This rowdy and rustic re-telling of the familiar French fable features a feisty heroine, a preposterous pair of loudmouthed, spoiled sisters and an enchanted prince with some monstrously bad pick-up lines. More…
An ensemble of six actor-musicians weaves narration, clever dialogue, and a Jazz Age score into a show about love, family and the notion that beauty—and beastliness—are only skin-deep. Best for ages 6 and up.
See it if Original take on the original (not Disney) folk tale. Loved the beast, evil sisters, original songs, jokes, interaction w kids in audience.
Don't see it if Everything has to be spelled out clearly for the kids, so don't expect subtlety. Noisy audience. Minimal staging.
See it if You want to bring your child to a musical with great live music that faithful to the original story.
Don't see it if You dislike 20's/30's jazz. Are thinking you are about to see Disney's Beauty and the Beast. (I'm suuuuure it's happened.)
See it if You would like to bring your kids... The story is a mix of Cinderella's and Belle's, Not quite my cup of tea though.
Don't see it if You don't need to bring your children.
See it if you’ve got kids with a sense of humor, and enjoy live music. All of the cast play instruments and the music is very enjoyable.
Don't see it if you are tired of the story.
See it if You enjoy quirky, witty, company devised theatre. I particularly liked that it didn’t talk down to children. This show is for everybody!
Don't see it if If you believe children should be not seen and not heard in the theatre.
See it if You want to see a beautiful historic theater. Support the usher program at Old Victory Theater. Support the international theater group.
Don't see it if You expect a broadway show.
See it if You loved Disney's Beauty & the Beast as a child & enjoy colorful elaborate staging
Don't see it if You hate musicals or Disney Princess stories.
See it if This is a child’s friendly, delightful Disney story. The scenery and the costumes were phenomenal.
Don't see it if The show with a lot of kids in the audience or not able to sit in a long period of time