Disney’s Beauty and the Beast comes to San Francisco

Nathaniel Hackmann and the Company Photo by Joan Marcus
Nathaniel Hackmann and the Company  Photo by Joan Marcus
Nathaniel Hackmann and the Company. Photo by Joan Marcus.

This just in from SHN SF. A special engagement of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, produced by NETworks, comes to life in San Francisco at the Golden Gate Theatre August 17-29, 2010 as a part of the 2009-2010 Citibank Best of Broadway series under the direction of Carole Shorenstein Hays.

Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers, including “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song. Tickets go on sale Sunday, April 25.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast features the animated film’s Academy Award-winning score with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman, with additional songs with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Tim Rice.

The book is written by Linda Woolverton. The original creators of the Broadway production are together again for this new touring production. The play is directed by Rob Roth and choreographed by Matt West, with Costume Design by Ann Hould-Ward, Lighting Design by Natasha Katz, Scenic Design by Stanley A. Meyer, Sound Design by John Petrafesa Jr. and Music Supervision by Michael Kosarin.

PERFORMANCE SCHEDULE:
TUE – SAT AT 7:30PM
SAT & SUN AT 2 PM
SUN, 8/22 AT 7:30PM
WED, 8/25 AT 2PM

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