A Tale as Old as Time at the Civic Theatre

“Try the gray stuff it’s delicious; don’t believe me… ask the dishes!” Pull up a chair and “be our guest” as DISNEY’S BEAUTY & THE BEAST comes to the Tarkington, December 9, 2016-January 1. On today’s Indy Style, we hear from “The Beast,” aka, Will Tople, along with Chef Brett Lewis of Jonathan Byrd’s and Michael Lasley, Executive Artistic Director of the Civic Theatre.

• Fans of the enchanted castle and its inhabitants will have the chance to send messages to their favorite character during intermission, and take home a collectible enchanted rose.
• Civic has partnered with local neighbors to celebrate the enchantment of Belle and her Beast, and all of their favorite friends.
• The Urban Chalkboard, 452 E. Carmel Dr., will host Read & Sing with Belle on Saturday, December 10th at 11:30AM. Young princesses will have the chance to meet Civic’s Belle, Virginia Vasquez, before the 2:00 p.m. matinee. Go to www.theurbanchalkboard.com to reserve tickets for the Read & Sing with Belle.
• On December 16th & 23rd, Mrs. Potts (Tina Jesson), will host an elegant Beauty & the Beast Holiday High Tea at Tina’s Traditional Old English Tea Kitchen, 30 N. Rangeline Rd. Be her guest for an authentic English experience, with homemade treats and flavorfully warm teas to try. Visit www.tinastraditional.com/events for more information about the High Tea.


• Chef Brett Lewis, Executive Chef at 502East Event Centre and Catering by Jonathan Byrd’s.
• 502 East Event Centre will be the place to have Brunch with Belle December 18th from 11:00 a.m.-1:00 p.m. Enjoy delicious brunch and meet your favorite characters from DISNEY’S BEAUTY & THE BEAST. Enchanting surprises are in store during this magical time that’s sure to delight the entire family.
• Mimosas for the grown-ups, a variety of delicious pastries, bacon, eggs, and Gray Stuff (as Lumiere says, “Try the Gray Stuff, it’s delicious!”)
• To learn more about DISNEY’S BEAUTY & THE BEAST, and to order tickets for the performance, or any of these neighborhood events, visit www.civictheatre.org/beauty-beast. Tickets for the show, and Brunch with Belle may be ordered by phone at (317) 843-3800.



• Ticket prices: $47 for adults, $29 for students (18 & under)
• Additional ticketing fees apply.
• Promo Code: For Indy Style viewers, use promo code BEAST to get $10 off your regular-priced adult ticket
• Showtimes: Thursday & Friday 7PM, Saturday 2PM & 7PM, and Sunday 2PM
• Shows on Christmas Eve & New Year’s Day!