"A lot of it is comic relief, but I think about how much in his heart he cares about what is going on," junior Michael Combs, 16, (left, with Julian Fernandez as Cogsworth) says of playing Lumiere in East Chapel Hill High School's version of "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" being presented Thursday through Saturday, March 3-5. Advance sale tickets available at www.eastreservations.org. The musical version of the popular Disney animated film was Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's last collaboration and includes songs from the movie, as well as additional tunes from the Tony-nominated Broadway production.
"A lot of it is comic relief, but I think about how much in his heart he cares about what is going on," junior Michael Combs, 16, (left, with Julian Fernandez as Cogsworth) says of playing Lumiere in East Chapel Hill High School's version of "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" being presented Thursday through Saturday, March 3-5. Advance sale tickets available at www.eastreservations.org. The musical version of the popular Disney animated film was Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's last collaboration and includes songs from the movie, as well as additional tunes from the Tony-nominated Broadway production. Mark Schultz mschultz@newsobserver.com
"A lot of it is comic relief, but I think about how much in his heart he cares about what is going on," junior Michael Combs, 16, (left, with Julian Fernandez as Cogsworth) says of playing Lumiere in East Chapel Hill High School's version of "Disney's Beauty and the Beast" being presented Thursday through Saturday, March 3-5. Advance sale tickets available at www.eastreservations.org. The musical version of the popular Disney animated film was Howard Ashman and Alan Menken's last collaboration and includes songs from the movie, as well as additional tunes from the Tony-nominated Broadway production. Mark Schultz mschultz@newsobserver.com

East meets ‘Beast’ in spring musical

March 02, 2016 6:38 AM