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February 28, 2014

Royal Party March 8

Knoxville — The cast of Knoxville High School's Beauty & the Beast, the Knoxville Dance Team, and Knoxville High School Yearbook are hosting a Royal Party on March 8 from 1-3 p.m. in the Knoxville Performing Arts Center. There will be picture taking opportunities with many of the characters from Beauty & the Beast as well as other Princes and Princesses. There will also be a story area, crafts, a concession stand, arm wrestling with Gaston, and a opportunity to purchase a commemorative framed photograph of you and your favorite character. Royal Package tickets include everything above and are $3 each (available for presale or walk-ins). 

VIP tickets include all items listed as well as a souvenir from your visit, a treat from the concession stand, and the onstage experience - where you get to tour the auditorium as well as experience what it would be like to perform on stage, look at the sets, and even sing a song into a microphone! VIP tickets are presale only and are available at The Next Chapter as well as emailing knoxvilleroyalparty@gmail.com.  VIP tickets are $10 and would be a fun event for both Princes and Princesses of many ages.

The proceeds will go towards the purchase of a backdrop curtain for the musical, costume purchase for the Dance Team, and yearbook expenses.

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