Mila Says: Beauty and the Beast Review

By Mila Vincent with Nancy Churnin
December 16, 2022

Seven-year-old Mila Vincent, Dallas’ youngest theater critic, was concerned that her little sister, Avivah, three, might be frightened of the Beast in Disney’s Beauty and the Beast at The Firehouse Theatre and is happy to report she wasn’t! Mila, her grandmother, and co-critic Johannah Luza and Avivah loved the show. Mila is excited that Avivah might be a budding theater critic, too!


Mila: I love The Firehouse Theatre and couldn’t wait to see Disney’s Beauty and the Beast. I took my little sister, and we both had fun. When the cast sang and danced to the song “Be Our Guest,” we sang along. I laughed so much at the actor who played Gaston because he liked to flex his muscles and show off! He wanted Belle to marry him, but he just bragged too much. You aren’t supposed to brag about yourself.


I thought my little sister might be afraid of the Beast, but she wasn’t. When the Beast started being nice to Belle, they fell in love, and then he turned back into a human. I’m glad she married the Beast instead of Gaston. My grandma says you should marry someone nice to you, not just because they are handsome. Five stars for Beauty and the Beast at The Firehouse Theatre!

Johannah: This was Mila’s second time seeing Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, and she and her little sister loved every minute of the show. The adults seemed as captivated as the children in the audience were. These actors had fabulous voices and talent. It’s easy to see why there’s been a packed house at every performance. They deserved the standing ovation they got!



Beauty and the Beast

Where:  The Firehouse Theatre | 2535 Valley View Ln., Dallas

When:  Now through Sunday, December 18


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