See Belinda Allyn, Tally Sessions, and More in Paper Mill's Beauty and the Beast
The cast and creative team of Paper Mill Playhouse's Beauty and the Beast recently met with the press ahead of its run beginning on Wednesday, May 29. Check out photos of Belinda Allyn, Tally Sessions, Gavin Lee, and the rest below. The production is set to open on Sunday, June 2, and will play through Wednesday, July 3.
The cast features Allyn (Paper Mill's West Side Story) as Belle, Joel Blum (Show Boat) as Maurice, Jenelle Chu (Bernhardt/Hamlet) as Babette, Kevin Curtis (Paper Mill's A Chorus Line) as Lefou, Donna English (Paper Mill's Lend Me a Tenor) as Madame de la Grande Bouche, Stacia Fernandez (Paper Mill's Bandstand) as Mrs. Potts, Lee (SpongeBob SquarePants) as Lumiere, Kevin Ligon (Hello, Dolly!) as Cogsworth, Stephen Mark Lukas (The Book of Mormon) as Gaston, Sessions (Paper Mill's South Pacific) as the Beast, with Gianni David Faruolo (Fun Home) and Antonio Watson (This Ain't No Disco) alternating in the role of Chip.
They will be joined by Joe Bigelow, Monica Cioffi, Brittany Conigatti, Justin DeParis, Stephen DiBiase, Jennifer Evans, Annie Gagen, David Michael Garry, Leeds Hill, Brett Michael Lockley, Michael Milkanin, Corinne Munsch, Brett Pederson, Alexa Racioppi, Taylor Rosenberger, Molly Rushing, Bronwyn Tarboton, Matthew Vincent Taylor, and Cynthia Thorne.
The production team includes scenic design by Kelly James Tighe, costume design by Leon Dobkowski, lighting design by Charlie Morrison, sound design by Matt Kraus, hair and wig design by Leah J. Loukas, makeup design by Dena Olivieri, and fight direction by Rick Sordelet.