On April 24, Disney Theatrical Productions President Thomas Schumacher announced that a Broadway revival of Beauty and the Beast—Disney's first property to be adapted for the Broadway stage—was in the works. The announcement came quickly after the celebration of the musical's 25th anniversary. Playbill asked our social media followers to sound off on their ideal casting for the production. Flip through the gallery below to see who our readers want to see in the musical!
We Asked, You Answered: Beauty and the Beast Dream Cast
The original cast starred Susan Egan and Terrence Mann in the title roles. The music was written by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton. Directed by Robert Jess Roth, the production earned nine Tony Award nominations in 1994, winning for Best Costume Design.