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Sing-Along Screenings of Disney's Beauty and the Beast to Play LA and Nationwide; DVD Set for October 5 Release

The new HD 2D print of Disney's Beauty and the Beast will be screened as a sing-along at the El Capitan Theatre in Hollywood, September 24-October 7, and in various theaters around the country on September 29 and October 2. The DVD of this special edition will be released on Tuesday, Ocotber 5.

The screenings will also be preceded by a special video, hosted by Jordin Sparks, that gives theatergoers a behind-the-scenes look at the newly restored high definition print of the animated classic, as well as a glimpse into the making of Sparks' all-new Beauty and the Beast music video.

In addition, the sing-along events will include brand new, never-before-seen footage: a personalized introduction, interviews with the cast, Building the Beast (a concept art and interview with Glen Keane), and Belle in the Library (a look at scenes from the cutting room floor and lost characters).

Beauty and the Beast, with songs by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, won an Academy Award for Best Original Score and Best Original Song. In addition, the movie was nominated as Best Picture. The movie features the vocal talents of Paige O'Hara, Robby Benson, Jerry Orbach, Angela Lansbury, Rex Everhart, and Alvin Epstein.

For further information about .the El Capitan engagement, call 1-800-DISNEY6 or visit

For information on where other Beauty and the Beast sing-along screenings will be taking place, visit