In 2015 the Arden Theatre Company engaged White Box Theatre in the creation of an original adaptation of Beauty and the Beast under the direction of Whit MacLaughlin. White Box Theatre created shadow puppets, object design, and shadow choreography in collaboration with the Director and Lighting Designer. White Box Theatre also created student engagement materials for the Arden Children’s Theatre program. Beauty and the Beast was Barrymore-recommended for 2015 and received multiple enthusiastic reviews. Approximately 25,000 people saw this work.