Watch Angela Lansbury Sing “Beauty and the Beast”

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The original Mrs. Potts from the animated Disney classic sang the famous song at the film’s 25th anniversary screening.
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The Film Society of Lincoln Center and Disney presented a 25th anniversary screening of the animated Beauty and the Beast September 18 at Alice Tully Hall in New York City.

Original voice cast members Robby Benson (Beast), Paige O’Hara (Belle), Richard White (Gaston) and Dame Angela Lansbury (Mrs. Potts) were all in attendance.

In a post-showing surprise, composer Alan Menken joined Lansbury onstage for a live performance of “Beauty and the Beast.” See the video below.

A live action remake, starring Emma Thompson as Mrs. Potts, will be released in theatres in March 2017.

UPDATE: Watch this roundtable of Alan Menken, Stephen Schwartz, Robert Lopez, Kristen Anderson-Lopez and Lin-Manuel Miranda as they discuss their favorite parts of Beauty and the Beast.

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