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Disney's Beauty And The Beast

Music: Alan Menken. Lyrics: Howard Ashman & Tim Rice.
Book: Linda Woolverton.

Productions

Theatre Under The Stars, Texas, 1993
Palace Theatre, 1994
Dominion Theatre, 1997 - 1998 - ?
Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, 1999

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Theatre Under The Stars, Houston, Texas
Premiere: 2nd December 1993

CharacterPlayed By
UnknownUnknown

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Palace Theatre, non-UK
Opening Night: 18th April 1994

CharacterPlayed By
UnknownUnknown

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Dominion Theatre
British Premiere: 13th May 1997
Director: Robert Jess Roth. Choreography: Matt West.
Scenic Design: Stanley A. Meyer. Costume Design: Ann Hould-Ward.
Lighting Design: Natasha Katz. Hair Design: David H. Lawrence.
Illusion Design: Jim Steinmeyer/John Gaughan. Prosthetics: John Dods.
General Management: Cole Kitchenn. UK Sound Design: Richard Sharratt.
UK Associate Lighting Design: Michael Odam. Fight Direction: Rick Sordelet.
Associate Director: Keith Batten. Associate Choreographer: Dan Mojica.
Casting Director: Liz Stoll. Orchestrations: Danny Troob.
Musical Supervision & Incidental Music Arrangements: Michael Kosarin.
Dance Arrangements: Glen Kelly. Vocal Arrangements: David Freeman.
UK Associate Director: Nigel West. Musical Director: Jae Alexander.

April 1998 (4.98) ed. programme cast
CharacterPlayed By
Enchantress/Townspeople, Enchanted Objects
Understudy Belle (1st)
Lynsey Britton
Young Prince/Doormat/Townspeople, Enchanted ObjectsOliver Rey
BeastAlasdair Harvey
BelleJulie-Alanah Brighten
Bookseller/Townspeople, Enchanted Objects
Understudy Maurice (1st)
Mason Taylor
LefouRichard Gauntlett
GastonRobert Patteri
Three Silly Girls/Townspeople, Enchanted Objects
Understudy Babette (1st)
Zoë-Anne Phillips
Three Silly Girls/Townspeople, Enchanted Objects
Understudy Babette (2nd)
Pippa Raine
Three Silly Girls/Townspeople, Enchanted ObjectsMarilyn Wulff
MauriceNorman Rossington
Cogsworth/Voice of Prologue NarratorBarry James
LumiereSimon Green
BabetteAnnette McLaughlin
Mrs PottsValda Aviks
ChipJoe Gunn or Luke Marson or Thomas Moll
Madame de la Grande BoucheDaniele Coombe
Salt and Pepper/Townspeople, Enchanted ObjectsStuart Ramsay
Salt and Pepper/Townspeople, Enchanted ObjectsNick Tcherniak
Cheesegrater/Townspeople, Enchanted Objects
Understudy Lefou (1st)
Thomas Paton
Monsieur D'Arque/Townspeople, Enchanted Objects
Understudy Maurice (2nd), Cogsworth (1st)
David Pendlebury
Townspeople, Enchanted ObjectsPaulina Doncel
Townspeople, Enchanted ObjectsFiona Dunn
Townspeople, Enchanted Objects
Understudy Beast & Gaston
Loren Geeting
Townspeople, Enchanted Objects
Understudy Mrs Potts (1st), Madame de la Grande Bouche (1st)
Sylvia Griffin
Townspeople, Enchanted Objects
Understudy Mrs Potts (2nd)
Amanda Hall
Townspeople, Enchanted ObjectsDavid Hulston
Townspeople, Enchanted Objects
Understudy Belle (2nd)
Laura-Michelle Kelly
Townspeople, Enchanted Objects/Dance Captain/SwingKathy Norcross
Townspeople, Enchanted ObjectsSherrie Pennington
Townspeople, Enchanted Objects
Understudy Cogsworth (2nd), Lumiere (2nd), Monsieur D'Arque (2nd)
Peter Stanford
Townspeople, Enchanted ObjectsLee William-Davis
Townspeople, Enchanted Objects/UK Assistant Choreographer/Fight Captain/Swing
Understudy Lefou (2nd), Lumiere (1st)
Nick Winston
SwingJo Gibb
Swing
Understudy Madame de la Grande Bouche (2nd)
Mandy Mayhew
Swing
Understudy Monsieur D'Arque (1st)
Robert Jon
SwingDavid Sellings
Alternate Beast/Standby for GastonEarl Carpenter
The Orchestra
Musical Director & ConductorJae Alexander
ViolinsGwyneth Barkham (Leader), Bob Atchison, Robert Higgs, Martin Pring, Frances Richards, Julian Trafford
CellosPhil Taylor, Joy Hawley
Double BassEd Morris
HarpCarys Hughes
Flute/PiccoloJane Spiers
Oboe/Cor AnglaisHayley Walters
Clarinet/Flute/PiccoloSarah Clarke
Flute/Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/PiccoloKevin Jackson
Bassoon/Contra Bassoon/2nd Assistant ConductorPeter Harrison
Trumpet/Piccolo Trumpet/CornetDerek Watkins, Neil Smith
Bass Trombone/TubaSimon Harpham
French HornsHuw Jenkins, Daniel Anthony, Karen Leedham
Keyboards/Deputy Musical Director/Assistant ConductorPaul Maguire
KeyboardsJulian Kelly
Drums/GlockenspielMike Smith
PercussionGerry Berkley

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Lunt-Fontanne Theatre, Broadway, New York
First performance: 12th November 1999
Director: RObert Jess Roth. Choreography: Matt West.
Scenic Design: Stanley A. Meyer. Costume Design: Ann Hould-Ward.
Lighting Design: Natasha Katz. Sound Design: Jonathan Deans.
Hair Design: David H. Lawrence. Illusion Design: Jim Steinmeyer & John Gaughan.

Unknown date cast (After 2000)
CharacterPlayed By
Enchantress/Wolf/
Ensemble
Understudy Babette
Sarah Solie Shannon
Young Prince/Wolf/
Doormat/Ensemble
Understudy Lefou
Michael Lang
BeastSteve Blanchard
BelleSarah Litzsinger
BooksellerGlenn Rainey
LefouBrad Aspel
GastonChristopher Sieber
Silly Girl/EnsembleLauren Goler-Kosarin
Silly Girl/Ensemble
Understudy Babette
Jennifer Marcum
Silly Girl/EnsembleTia Marie Zorne
MauriceJ.B. Adams
Wolf/Ensemble
Understudy Belle
Michelle Mallardi
Wolf/Ensemble
Understudy Lumiere
Billy Sprague, Jr.
CogsworthJeff Brooks
LumierePatrick Page
BabettePam Klinger
Mrs. PottsBarbara Marineau
ChipHarrison Chad (alternating)
ChipWilliam Ullrich (alternating)
Madame de la Grande BoucheJudith Moore
Salt and PepperBilly Sprague, Jr and Brek Williams
Cheesegrater/Ensemble
Understudy Monsieur D'Arque
Kevin Berdini
Monsieur D'Arque/Ensemble
Understudy Maurice
Glenn Rainey
Ensemble (Townspeople, Enchanted Objects), Swing
Understudy Young Prince, Bookseller, Lefou, Wolves, Salt and Pepper, Doormat, Cheesegrater
Karl Christian
Ensemble (Townspeople, Enchanted Objects), Swing
Understudy Enchantress, Belle, Silly Girls, Wolves
Barbara Folts
Ensemble (Townspeople, Enchanted Objects), Swing
Understudy Young Prince, Bookseller, Wolves, Salt and Pepper, Doormat, Chessegrater
David E. Liddell
Ensemble (Townspeople, Enchanted Objects)
Understudy Mrs. Potts, Madame de la Grande Bouche
Anna McNeely
Ensemble (Townspeople, Enchanted Objects)
Understudy Beast, Gaston
Christopher Monteleone
Ensemble (Townspeople, Enchanted Objects)
Understudy Maurice, Lumiere, Monsieur D'Arque
Bill Nabel
Ensemble (Townspeople, Enchanted Objects)Denny Paschall
Ensemble (Townspeople, Enchanted Objects)
Understudy Belle
Ann Sanders
Ensemble (Townspeople, Enchanted Objects), Swing
Understudy Enchantress, Silly Girls, Wolves
Daria Lynn Scatton
Ensemble (Townspeople, Enchanted Objects)
Understudy Mrs. Potts, Madame de la Grande Bouche
Marguerite Shannon
Ensemble (Townspeople, Enchanted Objects)
Understudy Beast, Gaston
Brek Williams
Voice of Prologue NarratorDavid Ogden Stiers
Orchestra
ConductorMichael Kosarin
Associate ConductorKathy Sommer
Assistant ConductorJoseph Passaro
Assistant ConductorAmy Duran
ConcertmasterBarbara Whitney
ViolinsCenovia Cummins, Evan Johnson, Ann Labin, Jean "Rudy" Perrault
CellosCaryl Palsner, Joseph Kimura
BassJeffrey Carney
FluteKatherine Fink
OboeVicki Bodner
Clarinets/FluteKeriAnn K. DiBari
Flute/ClarinetTony Brackett
Bassoon/Contra BassoonCharles McCracken
TrumpetsNeil Balm, Tony Kadleck
French HornsJeffrey Lang, Anthony Cecere, Robert Carlisle
Bass Trombone/TubaPaul Faulise
DrumsJohn Redsecker
PercussionJoseph Passaro
HarpStacey Shames
KeyboardsKathy Sommer, Glen Kelly
Music CoordinatorJohn Miller

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