When the power went out during a BEAT Children's Theatre daytime performance of "Peter Pan" in December 2018, teachers and parents in the audience used cell phones as stage lighting so the youth actors could complete the show. (Submitted photo)
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Gary Loddo, left, and Chelsey Shepherd tend to the last-minute repair false floor on the set of BEAT Children's Theatre's "The Little Princess." The hole was made during warm-ups prior to a performance, and set builder Loddo happened to be on-site and able to repair it. "We quickly painted it, dried it with a hair dryer and still managed to open house on time, with no one the wiser," Beal said.