Beauty and the Beast

  • Date: Feb 16 - Feb 25, 2024
  • Venue: Benedum Center

Choreography:  Lew Christensen I  Music: P.I.Tchaikovosky

Experience this timeless tale about the transformative power of love, played out against the backdrop of an enchanted forest full of magical creatures. With its gorgeous costumes, magnificent choreography and sets that come alive, the captivating Beauty and the Beast is sure to delight both the young and the young at heart.


Artists: Colin McCaslin and Marisa Grywalski | Photography: Rieder Photography

Performance Times

Friday, February 16, 2024 – 7:30 PM

Saturday, February 17, 2024 – 2:00 PM

Saturday, February 17, 2024 – 7:30 PM

Sunday, February 18, 2024 – 2:00 PM

Friday, February 23, 2024 – 11:00 AM – Student Matinee

Friday, February 23, 2024 – 7:30 PM

Saturday, February 24, 2024 – 2:00 PM

Saturday, February 24, 2024 – 7:30 PM

Sunday, February 25, 2024 – 12:00 PM

Sunday, February 25, 2024 – 4:30 PM – Sensory-friendly Performance

Theater Programs


Join us online to learn about the production before you head to the theater! Stay tuned for date and more information!

At the Theatre

Expand your experience at the ballet with these free PBT Education programs, open to all ticket holders.

Opening Night Preview*  |   Friday, Feb. 16  | 6:30 p.m.

A great opportunity to hear from choreographers, creatives and dance makers involved in the production! Get a little intro to and context for what you’re about to see on stage.

Family Workshop  |  Saturday, Feb. 17  |  12:45 p.m.

It’s always easier for kids to appreciate and understand the performance with a little preparation! Join us for a story time and craft with Kristin McLain, PBT’s costume director! For this program go around to the back of the theater building and enter at the Stage Door of the Benedum Center, 719 Liberty Ave. Space is limited, please register.

Artist Q&A*  |  Saturday, Feb. 17  |  after the 7:30 p.m. performance

Chat with PBT’s amazing artists about their roles in the performance, working with the choreographer and other burning questions!

Curtain Up!*  |  Sunday, Feb. 18  |  1 p.m.

A truly special opportunity to watch the last few minutes of company class on stage! After class is over we’ll get a quick overview of the production and take your questions.

*We’ll be in the Orchestra level (first floor) of the theater; no registration needed for these programs.