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Ciputra Artpreneur Presents First Ever Broadway Musical in Indonesia “Disney’s Beauty and The Beast The Original Broadway Musical Spectacular”


Jakarta, 20 April 2015 – Disney Theatrical Production, NETworks, Broadway Entertainment Group, and Ciputra Artpreneur proudly presents “Disney’s Beauty and The Beast – The Original Broadway Musical Spectacular” in Jakarta from 26th of May to 7th of June 2015. This production will bring an enchanting performance adapted from the classic romance story that will be presented through beautiful music composition, lightings, choreography, costume and make up design, stage settings and the most advanced special effect. Disney’s Beauty and The Beast – The Original Broadway Musical has won several awards including the prestigious Tony Award.

Broadway musical production is one of world’s most acclaimed musical live theatre performance that delivers a story through music, acting and other special details that completes the whole presentation. Broadway, name of a street in New York boasting more than 40 theatres, is one of the pioneers on the performance art world, showcasing different shows since early 1800s. Now, Broadway is an ultimate destination for art enthusiasts from New York and all over the world. Broadway presents high quality standard performance through various aspects; from acting, music and lyrics, costume design and stage décor, to acclaimed actors and actresses that brought many characters to live. Broadway is home to many of the most famed musical performance, one of them is Disney’s Beauty and The Beast.

Rina Ciputra Sastrawinata, President Director of Ciputra Artpreneur stated, “ Ciputra Artpreneur is a destination for art and culture enthusiasts from Indonesia and all over the world that offers galleries, museums and international standard theatre.  We highly support Indonesian art and culture development, this time we are very excited to be able to present Disney’s Beauty and The Beast to Indonesia. This is an important moment for Indonesia’s theatre scene where for the very first time a Broadway international production will perform in Indonesia. This recognition is essential as it proves that Indonesia possess high quality theatre with the most advanced technology to host an international standard theatrical show. We also wish to grow Indonesian’s love for theatre through a beloved familiar tale that is Disney’s Beauty and The Beast.”

Liz Koops, CEO of Broadway Entertainment Group added, “We are absolutely thrilled to bring this fantastic Broadway show to Jakarta as part of the international tour, which celebrates Disney’s Beauty and the Beast 20th anniversary on stage. We hope that this musical will excite our Indonesian audience and help them to fall in love with this beloved fairytale all over again.”

The international tour of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast will see the show’s original Broadway creative team reuniting to bring this Broadway classic to life. The musical is directed by Rob Roth and choreographed by Matt West, with Costume Design by Ann Hould-Ward (Tony Award® winner for her work on Disney’s Beauty and the Beast), Lighting Design by Natasha Katz, Scenic Design by Stanley A. Meyer, Sound Design by John Petrafesa Jr. and Music Supervision by Michael Kosarin.

Based on the 1991 Academy-Award winning animated feature film, Disney’s Beauty and The Beast premiered on Broadway in 1994, where was nominated for nine prestigious Tony Awards and ran for 13 years.  It still ranks as one of the longest-running and highest-grossing Broadway shows of all time. Since its debut, the titles visibility and success have expanded globally with subsequent productions produced around the world.  Since licensing of the title began in 2004, there have been productions in 22 countries, seen by more than 35 million people, translated into 8 different languages with over 28 thousand performances – equivalent to a run of 67 years, generating over $1.7B in revenue.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast will perform in Jakarta, Indonesia from May 26, 2015 until June 7, 2015, with one show every Tuesday through Friday at 8pm, two shows every Saturday at 3pm and 8pm, and two shows every Sunday at 1pm and 6pm.

Tickets can be purchased through www.kiostix.com . Ticket prices starts at Rp.650.000 up to Rp 2. 750.000,-

About Disney’s Beauty and The Beast

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is the classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped in a spell placed by an enchantress.  If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed to his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity.

The musical boasts music by Alan Menken (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin, Tangled) and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman (The Little Mermaid, Aladdin), with additional songs with music by Menken and lyrics by Tim Rice (The Lion King, Jesus Christ Superstar). The book is written by Linda Woolverton (screenwriter of The Lion King, Alice In Wonderland and the upcoming Maleficent)

 

About Ciputra Artpreneur

Ciputra Artpreneur, an arts complex in Indonesia was established in line with a commercial area. Consists of an art museums, galleries and theaters of international standard, the complex area of ​​10.000m2 is expected to be a famous destination for the wider community.

Ciputra Artpreneur multipurpose complex located in Ciputra World 1 in Jakarta, a masterpiece work of Ciputra Group, which is located at Jl. Prof. Dr Satrio, Kuningan, South Jakarta. This area was built in accordance with the vision of Dr. (HC). Ir. Ciputra to make this area into a Financial, Shopping and Art District like big cities worldwide. As a facility in Jakarta, Ciputra Artpreneur the first integrated arts complex in Indonesia, which foster the spirit artpreneurship. Ciputra Gallery has an area of ​​approximately 1,500 square meters with a massive projection screen facilities measuring 60 x 12 meters, this room also has views of the city off. Adjacent to the gallery, Ciputra area of ​​700 square meters museum exhibiting a collection of DR. (HC) Ir. Ciputra with a touch of digital innovation. Another special gem is the international standard theater space with a capacity of approximately 1200 seats, equipped with the best sound system from MEYER. This theater is a theater at the highest (13th floor) in Asia and its development is a matter of pride for us.

Ciputra Artpreneur position in Jakarta amid economic center, is expected to generate and develop the creative industry in Indonesia through empowerment activities based arts and culture with coverage of art, craft art and design, architecture, performing arts, and music.

Access:  Ciputra Artpreneur  can be accessed through the parking lot P8- P11 aboeve Lotte Shopping Ave. Drop off through P11 on main entrance. From shopping mall, please use Lift Satrio and Lift Avenue to P11, or use the escalator from 4th floor of Lotte Shopping Avenue mall.

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