Eden Prairie Players

Live Theater in Eden Prairie

Our Summer Musical

Beauty and the Beast

Music by Alan Menken
Lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice
Book by Linda Woolverton

Directed by Stephen Houtz
Musical Director Melissa Warhol
Choreographer Brianna Belland 

Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. The original Broadway production ran for over thirteen years and was nominated for nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical.

Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, the stage version includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. The original Broadway production ran for over thirteen years and was nominated for nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical. 

The classic story tells of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, who is really a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end and he will be transformed into his former self. But time is running out. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he and his household will be doomed for all eternity. 

Cast

BelleSelma Petterson
BeastAdam Harfield
GastonMatthew Kraft
MauriceScott A Gorman
CogsworthAlexander Rosenow
Mrs. PottsRebecca Bollingmo
LumiereJames Vair
ChipEsme Ashcroft
BabetteAimee Ilkka
Madame De La Grande BoucheAmy Pepler
LeFouJonathan Lotti
D'ArqueMichael Moesenthin
Silly GirlsAmanda LeMay
Kristiane Montgomery
EnsembleJennifer Simmons
Scott Pearson
Tom Gunderson
Tatum Gunderson
Thomas Muhs
James Gayther
Katya Kazmierczak
Sarah Weyers
Kate Peterson
Jessie Rolfe-Platt
Lucas Ibister
Kaleigh Wirries
Gael Zembal
Heather Johnson
Steve Fusselman
Samantha Chamberlin
Sidney Whiteside
Lillian Carlson
Christian Veninga
Claudia Stensrud
Michael Quinn

Performances

 

Friday, Saturday, June 15, 16, 7:00 PM
Sunday, June 17, 6:00 PM
Thursday through Saturday, June 21 - 23, 7:00 PM
Sunday, June 24, 6:00 PM
Staring Lake Amphitheater