Disney’s Beauty and The Beast is on tour right now and heading to Seattle for a short time! The award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, is returning to Seattle as part of the KeyBank Broadway at The Paramount series. Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage at The Paramount Theatre from December 11 – 13. For information on the production, visit www.BeautyAndTheBeastOnTour.com.
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast features the Academy Award®-winning score with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman, with additional songs composed by Alan Menken and lyrics by Tim Rice. The book is written by Linda Woolverton.
The original creators of the Broadway production have reunited 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 (five-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.
Based on the 1991 Academy Award®-winning animated feature film and celebrating 21 years since its Broadway premiere in 1994, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is the ninth longest running musical in Broadway history that has become an international sensation seen by more than 35 million people worldwide in 22 countries, and translated into 9 different languages. This production launched in February 2010 and has been seen nearly 3 million people while playing more than 1,500 performances in all 50 United States and 8 Canadian Provinces. Currently, there are five productions playing around the world including the North American Tour, Paris, tours in Japan and Germany, and a new international tour (inspired by the North American tour) that will visit more than 14 countries in two years.
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast will be at Seattle’s Paramount Theatre for only five performances. The schedule for the Seattle engagement is:
Friday, December 11 8:00pm
Saturday, December 12 2:00pm and 8:00pm
Sunday, December 13 1:00pm An ASL / AVIA Interpreted performance
6:30pm – An Open Caption performance
For tickets to these performances, call the TTY line at 888-331-6774.
Tickets start at $35 and are available on-line at stgpresents.org and tickets.com, by calling 877-STG-4TIX (784-4849) or in person at select Ticketmaster locations and at The Paramount Theatre Box Office (Monday through Friday, 10am to 6pm).
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is part of the 2015/2016 KeyBank Broadway at The Paramount series, presented by Seattle Theatre Group, with support for the sixth year from KeyBank as the series title sponsor. Brotherton Cadillac is the official auto sponsor, The Roosevelt Hotel is the official sponsor hotel and Alaska Airlines is the official airline sponsor of KeyBank Broadway at The Paramount.