CYT Spotlight

May 2013 Edition

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Step Into OUR Woods this Weekend!

Into The Woods started their show run last night with two incredible performances. Come out and see a talented bunch in a beautifully designed and directed show that you are sure to enjoy!

Meet The Characters!

You can still sign up for one of two truly unique pre-show experiences for little ones (and not so little ones) to enjoy! Contact Nikki Lynch at nlynch@cytindy.org for more information about Story Time With The Cat or Jodi Wenthe at jwenthe@cytindy.org for questions about Belle's Princes Party. Sign up now! Spots will go fast!

STORY TIME WITH THE CAT

May 31 & June 1, 9AM - Prior to the Friday and Saturday morning performances of Seussical the Musical, kids of all ages are invited to join their favorite characters in a theatrical reading of classic Seuss stories. Each child attending will be admitted to the reading, pose in a commemorative photo with their favorite character, and receive a sweet treat. Photos will be distributed immediately following the show. Space is limited, so see our flyer for more details and to reserve your spot today!

BELLE'S PRINCESS PARTY

June 15th, 10 AM - Calling all little princes and princesses! Be Our Guest at our Saturday morning performance and attend a fun-filled Prince and Princess party with none other than Belle (and her enchanted friends!) priorto the show. Come in your favorite prince or princess outfit and mingle with Belle, complete a craft, take a commemorative photo, and eat a sweet treat! Photos taken with Belle at the party wil be distributed following the performance. Space is extremely limited, so be sure to reserve your spot today!

CYT Spring Play Passes

See ALL the Shows this Spring

Double and Triple Spring Play Passes are still available! Click on this link or the link below for pricing details.


Contact Lindy Siefker, CYT Managing Director, at lsiefker@cytindy.org to purchase your passes today!

My CYT Story Scholarship Winner Announced!

Thanks to ALL who submitted beautifully written essays about what CYT has meant to them through the 2013 My CYT Story Essay Challenge! We are pleased to announced that the CYT Board of Directors has selected our Summer Camp scholarship winner: Shannon Clancy. Congratulations Shannon! We will look forward to seeing you at camp.


Our second and third place winners, Brooke Sheehy & Robbie Cartwright, will have their essays featured at our CYT information tables at each of our three Spring shows. Quotes from some of our best essays will also be featured at the table, so be sure to take a look and read these inspiring testimonies.


Read our first, second and third place entries here.

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Get Them While They're Hot!!

We are still registering for CYT Summer Camps!



CYT Indy has one of the best musical theater summer camps at one of the most affordable prices in Central Indiana. Students ages 4-18 are taught by qualified instructors in dance, drama and voice and have the opportunity to perform in a showcase for friends & family to enjoy. There is something for all ages and ability levels this summer at 7 different locations around the city--including our NEWEST location at Irvington Presbyterian Church.


Check out our 4 NEW themes for 2013 and register today at www.cytindy.org/camps!


Bringing Art To Life through Literacy!

This Spring our casts are focused on giving back to the community by encouraging kids to read.


A BIG thanks to the Seussical cast for coming out in costume to do a theatrical reading for kids at the Greenwood Public Library! The event was a huge success and the kids were immersed in the classic "Horton Hears A Who" story!

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Barnes & Noble Book Fair Events

Join us and support our casts for two theatrical reading events at Barnes & Noble Booksellers! Cast members will be participating in a theatrical reading of your favorite stories AND Barnes & Noble is agreeing to give CYT at least 10% of ANY purchases made in CYT's name during the event (and for 5 days afterward) in any Barnes & Noble store or online throughout the country.


So if you are already looking to buy a Graduation gift, Father's Day gift, or if you just want to curl up on the couch with a great bestseller, this is the perfect time to make those purchases AND support CYT Indy. If you know someone that might want to make a purchase, spread the word.


Just present our book fair coupon code at checkout!


Seussical Book Fair

May 26th - Greenwood Park Mall Barnes & Noble

Book Fair code (good from 5/26 - 5/31): 11113974


Beauty & The Beast Book Fair

June 9th - Clay Terrace Barnes & Noble

Book Fair Code - TBD - will include in next edition!


More CYT Fun!!!

Relay For Life

Time for action! CYT has formed a team walking in honor of our Managing Director and oh-so-loved Lindy Siefker! The Westfield Relay for Life is May 17 - 18, 5pm to 11 am. This is the same weekend as CYT's Into the Woods, but there are slots that are good for the Into The Woods cast too.


Everyone that walks needs to be registered with the event. The $10 fee goes to American Cancer Society. Use this link to sign up or donate to the team.

CYT is celebrating the Tony Awards in style!

On June 9th, CYT Indy will be hosting a Tony Awards Party for your friends and family.


Invite the theater lovers in your life to dress to the nines, walk the red carpet, predict the winners, sing your favorite show tunes, and watch your favorite Broadway stars doing unforgettable performances!


When: Sunday, June 9th

Time: Walk the red carpet at 7:00 PM, show starts at 8:00 PM

Where: Crossroads Church, 19201 Grassy Branch Road, Westfield, IN 46074

Cost: Pay what you can! We are accepting donations (suggested donation $10 per person)


There will be prizes for the best dressed and the person who predicts the most Tony Award winners! And for our best karaoke rendition of the night of course! This should be a blast with all your CYT friends, so you won't want to miss it.

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