Beauty and the Beast

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast tells the story of Belle, a beautiful and intelligent young woman who feels out of place in her provincial French village. When her father is imprisoned in a mysterious castle, Belle’s attempt to rescue him leads to her capture by the Beast, a grisly and fearsome monster, who was long ago trapped in his gruesome form by an enchantress. The only way for the Beast to become human once again is if he learns to love and be loved in return. But, once a magical rose loses all of its petals, all hope will be lost and he will stay a Beast forever. The Beast’s enchanted household — populated by such beloved characters as Mrs. Potts, Lumiere, Cogsworth, and Chip — watch anxiously as Belle and the Beast grow to understand and befriend one another. Their feelings grow ever deeper as the clock ticks and petals continue to fall off the enchanted rose–will they confess their love for one another before it’s too late?

Water based smoke and strobe effects are used in this production. Show runs approximately 2 hours and 30 minutes. All performances feature reserved seating. Doors open 30 minutes prior to each performance.

Cast

Belle: Emily Cedeno
Beast: Jonathan Bair
Gaston: Jonathan Showerman
LeFou: Doug Snitgen
Lumiere: Matthew Thelen
Cogsworth: Terry Austen
Maurice: Joshua Randall
Mrs. Potts: Deb Hattis
Chip: Francis Austen / Abigail Rice
Babette: Tiffany Barron
Madame De La Grande Bouche: Laurita Showerman
Monsier D’Arque: Clay Ramsey
The Enchantress: Carmeron Snyder-Pitts
Young Prince: Iggy Arleth
Silly Girls: Emily Perry, Jessica Schneider, Kali Thelen, Lydia Wilson
Ensemble: Iggy Arleth, Emerson Dibean, Kristi Dibean, Candice Dilley, Erin Duff, Karley Goodman, Kaitlin Kmetz, Krysta Koenigsknecht, Bryson Krieger, Mariah Lawler, Avery Martin, Ellen Pohl, Logan Reeves, Pam Robinson, Kelly Sandborn, Robert Showerman, Grace Timmer, Joe Timmer, Mary Timmer, Mattie Timmer, Antonius Watkins, Jill Werner, Anita Wilson

Crew

Makeup: Lynette King, Sara Pohl, Cast
Lights: Adam Foote, Garrett Ramsey
Sound: Shelley Perry, Rory Miller
Set Construction: Chad Teachout, Adam Reeves, Larry Leik, Chuck Dibean, Kristi Dibean, Emerson Dibean, Nathan Dilley, Candice Dilley, Bryson Krieger, Spencer Meekhof, Shelley Perry, Tim Perry, Brian Pohl, Graham Smith, Jeremy Teachout, Laurie Reeves
Set Decoration: Shelley Perry, Deb Hattis, Emily Perry, Preston Dibean, Ellen Pohl, Nicole Teachout, Emberlyn Dilley, Laurie Reeves, Adam Reeves

Directors: Mary Teachout, Sara Pohl
Musical Director: Sherry Miller
Stage Manager: Laurie Reeves
Choreography: Lauren Mudry, Sara Pohl, Mattie Timmer
Costumes: Rose Mary Leik, Denise Showerman, Candice Dilley, Cindy Reed, Mary Lou Tannery, Shirley Teachout, Laurie Thelen
Set Design: Mary Teachout, Sara Pohl, Chad Teachout
Props: Laurie Reeves, Adam Reeves, Joe Pugsley
Publicity: Deb Hattis, Mary Teachout
Box Office: Ruth Ann Peake, Laurie Thelen, Anne Zimmer

Special Thanks: Brian Pohl, Mandy Johnston, Goodrich Brothers, Ionia Community Theatre, Grand Rapids Civic Theatre, S&K Trophies

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Performance Dates
(November 2018)

Friday, Nov. 9 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 10 | 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 11 | 2:30 p.m.

Friday, Nov. 16 | 7:30 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 17 | 2:00 p.m.
Saturday, Nov. 17 | 7:30 p.m.
Sunday, Nov. 18 | 2:30 p.m.

Location

Portland Community Theater
231 Maple Street
Portland, MI 48875

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