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Beauty and the Beast at the New Theatre, Cardiff     

Beauty and the Beast at the New Theatre, Cardiff The smash-hit musical Beauty and the Beast returns to the New Theatre for a two week run following sell out performances on its 2007 visit from Tuesday 23 June – Saturday 4 July.

Beauty and the Beast tells the story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial French town and of the Beast, really a young prince trapped in a spell by an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love, and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. If he doesn't learn his lesson soon the household will be doomed forever.

One of the most popular and romantic fables ever told, the 1991 Disney animated film is brought to life on stage in a spectacular musical featuring the much-loved characters Lumiere, Cogsworth, Gaston, Belle and Mrs Potts. The dazzling production also contains recognisable songs from the film such as Be Our Guest, Gaston and Beauty and the Beast performed to high energy dance routines and with stunning costumes.

Seen by over 25 million people, the show has become an international success, wowing audiences all over the world and enjoying record breaking runs in New York, Los Angeles, Toronto, Sydney, Tokyo and London’s West End.

Nominated for nine Tony Awards including Best Musical, this enchanting production brings to life a ‘tale as old as time’ with a burst of theatrical magic.

Beauty and the Beast is at the New Theatre, Cardiff from Tuesday 23 June – Saturday 4 July. Tickets are £8.50 - £32 and can booked via the Box Office on 029 2087 8889 or online* at

*online sales carry a small transaction charge

Beauty and the Beast
New Theatre, Cardiff
Tuesday 23 June – Saturday 4 July 2009
Evenings 7.30pm; Thursday & Saturday Matinees 2.30pm
Additional Matinee Wednesday 24 June 2.30pm
Tickets: £8.50 - £32
Box Office: 029 2087 8889
Book Online:
New Theatre Cardiff  
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