Mumbai always has the best in plays and stand-up comedy. The first show of any big play or stand-up comedy event is generally held in the city. If they manage to sell in big numbers, the organizers then take it to other cities like New Delhi , Bangalore, Pune, Kolkata, and Chennai. The recent events that were first held in Mumbai are Gauhar, EIC vs Bollywood, and Beauty and the Beast.
While Gauhar is now being showcased in Kolkata and EIC is traveling all over the country, Disney's musical extravaganza is coming back to the maximum city. Beauty and the Beast had opened in Mumbai last year and after a few housefull shows, it was showcased in New Delhi. The shows in the capital city met with a similar response and now the organizers are bringing the play back to Mumbai. The initial run in Mumbai was loved by everyone as the show was unique and nothing like this was seen in the country. In fact, the musical was compared to the standards of the Broadway in the USA. The production values were fantastic and the whole experience was worth every rupee.
The play also has some of the biggest theatre artists associated with it. The actors who are a part of this famous musical are Brian Tellis, Meher Mistry, Edwin Joseph, Suzanne D’Mello, Pallavi Devika and Gavin Miguel. All of them have done significant work in the field of entertainment and together they put up a brilliant act. To add to the star value, the makers got none other than Bollywood's biggest superstar, Mr. Amitabh Bachchan, to voice the show's prologue. Word of mouth also helped this musicalas every celeb, be it Emraan Hashmi, Vidya Balan or Raveena Tandon, couldn't stop raving about it.
The show may portray one of the most famous childhood stories but it is entertaining for both - young and old. There's no doubt that among the upcoming plays in Mumbai , Beauty and the Beast is the one that everyone wants to watch. The shows will begin on May 6th and go on till May 15th. Like the previous run, all the new shows will also be held at NSCI, Worli. Beauty and the Beast is fantastic show and must be watched by every theatre lover. It showcases a famous childhood tale in the most extraordinary manner. If you’re in Mumbai, don’t miss it.
Written By: Criselle Lobo | Post Date: 7th April 2016