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— Beauty and the Beast (@BeautyMusical) September 11, 2020
- Earlier this year, screenwriter Linda Woolverton revealed that she was working with Disney Theatrical on a revival of the stage musical Beauty and the Beast (click here for the full story).
- Disney has now officially announced the project, which will open in the United Kingdom in 2021.
- Tickets will go on sale later this fall and fans can sign up to receive alerts at the show’s official website.
- In addition to being a new take on the theatrical classic, this new version will also feature changes to the story by Linda Woolverton herself, who wrote both the animated feature and original Broadway show.
- New artwork was revealed, drawing inspiration from the original Broadway silhouettes motif while looking fresh and new.
- There’s no word yet on a potential US debut, but Disney has premiered shows in the UK in the past before bringing them to Broadway or on tour.