Heroes Night event to precede performance of 'Beauty and the Beast'

Contact: Cara Barnes
Disney's Beauty and the Beast logo.

Beauty and the Beast shows run Jan. 21-22.

KALAMAZOO, Mich.—Miller Auditorium will host a special pre-show Heroes Night event before the 7:30 p.m. performance of Disney’s "Beauty and the Beast" on Thursday, Jan. 22. The event will honor veterans and active duty military. A limited number of tickets for that performance will be available for veterans and their families. Requests can be made by calling (269) 387-2311 and must be received by Friday, Dec. 19. Recipients of tickets will be randomly selected from all requests received by Dec. 19. Recipients will receive ticket confirmation by Dec. 22.

The event is sponsored by Willis Law and will include a pre-show salute to honor those who have served. If you would like to have a veteran or active duty military member honored in Heroes Night video slideshow, which will be displayed on the lobby monitors, email a photo along with name to miller-comments@wmich.edu. For more information, contact (269) 387-2311 during regular business hours.

Disney's Beauty and the Beast has won the hearts of over 35 million people worldwide. This classic musical love story is filled with unforgettable characters, lavish sets and costumes, and dazzling production numbers including "Be Our Guest" and the beloved title song. Experience the romance and enchantment of this the smash hit Broadway musical based on the Academy Award-winning animated feature film.


Disney's "Beauty and the Beast" at Miller Auditorium is part of the PNC Broadway in West Michigan Series. Performance times are at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday and Thursday, Jan. 21 and 22. Tickets are on sale now and range from $27.50 to $68. They can be purchased online at millerauditorium.com, by calling (269) 387-2300 or (800) 387-2312, or in person at the Miller Auditorium Ticket Office.

A 15 percent discount is available to all WMU faculty and staff, and a 50 percent discount is available to WMU students. Discounted tickets may be purchased by phone or in person, and a valid Bronco ID is required at the time of pickup. Group discounts are available at (269) 387-2312.

For more information, contact Bethany Gauthier at bethany.gauthier@wmich.edu or (269) 387-2245.

For more news, arts and events, visit wmich.edu/news.