My girls love to sing, and they love Annie the movie, so I thought, why not give them this chance to try out for being in Annie Jr. at the Jewish Community Center in December? The girls were excited about the idea, and so they auditioned in late August. After three 2 hour auditions (closed door, no parents allowed), they got their roles in September! The roles were e-mailed to me at 11:30 at night, so when I read them, I couldn’t sleep that night, because I couldn’t wait to tell them who they were going to be the next morning! Keep in mind, they’ve never acted/sang on stage before, so we prepared them to be orphans or a smaller role like that. Ella, in fact, prayed that she would get a small role. Well, here is Rilyn’s reaction to hear that she got the role of Grace, Daddy Warbuck’s assistant!
Now, Ella…well, she got the role of ANNIE!!! We couldn’t believe it (in a good way), and it was even more fun to tell her! I wasn’t sure if she was going to cry when I told her, but she was just in happy shock.
We are so proud of our girls! Now, for the next few months, it’s all Annie all the time, memorizing songs and lines! Ella will be Annie December 18th at 7 p.m. at the Jewish Community Center! Rilyn will be Grace in both shows!