Beauty and the Beast

June 28

August 26, 2012

in CST's Courtyard Theater

music by Alan Menken
lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice
book by Linda Woolverton
directed by Rachel Rockwell

Director Rockwell has no current peer in town when it comes to conceiving family entertainment

Chicago Tribune


The Play

Bring your whole family to Navy Pier for this 70-minute heartwarming musical adventure based on the Academy Award-winning Disney film. It recounts the "tale as old as time" of a clever beauty and her ferocious captor—a young prince trapped under an enchantress's spell, who must learn to love and be loved in order to break the curse. Dazzling production numbers, including the beloved title song and "Be Our Guest," will fill CST's Courtyard Theater. Audience members are invited to meet the cast in the lobby following each performance.



Video: Director Rachel Rockwell on Disney’s Beauty and the Beast

Beauty and the Beast

Video: Designing Disney’s Beauty and the Beast


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The Players

Creative Team

Rachel Rockwell Director

Doug Peck Music Director/Orchestral Reduction

Alan Menken Composer

Howard Ashman Lyricist

Tim Rice Lyricist

Linda Woolverton Book Writer

Scott Davis Scenic Designer

Theresa Ham Costume Designer

Philip Rosenberg Lighting Designer

Mike Tutaj Projection Designer

Garth Helm Sound Designer

Melissa Veal Wig and Make-up Designer


John Francis Babbo Chip

Sean Blake Ensemble

Mary Ernster Mrs. Potts

Jake Klinkhammer Gaston

Joelle Lamarre Madame de la Grande Bouche

David Lively Cogsworth

Andrew Lupp Lefou

Emilie Lynn Babette

Roger Mueller Maurice

Rebecca Pink Silly Girl

Maggie Portman Silly Girl

Liam Quealy Ensemble

Emily Rohm Belle

Laura Savage Silly Girl

William Travis Taylor Beast

Bernie Yvon Lumiere

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