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By Hannah Romero

Tale as old as time: BOCES presents "Beauty and the Beast Jr."


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The Beast, played by Harrison Hopkin, is excited to get to know Belle better.

Local students have worked hard to bring the "tale as old as time" to life in just a few weeks. 

This year's Sweetwater BOCES Summer Theater for Youth production is "Beauty and the Beast Jr.," which opened Wednesday night and will have a second performance tonight. 

The production

The summer theater program, which gives students in fourth grade through twelfth grade the chance to star in a musical, started rehearsals on July 5, just three weeks before opening night.

"It's been a rush," Green River High School student Harrison Hopkin, who is playing the Beast, said regarding the short am...

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