JILLIAN BUTTERFIELD (Belle) is enchanted to be making her national touring debut. Credits include opening cast member of Wishes (Nicole) on the Disney Fantasy cruise ship, Cinderella (Cinderella), 25th…Spelling Bee (Logainne), and Loose Knit (Liz). Thanks to Mom and Dad who have believed in me every step of the way and to the rest of my family and friends who have been equally as supportive. Love you!
RYAN EVERETT WOOD (Beast) is elated to be on the road again with NETworks Tours. Last toured with NETworks’ Shrek The Musical (Brick Pig/Shrek US). Credits include: A Funny Thing…Forum (Pseudolus), Into The Woods (Baker), Hairspray (Corny Collin), The Scarlet Pimpernel (Chauvelin) and Disney’s Toy Story the Musical (Buzz Lightyear) with our own Patrick Pevehouse by his side. To infinity..and BEYOND! Love to Mom, Dad and Sisters. www.ryaneverettwood.com
CAMERON BOND (Gaston). Originally from San Diego, Cameron is thrilled to be making his National Tour debut with this role and production! Regional: Damn Yankees (Joe Hardy), Les Miserables (Grantaire), Into the Woods (Rapunzel’s Prince), Tangled the Musical (Disney Workshop as Tom Stabbington), Legally Blonde (Kyle the U.P.S Guy), Peter Pan (Hook). Cam holds a B.A. in Business from Azusa Pacific University ’13. Thank you always family and friends for your continuous love, support, and reassurance as I follow my dreams.
THOMAS MOTHERSHED (Maurice). National Tours: Little Shop of Horror (Seymour), West Side Story (Krupke) Regional: My Fair Lady (Harry) directed by two time Tony winner, Frank Galati, Les Miserables (Thenardier), All Shook Up (Jim Haller), 1776 (John Adams), Hamlet (Polonius), Merchant of Venice (Shylock). BFA Acting Florida State University. www.tmothershed.org
PATRICK PEVEHOUSE (Lumiere) is so happy to be joining Beauty and the Beast. Most recently, Patrick was seen performing for Disney Cruise Line in Toy Story, the Musical as Woody (starring opposite Ryan Everett Wood as Buzz Lightyear!) National Tour: The Wizard of Oz (Scarecrow). Select Regional: Hello, Dolly! (Ambrose Kemper), Grease! (Eugene), and The Wizard of Oz (Scarecrow). Education: OCU. Enormous amount of love and gratitude to Mom, Dad, and family.
EMILY JEWELL (Mrs. Potts). Nat’l tour: My Heart in a Suitcase (Mutti). Select Regional: Avenue Q (Kate Monster), John and Jen (Jen), The Last Five Years (Cathy), Or (Aphra). Elements Theatre Collective Co-Founder. BFA: Viterbo University. Love to MERDACA, Sara & Stacie. emilyjewell.com
KELLY GOYETTE (Madame De La Grand Bouche). Originally from Vermont, Kelly is so thankful for the opportunity to revisit this show (and role)! Nat’l Tours: Shrek (Mama Bear/Ogre, Dragon), Grease (Miss Lynch), Annie (Mrs. Pugh/Hannigan u/s). Other Favorites: Mary Poppins, Les Miserables, Legally Blonde, Xanadu. Big thanks to Bob, NETworks, Kenny, Michael and Mom. For Baba.
SAMUEL SHURTLEFF (Cogsworth) has performed in regional productions of South Pacific (Emile), Too Old For The Chorus (Glenn), Sordid Lives (G.W.), The Foreigner (Froggy), and A Midsummer Night’s Dream (Bottom). He would like to thank his beautiful Muse, Terrilynn. www.samuelshurtleff.net
MELISSA JONES (Babette). A Southern California native, Melissa currently lives in NYC. Favorite past shows include 42nd Street (Anytime Annie), Nunsense (Mary Leo) and Sugar Babies (Sugar Baby). All my love to Mama, family and JoeJoe. Don’t know what I would do without you.
JAKE BRIDGES (Lefou) is thrilled to be returning to the road after touring with NETworks’ South Pacific (The Professor). Previous performing stints w/Disney include Walt Disney World and Disney Cruise Line’s Fantasy. Regional credits: Hello, Dolly! (Barnaby), Ragtime (Houdini), Hairspray (Brad). U. Central Florida ’10. Thanks GBM and Mr. Hudson!
ROSS NEMETH (Chip at some performances), 11, Scottsdale, AZ. National Tour Debut. Regional: Peter Pan (Michael) Arizona Broadway Theatre. Thanks to everyone who helped me, Kelli James, Laurie Cullity, Miss Audrey, my sister, parents, friends and family.
LOGAN SEJAS (Chip at some performances). National tour debut! Regional shows include; Mary Poppins (Michael Banks), A Christmas Carol (Tiny Tim), Zirkus Grimm (Hansel). Logan is grateful to his wonderful family and friends, Q Artistry, and all that have helped make this dream come true!
DANIEL GOLD (Carpet/Lefou Cover) is ecstatic to be making his national tour debut! Recent credits include Grease and Mary Poppins. Many thanks and much love to Mom, Dad, Adam, his family, Taylor, TV, NETworks, and the B&TB tour cast and crew.
TAUREAN M. BARBER (Male Ensemble) recently completed the international tours of Bring it On and Dreamgirls. The Georgia native performed two seasons with Dissonance Dance Theatre in Washington DC. He is elated and thrilled to join this production! Follow him on Instagram @Jazzy_TMB.
NATHAN DUSZNY (Swing) Hails from NH, a ballet boy gone rogue who decided to do musicals instead. National tours: Hairspray (I.Q), Radio City Christmas Spectacular, Tokyo Disney. Regional: West Side Story (Snow boy), Hello Dolly, Cats (Mistofelles). Love to my family!
CHRISTIE FARRELL (Townsperson/Enchanted Object). Regional: A Chorus Line (Tricia u/s Diana, Judy, Sheila) (Helen Hayes Award for Outstanding Resident Musical), Dirty Rotten Scoundrels (Ensemble, Dance Captain), The Wedding Singer (Ensemble, Dance Captain). BFA Musical Theatre from Shenandoah Conservatory. Thanks and love to my family and Dylan for all their support! www.christiefarrell.com
JOSEPH FIERBERG (Townsperson/Enchanted Object). Regional: Fulton, Ogunquit, MSMT, Playhouse on Park, Arizona Broadway Theatre. Other Favorites: A Chorus Line (Mark), Singin’ in the Rain (Cosmo), All Shook Up (Dennis). BFA: Syracuse. Thanks to Bob Cline, NETworks, and, most of all, my family.
ABIGAIL GATLIN (Silly Girl, Enchanted Object) is thrilled to join this beautiful tour! NY: RCCS (Rockette); Regional: CATS (Bombalurina), Legally Blonde (u/s Vivienne, Serena), Gentlemen Prefer Blondes (Gloria, u/s Dorothy), Grease (Marty). BA, Birmingham-Southern. Unending love to family, friends! James 1:2.
CAITLIN HUMPHREYS (Townsperson/Enchanted Object) is ecstatic to be joining Beauty and the Beast. Regional: Parade (Lucille Frank) (Los Angeles Ovation Nomination), Avenue Q (Kate Monster/Lucy), The Wedding Singer (Julia) and [Title of Show] (Heidi). BFA CSU Fullerton. Love to Mom and Dad.
BONNIE KELLY (Silly Girl, Enchanted Object). Native of Cherry Hill, NJ. National Tours: A Chorus Line (Bebe). Favorite Credits include The Music Man (Ethel Toffelmier), Sweet Charity (Elaine), Singin’ In The Rain (Olga). BFA Musical Theater from Montclair State University. www.Bonnie-Kelly.com
HANNAH JEWEL KOHN (Townsperson/Enchanted Object). National Tour debut! Hannah is excited to join the cast of her dream show! Credits: Entwined (Luna), Joseph…Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (Dance Captain), Disney’s Youth Performing Arts promotional film. Love and gratitude to DDPC & family for endless love and support!
MICHAL KOLACZKOWSKI (Townsperson/Enchanted Object). After dancing with Crystal Cruises, Michal is happily performing on solid ground! Favorite professional credits: iLuminate: The Tourist (Tourist), Legally Blonde (Carlos), and Spamalot (Ensemble.) Training: BDC Professional Semester and MSU. Big thanks to NETworks, teachers, friends, and family. www.michalkolaczkowski.com
LACEY KRISTON (Townsperson/Enchanted Object) is thrilled to be making her NETworks debut. Her theatre experience includes Joseph (Narrator), Phantom (Christine), My Fair Lady (Eliza), and ensemble roles with the Indianapolis Opera. She thanks God and family with love to all.
NICK LORENZINI (Monsieur D’Arque, Townsperson/Enchanted Object). Favorite Credits: Cats (Tugger),Flat Rock Playhouse; 9 to 5 (Dick), Hilton Head; Mary Poppins; Elf National Tour; Forever Plaid (McCoy Rigby/Moonlight); Annie/Rent (MTW); Producers/42nd Street (Cabrillo). Love to my beautiful family and friends! Cheers!
KAITLIN NIEWOEHNER (Silly Girl, Enchanted Object) is thrilled to join the BATB magic! She is a gymnast turned dancer with a BS in Architecture. National Tours: Memphis (Teenage Girl), A Chorus Line (Swing). Regional: Can-can (WBT, Ensemble), Hairspray (Amber), Spelling Bee (Olive). Love to my God and my family in NY, AK, and MO! www.kaitlinniewoehner.com
HAYLEY PALMER (Townsperson/Enchanted Object) earned her MFA in Acting from UC Irvine. Roles include Romeo and Juliet (Nurse), Twelfth Night (Maria), The Fantasticks (Mortimer), and Legally Blonde the Musical (Whitney/Ensemble). Thank you family, friends, and teachers for your love and support!
SARAH POWELL (Townsperson/Enchanted Object). National Tour Debut! Floribama native, B.M. from NYU Steinhardt. Favorite credits: Seven Brides for Seven Brothers (Alice), Sound of Music (Liesl), Peter Pan (Wendy) and more. Many thanks to my Powell groupies, Adam, NETworks and this amazing team! www.sarahelizabethpowell.com
TYLER SCHERER (Townsperson/Enchanted Object) is humbled to make his National Tour debut in Beauty and the Beast. Regional Credits include Tarzan (Tarzan). Point Park University graduate: Evita (Che), A Chorus Line (Zach) and She Loves Me (Kodaly). Currently attends Playhouse West in CA. Love to Mom, Dad and the 8.
BRENT WAKELIN (Townsperson/Enchanted Object) is thrilled to be on tour with this classic! National Tour: The Wizard of Oz (Cowardly Lion). Regional: The 25th… Spelling Bee (William Barfée), Guys and Dolls (Angie the Ox). Boundless love and gratitude for my family and friends!
BEN CULLEN WALKER (Townsperson/Enchanted Object) National tour debut! Regional: Les Miserables (The Fulton; Foreman, Courfeyrac), Joseph…Dreamcoat (The Fulton; Naphtali), The Wedding Singer (Glen Guglia). Proud alumnus of Penn State University’s BFA Musical Theatre program; WE ARE! BenCullenWalker.com