music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, book by Linda Woolverton
It’s a tale as old as time, the story of discovering one’s true self and finding true love. A cold-hearted prince has been magically transformed into an unsightly creature as punishment for his selfish ways. To regain his human form, the Beast must earn the love of a bright, beautiful young woman whom he has imprisoned in his enchanted castle. Be our guest this holiday season and enjoy the magic and the music of a Disney masterpiece!
Check out the study guide developed by our Education Department and learn about the story behind the story of Beauty and the Beast.