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Beauty and the Beast


Come and see Beauty and the Beast at the Niles North Auditorium.

Niles North High School presents a “tale as old as time,” the classic Disney musical“Beauty and the Beast,” in the Niles North Auditorium at 9800 Lawler, Skokie on March 15 and 16. The beautiful story will enchant children of any age. Performances are 7 p.m. on March 15 and 16 and a 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday, March 16. Tickets are $10 for adults and $5 for children under the age of 12. Call the Box Office at (847) 626-2122. A free community performance will be held at 10 a.m. on Thursday, March 14.


The cast of“Beauty and the Beast”: Teresa Franks as Belle; Eugene Hyun as Maurice; Noah Zeidman as Gaston; Zac Luna as Lefou; Sebastijan Torgus as Monsieur D’Arque; Emma Decker, Nina Roy and Jaquelyn Shannon as Silly Girls; Christopher Khoshaba as Beast; Martin Wiviott as Cogsworth; Ryan Loach as Lumiere; Natalie Aleman as Babette; Rachel Sepiashvili as Mrs. Potts; Russell Reyes as Chip; and Lauryn Schmelzer as Madame Grande Bouche. Townspeople/Ensemble/Servants:  Humza Abbasi, Colin Austria, Nelson Chen, Max Dolinko, Glenwin Ebreo, Eugene Edmond, Sean Loach, Sam Rosenfeld, Glenn Weissman, Sarah Alkyer, Sally Alvarado, Katie Bean, Hannah Brown, Nina Codell, Callie Folke, Athanasia Giannetos, Amy Hagedorn, Emi Kanda, Camille Paskind, Nina Rickett-Green, Erin Rourke, Julia Thummel, Robin Wallace and Carissa Yau.


The Technical Staff: Timothy Ortmann, Director; Daniel Gregerman, Choral Director; Pam Hendrix, Orchestra Director; Cheryl Filipek, Music Assistant; Tim Veach, Choreographer; Annaliisa Ahlman, Technical Director; Barbara Reeder, Assistant Technical Director; Michael Rourke, Lighting Designer; Teresa Ripley, Costume Designer; Linda Room, Costume Assistant; Anita Scanlon, Costume Assistant; Brian Fallon, Hair/Wig Designer; Hannah Sahyouni and Maddie Martin, Prop Mistresses; Adam Rosenthal, Sound Designer; Stephanie Persaud and Anne Zavell, Production Assistants.