Mon 1 Jan 0001 - Sat 15 Jul 2017, musicals, children & family, other, dance, drama
A magical re-telling of the story of Beauty and the Beast.
Book by Laurence Boswell
Music by Mick Sands
By arrangement with Nick Hern Books
A magical re-telling of the story of Beauty and the Beast, first performed in this version by the Royal Shakespeare Company.
In Beauty and the Beast we encounter two worlds: the domestic world of Beauty's family in mid-eighteenth-century France, safe and familiar. And another world, first stumbled upon by her merchant father: a place of great riches and disturbing nightmares, dominated by the fearsome and tragic Beast.
Uniting the two is Beauty's humility and sense of duty, which slowly matures into transforming love...