Beauty and the Beast: In Pictures

Followers of this blog know that last week was an interesting week for me. It was production week for Beauty and the Beast and both of my kids were in it plus I volunteer as a prop wrangler backstage and let me tell you, it’s a tough week to get through. Lots of late nights, lots of odd meals eaten when you aren’t quite hungry, lots of post-show trips through burger joints and for me, lots of bruises! Until we have it all down for the actual shows, getting run over by a set change is not uncommon, nor is running into things!

So, here it is in pictures. These pictures are from all over. I took some. Many were posted on Facebook. Since I was backstage and working, I was limited on what I could capture but I hope you enjoy them. By the way, notice The Boy’s smile. No braces! He got them off right before the show.

The Girl as a Villager

My Little Village Girl

The Girl as a Fancy Napkin

My Dancing Napkin

The Girl with Belle

The Girl with Belle

The Boy as Lumiere along with Cogsworth

The Boy as Lumiere, along with Cogsworth (after the show)

The Girl and I with Lumiere and Cogsworth

The Girl and I with Lumiere and Cogsworth

Limiere (Autographs_

Lumiere signing programs

Post-Show Meet-Ups

Post-Show Meet-Ups

Madame (The Wardrobe)

Madame (The Wardrobe)

Gaston

Gaston

A mix of both casts, after the show.

A mix of both casts on the last night.

Maurice and Lumiere

Maurice and Lumiere

Cogsworth, Belle and Lumiere

Cogsworth, Belle and Lumiere (Taken by Crystal Moore)

Cogsworth, Mrs. Potts and Lumiere (Taken by Crystal Moore)

Cogsworth, Mrs. Potts and Lumiere (Taken by Crystal Moore)

Lumiere and a fellow cast member

Lumiere and a fellow cast member (Taken by Crystal Moore)

I have more, but you get the idea. Big costumes, 300 kids, a wonderful venue and sold out shows. It was a smashing success.

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25 Responses

  1. The photos are so wonderful — love the costumes as well. Your son is even more handsome without his braces now — the girls will be swarming.

    Do both children go to the same school or is this a non-school production?

  2. Those photos are terrific! The costumes were fantastic! And, it looks like it was a lot of fun :) I’m sure it was loads of work to get it all done, but looks like it was a success.

  3. This is such a spectacular production! Love your son’s hands!! Thanks for sharing these photos with us. I would love to have been able to see in IRL!

  4. Wow, it looks like a first class production! I love that someone asked your son to autograph their program!!

  5. Wow! Look at the costumes and makeup! Was it professionally done or did parents make/help?

    • It’s a mix. It’s a professional theatre company but they utilize parent volunteers. Many of the volunteers are now on staff. Make-up was done by previous performers who are now make-up artists. My son’s make-up was done by the Asst. Director!

  6. Those costumes are astounding and looks like it was a great time. I really loved seeing these here and on FB.

  7. How fun! It looks like such a great production! I’ve done a bit of acting in the local theater here but we always just cobble it together, lol. This looks GREAT!

    • Small theaters are more intimate and the productions seem more personal to me. These large productions are fun but these age groups work separately and then come together in production week. The little ones are always surprised when there are people behind them because they rehearse with just their age group. It’s a total trip to see them work it out before the show.

  8. Just beautiful.. those memories will last a lifetime! Thanks for posting the pictures.

  9. Man, without the glasses or the braces he doesn’t even look the same! I can imagine you are relieved it is over but sad it is over. These kids will have memories of this stuff forever.

    • So many people told him that he looked like his sister without his glasses. LOL. I am sure he loved that! Not! They are doing Oliver next. He did it once when he was about 10. The Girl is very excited about it. Great songs. They don’t start until Sept so they can rest for a bit.

  10. Loved seeing them! Show more! Are you back to normal yet? What’s next?

    • Not quite back to normal yet. Next? Oliver. Rehearsals start in September. Show is in February so we have some time to rest. Auditions won’t be until September.

  11. Woot! That looks like an amazing event! Glad that it was a success. Now you can read. :)

    • Yes!! I just started The Silent Wife and it took off with a bang. The perfect book for this post-production funk I am in.

  12. It looks like so much fun! Similar to volunteering to at my daughter’s dance show. Exhausting, but well worth it!

  13. Looks like an amazing week! Congrats to all of you for pulling it off!!

  14. Ti,

    Spectacular! What a wonderful experience you and your boy and girl had gone through! They look so professional and charming! Love the costumes. You see, this is the kind of productions big screen spectacles can’t replace. The personal, the local, the community, the human elements. Thanks for sharing these memorable moments. ;)

  15. This looks like so much fun! So great that they’re so involved in such a fantastic production. Enjoy your busy, but totally worth it, week!

  16. Wow, those costumes are fantastic! How awesome that you and your kids were able to be part of the production.

  17. The costumes are just amazing! And how cool is it that The Boy had someone ask for his autograph!

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