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No one belts like Gaston—at least when played by Broadway favorite Joshua Henry! That was one of our takeaways from watching Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration, which aired on ABC last night. Similar to The Little Mermaid Live! from 2019, this Beauty and the Beast broadcast interwove the classic animated movie with recreations of the film's iconic musical numbers starring real-life performers, including Josh Groban as the Beast, R&B singer H.E.R. as Belle, Martin Short as Lumiere and Henry as Gaston. If you missed it, you can stream it on ABC or Disney+. Or you can just watch clips of the big numbers below—Groban's Beast costume is jaw-dropping.
H.E.R. and Josh Groban as the title characters in Beauty and the Beast: A 30th Celebration on ABC. Photo courtesy of Disney.