Character Descriptions:

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Belle 

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

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: E3

Beast

The cursed Prince and master of the castle

Vocal range top: F4

Vocal range bottom: A2

Maurice

Belle’s slightly addled genius inventor father

Vocal range top: Db4

Vocal range bottom: Bb2

Gaston

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

Vocal range top: E4

Vocal range bottom: A2

Les Filles De La Ville (3)

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

Cogsworth

An officious, excitable, English major-domo; becomes a mantle clock

 

Vocal range top: E4

Vocal range bottom: A2

Chip

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

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: A3

Babette

A flirtatious maid; becomes a feather duster.

Vocal range top: F5

Vocal range bottom: C4

Villagers

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

Narrator

Begins the tale of the young Prince who became a beast

Lefou

Gaston’s fawning friend, not too bright.

Vocal range top: F#4

Vocal range bottom: B2

Lumiere

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

Vocal range top: F#4

Vocal range bottom: F#2

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

 

Vocal range top: G5

Vocal range bottom: F#3

Mrs. Potts

Madame De La Grande Bouche

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

Vocal range top: D5

Vocal range bottom: C#4

Monsieur D'arque

Proprietor of the local insane asylum

Vocal range top: A4

Vocal range bottom: D3

Castle Staff

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

Young Prince

A spoiled, orphaned young man

Old Beggar Woman

An enchantress in disguise

Wolves

Wolves in the forest