All roles will be double-cast (meaning that there are multiple actors playing the same roles and will perform in two of the four performances) with the exception of those noted with an asterisk.
The Narrators tell our story to the audience. They participate in many scenes and sing in one song.
Belle is a smart, confident young woman from a small village. She acts in many scenes, sings several songs, and dances in a couple of numbers.
Maurice is an aging and eccentric inventor and, more importantly, the adoring and protective father of Belle. This key character acts in several scenes and sings in one song.
Beast* is a young prince who was hideously transformed by the Enchantress' spell. He acts in many scenes and sings/dances in a couple of songs.
Gaston* is pompous and narcissistic, and will do whatever it takes to marry Belle. He acts in many scenes and sings several songs, may include dancing.
Lefou is Gaston's classic "fool & foil" lackey. This character acts in many scenes and sings in a few songs, may include dancing.
The Silly Girls fawn over Gaston and will do almost anything just to be near him. This small, lively group acts and sings in several scenes and dances in a couple of numbers.
Lumiere is a confident, charming French mâitre d who, under the enchantress' spell, has become a candelabra. This character acts and sings in many scenes, may include light dancing.
Cogsworth is the British major-domo of the castle who has been turned into a clock. This character acts in many scenes and sings a few songs.
Mrs. Potts is the castle's endearing cook who has been turned into a teapot. She acts in many scenes, sings several songs, may include light dancing.
Babette is the maid of the castle who has turned into a feather duster. She acts and sings in several scenes, may include dancing.
Madame de la Grande Bouche is an opera singer who has become a wardrobe. This dynamic character acts and sings in several scenes.
Chip is Mrs. Potts' son who has become a teacup. He acts in several scenes, sings in a few songs, may include dancing.
The Old Beggar Woman* tests the prince, then turns into a beautiful Enchantress. This key character appears in one scene. (Note: This actor will be cast in a second role to balance their stage time with other roles).
Monsieur D'Arque* is the sinister proprietor of the lunatic asylum. This key character acts and sings in several scenes. May include dancing.
The Servants, who have been turned into magical objects, live and work at the Beast's castle. They will sing and dance in a few key, complex scenes.
The Statues also live and work at the Beast's castle. These characters will sing and appear in many scenes, and dance in a few numbers.
The Villagers are the inhabitants of Belle's town. These characters act, sing, and dance in several key scenes. They will have individual character names and lines (to be emailed soon).
The Wolves live in a pack in a forest near the Beast's castle. They dance in a couple dramatic scenes where they will express strong emotion and interact with other characters.
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