicals done in school theaters around the country during the 2021-2022 school year.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jun 7, 2022

The Best of Live Theatre High-School Style: International Thespian Festival 2022 Anno Photo The Best of Live Theatre High-School Style: International Thespian Festival 2022 Announced
by A.A. Cristi - May 26, 2022

The Educational Theatre Association (EdTA) has announced three of Broadway's bright stars are joining us to encourage and entertain attendees at this year's International Thespian Festival (ITF). They'll also join in celebrating the best in high school theatre as multiple productions are performed on the Main Stage daily.

BWW Review: AIDA at The Henegar Center Photo BWW Review: AIDA at The Henegar Center
by Joseph Harrison - May 1, 2022

In the opening number of Elton John and Tim Rice’s hit musical, AIDA, Princess Amneris sings - “Every story, tale or memoir, every saga or romance, whether true or fabricated, whether planned or happenstance….All are tales of human failing, All are tales of love at heart.” and with those opening lines, she encapsulates perfectly the touching (and heart wrenching) story that audiences are about to witness. And in its current production of this classic love story, The Henegar Center in Melbourne delivers an AIDA that is thrilling from its first moments to its last and features some of the most powerful, emotional, and polished performances I have seen on stage in a very long time.

Return Engagement of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST With Jade Jones & Evan Ruggiero Announced f Photo Return Engagement of BEAUTY AND THE BEAST With Jade Jones & Evan Ruggiero Announced for Olney Theatre 2022-23 Season
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

Olney Theatre Center announced its 84th season today, unveiling plans for seven theatrical productions that will serve as the tentpoles for an increasingly diverse slate of cultural offerings.

Tim Rice Issues Update on CHESS Broadway Production and AIDA Photo Tim Rice Issues Update on CHESS Broadway Production and AIDA
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 22, 2022

Tim Rice revealed in a tweet that he is set to fly to New York for discussions about Aida, and the Broadway revival of Chess.

VIDEO: First Look at BEAUTY AND THE BEAST UK & Ireland Tour Photo VIDEO: First Look at BEAUTY AND THE BEAST UK & Ireland Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

Disney’s beloved Olivier Award-winning stage musical Beauty and the Beast - re-imagined and re-designed in a completely new production staged by members of the original award-winning creative team - will come to London in Summer 2022, as part of its UK & Ireland Tour.

Rachel Zegler to Voice Lead Role in Apple's SPELLBOUND Movie Musical Photo Rachel Zegler to Voice Lead Role in Apple's SPELLBOUND Movie Musical
by Michael Major - Apr 1, 2022

Rachel Zegler (“West Side Story,” “Snow White”) will provide the voice of “Princess Ellian,” the lead role in Apple's new animated musical feature, “Spellbound.” The film will feature an original score from Academy Award-winner Alan Menken, with lyrics by Glenn Slater.

Palo Alto Players Announces 2022-23 Season Photo Palo Alto Players Announces 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - Mar 29, 2022

Palo Alto Players, the Peninsula's first theatre company, announces its 92nd season titled FULL SPEED AHEAD, and it's packed with stories the whole family can enjoy. The 2022-23 line-up, beginning August 2022, was first unveiled at online event on Sunday, March 27th by Artistic Director Patrick Klein.

Linda Woolverton Videos

VIDEO: First Look at BEAUTY AND THE BEAST UK & Ireland Tour VideoVIDEO: First Look at BEAUTY AND THE BEAST UK & Ireland Tour
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 7, 2022

Disney’s beloved Olivier Award-winning stage musical Beauty and the Beast - re-imagined and re-designed in a completely new production staged by members of the original award-winning creative team - will come to London in Summer 2022, as part of its UK & Ireland Tour.

Bebe Rexha Unveils Single for Disney's MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL VideoBebe Rexha Unveils Single for Disney's MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL
by Abigail Charpentier - Sep 20, 2019

Grammy®-nominated singer/songwriter Bebe Rexha unveils new single, “You Can't Stop The Girl' (Warner Records) which is the featured song for Disney's “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil.” The accompanying video was helmed by award-winning director Sophie Muller and will be released in the weeks ahead. The highly anticipated Disney sequel hits theaters on October 18th.

VIDEO: Disney Releases Special Look at MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL VideoVIDEO: Disney Releases Special Look at MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL
by Stage Tube - Sep 4, 2019

A new special look at Disney's “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil” is now available. Watch as Angelina Jolie, Elle Fanning, Michelle Pfeiffer and other members of the cast reflect on the legacy of the iconic villain and the brand-new chapter in her story.

VIDEO: First Look at BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at La Mirada VideoVIDEO: First Look at BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at La Mirada
by Alan Henry - Jun 5, 2019

La Mirada Theatre For The Performing Arts and McCoy Rigby Entertainment present the fifth and final show of its season, Laurie Veldheer as 'Belle' and Todd Adamson as 'The Beast' starring in Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST, music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, musical direction by Darryl Archibald, choreography by Robbie Roby and direction by Michael Heitzman. Disney's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST will preview on Friday, May 31, 2019 (with a press opening on Saturday, June 1 at 8 pm) and run through Sunday, June 23, 2019 at La Mirada Theatre for the Performing Arts, 14900 La Mirada Blvd in La Mirada.

VIDEO: Highlights From BEAUTY AND THE BEAST At Paper Mill Playhouse VideoVIDEO: Highlights From BEAUTY AND THE BEAST At Paper Mill Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Jun 3, 2019

BroadwayWorld has a first look at Paper Mill Playhouse's Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Disney's Beauty and the Beast with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton.

BWW TV: Go Inside Rehearsals for Paper Mill Playhouse's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST! VideoBWW TV: Go Inside Rehearsals for Paper Mill Playhouse's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST!
by TV - Press Previews - May 25, 2019

Paper Mill Playhouse will soon present the Tony Award-winning Broadway musical Disney's Beauty and the Beast (May 29-July 3), with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton. Tickets for Disney's Beauty and the Beast may be purchased by calling 973.376.4343, at the Paper Mill Playhouse Box Office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn, or online at www.PaperMill.org.

VIDEO: Angelina Jolie Returns in the Trailer for MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL VideoVIDEO: Angelina Jolie Returns in the Trailer for MALEFICENT: MISTRESS OF EVIL
by Stage Tube - May 14, 2019

The new teaser trailer for “Maleficent: Mistress of Evil,” a sequel to the global box-office hit “Maleficent,” has arrived.

VIDEO: Watch Clips From Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST VideoVIDEO: Watch Clips From Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces the cast for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, direction by Alan Souza and choreography by Ron De Jesus. Disney's Beauty and the Beast was originally directed by Robert Jess Ross and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m. Check out clips in the video below!

VIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST VideoVIDEO: Inside Rehearsal For Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre announces the cast for Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, direction by Alan Souza and choreography by Ron De Jesus. Disney's Beauty and the Beast was originally directed by Robert Jess Ross and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.

VIDEO: Get a Behind the Scenes Look at the Choreography of Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND TH VideoVIDEO: Get a Behind the Scenes Look at the Choreography of Drury Lane's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
by Stage Tube - Nov 17, 2018

Drury Lane Theatre presents Disney's Beauty and the Beast, with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton, direction by Alan Souza and choreography by Ron De Jesus. Disney's Beauty and the Beast was originally directed by Robert Jess Ross and originally produced by Disney Theatrical Productions. Disney's Beauty and the Beast runs November 9, 2018 - January 27, 2019, at Drury Lane Theatre, 100 Drury Lane in Oakbrook Terrace. The press opening is scheduled for Thursday, November 15 at 8:00 p.m.


Linda Woolverton Frequently Asked Questions

How many shows has Linda Woolverton written?
Linda Woolverton has written 4 shows including Beauty and the Beast (Bookwriter), The Lion King (Source Material), Aida (Bookwriter), Vampire Lestat (Bookwriter).

What awards has Linda Woolverton been nominated for?
Best Book of a Musical (Tony Awards) for Beauty and the Beast .