Beauty and the Beast

Run Time:
1 hour and 30 minutes, with one interval
Opened: December 1, 2010
Closing: January 05, 2011

Beauty and the Beast - 2010 - West End History , Info & More

Following the celebrated production of The Cat in the Hat at the National and Young Vic, director Katie Mitchell brings to the stage this enchanting and timeless fairy-tale.

"There will be magic here on this stage tonight. Do not be fooled: I am no tawdry conjurer."

"I have real magic at my fingertips."

"Tonight I will take you back through time and make books speak. I will cause mirrors to misbehave, and bring you within touching distance of planets and stars that are eight million light years away. I will raise the dead and make them live and breathe before you!"

"My powers are infinite, and tonight I devote them to you."

"And the story of the Beauty and the Beast."

The wild and lively production explodes with music and magic, and is suitable for girls and boys aged 8 and up.

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by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jul 12, 2021

The Music of Disney on Broadway: A Live Concert at Shea’s Buffalo Theatre, celebrating the reopening of Shea’s Buffalo Theatre will treat audiences to the most-beloved hit songs from Disney’s Broadway shows – including “Beauty and the Beast,” “A Whole New World,” “Circle of Life” and “Let it Go”.

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Centenary Stage Company's NextStage Repertory's annual summer musical theatre series returns with Stuart Ross' Forever Plaid. Performances run July 8through 18 in the Sitnik Theatre of the Lackland Performing Arts Center at 715 Grand Ave. Hackettstown, NJ.  Ticket prices range from $18.00 to $29.50 with discounts available on select performances.  For more information or to purchase tickets visit or call the Centenary Stage Company box office at (908) 979 – 0900.

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Ms. Champlin, who co-hosted the Late Night Cabaret in 2019, returns to TBTS with her new show On the Funny Side of the Street. Mr. Rodriguez, who will be making his debut at the historic barn theatre, will perform his latest concert, All is Fair in Love, which features an evening of love songs.

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Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast,” the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, continues Moonlight Stage Productions’ 40th anniversary summer season with performances scheduled July 21 through August 7 at 8 p.m. at the Moonlight Amphitheatre.

by Paula Makar - Jul 6, 2021

It was another beautiful night in Andover, Kansas. The temperature was in the mid-80’s, there was a slight breeze, and not a rain cloud in sight. Many in the crowd were purchasing snacks from the food trucks parked behind the audience. Golf carts were transporting the super annuated and folx with mobility issues from the parking areas to the audience area. The VIP area was humming, and the atmosphere was super festive.

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Student Blog: I Guess I Should Watch High School Musical The Musical The Series
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Beauty and the Beast has had 1 productions including West End which opened in 2010.
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