Community Interest

Young People’s Theatre’s production of “Beauty and the Beast” set for March 20-22, 27-29

Young People’s Theatre will present their performance of “Beauty and the Beast” at the Donald D. Shook Fine Arts Building theater at St. Charles Community College. The campus is located at 4601 Mid Rivers Mall Dr. in Cottleville. 

Performances will be held 7 p.m. Friday and Saturday, March 20-21 and March 27-28, and at 2 p.m. Saturday and Sunday, March 21-22 and March 28-29. Tickets will be $10 and can be purchased at or by calling 636-922-8050. 

“Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” is the classic story of Belle, a young woman in a provincial town, and the Beast, a young, handsome prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress. If the Beast can learn to love and be loved, the curse will end, and he will be transformed into his former self. 

This play is based on the book by Linda Woolverton, featuring music by Alan Menken, with lyrics by Howard Ashman and Tim Rice. “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” was originally produced by Robert Jess Roth and directed by Disney Theatrical Productions. “Disney’s Beauty and the Beast” is presented through a special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also supplied by MTI ( 

Young People’s Theatre’s production will have orchestrations by Danny Troob, vocal arrangements by David Friendman, incedental music by Michael Kosarin and dance arrangements by Glen Kelly. 

For more than 30 seasons, Young People’s Theatre been dedicated to providing training and experience in theater and performing arts to children and their families. 

For the most current information regarding auditions and upcoming shows, visit the SCC Center Stage webpage at and follow Center Stage Theatre on Facebook at

For more information, contact Young People’s Theatre at 636-922-8729 or visit