Disney comes to life

Published 12:00 am Thursday, July 3, 2008

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast will be performed at Destrehan Auditorium, #1 Wild Cat Lane, Destrehan,  LA for a limited engagement beginning Thursday, July 10 at 7:30 p.m.  Other performances will be held on July 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. and July 13 at 2:00 p.m.  Ticket prices are $15 for adults and $10 for children under 12 years of age; to order tickets or for more information, contact Marcia Peyton at 985-764-1969.

One of Disney’s most critically-acclaimed musicals comes to life as the River Region Drama Guild presents “Beauty and the Beast.”  The performance features such show-stopping musical numbers as “Be Our Guest” and “Gaston.”  The production is under the direction Chris Melohn, the musical direction of Brenda Castillo and choreography by Susan Ferrara.

Disney’s Beauty and the Beast is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). This program is sponsored by United Way of St. Charles; a grant from the Louisiana Division of the Arts; Office of Cultural Development, Department  of Culture, Recreation, and Tourism in cooperation with the Louisiana State Arts Council as administered by the Houma Regional Arts Council and a grant from the River Region Arts and Humanities Council.