PHOTO CALL: Paige O'Hara, Terrence Mann, Robby Benson and Gary Beach Discuss Beauty and the Beast
By Krissie Fullerton
29 Sep 2010
The casts of both the film and Broadway versions of Disney's Beauty and the Beast met in Manhattan Sept. 29 to discuss the process of creating their characters for the Academy Award-nominated film and Tony Award-nominated musical.
In celebration of the film being re-released from the Disney Vault on Blu-ray High-Def as a part of the company's new Diamond Collection, cast members from the original Broadway company as well as the vocal talents from the film version met to discuss how they created their roles.
Robby Benson, Paige O'Hara, Gary Beach and Terrence Mann
Photo by Krissie Fullerton
The Broadway cast featured Terrence (Beast), Susan Egan (Belle), Gary Beach (Lumiere) and Heath Lamberts (Cogsworth) while the film boasted the vocal talents of Robby Benson (Beast), Paige O'Hara (Belle), Jerry Orbach (Lumiere) and David Ogden Stiers (Cogsworth).