Skip to content

Disney’s Beauty & the Beast @ATTPAC in Dallas

Disney’s Beauty & the Beast

If you have any little princesses or princes in your immediate family, you absolutely must head over to the AT&T Performing Arts Center before Disney’s Beauty & the Beast leaves town! This entertaining musical, based on the animated 1991 Disney movie, portrays the classic fairy tale in a lush and lively style that will keep viewers of all ages highly entertained.

The Beast (Sam Hartley) & Belle (Brooke Quintana) in Disney's Beauty & the Beast
The Beast (Sam Hartley) & Belle (Brooke Quintana) in Disney’s Beauty & the Beast. Photo provided by AT&T Performing Arts Center

A Tale as Old as Time…

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast tells the story of Belle, a young woman who lives in a small town where her love of reading makes her a nerdy oddball. Every other girl in the village has a crush on a debonair-but-stupid fellow, Gaston. Gaston, however, ignores his adoring fans and pursues Belle – not because she is intelligent and interesting, but because she is the most beautiful girl he’s ever seen.

Lefou (Matt DaSilva) & Gaston (Christiaan Smith-Kotlarek)
Lefou (Matt DaSilva) & Gaston (Christiaan Smith-Kotlarek) Photo provided by AT&T Performing Arts Center

Happily Ever After

When Belle’s beloved father is captured by a scary beast, she frees him by offering herself as a prisoner, instead. The plot unfolds from there, and despite many more travails, everyone ends up living happily ever after. This is a fairy tale, after all!

Beauty & the Beast ensemble (photo provided by ATT Performing Arts Center)
Beauty & the Beast ensemble (photo provided by AT&T Performing Arts Center)

Pre-show Storytime: Children’s Book Readings by Local Celebrities

As a way of celebrating Belle’s love of reading, the nonprofit AT&T Performing Arts Center has partnered with Children’s Health to conduct a book drive called “Books for Belle.”
Attendees are invited to visit a pop-up library in the Winspear Opera House lobby and donate a new or gently used children’s book to benefit patients and families at Children’s Health hospitals and clinics. In return, children who donate two or more books can select a book of their own from the lobby shelves to keep and read over the summer.
Disney's Beauty & the Beast ensemble. Photo provided by AT&T Performing Arts Center
Disney’s Beauty & the Beast ensemble. Photo provided by AT&T Performing Arts Center

Celebrity Reader Schedule

Wednesday, June 22 (7:30pm performance, 6:30 pm reading: Gloria Campos
Thursday, June 23 (2pm matinee, 1pm reading): Shelly Slater, WFAA-TV
Thursday, June 23 (7:30pm performance, 6:30 pm reading): Steve Noviello, FOX
Friday, June 24 (2pm matinee, 1pm reading): Amy Vanderoef, ABC
Friday, June 24 (7:30pm performance, 6:30 pm reading): Funnyatrics Clown Troupe
Saturday, June 25 (2pm matinee, 1pm reading): SMU football players
Saturday, June 25 (7:30pm performance, 6:30 pm reading): to be announced

Disney’s Beauty & the Beast tickets & more information:

What: Disney’s Beauty & the Beast Musical
When: Now through June 26, 2016 in Dallas, TX
Where: AT&T Performing Arts Center/Winspear Opera House, 2403 Flora Street, Dallas, TX 75201
Tickets: Check availability and book online at the AT&T Performing Art Center official website.
Runtime: Approximately 140 minutes, with one 15-minute intermission.

NOTE: While tickets were provided for review purposes, the opinions expressed in this article are wholly my own.

Want to read more from Tui Snider?


To read about more weird, offbeat, and overlooked places, check out my best-selling travel guide: 
UNEXPECTED TEXAS: Your Guide to Offbeat & Overlooked History, Day Trips & Fun Things to do near Dallas & Fort Worth
.

For ghost hunting hot spots, check out my best-selling travel guide to haunted places: 
PARANORMAL TEXAS: Your Travel Guide to Haunted Places near Dallas & Fort Worth
.

For a strange-but-true tale of Texas history, check out this bizarre piece of West Texas history: 
The Lynching of the Santa Claus Bank Robber

 


white-line-separator

Hey, you! Want to come along for the ride?

No matter where you live in the galaxy, Tui's books can take you on a FUN adventure!
No matter where you live in the galaxy, Tui Snider’s books can take you on a FUN adventure!

FREE WEEKLY NEWSLETTER: For updates on my offbeat travels, books, & other fun stuff (such as postcards from the road!) subscribe to my newsletter using the form below. Each week, I’ll let you know the Historic Cemetery Symbol of the Week, who Teal Gray & I are interviewing on our show that night, and any other fun or interesting news. You can also mix & mingle with me by clicking this link & “liking” my Facebook Author Page:

Tui Snider
Follow me:

Tui Snider

Tui Snider is an author, speaker, and photographer who specializes in quirky, haunted, and downright bizarre destinations. As she puts it, “I used to write fiction – but then, I moved to Texas!” Snider's writing and photography have been featured in a variety of publications, including Coast to Coast AM, FOX Travel News, LifeHack, Langdon Review, the City of Plano, Wild Woman Waking, Shades of Angels and more. Snider’s award-winning books include Paranormal Texas, The Lynching of the Santa Claus Bank Robber, and Unexpected Texas. Snider has several more books in progress, including a Field Guide to Cemetery Symbols and a book about the Great Texas Airship Mystery of 1897. Tui has worn a lot of hats in her life – literally – and is especially fond of berets. She enjoys connecting with writers and readers all over the globe through social media, her newsletter and her website: TuiSnider.com.
Tui Snider
Follow me:
Published inBlog on Writing & LifeBlog PostsMy ReviewsTheater Reviews

Be First to Comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *