Christiane Noll, a Tony nominee for her performance in the Broadway revival of Ragtime, plays Mrs. Potts and sings the title tune in North Shore Music Theatre's production of the Disney classic Beauty and the Beast, which begins July 11.
Directed by Michael Heitzman and choreographed by Lisa Shriver, performances continue through July 30 at the Beverly, Massachusetts, venue.
Noll is joined by Stephen Cerf as the Beast and Rose Hemingway as Belle, with David Coffee as Maurice, Taylor Crousore as Gaston, Joy Hermalyn as Madame De La Grande Bouche, Benjamin Howes as Lumiere, Andrew Kreup as Lefou, Ryah Nixon as Babette, Phillip Taratula as Cogsworth, and Ben Choi-Harris as Chip.
Rounding out the cast are Katie Anderson, Ben Cullen, Mark DiConzo, Briana Fallon, Joshua Gillespie, Heather Klobukowski, Justin Ronald Mock, Cam Perrin, Tyler Roberts, Sydney Mei Ruf-Wong, David Visini, Caitlin Wilayto, Daisy Wright, and David Wright.
The musical has music by Alan Menken and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman, with additional lyrics from Tim Rice. The book is written by Linda Woolverton.
The creative team also includes music director Andrew Sotomayor, scenic designer Stephen Dobay, costume coordinator and additional costume designer Paula Peasley-Ninestein, lighting designer John Burkland, sound designer Don Hanna, wig and hair designer Gerard Kelly, production stage manager Natalie A. Lynch, assistant stage manager Dakotah Wiley Horan, and assistant music director Luke Flood with casting by Binder Casting.
Producers include owner Bill Hanney, producing artistic director Kevin P. Hill, and associate producer Tom Amos.
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(Updated July 11, 2017)