Beauty and the Beast

The Puppet Co. Playhouse presents Beauty and the Beast through March 25. Photo: Christopher Piper

A romantic tale of a handsome prince, and his love, Beauty, set in a great forest in old Russia. There are curses, conflicts, hopes, wishes, dreams and exciting adventures. Imaginative settings and beautiful costumes support this large-scale marionette version of the classic love story. Winner of a Citation of Excellence from the American Center of the Union Internationale de la Marionette, it has played successfully nationwide. On stage at Glen Echo, through March 25. Recommended for ages 5, up. Tickets are $12.