Beauty & The Beast
by Ron Nicol published 2007
Suitable for All Groups
Based on Madame Jeanne-Marie LePrince de Beaumont's 18th Century version of the traditional story.
Belle's father has fallen on hard times, and on a journey to try to restore his fortunes he plucks a rose from a palace garden as a present for his daughter. The palace belongs to an ugly Beast who demands a life in return for the rose, but Belle saves her father's life by consenting to live in the palace. When she eventually falls in love with Beast, he is released from a magic spell and turns into a handsome prince.
Players: 3 Male, 7 Female Parts
Cast: Rosella, Clementina, Nectarina, Gabrielle, Belle, Maleva, Monsieur Villeneuve, Clause, Hermione, Hortense, Beast
Sets: 3 Main Sets
Period: 18th century France
Running Time: 2 hours
Notes: Production notes inc FX and musical numbers suggested.
Download Sample Script: Beauty & The Beast
ISBN: 1 904930 84 0