The story of Beauty and the Beast dates back to a late 18th-century classic French fairy tale, telling the story of Belle, a beautiful and intelligent young woman who feels out of place in her provincial French village. When her father is imprisoned in a mysterious castle, Belle’s attempt to rescue him leads to her capture by the Beast.
The Chicago production will conduct a day-of-show lottery for every performance beginning on Tuesday, September 27. Forty-four day-of-show tickets will be sold for every performance for $10 each.
This initiative, started in the 2015/16 season, aims to encourage and develop talented and emerging Chicago stage directors identifying as people of color, disabled, women, transgender and gender non-conforming.
“There are so many wonderful songs written by women in all genres of music that aren’t always given the recognition they deserve, so we wanted to shine a light on the women behind the music we all love,” says Managing Director Anna Schutz.
The benefit raffle and silent/live auctions feature things you actually want, including a walk-on role in a Handbag show, two pairs of tickets to a little show called HAMILTON, and the grand prize – a Vegas vacation package for two…