Beauty & The Beast (Graham & Palmisano version)

Beauty & The Beast (Graham & Palmisano version)

Written by: Ricky Graham 

Le Petit - Teddy's Corner    5/17/1997 - 6/1/1997 (schedule)


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Originally performed during the Golden Age of Children's Corner in 1973, the 1996 revisal was reset to the swamps of Louisiana by director/designer Edward R. Cox. Long before Disney optioned the story for its animated feature and subsequent stage version, this version by Ricky Graham and Fred J. Palmisano tells the tale of a proud yet destitute Louisiana family of siblings, led by big sister Vanessa (Bonnie Knowles), older brother Cedric (Scott Sauber), sister Maude (Amanda Berg), and brother Winston (Richard Arnold), all of whom live off of their entrenpreneur Papa (John Giraud) and their youngest sister Beauty (Sarah Jane ...Read More

Total performances: 13

Amanda Berg.... Maude *
Bonnie Knowles.... Vanessa *
Jennifer Cameron.... Beauty's Reflection *
John Giraud.... Papa *
Richard Arnold.... Winston *
Sarah Jane McMahon.... Beauty *
Scott Sauber.... Cedric *
Vatican Lokey.... Beast *
Richard LeBlanc.... Beast's Reflection
*=featured role

Karen Hebert ....  Choreographer
Ryan Thomas ....  Musical Director
Scott Sauber ....  Costume Design
Amy Embry ....  Stage Manager
Bill Walker ....  Technical Director
Edward R. Cox ....  Production Design; Director, Co-Producer
Vatican Lokey ....  Publicity

Notes: Masques & Props: Edward R. Cox
Lighting Design: Bill Walker
Costume Designs: Edward R. Cox
Asst. Stage Manager: Gaby Fernandez
Set Construction: Bill Walker, Garth Currie, John Fritz, Vatican Lokey, Edward R. Cox
Box Office Manager: Sonya Swain
House Manager/Photography: Arthur Tong
Libretto provided by Luis Q. Barroso

"Uncle" Wayne & Rebecca Daigrepont, Porta-Puppet Players, Sonny Borey, Derek Franklin, Karl Harrod, The Dance Centre, Sharon O'Brien, Sydney Wolf, Robin Noel, Dionne Butler, Rich Collins, Maura York, BUSTA, all area media, and Mae Acks
References: Original programs from 1973 & 1996 productions, Gambit Magazine, Times-Picayune.
Record created by: vaticanlokey

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