Houston Community Theatre Performs Beauty and the Beast
Written by: Crystel Ellison
Photographed by: Patricia Ellison & Crystel Ellison
Middle and high school students enjoyed a production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast Friday, Feb. 26, 2016, at Houston High School auditorium, directed by Janet Coker.
A cast of students and community members sang and acted in the romantic musical fantasy about a prince transformed into a beast, played by Bro. Daniel Heeringa, as punishment for his arrogance. He imprisons a young woman named Belle, played by Madeline Burdine, who he hopes will fall in love with him to break the magical spell.
Others featured in the production include, Gaston, played by Cameron Allen; Lumiene, played by Jim Stites; Cogsworth, played by Daniel Casados, LeFou and the Prince, both played by Lane Callahan; Mrs. Potts, played by LaTara White; Chip, played by Millie Heeringa; Wardrobe, played by Tristen Laufenberg; Babette, played by Liza Boyer, and Maurice, played by Kenny Adams.
Houston Community Theatre performs live Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, at 7 p.m. Tickets will be available at the door.