21. March 2012 07:25
On March 29th through April 1st the McCain Theater of Meridian Community College in Meridian, MS, will be playing host to a stage presentation of one of the most timeless Disney classics, “Beauty and the Beast”. The show will include all of the classic songs written by composers Alan Menken and Howard Ashman, as well as new songs by Menken and composer, Tim Rice.
The story follows the heroine, Belle, whose father is captured by a terrible beast. In exchange for her father’s life, she gives up her freedom and must live in the castle with the beast as his servant.
The original stage production of “Beauty and the Beast” debuted in 1994 at the Palace Theatre on Broadway in New York City. The show lasted on Broadway until July 29, 2007 after a run of 5,461 performances and is currently Broadway’s eighth longest-running show in history.
Shows on March 29-31 begin at 7pm
Show on April 1 begins at 2pm
Theater opens approximately 30 minutes prior to show time.
No admittance after the show has started.