“Be Our Guest!” The Academy Award-winning animated film comes to life in this romantic and beloved “tale as old as time.” Step into the enchanted world of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, as the Tony Award nomination for Best Musical includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. Directed by Jerry Elison. Music Direction by Dana Cardon. Choreography by Dani LeCompte. Assistant Director is Julie Bonifay.