The Locust Valley Jesters entertained packed audiences with a  “Tale as old as Time” with their production of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast”.  The singing, acting, and set design proved that the Locust Valley Jesters can put together a performance that would impress the harshest critics.

The show featured Frances Raynolds and Konrad Matthaei as the title characters. Ernest Scheiferstein was the pompous and villainous Gaston, with Ishan Prasad as his sidekick, Lefou. Richard Kihm was Belle’s eccentric father, Maurice. Also featured were Joseph Palumbo as Lumiere, John LaMere as Cogsworth, Julia Vezza as Mrs. Potts, Daniel Criblez as Chip, Jensine Schneekloth as Babette and Victoria Sedlak as the Wardrobe! Singing and dancing to help break the spell were 50 talented Locust Valley students! Working behind the scenes to create the magic were the many dedicated members of the Locust Valley stage and lighting crew.

Special thanks to Mary Wilhelm for the photos!