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Disney’s Beauty And The Beast — Smash Hit Broadway Musical Live @ Washington, D.C. Warner Theatre

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The smash hit Broadway musical plays Washington, D.C. Warner Theatre January 6 – 11, 2015

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, the award-winning worldwide smash hit Broadway musical, is returning to Washington, D.C. Produced by NETworks Presentations, this elaborate theatrical production will come to life on stage at the Warner Theatre for eight performances beginning on Tuesday, January 6 thru Sunday, January 11, 2015. For information on the production, visit 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 (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.

Based on the 1991 Academy Award-winning animated feature film and celebrating 20 years since its Broadway premiere in 1994, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast has become an international sensation that has been seen by over 35 million people worldwide in 22 countries, and has been translated into 9 different languages. This production launched in February 2010 and has been seen by 2.5 million people while playing over 1,000 performances in all 50 United States and 8 Canadian Provinces. Currently, there are four other productions playing around the world including Paris, tours in Japan and Germany, and a new international tour that currently will visit over 12 countries in two years.

Performances run from January 6 thru January 11. Tickets will go on sale to the public this Friday, September 19 at 10:00 a.m. at the Warner Theatre box office, all Ticketmaster outlets, Ticketmaster.com, WarnerTheatreDC.com, or by calling 800-745-3000. For information regarding groups of ten or more tickets please call the Warner Theatre box office at 800-551-7328.

The Pre-sale will begin on Tuesday, September 16 at 10:00 a.m. and run thru Thursday, September 18 at 10:00 p.m. EST, at this link: ticketmaster.com/venueartist/172129/849724

Full Performance schedule is as follows:

  • Tuesday, January 6 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Wednesday, January 7 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Thursday, January 8 at 7:30 p.m.
  • Friday, January 9 at 8:00 p.m.
  • Saturday, January 10 at 2:00 & 8:00 p.m.
  • Sunday, January 11 at 1:00 & 6:30 p.m.