Beauty and the Beast (2008)

Keefe Auditorium
May 2, 3, 4, 9, 10, 2008

The Actorsingers

proudly present


Music by Alan Menken

Lyrics by Howard Ashman & Tim Rice

Book by Linda Woolverton

Directed by: Brett Mallard

Musical Direction by: Michele Henderson

Choreography by: Dee Keri

BEAUTY AND THE BEAST is presented through special arrangement
with and all authorized performance materials
are supplied by Music Theatre International,
421 West 54th St., New York, NY 10019

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The Cast

Beast Jeff Prescott

Belle Lanéa Ritrovato

Gaston Josh Dennis

Lumiere Dan Nickerson

Cogsworth Julian Smith

Maurice John Flynn

Mrs Potts Judi Mitchell

Chip Drew Whitney

Lefou Ben Levine

Babette Rachel Scott

Madame de la Grand Bouche Mary Ellen Stafford

Silly Girl Rachel Cerullo

Silly Girl Kate Harper

Silly Girl Laura Franzini

Monsieur D’Arque/Bookseller/Ensemble Kenny Gray

Ensemble Jillian Beaulieu,
Sheilah Bell,
Molly Bruckman,
Tina Cassidy,
Lauren Cassidy,
Irene Cohen,
Dan Desmarais,
Deb Emmons,
Brad Fernald,
Bob Frasca,
Martha Daniels Holland,
Jillian Kerkhoff,
Lizzie Krahenbuhl,
Kathy Lovering,
Jordan Meehan,
Micky Molongoski,
Katie Poulin,
Jason Standley,
Kim Stanizzi,
Corey Sulzen,
Caitlin Thistle,
Lynda Tracy,
Ryan Warren

The Orchestra

Conducted by Michele Henderson

Amy Allen, French Horn

John Carey, Lead Keyboard (5/9-10)

Matthew Demeusy, Violin

Andrew Demeusy, Cello

Judy Hayward, Lead Keyboard (5/2-4)

Rich Loomer, Bass

Michael Newman, Percussion

Jeff Rapsis, Synthesizer

Kevin Smith, Clarinet/Bass Clarinet/Flute

Linda True, Flute/Piccolo

Deb Walz, Trumpet

Alexander Wilkinson, Oboe/English Horn

The Beauty and the Beast Production Team extends Special Thanks to

Port Lighting

Preston Productions

Academic Productions

Palace Professional Productions

Peacock Players

Michael Timothy’s

Ken Gray

Rob Hood and family

The Production Crew

Director Brett Mallard

Musical Director Michele Henderson

Choreographer Dee Keri

Producer Howie Levine

Assistant Producer Kathy Lovering

Stage Manager Deb Ritrovato

Assistant Stage Manager Steve Harper

Technical Director Dennis Schneider

Set Designer John McAllister

Lighting Designer Dennis Schneider

Sound Designer Mike O’Keefe

Costumers Kim Spaziani, Tina Crawford

Costume Assistants Susan Cassidy, Holly Cerullo

Hair/Makeup Special Effects Jonathan Fisher, Jennifer Mallard

Properties Gretchen Gray

Properties Assistants Jennifer Whitney,
Brian Mehlman,
Gordon Mehlman,
Tom Ritrovato,
Catherine Andruskevich,
Barb Amaral

Publicity Howie Levine,
Kathy Lovering,
Kate Harper,
Jennifer Whitney,
Jeffrey Prescott

Tickets Kerry Schneider

Set Construction John McAllister,
Warren Tomasian,
Larry Doiron, Tom Ritrovato,
Paul Metzger,
Dave Fordyce,
Steve Harper

Scenic Artist Erin Fandozzi, Kate Harper

Set Painting Lorraine Louie,
Denise Lieberman,
Cheri Birch,
Britt Hatch,
Jim Webber,
Dave Fordyce,
Barb Amaral,
Louisa Amaral

Spot Operators Dave Fordyce, Kaitlin Kilty

Lighting Crew John McAllister,
Tom Ritrovato,
Steve Harper,
John Franzini,
Tim Frost,
Rick Brooks,
Kevin Warren

Sound Crew Rhonda O’Keefe

Stage Crew Bob Lovering,
David White,
Barb Amaral,
David Beauchamp,
Catherine Andruskevich,
John Close,
Cindy Butler,
Cam Croteau,
David Miller,
Alyssa Dumas,
Andrea Morshead

Flies Bob Lovering

Cast Photography Mike Ryder

Poster Design Jeff Prescott

Program Silvia Harper

Program Cover Design Jeff Prescott, Silvia Harper

Lobby Design Howie Levine, Jennifer Whitney, Gretchen Gray

House Manager Howie Levine

Ushers Chuck Emmons

Permits Jim Maloney

Subscriptions Kerry Schneider

Webmaster Jared Holland

Afterglow Steve Pierpont, Leo Choquette,
David Beauchamp,
Madeline Lovering

Audition Board Chuck Emmons (Chair),
Brett Mallard, Michele Henderson,
Dee Keri, Val Psoinos,
Matt Demeusy and
Deb Ritrovato

Audition Accompanist John Carey

Auditions Helpers Tom Ritrovato,
Julie Vago,
Melissa Runde,
Cheryl Stocks,
Steve Harper,
Lynda Tracy and
Skye Mattox

Rehearsal Accompanists John Carey, Judy Hayward

The Actorsingers…

The Actorsingers is a nonprofit charitable organization,
incorporated under the laws of the State of New
Hampshire. We are located at 219 Lake Street, Nashua,
New Hampshire, with a mailing address of PO Box 91,
Nashua, New Hampshire 03061.

Board of Directors for 2007-2008

President Rich Glynn
Vice-President Craig Neth
Corresponding Secretary Jim Maloney
Recording Secretary Pam Bruckman
Treasurer Glen Grimard
Paul Metzger
Kathy Lovering
Kathleen Meehan Goreham
Kathy LeClair-Rand
Deb Walz
Val Levesque
Ex Officio Chuck Emmons

Beauty and the Beast


1. Prologue (The Enchantress)

2. Belle Belle, Gaston, Lefou, Silly Girls, Townspeople

3. No Matter What Maurice, Belle

4. No Matter What (reprise) / Wolf Chase Maurice

5. Me Gaston, Belle

6. Belle (reprise) Belle

7. Home Belle

8. Home (reprise) Mrs. Potts

9. Gaston Lefou, Gaston, Silly Girls, Tavern Patrons

10. Gaston (reprise) Gaston, Lefou

11. How Long Must This Go On? Beast

12. Be Our Guest Lumiere, Mrs. Potts, Cogsworth, Madame de la Grande Bouche, Chip, Babette, Enchanted Objects

13. If I Can’t Love Her Beast


1. Entr’acte / Wolf Chase

2. Something There Belle, Beast, Lumiere, Mrs. Potts, Cogsworth

3. Human Again Lumiere, Madame de la Grande Bouche, Cogsworth,
Mrs. Potts, Babette, Chip, Enchanted Objects

4. Maison des Lunes Gaston, Lefou, Monsieur D’Arque

5. Beauty and the Beast Mrs. Potts

6. If I Can’t Love Her (reprise) Beast

7. The Mob Song Gaston, Lefou, Monsieur D’Arque, Townspeople

8. Transformation Beast, Belle

9. Beauty and the Beast (reprise) The Company