Since 1976, Broadway/San Diego has been uniting locals and visitors alike with some of the nation's best Broadway productions to date. Ranging from Wicked to The Lion King to Les Miserables, this nationally recognized theater has presented over 325 shows and events. Now, for its 2013-2014 season, Broadway/San Diego will present Disney's Beauty and the Beast. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film, Beauty and the Beast showcases an unforgettable tale featuring the charming Belle and the loveless Beast. Living in a small provincial French town, Belle is a woman who is unsatisfied with her current life, often spending her time reading books or fighting off untoward advances from the conceited Gaston. As fate would have it, Belle meets the cursed Beast after her father takes a wrong turn and ends up imprisoned in the Beast's castle. Belle offers herself in her father's stead, agreeing to remain in the castle forever. The remainder of the story highlights Belle's interactions with the Beast and the bittersweet discovery of how first impressions are not always right. Spectators of this beloved production can rest assured there's plenty of dazzling costumes, lavish sets, and unforgettable production numbers including "Beauty and the Beast" and "Be Our Guest." The production runs from January 7th until the 12th, with nightly and weekend matinee performances. Held at the San Diego Civic Theatre, this enchanting musical will leave you relishing the beauty and wonder of this eye-popping spectacle, so make sure to reserve your tickets now through Broadway/San Diego's website.