In the video above, the cast of Disney's Beauty and the Beast at Paper Mill Playhouse shares with Playbill a sneak peek at rehearsals.
The show stars Belinda Allyn as Belle, Tally Sessions as The Beast, Gavin Lee (SpongeBob SquarePants) as Lumiere, Stephen Mark Lukas (The Book of Mormon) as Gaston, Kevin Curtis as Lefou and Joel Blum (Show Boat) as Maurice.
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.
The production begins performances May 29 ahead of an official opening June 2.