Casting

Casting

Cast Size: Medium (11 to 20 performers)
Cast Type: Star Vehicle Female
Dance Requirements: Standard

Character Breakdown

Belle

A young woman with an independent spirit and a love of reading who exudes natural beauty

Gender: female
Age: 20 to 25
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: E3
Beast

The cursed Prince and master of the castle

Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: F4
Vocal range bottom: A2
Maurice

Belle’s slightly addled genius inventor father

Gender: male
Age: 55 to 65
Vocal range top: Db4
Vocal range bottom: Bb2
Gaston

A rude, narcissistic hunter who assumes the world belongs to him

Gender: male
Age: 30 to 40
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: A2
Lefou

Gaston’s fawning friend, not too bright.

Gender: male
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: B2
Les Filles De La Ville (3)

A group of Gaston’s fanatical female followers who energetically pursue him in the hopes of winning

Gender: female
Lumiere

A charming French valet who fancies himself a ladies man; becomes a candelabra

Gender: male
Age: 35 to 45
Vocal range top: F#4
Vocal range bottom: F#2
Cogsworth
An officious, excitable, English major-domo; becomes a mantle clock
Gender: male
Age: 40 to 55
Vocal range top: E4
Vocal range bottom: A2
Mrs. Potts

A sweet, kind-hearted head of the kitchen staff and mother to Chip; becomes a teapot

Gender: female
Age: 45 to 55
Vocal range top: G5
Vocal range bottom: F#3
Chip

Mrs. Potts’s hopeful young son; becomes a teacup

Gender: male
Age: 7 to 10
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: A3
Madame De La Grande Bouche

A grand, larger-than-life opera singer; becomes a wardrobe

Gender: female
Age: 40 to 55
Vocal range top: D5
Vocal range bottom: C#4
Babette

A flirtatious maid; becomes a feather duster.

Gender: female
Age: 25 to 35
Vocal range top: F5
Vocal range bottom: C4
Monsieur D'arque

Proprietor of the local insane asylum

Gender: male
Age: 35 to 55
Vocal range top: A4
Vocal range bottom: D3
Villagers

Includes Shepherd, Marie, Tavern Master, Laundry Lady, Baker, Milkmaid, Flower Seller, Sausage Curl Lady, Candle Maker, Hat Seller, Bookseller, Cronies

Castle Staff

Becomes various objects, including a Gargoyle, Flatware, and Napkins

Narrator

Begins the tale of the young Prince who became a beast

Young Prince

A spoiled, orphaned young man

Gender: male
Old Beggar Woman

An enchantress in disguise

Gender: female
Wolves