The Academy of Motion Picture Arts & Sciences is going all-out for its 25th anniversary screening of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, set for Monday, May 9 in Beverly Hills, California.
The Best Picture Oscar-nominated film will be screened from a “pristine 70mm original theatrical release print from the Academy Film Archive,” preceded by a discussion with the film’s cast and crew. Currently scheduled to participate in the onstage discussion: voice actors Angela Lansbury, Richard White, Paige O’Hara and Robby Benson, composer Alan Menken, producer Don Hahn, director Gary Trousdale, supervising animators Andreas Deja, Mark Henn and Glen Keane, and key story artist Brenda Chapman, and others.
Tickets are $5 (or just $3 for students), but the screening is sold out on the Academy’s website. However, there’s some good news for those of you who are determined to attend: the Academy theater is huge (over 1,000 seats) and there will be a standby line.