Broadway Sessions: Susan Egan and the theatrical history of Beauty and the Beast

Broadway Sessions: Susan Egan and the theatrical history of Beauty and the Beast

You all know how the story goes. After all, it’s a “tale as old as time.” But have you ever wondered how “Beauty and the Beast” became Disney’s first Broadway musical? With the news of the upcoming revival, I thought it would be fun to explore Belle’s journey to The Great White Way with a little help from the original Broadway Disney Princess herself, Susan Egan!

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Theatre History: Cats

Theatre History: Cats

Whether the musical Cats is your taste or not, any lover of Broadway and literature can appreciate the history behind this legendary show. I think it's pretty perfect a show that profoundly impacted the arts in Great Britain and the United States has historical roots in both countries. Unfortunately, the beautiful Broadway revival of Cats closed on December 30th. So, in the show's honor, I thought I would give you all some background on the history behind the show.

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