Beauty and the Beast: Musical Info & Synopsis


Synopsis:

Beauty and the Beast follows Belle, a young woman with a love for books and a longing for something more in life. However, things take a turn when she becomes a prisoner in a bewitched castle, held captive by a Beast under a spell. As Belle befriends the enchanted castle’s staff and learns to look beyond the Beast’s exterior, she discovers the kindness and compassion within.


Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1994)

Cast Size: 20+

Genre: Fairy Tale

Setting: 1800s / France


Creative Team

Music: Alan Menken

Lyrics: Howard Ashman, Tim Rice

Book: Linda Woolverton


Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1994)➝


Resources

Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Tags

1990s, Child Role, Disney, Family-Friendly, Fantasy, Magic, Mega Musical, Narrator, PopularRoyalty


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