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Rivertown Theaters Closes 2017-18 Season With DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST

Rivertown Theaters Closes 2017-18 Season With DISNEY'S BEAUTY AND THE BEAST As part of its Summer Theater Festival for Families, Rivertown Theaters will close out its 2017-2018 season with a lavish production of one of Disney's timeless Broadway musicals that continues to be a favorite with multi-generations July 12 - 22.

"Be Our Guest!" The Academy Award-winning film comes to life in this romantic and beloved take on the classic fairytale. Step into the enchanted world of Broadway's modern classic, Disney's Beauty and the Beast, an international sensation that has played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries. The stage version includes all of the wonderful songs written by Alan Menken and the late Howard Ashman, along with new songs by Mr. Menken and Tim Rice. The original Broadway production ran for over thirteen years and was nominated for nine Tony Awards, including Best Musical. This "tale as old as time" is filled with spectacular costumes, sets and your favorite characters like Belle, Gaston, Lumiere, Cogsworth, Ms. Potts, Chip and more. Keeping with their summer tradition, Rivertown Theater continues to bring the community together for family theater at its best.

Director - Gary Rucker
Choreographer- Frannie Buchtel
Musical Director - Alan Payne
Set - Eric Blanco
Costume Coordinator - Kate Jensen
Lighting Design- Melissa Martinez

Corporate and Individual sponsorships, season tickets, group and military discounts are available as well. To purchase, please call the Box Office: (504) 461-9475 or (504) 468-7221 or visit www.RivertownTheaters.com

** PREVIEW PERFORMANCE PRIOR TO OPENING NIGHT IS AVAILBLE FOR GROUPS AND FUNDRAISERS AT DISCOUNTED TICKET PRICES. Contact Jacquelyn in the Box Office - (504) 461-9475

Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts is located at 325 Minor St. in the heart of Kenner's historic Rivertown district. Plenty of free parking is available on the streets around the theater.

Now in its multiple award-winning sixth season, Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts kicked off its inaugural "Broadway Series At Rivertown" Schedule For the 2012-2013 inaugural season with a new name, a new management company, Theatre 13, and new artistic directors, Gary Rucker and Kelly Fouchi. The mission of Theatre 13 is to bring new and exciting productions to the New Orleans area while providing local theater artists an opportunity to perform and create, as well as teach and showcase the talents of children of all ages. Today, Theatre 13 is producing a wide range of professional theatrical shows, from Broadway musicals and locally penned theatrical works to children's theater for Rivertown Theaters for the Performing Arts.


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