DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST - FIRST EVER INTERNATIONAL TOUR
Broadway Entertainment Group and NETworks Presentations
9 November, 2016
Broadway Entertainment Group and NETworks Presentations are delighted to bring their co-produced 20th Anniversary International Tour of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast to Dubai, at the World Trade Centre from Wednesday 6th January to Saturday 9th January 2016.
Broadway Entertainment Group opened the first ever International Tour of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast in Istanbul in October 2014 and has since taken the Broadway hit musical to parts of the world it had never seen before, visiting over 15 cities including Ankara, Bangkok, Beirut, Doha, Jakarta, Manila, Macau, and Taipei.
The production has 33 cast members as well as 11 musicians and 16 crew and management, which Broadway Entertainment Group has transported 40,000 km’s by Air, Sea, and Road. As a huge touring production, it takes an entire 747 to transport all the equipment by air, by sea it takes 10 sea containers and by road, it takes 10 trucks.
There are over 300 individual pieces of costume in this production, looked after by the Head of Wardrobe and 9 assistants, which travels in 17 wardrobe gondolas; from earrings and tights to Belle’s iconic yellow dress. And the cast put in 4,752 hours of rehearsals before the tour even begins, once on the road the team put in 72,000 man-hours into the entire tour.
“We are so pleased to see the success that Disney’s Beauty and the Beast has had on its international tour and we are thrilled that the tour will have its grand finale in Dubai,” said Liz Koops, CEO, Broadway Entertainment Group. She added, “we feel it’s not only been a great accomplishment for us as an organization but also to the globalization of the art of musical theatre and we look forward to bringing even more live musical theatre titles to the region in 2016.”
Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, this original spectacle has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets, and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including “Be Our Guest” and the beloved title song. Book now and don’t miss your chance and experience the romance and enchantment of Disney’s Beauty and The Beast.