• Tue. Jun 25th, 2024

North East Connected

Hopping Across The North East From Hub To Hub

Belle Beast Dancing

Beauty and the Beast, the highly anticipated theatrical production at The Exchange 1856, has left audiences enchanted with its captivating performances and unforgettable moments. The show, which opened to a full house on May 28th, has exceeded all expectations and has already become the talk of the town.

The talented cast of Beauty and the Beast delivered phenomenal performances that left a lasting impression on the audience. Amelia Cavagan, who portrayed the role of Belle, showcased her undeniable talent and brought the character to life in a truly remarkable way. Danny Emmerson-Ducasse, who took on the challenging role of Beast, delivered a captivating performance that captured the essence of the character.

One of the standout performances came from returning favourite Deborah Taylor-Smith, who touched the hearts of the audience as Mrs Potts. Her flawless rendition of the beloved title song left the audience in awe. Leo Humpherys portrayed the ever-adorable Chip with skill and brought an extra layer of charm to the production.

Lewis Wilkinson’s portrayal of the arrogant Gaston was both engaging and highly entertaining, showcasing his exceptional acting abilities.

The outstanding success of Beauty and the Beast is not only due to the exceptional performances but also the brilliant collaboration between producer Liam Glendinning and director David Ducasse. Their combined efforts and understanding of the audience’s expectations truly wowed the crowd, resulting in a show that will be remembered for years to come.

One of the highlights of the production was the show-stopping “Be Our Guest” number, which drew the audience into a delightful sing-along. The enchanting performances by the ensemble added depth and richness to the overall experience. The children in the audience were visibly thrilled by the magical atmosphere created on stage.

From the opening scene to the final curtain, Beauty and the Beast not only captivated but emotionally moved the audience. The extended standing ovation that followed the conclusion of the show was a testament to its powerful impact. This production has left everyone eagerly anticipating the upcoming performances.

Don’t miss out on this extraordinary show! Beauty and the Beast is the perfect half-term treat for families and theatre enthusiasts alike. Showtimes are nightly at 7:30 p.m. from Tuesday, May 28th, through Saturday, June 1st, with additional matinee performances on Saturday, June 1st, and Sunday, June 2nd, at 2:30 p.m. Tickets start at £16 and can be purchased online at www.astraents.com.