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TODAY IN THEATRE HISTORY: In 1994, Disney arrives on Broadway as the full-scale live version of their animated film, Beauty and the Beast, opens at the Palace Theatre. Susan Egan stars as Belle opposite Terrence Mann as the Beast. Over the course of its 5,461 performance run, other actresses to take on the role of Belle will include Kerry Butler, Toni Braxton, Andrea McArdle and Ashley Brown.

For more on Beauty and the Beast, including production photos and a look inside the opening night Playbill, visit PlaybillVault.com.