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Opening Night of Paper Mill Playhouse’s Beauty and The Beast

Opening Night of Paper Mill Playhouse’s Beauty and The Beast

Tale as old as time opened Sunday night at Paper Mill Playhouse’s. Disney’s, Tony Award-winning musical Beauty and the Beast with music by Alan Menken, lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice, and book by Linda Woolverton, delighted audiences.

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
Belinda Allyn, Tally Sessions and The Cast of Beauty and The Beast

Singing teapots and candlesticks, an evil spell, and an unlikely love story are all part of the magic of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation that has played to more than 35 million people in 13 countries. Based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature, the stage production includes all of the original songs from the movie by Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, plus additional gems by Menken and Tim Rice. The whole family will be enchanted by this gorgeous production, featuring stunning costumes and sets, spectacular dance numbers, and, of course, a fairy-tale ending.

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
Belinda Allyn, Tally Sessions 

Directed by Mark S. Hoebee, with choreography by Alex Sanchez and music direction by Michael Borth, the principal cast features Belinda 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, Gavin Lee (SpongeBob SquarePants) as Lumiere,Kevin Ligon (Hello Dolly!) as Cogsworth, Stephen Mark Lukas (The Book of Morman) as Gaston, Tally 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

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
The Cast of Beauty and The Beast
Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
David Michael Garry and Gianni David Faruolo
Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
Jenelle Chu
Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
Joel Blum
Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
Kevin Curtis
Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
Kevin Ligon
Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
Stacia Fernandez
Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
Stacia Fernandez
Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
Gavin Lee
Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
Stephen Mark Lukas
Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
Belinda Allyn and Tally Sessions
Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
Belinda Allyn 
Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
Belinda Allyn, Tally Sessions, Gavin Lee, Stacia Fernandez and Joel Blum
Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows

Joel Blum, Donna English and Gianni David Faruolo
Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
David Michael Garry, Jenelle Chu, Kevin Curtis, Kevin Ligon, Stephen Mark Lukas, Belinda Allyn, Tally Sessions, Gavin Lee, Stacia Fernandez and Joel Blum
Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
Gavin Lee
Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
Gavin Lee
Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill's BEAUTY AND THE BEAST Take Opening Night Bows
David Michael Garry, Jenelle Chu, Kevin Curtis, Kevin Ligon, Stephen Mark Lukas, Belinda Allyn, Tally Sessions, Gavin Lee, Stacia Fernandez and Joel Blum
Alex Sanchez and Mark S. Hoebee (Director and Producing Artistic Director)
Photo Coverage: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Celebrates Opening Night
Conor Ryan
Photo Coverage: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Celebrates Opening Night
Sam Prince and Belinda Allyn
Photo Coverage: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Celebrates Opening Night
Mark S. Hoebee and Belinda Allyn
Photo Coverage: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Celebrates Opening Night
Tally Sessions, Belinda Allyn and Mark S. Hoebee
Photo Coverage: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Celebrates Opening Night
Tally Sessions, Belinda Allyn and Mark S. Hoebee
Photo Coverage: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Celebrates Opening Night
Tally Sessions, Belinda Allyn 
Photo Coverage: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Celebrates Opening Night
Tally Sessions, Belinda Allyn and Stephen Mark Lukas
Photo Coverage: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Celebrates Opening Night
 Stephen Mark Lukas
Photo Coverage: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Celebrates Opening Night
Brittany Conigatti, Stephen Mark Lukas, Alexa Racioppi and Corinne Munsch
Photo Coverage: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Celebrates Opening Night
Mark S. Hoebee, Gavin Lee, Donna English, Stacia Fernandez and Kevin Ligon
Photo Coverage: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Celebrates Opening Night
Gavin Lee
Photo Coverage: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Celebrates Opening Night
Donna English
Photo Coverage: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Celebrates Opening Night
]Stacia Fernandez 
Photo Coverage: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Celebrates Opening Night

The Ladies of Beauty and The Beast-Lauren E.J. Hamilton, Molly Rushing, Corinne Munsch, Brittany Conigatti, Monica Cioffi, Alexa Racioppi, Cynthia Thorne, Annie Gagen and Bronwyn Tarboto
Photo Coverage: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Celebrates Opening Night
Gianni David Faruolo and Antonio Watson
Photo Coverage: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Celebrates Opening Night
Jenelle Chu
Photo Coverage: BEAUTY AND THE BEAST at Paper Mill Celebrates Opening Night
Jenelle Chu

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