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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Brings Its Magic Back to Austin for a Family-Friendly Experience
What child hasn’t heard or read the story of Beauty and the Beast? I remember imagining myself as Belle and wondering if the Beast could ever embrace the concept of love to break the spell and return to his former self, a handsome prince. The classic story stands the test of time. My daughter loves it as much today as I did then and still do. And, October 7-12, we can experience this beloved tale in a way that we haven’t before – watching it come to life on stage at Bass Concert Hall right here in Austin, Texas.
In addition to an enchanting story and amazing costumes, the elaborate theatrical production features the animated film’s Academy Award®-winning score with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman.
The original creators of the Broadway production are together again for this new touring production. The play is Directed by Rob Roth and Choreographed by Matt West, with Costume Design by Ann Hould-Ward (Tony Award® winner for her work on Disney’s Beauty and the Beast), Lighting Design by Natasha Katz (three-time Tony Award® winner), Scenic Design by Stanley A. Meyer, Sound Design by John Petrafesa Jr. and Music Supervision by Michael Kosarin.
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is the classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped in a spell placed by an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to 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.
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast has become an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 22 countries and has been translated into 9 different languages. This production launched in February 2010 has been seen by over 2 million people while playing over 1,000 performances in all 50 United States and 6 Canadian Provinces.
I can’t wait to share this experience with my daughter. If you’d like to do the same, you can purchase tickets at: http://www.BroadwayinAustin.com.
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Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical
October 7-12, 2014
Tuesday – Friday at 8 p.m.; Saturday at 11am, 3:30p.m. & 8 p.m.; Sunday at
Bass Concert Hall / 2350 Robert Dedman Drive / Austin, TX
Start at $30. Tickets are available at BroadwayinAustin.com, the Bass Concert Hall box office, all Texas Box Office Outlets, by phone at (512) 477-6060. For groups of 10 or more, call (877) 275-3804 or email Austin.groups@