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Stage Review

ArtsEmerson’s ‘La Belle et la Bête’ better seen than heard

“La Belle et la Bête,’’ a modern-day version of “Beauty and the Beast’’ that has arrived at the Cutler Majestic Theatre, is an absolute feast for the eyes — and a real trial for the ears.

In this case, it’s an acceptable trade-off to make, but just barely.

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