MODESTO — The beloved story of a little red-haired orphan will come to life in the YES Kids production of Annie Jr., opening Thursday.
The musical, a shortened version of the full production designed for younger performers, will feature more than 80 students from across Stanislaus County.
Youth Entertainment Stage Company Kids is open to students in fourth through eighth grades, and students from 44 area schools are taking part in the production.
The show will open at 7 p.m. Thursday in the Modesto High School auditorium, First and H streets. It will continue with shows at 7 p.m. Saturday and Sunday and 3 p.m. Sunday.
Tickets are $12 general, and $8 for children and seniors.
For more information, call (209) 238-6850 or visit www.yescompany.org.