Although Groban is best known for his musical style, he also has a history of acting on screen and stage, debuting on Broadway in 2016 with the Tolstoy-inspired play, Tony-nominated “Natasha, Pierre & The Great Comet of 1812.” He also has some history with “Beauty and the Beast.” The singer contributed the original song “Evermore” to the soundtrack of the live-action adaptation of the 2017 Disney classic, which I honestly forgot even existed even though it stars Dan Stevens and Emma. Watson.
While Disney continues to introduce more and more live-action adaptations despite the variety of quality and success, it seems that “Beauty and the Beast: 30th Anniversary” will capitalize. Fans’ love for original hand-drawn animation made the Disney Renaissance. -era 1991 film featured, as press documents explained that “performances will be seamlessly woven through the original feature film” during the two-hour special.
While the other cast has yet to be announced, R&B musician HER will play Belle, while Joshua Henry (Aaron Burr on the original tour of “Hamilton”) is Gaston. Meanwhile, legendary performer Rita Moreno will narrate the enchanting evening. It will be interesting to see if this special comes up to the top of the NBC competitor’s recent live music tradition, which includes John Legend-led “Jesus Christ Superstar” and day performances. celebration of “Annie” and “The Grinch”. FOX, meanwhile, has also gotten into the live music game, most notably with “Grease Live!” Of 2016″.
“Beauty and the Beast: A 30 Celebration” will air at 8 p.m. EST on December 15, 2022 on ABC, and will be available on Disney+ the following day.
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