Shanghai, June 6, 2019 — Shanghai Disney Resort celebrates one year of bringing fairytale magic to the China stage as the Mandarin production of Disney’s BEAUTY AND THE BEAST musical reaches its one-year milestone on June 14, 2019. The Mandarin production of one of the longest-running musicals in Broadway history premiered at the Walt Disney Grand Theatre in 2018 and has been drawing in audiences to witness the beloved romantic tale that has been enjoyed by tens of millions of people globally.

The first anniversary of the Mandarin production represents a significant new chapter for the ‘tale as old as time’ and will be celebrated with a magical evening event on June 14, 2019 at the Walt Disney Grand Theatre in Disneytown. As part of the exciting activities planned that evening, each guest will receive a commemorative photo and will have the chance to win an exclusive one-on-one photo opportunity with one of the performers after the show. At the end of the performance that evening, the audience will be treated to a special opportunity, making the night of world-class entertainment even more memorable. During a special curtain call, the cast will take a group photo with the audience, capturing this special moment in history for the world-renowned musical.

The BEAUTY AND THE BEAST musical has captured the hearts and imaginations of audiences around the globe, and the Mandarin production at Shanghai Disney Resort offers a new Broadway-caliber entertainment experience for guests of all ages to enjoy. The show at Shanghai Disney Resort features an exceptional cast, exquisite costumes, captivating stage designs and enchanting music. In addition, localized features that reflect authentic Chinese culture resonate deeply with local audiences. The incredible cast is comprised of world-class actors, dancers, vocalists, musicians and performers, including a number of gifted Chinese cast members who present a truly one-of-a-kind performance in Shanghai.

The show marks the second collaboration between Shanghai Disney Resort and Disney Theatrical Productions. It reflects Shanghai Disney Resort’s commitment and leadership in the musical industry in China. Throughout its first year on the stage, the musical has garnered a wealth of praise and recognition from peers, musical professionals, media and audiences, becoming a must-see live performance in China. The show also serves as one of many ways that Shanghai Disney Resort supports local talent across diverse disciplines, providing a platform for them to practice their craft. The one-year anniversary celebration will honor the past year of success for the new Mandarin production, and usher in a fresh season of performances for the hit musical.

Tickets for the landmark one-year anniversary performance are on sale now, but hurry as there are limited seats available. Guests who are interested in purchasing a ticket for this special show can do so on the Shanghai Disney Resort official website (www.shanghaidisneyresort.com), Damai.cn, and through other official resort travel trade providers. Interested guests are encouraged to complete their purchase early to guarantee a seat to the special anniversary performance.