Disney's Beauty and the Beast will hit the Coffeyville Community College stage on April 26-28. Productions will be at 7:30 p.m. each evening during the show's run. Performances will take place in the Spencer/Rounds Theatre, and admission is free.
Beauty and the Beast is a musical with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton. The musical is adapted from Walt Disney Pictures' Academy Award-winning 1991 animated musical film of the same name.
Beauty and the Beast tells the story of a cold-blooded prince who has been magically transformed into an unsightly creature as punishment for his selfish ways. To revert into his true human form, the Beast must first earn the love of a bright, beautiful young woman whom he has imprisoned in his enchanted castle before it is too late.
CCC Theatre's production of Disney's Beauty and the Beast is directed by CCC Theatre Director Ryan Mahannah. The orchestra is under the direction of CCC Instrumental Music Director Dr. Michael Christensen and CCC Accompanist Kristi Reedy serving as the Music Director. Marlee Bell is the Choreographer.
Mahannah is the Set Designer, Lauren Scarborough of Costume Gallery Inc. is the Costume Designer, and Tylar Dougan and Kenzie Bauer are the Ligting Designers.
The cast includes the following:
- Narrator, Drew Cormier.
- Young Man, Larry Irwin.
- Old Beggar Women/Enchantress, Amber Holcomb.
The Towns People
- Belle: Tylar Dougan.
- Maurice: David Beck.
- Gaston: Karl Wittenburg.
- Lefou: Summer Koscelny.
- Monsieur D' Arque: Madigan Phillips.
- Baker: Ryan Hightower.
- Aristocratic Lady: Jacinda Wood.
- Fish Man: Fernando Gomez.
- Egg Man: Larry Irwin.
- Sausage Curl Girl: Jessica Wood.
- Lady With Cane: Mary Helen McCloud.
- Lady With Baby: Crystal Fesler.
- Candle Man: Marcus Kastler.
- Hat Seller: Brandon Decker.
- Milkmaid: Stephanie Fancher.
- Shepherd Boy: Payton Pauzauskie.
- Bookseller: Amber Holcomb.
- Silly Girls: Katelyn Shearhart, Ainsley McKellips, Ashlynne Fontes, Emily Long, Jenna Speer, Stephanie Fancher.
- Gaston's Cronies: Marcus Kastler, Fernando Gomez, Larry Irwin, Drew Cormier, Ryan Hightower.
- A Mother: Leslie Hasenback.
- Villagers: Kaitlyn Kinney, Lenae Ivie, Ava Martin, Anna Elliot, Emma Thompson, Brynn Ballantine, Catilyn Briggs, Sierra Oyler, Leslie Hasenback, Spencer Decker, Addie Mund, Ryan Hightower, Larry Irwin, Drew Cormier.
- The Beast/Prince: Luke Tomlinson.
- Cogsworth: Trevor Jones.
- Lumiere: Austin Hancock.
- Babette: Bailey Jackson.
- Mrs. Pott: Kenzie Bauer.
- Chip: Jenna Speer.
- Madame De La Grande Bouche (Wardrobe): Serenity Johnson.
- Servants (Dishes, Spoons, Knives, Forks, etc.): Heather Brignoni, Mary Helen McCloud, Marcus Kastler, Fernando Gomez, Amber Holcomb, Crystal Fesler, Kaitlyn Kinney, Lenae Ivie, Ava Martin, Caitlyn McWhorter, Maggie Drysdale, Addie Mund, Ryan Hightower, Larry Irwin, Drew Cormier, Stephanie Fancher, Leslie Hasenbank, Jacinda Wood, Jessica Wood.
- Violin: Faye Millen.
- Violin: Becky Griffith.
- Flute/Piccolo: Caitlin George.
- Saxophones: Kylee Jarman.
- Trumpet: Nicholas Roesky.
- Horn: Abigail Smith.
- Trombone: Ryan Bellamy.
- Piano: Kristi Reedy.
- Synthesizer: David Foraker.
- Keyboard Bass: Nick Porter.
- Drum Set: Courtland Stephens.
- Auxiliary Percussion: Marissa Fisher.