Beauty and the Beast

Written by:

Gail Bowen

Cast Size:
7

Roles For:

  • Men: 3
  • Women: 4

Genre:

Adaptation
Drama
Fantasy
Romantic Comedy
Suitable for Secondary School

Themes:

Love
Transformation

Length:

70 min.

Year Written:

1993

Synopsis:

The tutor of a spoiled young prince teaches him the lessons about being human that he needs to become a good king. She tells him the story of a spoiled prince who refused to give an old woman shelter on Christmas Eve and is turned into a beast. Only when Beauty is able to love him for himself is he transformed back into human form. Love conquers all inĀ Beauty and the Beast.

Characters:

Young Prince

Morgan

Beast

Beauty

Melody

Grace

Father

First Produced:

Globe Theatre, Regina, 1993

Resources:

Beauty and the Beast is available through the CPO Website.

To view other works by this playwright, click here.

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