Fremont Street Theater Company proudly presents Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at Cutting Hall Performing Arts Center, 150 E. Wood Street, in Palatine. Opening Friday, September 8, with a catered Gala following the show, through Sunday, September 17. Performance times are Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m. and Sundays at 3:00 p.m.
Music by Alan Menken, Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice, Book by Linda Woolverton. Original Direction by Robert Jess Roth, Originally Produced by Disney Theatrical Productions.
Step into the enchanted world of Broadway’s modern classic, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, the stage version includes all the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, “Be Our Guest” & “Beauty and the Beast”, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. The original Broadway production ran for over thirteen years and was nominated for nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical.
The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of 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. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. This "tale as old as time" is filled with great spectacle and magic for the entire family.
Directed by Fremont Street Theater Company Artistic Director, Madeline Franklin. Kara Williams Posmer, Choreographer and Musical Director, Ken McMullen. Set Design by Brett Baleskie and Costume Design by Marcy Angsurat.
Tickets can be purchased at the Cutting Hall Box Office during their hours on Wednesday – Saturday, 3:00 – 6:00 p.m. or calling the box office at 847-202-5222 or online at htttp://fremontstreettheater.com/ Tickets can be purchased at the door.
The enchanted objects are waiting to entertain you. But we need your support. Any amount you can donate goes towards bringing the Disney magic to the stage with our spectacular costumes and sets. Won’t you please help us? You can do so directly at
https://www.gofundme.com/DisneyBeautyandtheBeastFremontStreetTheaterCompany. All donations make a difference. Thank you in advance for your kind and generous support!
Photo 2: (left – Amanda Walsh, “Belle”, right – Brett Baleskie “Beast”). Photo credit: Lara Martin
For interview or more information, please contact Madeline Franklin, Artistic Director, 847-431-1084 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Step into the “tale as old as time” and come join us for Fremont Street Theater Company’s sixth production – Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, The Broadway Musical.
Over the past 5 years, we have produced quality shows that have played to sell-out crowds and received numerous recognitions from BroadwayWorldChicago. Our mission is to enrich, educate, and entertain the community through the experience of exceptional live theater.
Please visit our website at www.fremontstreettheater.com
Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. www.MTIshows.com
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