(Longview, Texas) — LeTourneau University is pleased to present the national Broadway tour of Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” at 7:30 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 5, and at 3 p.m. Sunday, Oct. 6, in the S.E. Belcher Jr. Chapel and Performance Center, 2100 S. Mobberly Ave., in Longview.
Disney’s “Beauty and the Beast” tells the story of a handsome prince whom an enchantress transforms into a hideous beast. To become human again, the Beast must earn the love of a beautiful, young woman, Belle, he imprisoned in his castle.
Directed by Rob Roth and choreographed by Matt West, the “Beauty and the Beast” musical has become an international sensation played to over 35 million people worldwide in 13 countries.
It features the animated film’s Academy Award-winning score with music by Alan Menken and lyrics by the late Howard Ashman, with additional songs and music by Alan Menken and lyrics by Tim Rice.
The show is sponsored by Texas Bank and Trust.
The entire 2013-2014 Belcher Center season is underwritten by Martin Midstream Partners. Marquee sponsors include Transet Company and Joy Global, with each show sponsored by other generous donors.
LeTourneau University is an interdenominational Christ-centered university located in Longview, Texas, with undergraduate and graduate programs online and at education centers around the state.
Academic majors include aviation, business, communication, computer science, criminal justice, education, engineering, health care administration, health science-nursing, human services, kinesiology, the liberal arts, psychology, the sciences and theology.
Claiming every workplace in every nation as its mission field, LeTourneau University graduates are professionals of ingenuity and Christ-like character who see life’s work as a holy calling with eternal impact.