Northwood students will team up with two professional actors to present Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre’s original musical version of the classic tale of love and redemption, “Beauty and the Beast.”
“Beauty and the Beast,” with script and music by Daniel Nordquist and costume and set design by Deborah Pick, continues Prairie Fire Children’s Theatre’s traditions of presenting classic tales as you’ve never seen them done before.
Prairie Fire Theatre’s professionals will co-direct the production and play the roles of Serafina, The Queen of the Gypsies, Papa and The Beast.
Auditions will be held on Monday, March 16th from 1:00-3:00 p.m. with a rehearsal to follow after school. The local cast may include up to 75 students from 2nd grade-12th grade playing the roles of BEAUTY, HER SISTERS and BROTHERS, THE GYPSIES, THE GARGOYLES, THE MADRIGALS, THE ROSES, THE SERVANTS, and THE PRINCE. These roles may feature speaking, dancing, and/or singing. There are also opportunities for light/sound tech and stage hands. Elementary and MS students will need a signed permission slip in order to audition for the show.
Rehearsals: Monday 3:30-5:30 Tuesday-Thursday 3:00-7:15 Friday 8:30-12:00
The After School Program will provide supervision and alternate activities for elementary and MS students during rehearsal time.
Performances are slated for 1:30 p.m. Friday, March 20th and 1:00 p.m. Saturday, March 21st at Northwood School in the Richards Auditorium.
Students audition, rehearse, and perform in one week!
Be part of something amazing!