Beauty and the Beast is a romantic tale of a handsome prince and his love set in a great forest in old Russia. There are curses, conflicts, hopes, dreams and exciting adventures, all the things that make a happy ending that much sweeter. Imaginative settings and beautiful costumes support this large-scale marionette version of the classic love story. $12. On stage at Glen Echo, Feb. 20 to March 29. Recommended for age 5, up. Here’s the remaining lineup: Hansel and Gretel, April 3 to May 10; Peter and the Wolf, May 15 to June 2. thepuppetco.org.