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5 Fun Facts About the Tale As Old As Time, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Comes to Belk Theater this Fall!

June 5, 2015
The Beast and Bell dancing to their final song. Photo by Matthew Murphy

The Beast and Bell dancing to their final song. Photo by Matthew Murphy.

“Be our guest! Be our guest! Put our service to the test” on Sept. 29-Oct. 4 as Disney’s Beauty and the Beast takes the stage at Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts! Beauty and the Beast has won 10 Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, Best Book of a Musical and Best Original Score. Don’t miss your chance to see the“tale as old as time” this fall!

FUN FACTS ABOUT DISNEY’S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST!

  • Disney’s Beauty and the Beast has become an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries.
  • Belle is the only person in her village who wears blue, which is meant to symbolize how different she is from everyone else.
  • The prince’s name is Adam, but it is never mentioned in the movie or show.
  • The Beast’s appearance was designed after several animals. He has a mane of a lion, head of a buffalo, brow of a gorilla, tusks of a wild boar, legs and tail of a wolf, and the body of a bear.
  • The dance sequence at the end of the film was actually reused, and is the same dance sequence Aurora and The Prince perform in Sleeping Beauty.
Jillian Butterfield as Belle in Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Photo by Matthew Murphy.

Jillian Butterfield as Belle in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. Photo by Matthew Murphy.

Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this eye-popping spectacle is wowing audiences everywhere. 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. Experience the romance and enchantment of Disney’s Beauty and The Beast.

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.

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