BEAUTY AND The Beast, the much loved French fairytale about an ugly creature whose gentle manners wins the heart of a beautiful girl, will be performed in Loughrea.
Loughrea Youth Theatre will stage the Disney musical version of the story, in The Temperance Hall, Loughrea from this Saturday to Monday; Saturday July 24 to Monday 26; and from Saturday 31 to Monday August 2 at 8.30pm.
The show will be performed entirely by local students under the direction of Paula and Philip Short, and is supported by a professional production team. More than 200 performers will be involved over the three weekends of performances and they have been busy in rehearsals since January.
In the leading roles are Brian Raftery (The Beast ), Kate Bryan (Madame de la Grande Bouche ), Emily Lohan (Belle ), and Conor Hanley (Gaston ).
Tickets are available at the door.