Disney's Beauty and the Beast - July 22 - July 31, 2022

Ross Summer Music Theatre

 Who's Who 

  • Cassidy Koontz head shot

    Cassidy Koontz

    as Belle

    Cassidy is not new to the stage where she has performed in everything from Scrooge to Oklahoma to A Midsummer Night’s Dream.  Some of her favorite roles include Christmas Past in Scrooge and a featured dancer in Spamalot and Meg in The Phantom of the Opera. Cassidy appeared as a Silly Girl and Enchantress in 2017 and as a Wife in RSMT's Joseph. Most recently, Cassidy was seen in Catch Me if You Can as a featured dancer. But Cassidy’s all-time favorite role, which she was born to play, was  Ariel in the RSMT 2019 musical The Little Mermaid.   She is so excited to portray another Disney Princess.  This stage has been her second home.

  • Jacob Reinhart head shot

    Jacob Reinhart

    as Beast

    Jacob is best known for his role of the Phantom in The Phantom of the Opera, Beast in 2017's Beauty and the Beast, and Frollo in The Hunchback of Notre Dame. In 2022 Jacob played Agent Carl Hannratty  in Catch Me if You Can. He started his career at the age of 6 weeks when his mother walked him on stage in the chorus of The Music Man. When he was 18 months he played the younger brother of Billy in BIG the Musical. He went on to play Chip in Beauty and the Beast, Charlie in Oliver, Tommy in The Music Man and Jud in Oklahoma. He has also played the Baker in Into the Woods, and a brother in Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat for RSMT. Jacob is a 2020 St. Mary of the Woods graduate where he got his BA in Voice. At St. Mary's, he was cast as one of the leads in You're Perfect, I Love You Now Change,  Almost Maine, and Caleb in The Spitfire Grill, a member of the Woods Ensemble, and was awarded "Best Actor 2018 and 2019, 2020.

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