Stage beauty

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Stage beauty

Variations from the film Characters The three town Bimbettes or Silly Girls as they're called in the musical plead Gaston to choose one of them over Belle on his way to her cottage; he smugly assures them that his marriage to Belle will have no effect on any future rendezvous he will most likely have with them, meaning that he would not be a very faithful husband to Belle and would cheat on her constantly with the other women of the village.

The Bimbettes also have more dialogue and an expanded role than in the film including wailing and crying like infants before Me even beginsincluding actually witnessing and even partaking in the mocking of Maurice's claims Stage beauty the Beast holding Belle prisoner, though they still don't appear during The Mob Song.

In addition, they are implied to not be waitresses in this version due to being dismissed from the tavern alongside everyone else except LeFou in the reprise. In addition, their witnessing and reacting angrily to Belle's initial refusal towards Gaston was cut, presumably in order to avoid any implications that they might have supported Belle going with Gaston, and they are also shown to be gossiping about Belle in the opening song, when in the film, they only comment on Gaston passing by.

In addition, in the musical, the Silly Girls are depicted in a more garish light in terms of physical appearances instead of being extremely attractive in the film. This was presumably done in order to further highlight Belle's status as the most beautiful woman in the village.

Philippe the horse is removed from the story. She heads into the woods on foot. The Feather Duster's name is Babette. In the film, it never says her name just like the wardrobe.

Stage beauty

The dog-turned-footstool of the castle is not present in this version. Chip the teacup, though present, has his role greatly diminished due to the difficulty of pulling off his character convincingly.

The head of his actor is usually stuck through the tops of tables and rolling carts wearing a teacup-shaped helmet. He is not seen individually mobile until after the spell is broken and he is human again. Plot points In the film prologue it is stated that the enchanted rose "would bloom until [the Beast's] 21st year.

This was presumably done to avoid any implications that the villagers were all in the know about Gaston's plan of blackmail and supporting him.

In addition, the reprise itself featured expanded lyrics making more clear that Gaston was fully aware of the dirtiness of his plan and has no remorse whatsoever in carrying it out.

As a result, Gaston and LeFou sing the final lyrics of the reprise instead of the chorus. The magic behind the transformations is slightly modified: Instead of being fully transformed as shown in the moviethe characters are slowly transforming into their respective objects.

Potts, and Babette the Feather Duster lament this fact, revealing that some of the servants have already completely transformed and cannot speak, see, or move; they fear the same will happen to them if the spell is not broken soon, such as Cogsworth gaining a key in his back as the storyline unfolds.

In addition, the original film originally implied that the curse's effects were instantaneous for all involved. As Lumiere and Cogsworth take Belle on a tour right before she sneaks off to explore the West Wingthe Beast makes his way to her room with a plate of food in hopes of making amends with her.

However, he overhears Belle voicing her distaste of him, and throws the plate away in anger and sulks off. A scene only briefly seen in the background in the film is expanded upon, where Belle teaches the Beast to read.

During "The Mob Song", Belle and Maurice are not imprisoned in their own basement; instead they decide to get a head start on the angry villagers and sneak off to the castle halfway through the musical number. Gaston repeatedly stabs Beast in the back rather than only once before losing his balance.

After the Beast gets stabbed and Gaston loses his balance, the Beast is seen trying to rush and help him before he falls of the roof. After the spell is broken, Cogsworth and Madame de la Grande Bouche appear to have a romantic connection.

In the Spanish version, only " Beauty and the Beast " keep exactly like in the film, the other songs were slightly modified some words were different.It's the s, and Edward 'Ned' Kynaston is England's most celebrated leading lady. Women are forbidden to appear on stage and Ned profits, using his beauty and skill to make the great female 63%.

Oct 21,  · "Stage Beauty" opens in a London weary of Puritan dreariness. The monarchy has been restored, and Charles II is a fun-loving king whose mistress, Nell Gwynn, whispers mischief in his ear.

They take a lively interest in the theater. Women are not allowed to perform on the stage, so all the women's roles are played by men -- 3/5. Beauty and the Beast is a musical with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice and a book by Linda Woolverton. It is based upon the Disney film of the same name.

Stage beauty

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Beauty and the Beast: Live on Stage! is a Broadway-style musical at the Theater of the Stars, on Sunset Boulevard, at Disney's Hollywood Studios, Walt Disney World and formerly at Disneyland Park and Disneyland is based on the popular animated film Beauty and the Beast (the show opened on the same day as the film's premiere), including many of the original songs and characters.

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