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Beauty and the Beast   

Palace Theatre, (4/18/1994 - 9/05/1999)
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, (11/11/1999 - 7/29/2007)
First Preview: Mar 09, 1994 Total Previews: 46
Opening Date: Apr 18, 1994    
Closing Date: Jul 29, 2007 Total Performances: 5461

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway

Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by Stewart F. Lane and The Nederlander Organization (James M. Nederlander: Chairman; Robert E. Nederlander: President; James L. Nederlander: Vice-President)
President, Walt Disney Theatrical Productions: Ron Logan; Vice President and Producer, Walt Disney Theatrical Productions: Robert McTyre; Produced by Walt Disney Productions; Associate Producer: Donald Frantz
Lyrics by Tim Rice and Howard Ashman; Dance arrangements by Glen Kelly; Music orchestrated by Danny Troob; Vocal arrangements by David Friedman; Musical Director: Michael Kosarin; Incidental music arranged by Michael Kosarin; Additional orchestrations: Michael Starobin; Music by Alan Menken; Book by Linda Woolverton
Directed by Robert Jess Roth; Choreographed by Matt West
Lighting Design by Natasha Katz; Sound Design by T. Richard Fitzgerald; Hair Design by David H. Lawrence; Prosthetics by John Dods; Associate Lighting Design: Ted Mather; Projection Effects: Wendall K. Harrington; Scenic Design by Stan Meyer; Associate Costume Design: Tracy Christensen; Costume Design by Ann Hould-Ward
General Manager: Dodger Productions; Company Manager: Kim Sellon; Associate Gen. Mgr: Robert C. Strickstein
Production Supervisor: Jeremiah J. Harris; Production Stage Manager: James Harker; Technical Supervisor: Harris Production Services; Stage Manager: John M. Atherlay, Pat Sosnow and Kim Vernace; Associate Prod. Suprvr: Tom Shane Bussey
Musical Coordinator: John Miller; Musical Supervisor: David Friedman; Conducted by Michael Kosarin; Music Preparation: Miller Music Services; Concert Master: Belinda Whitney; Violin: Cenovia Cummins, Evan Johnson, George Wozniak and Jean "Rudy" Perrault; Cello: Caryl Paisner and Joseph Kimura; Bass: Jeffrey Carney; Flute: Katherine Fink; Oboe: Vicki Bodner; Clarinet/Flute: KeriAnn Kathryn Di Bari; Flute/Clarinet: Alva Hunt; Bassoon: Marc Goldberg; Trumpet: Neil Balm and Tony Kadleck; French Horn: Jeffrey Lang, Anthony Cecere and Glen Estrin; Bass Trombone/Tuba: Paul Faulise; Drums: John Redsecker; Percussion: Joe Passaro; Harp: Stacey Shames; Keyboard: Kathy Sommer and Glen Kelly; Associate Conductor: Kathy Sommer
Illusions by Jim Steinmeyer and John Gaughan; Pyrotechnic Design: Tyler Wymer
Fight direction by Rick Sordelet; Dance Captain: Dan Mojica; Assistant to the Director: Michael Gans; Press Representative: Boneau / Bryan-Brown; Casting: Jay Binder; Marketing Consultant: Margery Singer; Photographer: Joan Marcus and Marc Bryan-Brown; Production Coordinator: Elisa Padula
Susan EganBelle
Terrence MannBeast
Joan BarberTownsperson, Enchanted Object
Roxane BarlowTownsperson, Enchanted Object
Gary BeachLumiere
Harrison BealYoung Prince
(Mar 09, 1994 - Nov 30, 1994)
Townsperson, Enchanted Object
(Mar 09, 1994 - Nov 30, 1994)
Tom BosleyMaurice
Michael-Demby CainTownsperson, Enchanted Object
Kate DoweTownsperson, Enchanted Object
David ElderTownsperson, Enchanted Object
Merwin FoardTownsperson, Enchanted Object
Beth FowlerMrs. Potts
Gregory GarrisonTownsperson, Enchanted Object
Eleanor GlocknerMadame de la Grande Bouche
Jack HayesTownsperson, Enchanted Object
Kim HuberTownsperson, Enchanted Object
Elmore JamesTownsperson, Enchanted Object
Heath LambertsCogsworth
Stacey LoganBabette
Rob LoreyTownsperson, Enchanted Object
Patrick LoyTownsperson, Enchanted Object
Barbara MarineauTownsperson, Enchanted Object
Joanne McHughTownsperson, Enchanted Object
Anna McNeelyTownsperson, Enchanted Object
Burke MosesGaston
Bill NabelTownsperson, Enchanted Object
Wendy OliverEnchantress
Townsperson, Enchanted Object
Vince PesceTownsperson, Enchanted Object
Brian PressChip
Paige PriceSilly Girl
Townsperson, Enchanted Object
Kenny RaskinLefou
Sarah Solie ShannonSilly Girl
Townsperson, Enchanted Object
Gordon StanleyMonsieur D'Arque
Townsperson, Enchanted Object
David Ogden StiersPrologue Narrator
Recorded voice only
Linda TalcottSilly Girl
Townsperson, Enchanted Object
Wysandria WoolseyTownsperson, Enchanted Object
Swings: Joan Barber, Kate Dowe, Gregory Garrison, Alisa Klein, Rob Lorey and Dan Mojica
Standby: Chuck Wagner (Beast)
Understudies: Harrison Beal (Lefou), Kate Dowe (Doormat, Enchantress, Silly Girl), David Elder (Beast), Merwin Foard (Gaston), Gregory Garrison (Young Prince), Kim Huber (Belle), Alisa Klein (Enchantress, Silly Girl), Rob Lorey (Monsieur D'Arque), Barbara Marineau (Madame de la Grande Bouche, Mrs. Potts), Joanne McHugh (Babette), Anna McNeely (Madame de la Grande Bouche, Mrs. Potts), Dan Mojica (Young Prince), Bill Nabel (Cogsworth, Lumiere, Maurice), Vince Pesce (Lefou), Paige Price (Belle), Sarah Solie Shannon (Babette), Gordon Stanley (Cogsworth, Lumiere, Maurice), Linda Talcott (Chip) and Chuck Wagner (Gaston)
Tony Award®
 1994 Best Musical [nominee] 
 President, Walt Disney Theatrical Productions: Ron Logan ;  Vice President and Producer, Walt Disney Theatrical Productions: Robert McTyre
 1994 Best Book of a Musical [nominee] 
 Book by Linda Woolverton
 1994 Best Original Score [nominee] 
 Lyrics by Tim Rice
 1994 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Terrence Mann
 1994 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Susan Egan
 1994 Best Featured Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Gary Beach
winner 1994 Best Costume Design [winner] 
  Ann Hould-Ward
 1994 Best Lighting Design [nominee] 
  Natasha Katz
 1994 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee] 
  Robert Jess Roth
Drama Desk Award
 1994 Outstanding Musical [nominee] 
 President, Walt Disney Theatrical Productions: Ron Logan ;  Vice President and Producer, Walt Disney Theatrical Productions: Robert McTyre
 1994 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Terrence Mann
 1994 Outstanding Actress in a Musical [nominee] 
  Susan Egan
 1994 Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
 Performer: Burke Moses
 1994 Outstanding Choreography [nominee] 
  Matt West
 1994 Outstanding Orchestrations [nominee] 
  Danny Troob
 1994 Outstanding Lyrics [nominee] 
 Lyrics by Tim Rice
 1994 Outstanding Sound Design [nominee] 
 Sound Design by T. Richard Fitzgerald
 1994 Outstanding Special Effects [nominee] 
 Illusions by Jim Steinmeyer and John Gaughan
Theatre World
winner 1994 Award [recipient] 
  Burke Moses
music by Alan Menken; lyrics by Howard Ashman
(Unless otherwise noted)

ACT 1 Sung By
BelleBelle, Gaston, Lefou, Silly Girls and Townspeople
No Matter What
(lyrics by Tim Rice)
Maurice and Belle
No Matter What (Reprise)
(lyrics by Tim Rice)
(lyrics by Tim Rice)
Gaston and Belle
Belle (Reprise) Belle
(lyrics by Tim Rice)
Home (Reprise)
(lyrics by Tim Rice)
Mrs. Potts
GastonLefou, Gaston, Silly Girls and Tavern Patrons
Gaston (Reprise) Gaston and Lefou
How Long Must This Go On?
(lyrics by Tim Rice)
Be Our GuestLumiere, Mrs. Potts, Cogsworth, Wardrobe, Chip, Babette and Enchanted Objects
If I Can't Love Her
(lyrics by Tim Rice)
ACT 2 Sung By
Something ThereBelle, Beast, Lumiere, Mrs. Potts and Cogsworth
Human AgainLumiere, Wardrobe, Cogsworth, Mrs. Potts, Babette, Chip and Enchanted Objects
Maison des Lunes
(lyrics by Tim Rice)
Gaston, Lefou and Monsieur D'Arque
Beauty and the BeastMrs. Potts
If I Can't Love Her (Reprise)
(lyrics by Tim Rice)
A Change in Me
(lyrics by Tim Rice)
The Mob SongGaston, Lefou, Monsieur D'Arque and Townspeople
The BattleThe Company
(lyrics by Tim Rice)
Beast and Belle
Beauty and the Beast (Reprise) The Company