Theatre

Amanda Rose and Warren Gowell
The costumes for the production were a show of their own. On the left, Mrs. Potts (Amanda Rose) is joined by Chip (Warren Gowell).

Tale as old as time

Posted February 15, 2006

You do not have to travel off-Island this weekend for a fabulous night of dinner and theater. Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" comes to the stage at the Edgartown School this Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16 and 17, at 7 pm. Enjoy performances by Jill McHugh as Belle, and Rykerr Maynard as the Beast, along with a host of other cast members. For Saturday's performance, enjoy a spaghetti dinner before the show. The dinner begins at 5:30 pm. The production is directed by Beth Carr and Liz Bradley, and with the help of Donna Swift, and brought to the stage through a joint effort of the music department.

"Beauty and the Beast," Friday and Saturday, Feb. 16 and 17, 7 pm. Tickets are $7, $5 for children 12 and under, and seniors, or $25 for families. Saturday night spaghetti dinner, 5:30 pm, $12, $10. For dinner theater reservations, call 508-627-3316, ext. 401.

Meghan McHugh, Elizabeth Kelleher, Maggie Lindland, and Hanna Persson
The "silly girls" shine on stage. From left is Meghan McHugh, Elizabeth Kelleher, Maggie Lindland, and Hanna Persson.
Rykerr Maynard and Jill McHugh
The Beast (Rykerr Maynard) and his Beauty (Jill McHugh) share a moment. Photos by Ralph Stewart