Zooey Deschanel, Rebel Wilson & Taye Diggs To Star In ‘Beauty And The Beast’ Live Show

This May, Hollywood Bowl will give a show to remember. The all-star cast, supported by a choir and live orchestra, are going to perform songs from the iconic film, such as “Evermore” and “Be Our Guest.” The show is to be directed by Richard Kraft, known for the similar productions of The Little Mermaid and Charlie and the Chocolate Factory.

Zooey Deschanel will perform as Belle, Tay Diggs as Gaston, Rebel Wilson as LeFou and Kelsey Grammer will take on the role of Lumiere in Beauty And The Beast Live Show this May. Jane Krakowski is to perform the GRAMMY-winning title track as Mrs. Potts.

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Images form the original movie will be projected onto the Bowl’s facade. There will also be a costume competition for audience.

Deschanel confesses that singing songs from  Beauty and the Beast soundtrack is her dream come true and promises a magical show. Kelsie Grammer adds that she is happy and honored to follow in the footsteps of Alan Menken and other iconic performers.

Tickets sale starts on March 16 with the shows taking place on May 25 and 26.


Source: ETonline.com