SOMERS, N.Y.-Even with all the closings, delays and power outages last week, the determination of Somers High School students never wavered or diminished as opening day for “Beauty and the Beast” drew closer.

In the play, a selfish young prince and the servants in his castle have fallen under the wicked spell of an enchantress. The prince is turned into a hideous Beast until he can love another and earn her love in return. This must happen before the last petal of his enchanted rose falls on his 21st birthday. This classic Disney musical has iconic songs, such as “Be Our Guest” and the title song, “Beauty and the Beast.”

Performances are 7:30 p.m. March 16 and March 17 and 2 p.m. March 18 at the Webster W. Keefe Auditorium at Somers High School.