Beauty and the Beast will play a summer run in the West End, at the London Palladium

The show will open on June 24th with Shaq Taylor as the Beast and Courtney Stapleton as Belle and will run until 17th September.

The original West End production played at London’s Dominion Theatre from April 1997 – December 1999.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast also won Best New Musical at the 1998 Olivier Awards.

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. Adapted from Walt Disney Pictures’ Academy Award-winning 1991 animated musical film of the same name.