Character Guide – Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Jr.

Character Summary:

Belle: Belle is a smart, confident young woman from a small village.

Maurice: Maurice is an aging and eccentric inventor, but more importantly, the adoring and protective father of Belle.

Beast: The Beast is a young prince who was hideously transformed by the Enchantress’s spell.

Gaston: Gaston is pompous and dim-witted and will do whatever it takes to win Belle s hand. Gaston has all the confidence in the world but lacks the humility to balance it.

Lefou: Lefou is Gaston’s equally dim-witted lackey.

Silly Girls: The Silly Girls are in love with Gaston and will do almost anything just to be near him.

Lumiere: Lumiere is a confident, charming French mâitre d who (under the enchantress’s spell) is becoming a candelabra. He is self-confident and charming, and has an incessant bickering rapport with Cogsworth.

Cogsworth: Cogsworth is the British major-domo of the castle who is becoming a clock. Like all of the castle’s Servants, he shows a fatherly compassion for Belle yet is perfectly submissive to the master, the Beast. Cogsworth enjoys feeling like the boss and has no problem getting into it with Lumiere.

Mrs. Potts: Mrs. Potts is the castle’s endearing cook who is becoming a teapot.

Babette: Babette is the maid of the castle who is turning into a feather duster. She misses the finer things in life. Babette is happy to be at Belle s service at a moment’s notice, but her true heart comes through in Human Again.

Madame De La Grande Bouche: Madame De La Grande Bouche is an opera singer who is becoming a wardrobe. Madame is larger-than-life in everything she does, including her singing and dancing.

Chip: Chip is Mrs. Potts’s son who is becoming a teacup. Chip has a wonderful naïveté that endears him to all of the Servants.