Theater Review: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at DPAC

Beauty and the Beast is familiar family fare 

by Zack Smith  

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Durham Performing Arts Center
Through June 13

There’s not a lot to say about the production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at the Durham Performing Arts Center other than it certainly looks pretty, and it’s entertaining family fare. If you’ve seen the classic 1991 animated film, you’ve already seen the story. There isn’t much new material beyond a handful of additional songs to link scenes and explain character, all of which might as well be entitled “Padding.”

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Published by Zack

Zack Smith is a writer and journalist. He has written for such web sites and publications as Newsarama.com, the Independent Weekly of Durham NC, Triangle Business Journal, Comic Book Resources and the Lynchburg News and Advance. He has a Master's in Journalism from the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University, and a degree in English with minors in Film Studies and Creative Writing from NC State University. He also writes children's books.

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