Jonah Platt will play the Beast in Beauty and the Beast - A Christmas Rose.
Jonah Platt will play the Beast in Beauty and the Beast - A Christmas Rose.
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Lythgoe Family Panto, in association with Pasadena Playhouse, will present Beauty and the Beast - A Christmas Rose, running December 13-24 at the Pasadena Civic Auditorium.

The production will be directed by Sheldon Epps and choreographed by Mandy Moore, with book by Kris Lythgoe and music direction and arrangements by Michael Orland. Bonnie Lythgoe will serve as executive director and oversee the production.

The company will be made up of Jonah Platt as the Beast, Gedde Watanabe as Maurice, Jared Gertner as Pierre, and John Tartaglia as Bistro. Performed in the style of a traditional British family Panto, the production is an updated take on the classic Beauty and the Beast story, with contemporary music.

Further information will be announced.

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