In 2017, Disney released a live-action adaptation of “Beauty and the Beast,” the 1991 animated classic. Since then, multiple remakes have been released or announced, garnering lukewarm reviews. Banking on nostalgia may pay off financially, but often the original magic is lost.
Celine Dion does not have that problem. As she sang “Beauty and the Beast” at the Schottenstein Center on Sunday, she showed no sign of vocal wear or emotional staleness that may have set in nearly 30 years after she made it a hit. The Canadian singer may represent a bygone era of chart-ruling ballad queens and “Titanic”-mania, but she has the ability to make the songs we’ve heard a million times sound fresh and exciting. That is no small feat after more