Performance Dates

Beauty and the Beast

Yanney Heritage Park – Cope Amphitheatre
2020 11th Street • Kearney, Nebraska

June 20-29 7 pm
No Sunday Performances

Admission (All Ages) $5
All tickets are sold at the admission gate for each performance, beginning at 6:00 pm. No advance sales.

A Tale as Old as Time!

“Be Our Guest” for the most enchanting musical of all time, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast! Based on the Academy Award-winning animated film, this show brings all of your favorite characters to life on stage. Join Belle, a young woman in a small, provincial town, and the Beast, a young prince trapped under the spell of an enchantress, as they learn to love and be loved. Only then will the curse be lifted, transforming him into his former self. If the Beast does not learn his lesson soon, he will be doomed for all eternity. With its captivating score, including songs like “Be Our Guest,” “Tale as Old as Time,” and “Beauty and the Beast,” this musical extravaganza is a breathtaking journey of love, acceptance, and inner beauty. Presented under the open sky at Yanney Park in Kearney, it’s a fairytale experience your whole family will love!

Frequently Asked Questions

All tickets are sold at the admission gate each night. There are no advance ticket sales. Each ticket is just $5 for all ages.

Admission gates open at 6:00pm each night, and the show begins at 7pm.

If you are a season ticket holder, you should have received your ticket voucher(s) in the mail. If you did not receive your vouchers, please contact our office at 308-627-5796.

We accept both cash and credit cards for all admission, merchandise, and concession sales.

Cards accepted: Visa, MasterCard, Discover, and American Express.

Parking is available in the following locations:

  • North parking lot – near the Peterson Senior Center. Entrance is off of 11th Street.
  • South parking lot – near the playground and splash pad. Entrance is off of Yanney Avenue.
  • Overflow parking – if parking lots are full, we will open the overflow parking lot in the grass to the south of the South parking lot.
  • Yanney Avenue – parking is allowed on the east side of Yanney Avenue (the side the park is on). No parking is allowed on the west side of the street.

We will have golf carts routinely traveling to both parking lots to assist patrons in getting to the hillside.

We recommend bringing lawn chairs or blankets for your seating. There is bleacher seating available, but it is limited. We will reserve the front portion of the hillside for blankets only, so you don’t have to worry about chairs being placed in front of you.

Depending on weather, we certainly recommend items like sunscreen, bug spray, a jacket or blanket, etc.

We will have a full concession stand available each night, featuring items like pizza, popcorn, cotton candy, sno cones, soda, water, candy bars, and more. The concession stand will open around 5:30pm and will remain open through intermission. Cash and credit is accepted.

You are also welcome to bring in food or drinks if you wish. Please note that alcohol is prohibited, as it is a city park.

The show runs just over two hours, including the intermission.

In the case of inclement weather, we will make announcements on our social media pages, so we encourage you to follow us on Facebook and Instagram.

If there is a chance of inclement weather during the show, we will designate a volunteer to keep watch on all conditions, so we can make any announcements/changes as needed.

If you have any additional questions, you can reach out to our office at 308-627-5796.



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