DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST
Beauty and the Beast, the original Disney musical, celebrates its 20th anniversary with its first and exclusive Italian tour!
To celebrate its twenty years on stage, Disney Theatrical Productions, NETworks and Broadway Entertainment Group announced the launch of Disney's Beauty and the Beast very first international tour in their musical history. The production, in association with ShowBees, hit the stage for the first time at Teatro Rossetti in Trieste from 26th November to 7th December and at Teatro Arcimboldi in Milan from 10th December to 3rd January. Since its first Broadway debut in 1994, when it received 9 nominations in the prestigious Tony Awards, Disney's Beauty and the Beast - the enchanting love story between the young Belle and the Beast prince, entrapped by a spell in the body of a frightening creature - conquered the hearts of over 35 million spectators. Over the years, thanks to its huge success, various productions were created worldwide. The show has been translated into eight different languages and stages over 28 000 times, which is equal to 67 years of performances. Twenty years after its debut, the original creative team that led to success Disney's Beauty and the Beast in Broadway decided to get together to celebrate the long career of this great classic. The musical is directed by Rob Roth and with the choreography of Matt West, the costumes are designed by Ann Hould-Ward (Tony Award® winner for her creations for Disney's Beauty and the Beast). The musical features an original score by Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin,Tangled) with lyrics of the late Howard Ashman (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin), with additional tracks by Menken and lyrics by Tim Rice (The Lion King, Jesus Christ Superstar). The libretto was written by Linda Woolverton (screenwriter for The Lion King, Alice In Wonderland and the most recent Maleficent).
Are you ready to be spellbound?