Zooey will be starring as Belle, Kelsey will perform "Be Our Guest" as Lumiere, Taye will play Gaston, Rebel will be LeFou, Jane will perform the title song as Mrs. Potts and Anthony will be the Beast.
The event will combine images from the film along with live music, singers, dancers, and projections, sure to honor the spirit of the film in a memorable, original way.More news: Kwiatkowski wins Tirreno-Adriatico, Dennis takes final stage
He said: 'I love this film, I love Alan Menken and I loved Jerry Orbach - the title song, as sung by Angela Lansbury, makes me cry to this day. "Until then I will be mentally preparing for the role in France by eating croissants".
The evening will also involve "breathtaking living scenery" being projected onto the iconic Hollywood Bowl facade, to create an immersive "Beauty and the Beast experience". Diggs, meanwhile, is "giddy with excitement at the opportunity to finally sing the role" of Gaston. Now Beauty and the Beast at the Bowl is coming, with an extraordinary cast and a world class orchestra.
Richard Kraft will direct the concerts, two years after bringing The Little Mermaid Live in Concert to the stage at the same fabled venue in 2016, when Rebel portrayed the evil Ursula opposite Sara Bareilles as lead character Ariel. Naturally, he said, "We want our audience to be our guests". "We have filled up the event course by course, one by one, 'til they shout, enough I'm done!'".More news: Survive with the State of Decay 2 Collector's Edition
Tickets go on sale on March 16 and the shows take place on May 25 and 26. The show even grabbed Kourtney Kardashian's attention, who told her Instagram followers at the time that "this is how you see a movie".
Following the film's success, this spring the Hollywood Bowl will be putting on a live-action concert for two nights that will pay tribute to the film's music.More news: Spitting Carragher on the ropes