Remember Belle from the Beauty and the Beast? This summer, she will be singing and dancing her way across an open-air stage in Switzerland.
For the first time, this French folk tale has been turned into a musical with German dialogue and lyrics. The protagonist, Belle, is once again held captive in a castle by a beast. But thanks to her bright mind and courageous nature, she manages to see past the beast’s appearance and make friends with those who live in the castle. In short, she sees the beast for who he truly is.
Expect a dynamic musical with dance scenes and extravagant couture. Ad for us, we are very excited to see how this age old love story has been adopted for the Walensee stage… That’s because the Walensee offers a spectacular setting for an open-air musical.
With the stage being located at one end of the lake, it faces the sunset at the other end. We have visited several musicals there before and have always treasured the experience. (A few years ago, we got soaked during a musical, though. But in the meantime, all the seats are covered by an enormous rooftop!)
Doors open at 6 PM and the musical begins at 7:45 PM. Please note that the dialogue and songs are entirely in German.
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