The Des Moines Playhouse Production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Belle longs for adventure and an escape from her provincial town. A cruel and arrogant prince is trapped in a beastly form in his castle. Fate brings these two together. Can the Beast find someone to love ­– and love him in return – or will he remain a beast forever? Be our guest for this classic fairy tale based on the Academy Award-nominated Disney film.

Season tickets now on sale. Individual tickets on sale to the public Monday, Aug. 19, 2024, online and Tuesday, Aug. 20, 2024, by phone and in person.

If ticket prices are keeping you away from this show, please call the ticket office at 515.277.6261, Noon-5:00 PM, Tuesday-Friday. We have supporters who want to make sure everyone gets a chance to see this production.

Performance Times:
7:00 PM Thursdays & Fridays, 1:00 PM & 5:00 PM Saturdays & Sundays
School Matinees:
10:00 AM, Tuesday, Dec. 10, 2024
Signature Series in the John Viars Theatre
Run Time:
Content Advisory:
Playhouse family theatre productions are intended for ages 5 and up.

Show Credits

Music by Alan Menken • Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice • Book by  Linda Woolverton • Produced through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI. •