NEWS

May 27, 2024
DISNEY THEATRICAL GROUP HOSTS A RELAXED PERFORMANCE OF BEAUTY AND THE BEAST AT QUEEENSLAND PERFORMING ARTS

On Saturday 11 May in Brisbane, Disney Theatrical Group collaborated with Aspect, Autism Queensland and the Queensland Performing Art Centre on a special performance of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast the Musical. It was a unique and inclusive performance tailored from start to finish for audiences who may need additional support, including people living with autism, so they could enjoy […]

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March 25, 2024
RELAXED PERFORMANCE ANNOUNCED

Disney Theatrical Group is proud to be partnering with Autism Spectrum Australia (Aspect), Queensland Performing Arts Centre (QPAC) and Autism Queensland to offer a relaxed performance of Beauty and the Beast on Saturday the 11th of May at 1:30 pm. This unique and inclusive performance will be tailored, from start to finish, to ensure audience […]

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September 22, 2023
BE OUR GUEST IN BRISBANE AND MELBOURNE

Brisbane and Melbourne audiences will experience the romance of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast when the much-anticipated respective seasons of the hit musical opens in Brisbane in February 2024 and Melbourne in June 2024.  The last time Beauty and the Beast played for Melbourne audiences was nearly three decades ago, when it premiered in 1995. […]

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August 22, 2023
AUSTRALIA’S BELLE LISTS FAVOURITE BOOKS FOR BOOK WEEK

Acclaimed songwriters Alan Menken and Howard Ashman are generally credited with launching the renaissance of Disney Animation with their animated classic The Little Mermaid in 1989.  For Beauty and the Beast, Linda Woolverton, a young TV writer new to the world of musicals, was chosen to write the screenplay and work closely with lyricist Ashman, […]

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June 23, 2023
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST PREMIERES AT SYDNEY’S CAPITOL THEATRE

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is now enchanting audiences at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre. Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions (Aladdin, The Lion King, Mary Poppins, Frozen) this new production of Beauty and the Beast brings back members of the original creative team from the ground-breaking Broadway musical to reimagine this much-loved classic tale. Olivier Award nominee […]

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February 20, 2023
DISNEY ANNOUNCES THE FULL AUSTRALIAN CAST OF BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

The Walt Disney Company is thrilled to announce the full cast of Beauty and the Beast, including the rolesof Lumiere, Cogsworth and Mrs Potts. This new production of Beauty and the Beast will have its Australianpremiere at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre this June. Rohan Browne will step into the role of Lumiere, Cogsworth will be played […]

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December 06, 2022
MEET GASTON, LE FOU & MAURICE

The Walt Disney Company is thrilled to announce the three incredible performers that have been cast in the roles of Gaston, Le Fou and Maurice when Beauty and the Beast has its Australian premiere at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in June 2023. Andy Cook will step into the role of Gaston, Le Fou will be played […]

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October 30, 2022
INTRODUCING BELLE & BEAST

The Walt Disney Company is thrilled to announce the two exceptional performers that have been cast in the lead roles of Belle and the Beast when Beauty and the Beast makes its Australian premiere at Sydney’s Capitol Theatre in June 2023. Shubshri Kandiah (Belle) and Brendan Xavier (Beast) will bring the iconic roles to life […]

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October 19, 2022
BEAUTY AND THE BEAST TO PREMIERE IN SYDNEY

Disney Theatrical Productions Australia presents a glorious new production of Beauty and the Beast, which will have its premiere Australian season in Sydney from June 2023 at the Capitol Theatre. With spectacular new sets, costume designs and state-of-the-art technology fused with this beloved, classic story, the timeless romance of Belle and her Beast will be brought to life on […]

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