Campbellsville University to present Beauty and the Beast, Jr. June weekends 7th, 8th, 9th and 14th, 15th, 16th

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By Ariel C. Emberton, student news writer, Office of University Communications

CAMPBELLSVILLE, Ky. – Town Hall Productions, Campbellsville University Theater and Community Trust Bank to present Disney’s “Beauty & the Beast, Jr.”

This show will feature two separate casts. The first cast will perform Friday, June 7 and Saturday, June 8 at 7 p.m. They will also have a show Sunday, June 9 at 2:30 p.m.

The second cast will have performances on Friday, June 14 and Saturday, June 15 at 7 p.m. with4 a performance at 2:30 p.m. on Sunday, June 16.

The first cast includes the following:

Reece Estes, Kentucky Christian Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Belle; Nicolas Hardin, LaRue County High School, Hodgenville, Ky., Prince/ Beast; Natalia Acosta, homeschool, Campbellsville, Ky., Narrator; Ty Bonta, Green County Intermediate, Campbellsville, Ky., Wolf/Villager; Cayden Corona, Campbellsville Middle School, Campbellsville, Ky., Backstage Crew;

Jada Cross, Green County Intermediate, Greensburg, Ky., Villager; Kendall Cruz, Campbellsville Elementary School, Campbellsville, Ky. Villager/ Candle Man; Gabriel Cunha, Taylor County Middle School, Campbellsville, Ky., Monsieur D’Arque/Villager/Fish Man; Pace Davis, Taylor County Primary School, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager;

Ann Marie De Grez, Kentucky Christian Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Sausage Curl Girl; Juliana Dixon, St. Augustine School, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Lady with Cane; Aliyandra Dunn, Campbellsville Elementary School, Knifley, Ky., Enchantress/Flatware/Villager; Jace Estes, Kentucky Christian Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Cogsworth;

Jordyn Farmer, Taylor County Middle School, Campbellsville, Ky., Babette; Aliana Frankowicz, Liberty Hills Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Chip; Anaia Frankowicz, Liberty Hills Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Wolf; Tranquility Frankowicz, Liberty Hills Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Backstage Crew;

Everest Garrett, Garrett Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Backstage Crew; Claire Goff, Green County Intermediate, Greensburg, Ky., Silly Girl/Flatware; Griffin Hansford, Kentucky Christian Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Wolf; Hannah Hansford, Taylor County Middle School, Campbellsville, Ky., Gaston;

Hope Hansford, Kentucky Christian Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Narrator; Rachel Henderson, Green County Middle School, Greensburg, Ky., Flatware/Maurice; Audrey Anna Hicks, Kentucky Christian Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Narrator; Alissa Hughes, Hodgenville Elementary School, Raywick, Ky., Bookseller;

Austin Hughes, Hodgenville Elementary School, Raywick, Ky., Wolf; Alex Jenkins, homeschool,

Campbellsville, Ky., Lumier; Kellis Lawrence Taylor County Intermediate, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/ Shepherd Boy; Bailey Litton, Hodgenville Elementary School, Campbellsville, Ky., Madame De La Grande Bouche;

Emmah Myers Taylor County Intermediate, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Aristocratic Lady; Tye Rhodes, Campbellsville Elementary School, Elk Horn, Ky., Villager/Baker/Wolf; Riley Robinson, Taylor County Primary School, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager; Ana Santos, Campbellsville Elementary School, Campbellsville, Ky., Lefou;

Anna Smith, Taylor County Middle School, Campbellsville, Ky., Silly Girl/Flatware; Leah Smith, Taylor County Intermediate, Campbellsville, Ky., Narrator; Nicole Smith, Taylor County Intermediate, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager; Meghan Squires, Taylor County Middle School, Greensburg, Ky., Villager/Hat Seller;

Callee Talbott, Green County Intermediate, Greensburg, Ky., Villager/Egg Woman; Maylee Wilds, Taylor County Intermediate, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/ Milkmaid; Eli Wilson, Wilson Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Silly Girl/Flatware; Kati Wilson, Wilson Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Flatware/Villager; Ashley Yates, Green County Middle School, Greensburg, Ky., Villager/Lady with Baby; Jennifer Yates, Green County High School, Greensburg, Ky., Backstage Crew; and Aubrey Young, Campbellsville Middle School, Campbellsville, Ky., Mrs. Potts.

The second cast includes the following:

Riley Phillips, Taylor County High School, Campbellsville, Ky., Belle; Tyler Smith, homeschool, Campbellsville, Ky., Prince/Beast; Case Baker, Green County Middle School, Greensburg, Ky., Villager/ Flatware; Eleanor Benningfield, Kentucky Christian Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Sausage Curl Girl;

Zoey Blair, St. Augustine, Lebanon, Ky., Cogsworth; Caleb Blanton, Taylor County Intermediate School, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Baker; Tylee Britton, Campbellsville Elementary School, Campbellsville, Ky., Wolf; Ava Cheeseman, Hodgenville Elementary School, Hodgenville, Ky., Villager; Emily Clark, Taylor County Elementary School, Campbellsville, Ky., Madame De La Grande Bouche;

Lily Coots, Campbellsville Elementary School, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Lady with Cane; Kyndall Cox, Taylor County Intermediate School, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Candle Man; Keely Crenshaw, Taylor County Primary School, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Wolf;

Alexandra Curry, Curry Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Enchantress/Lumier; Katie England, Doss High School, Campbellsville, Ky., Narrator; Sarah Jane Ford, St. Augustine, Lebanon, Ky., Villager/Fish Man; Langley Forsyth, Taylor County Primary School, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager; Malcom Graham, Graham Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Narrator;

Nora Harris, Campbellsville Elementary School, Campbellsville, Ky., Narrator; Sophie Hayes, Taylor County Intermediate School, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Flatware; Jackson Hayes, Taylor County Middle School, Campbellsville, Ky., Maurice; Justice Hesson, Kentucky Christian Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Egg Man; Sadie Hesson, Kentucky Christian Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Wolf;

Chloe McFarland, Taylor County Intermediate School, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Shepherd Boy; Aubrey Jo Newton, Taylor County Intermediate School, Elk Horn, Ky., Narrator; Seth Newton, Taylor County Middle School, Elk Horn, Ky., Monsieur D’Arque; Campbell Parsons, St. Augustine, Campbellsville, Ky., Lefou;

Andrew Pike, Taylor County Middle School, Campbellsville, Ky., Gaston; Riley Rainwater, Campbellsville High School, Campbellsville, Ky., Babette; Carynne Ritter, Taylor County High School, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Hat Seller; Morgan Schooling, Marion County Knight Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Silly Girl/Flatware;

Karsyn Smith, Campbellsville Elementary School, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Lady with Baby; Tessa Smith, Campbellsville Elementary School, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Wolf; Wyatt Smith, Kentucky Christian Academy, Campbellsville, Ky., Bookseller; Lyric Stanfield, St. Augustine, Campbellsville, Ky., Flatware/Aristocratic Lady;

Jaye Ward, Taylor County Primary, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Wolf; Maryn Ward, Taylor County Intermediate School, Campbellsville, Ky., Silly Girl/Flatware; Sunny Ward, Taylor County Primary School, Campbellsville, Ky., Chip; and Saylor Wilson, Taylor County Intermediate School, Campbellsville, Ky., Villager/Milkmaid.

Crew for the production includes:

Alia McClendon, director; Starr Garrett, technical director; Cyndi Chadwick, music director; Singrid Jennings, choreographer; Andrew Ward, Town Hall Productions, producer; Matt Nall, set and crew chief; Holly Jo Evans and Jeremiah Jackson, theater interns.

Candace Hansford, Jeremiah Jackson, Macy McAnelly and Jaleel Cowan are the support team members for the first production.

Tana Cheeseman, Kristen De La Garza, Jo Miller and Jacob Hayes are the support team for the second production.

Ticket pricing for the production is as follows: general admission, $7; seniors (65 and up), $5; children, $5; and CU employees and students, $5.

The corporate sponsors for the production are: Snappy Tomato Pizza; Brothers; Squires & Lee, CPA; Ana Almeida: Cycling + Fitness Studio; Wise Dentistry for Kids; and Longhunters Coffee & Tea Company. For more information or to purchase tickets online, visit townhallpro.com/theater-film or call (270) 789- 5266.

Campbellsville University is a widely-acclaimed Kentucky-based Christian university with more than 12,000 students offering over 100 programs of study including Ph.D., master, baccalaureate, associate, pre-professional and certification programs. The university has off-campus centers in Kentucky cities Louisville, Harrodsburg, Somerset, Hodgenville and Liberty with instructional sites in Elizabethtown, Owensboro and Summersville. The website for complete information is campbellsville.edu.

Campbellsville University is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award certificates, associate, baccalaureate, masters and doctoral degrees. Contact the Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the status of Campbellsville University.