Beauty and the Beast

Musical - Original

Palace Theatre (April 18, 1994 - September 05, 1999)
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre (November 11, 1999 - July 29, 2007)
Data not verified
  • First Preview: March 9, 1994
  • Opening Date: April 18, 1994
  • Closing Date: July 29, 2007
  • Previews: 46
  • Performances: 5461

Lyrics: Howard Ashman, Tim Rice

Book: Linda Woolverton

Music: Alan Menken

Synopsis

A beautiful young woman takes the place of her imprisoned father in the castle of a beast, who is really a cursed prince. She teaches him to be courteous and respectful, and they fall in love, in this stage adaptation of the animated Disney film, based on the classic fairy tale.

 

Opening Night Cast

Susan Egan in Beauty and the Beast Susan Egan Belle
Terrence Mann in Beauty and the Beast Terrence Mann Beast
Gary Beach in Beauty and the Beast Gary Beach Lumiere
Harrison Beal Young Prince
Tom Bosley Maurice
Beth Fowler in Beauty and the Beast Beth Fowler Mrs. Potts
Eleanor Glockner Madame de la Grande Bouche
Heath Lamberts in Beauty and the Beast Heath Lamberts Cogsworth
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Opening Night Production Credits

Linda Woolverton Linda Woolverton Book
Alan Menken Alan Menken Music
Howard Ashman Howard Ashman Lyrics
Tim Rice Tim Rice Lyrics
Robert Jess Roth Robert Jess Roth Director
Matt West Matt West Choreographer
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Awards


Drama Desk Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Outstanding Actor in a Musical Terrence Mann Nominee
1994 Outstanding Actress in a Musical Susan Egan Nominee
1994 Outstanding Choreography Matt West Nominee
1994 Outstanding Lyrics Howard Ashman
Tim Rice
Nominee
1994 Outstanding Music Alan Menken Nominee
1994 Outstanding Musical   Nominee
1994 Outstanding Orchestrations   Nominee
1994 Outstanding Orchestrations Daniel Troob Nominee
1994 Outstanding Sound Design T. Richard Fitzgerald Nominee
1994 Outstanding Special Effects Jim Steinmeyer
John Gaughan
Nominee
1994 Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Musical Burke Moses Nominee

Outer Critics Circle

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Outstanding New Broadway Musical   Nominee

Theatre World

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Theatre World Award Burke Moses Winner

Tony Award

Year Category Name Winner/Nominee
1994 Actor in a Musical Terrence Mann Nominee
1994 Actress in a Musical Susan Egan Nominee
1994 Book of a Musical Linda Woolverton Nominee
1994 Costume Design (Play or Musical) Ann Hould-Ward Winner
1994 Direction of a Musical Robert Jess Roth Nominee
1994 Featured Actor in a Musical Gary Beach Nominee
1994 Lighting Design (Play or Musical) Natasha Katz Nominee
1994 Musical   Nominee
1994 Original Score Howard Ashman
Alan Menken
Tim Rice
Nominee

Grosses

Week Ending Week # This Week Gross
Potential Gross
Diff $ Avg Ticket
Top Ticket
Seats Sold
Seats in Theatre
Perfs
(Prev)
% Cap
This Week
Diff %
Cap
Jul. 29, 2007 9 $1,041,283
$1,012,000
-$98,216 $86.20
$175.00
12080
1509
8
0
100.07% -0.01%
Jul. 22, 2007 8 $1,139,499
$1,012,000
$44,375 $94.31
$175.00
12082
1509
8
0
100.08% 0.19%
Jul. 15, 2007 7 $1,095,124
$1,012,000
$73,024 $90.81
$175.00
12059
1509
8
0
99.89% 0.08%
Jul. 8, 2007 6 $1,022,100
$1,012,000
- $84.83
$175.00
12049
1509
8
0
99.81% -
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Totals

Last 4 Weeks
  $4,298,006
$4,048,000
  $89.04 48270
48288
32
0
99.96 %  
Cumulative
  $429,158,458
$425,324,962
  $56.53
$175.00
7609397
8833082
5461
46
86.15 %  
 
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