MYT will hold auditions for Number the Stars A play based on the award winning book by Lois Lowery at Lincoln Center for the Arts 820 E. Knapp Street Monday, August 31st and Tuesday, September 1st from 5:30-7:30pm. MYT will be casting youth ages 8 to 18. The play requires both strong male and female actors. Those auditioning should prepare a brief monologue. They also should be prepared to read excerpts from the script. A photograph is recommended Rehearsals will begin September 9th. Performances will be held at LCA on October 22nd and 23rd. Please e-mail or call us to schedule a 30 minute audition slot. Walk-up appointments will be taken on a first come, first serve basis. It is recommended to arrive 15 minutes prior to fill out an audition form.
Synopsis: This story centers around the time of German occupation in Denmark during World War II. Danish Freedom Fighters were risking their lives to rescue the Jewish families living in their neighborhoods. In this emotional play two young girls, Annemarie and Kristi Johansen, courageously face interrogation by German Soldiers, personal danger, and loss of loved ones as they help their friend, Ellen Rosen and her family escape to Sweden safely.