The Mexican production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast (La Bella y la Bestia) is offering 20% off on all tickets at all performances in December, exclusively for tourists visiting Mexico City.
All you have to do is to show your air, coach, train or toll ticket at the box office. You can buy up to 6 tickets with one single proof of travel. The offer is valid only at the theatre's box office. For theatre lovers, this offer might make visiting Mexico City and its magic historical sights, interesting museums, colorful handcraft markets, unique cuisine and of course, great shows more appealing this holiday season.
La Bella y la Bestia opened May 8, 1997 at the Teatro Orfeon starring Lolita Cortes as Belle (Peter Pan, Grease!) and Roberto Blandon (Woman of the Year, 42nd Street) as the Beast. This is the first production of the international hit to be performed in Spanish. There's a projected South American tour for this production, although no dates or cities have been announced yet since the production is enjoying a highly successful open run in Mexico City.
Produced by Walt Disney Theatrical Productions, Rock & Pop International and OCESA, La Bella y la Bestia runs at the Teatro Orfeon from Wed. through Fri. at 8:30PM, Sat. at 4PM & 8:30PM and Sun. at 1PM & 5:30PM. Non-discount tickets ($450-$90 Mexican Pesos) are available from Ticketmaster Mexico at (52-5) 325-9000. For more information on the 20% discount offer call the Orfeon's box office at (52-5) 510-4364.
If you do make it to see the Mexican Beauty and if you have enough time, you can also catch the new Mexican hit musical Houdini, La Magia del Amor, the London hits Art and The Woman in Black, the up-coming revival of Evita starring Rocio Banquells (opens Dec.11) and the Mexican premiere of Starlight Express, opening Dec. 12 at the new Teatro Polanco. --By Claudio Carrera