The story centers on a prince and his servants, who have been turned into a beast and enchanted objects by a spell. Only true love can break the spell and turn them human again. The musical offers audience members a different experience from watching the movie, said senior
"There's a lot more humor in it," she said. "And it's real."
While main character costumes will be rented, it has fallen to Tesarek, students and parent volunteers to design and create costumes for the enchanted objects. Packing from a washing machine coupled with a sheet and plastic flowers turned a student into a flower vase Wednesday. Napkins, dishes and a candelabrum sprang to life on the
A total of 43 students take roles in the production, including eight elementary school students playing cups and saucers. Members of the
Siers, a member of the
"I've played a bunch of sassy roles," Siers said, but Belle is more sweet than sassy. She said the audience will enjoy show-stoppers like "Be Our Guest" and the magic of seeing objects come to life.
"The greatest joy with this show has been working with the singers," Tesarek said. "There are so many strong voices this year, particularly male voices. 'Maison DeLunes' features a trio of guys that are awesome.
"Another nice thing is that three of our leads are seniors who have never been in one of our spring productions," Tesarek said. Along with Siers,
"I hope the community will 'be our guest' and support our program by coming to watch these very talented students," Tesarek said.
"Beauty and the Beast" will be performed at
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