Number the Stars

A true story of courage and bravery in the face of evil

Newberry Award-Winning Book, Number The Stars, comes to life on stage at The Spirit of Broadway in new musical.

NUMBER THE STARS runs May 2 – June 3, 2012 with performances Wednesday & Thursdays at 7pm, Fridays & Saturdays at 8pm and Sundays at 2pm. The production is sponsored by People’s United Bank, O’Connor Davies and Mary & Leland Loose, Carol & Michael Lahan, Dr. & Mrs. Robert Crootof.  Tickets are $30 (adults) $25 (college students w/I.D. and $20 (students K – 12).

Special events connected with this production include:

Friday, May 4 – TEACHER’S NIGHT @ THE SPIRIT – Nights @ The Spirit return with Educator’s Night! Join your colleagues and friends from across the State of Connecticut for a pre-show Wine and Hors d’oeuvres reception at 7:30! At 8pm, the new musical NUMBER THE STARS, based on the Newberry Medal Award-winning book, comes to life on the Spirit of Broadway Theater stage! ALL SEATS $45.00

Saturday, May 12, – Meet the Writer VIP Party – Join us as we welcome Sean Hartley, back to The Spirit of Broadway Theater and his latest musical, NUMBER THE STARS. At 7pm, TOWNE LIQUOR of Norwich, provided a mixologist who will feature high-end, HOTEL CALIFORNIA tequila in three new cocktails.  Enjoy gourmet hors d’oeuvres to compliment your drinks or wine! at 7:30pm, join SBT Artistic Director, Brett Bernardini and writer, Sean Hartley for a pre-show discussion! at 8pm, the cast takes to the stage in NUMBER THE STARS.  Immediately following the performance, stay with us for sumptuous desserts and selected coffees / teas!  This is an exceptional and rare evening!! Black Tie Optional. Tickets are $60pp, all inclusive!

Sunday, May 13 – TAKE YOUR MOTHER TO THE THEATER – Join us for a pre-show Mother’s Day Champagne reception, featuring Mimosa’s, selected coffees and assorted finger foods. Moms receive a special gift from The Spirit of Broadway Theater! Celebrate your Mom this season by sharing a very special day at The Spirit of Broadway Theater! ALL SEATS $40

Sunday, May 20 – HIGH SCHOOL MATINEE – Your special matinee day begins at 1pm with a pre-show discussion, meet the cast and crew and backstage tours. At 1:30, the lobby opens up for a pre-show reception featuring beverages and finger foods. At 2pm, the cast of NUMBER THE STARS takes to the stage. At 4pm, we wrap up your special day at SBT with a post-show discussion with the cast, crew and Director.


Meet LOIS LOWRY, author of the book, NUMBER THE STARS

Sunday, May 20. Join us for a book signing from 1 – 2pm (copies of NUMBER THE STARS and THE GIVER will be available, or bring your own from home!!)  Immediately following the show, stay for a brief talk back with LOIS LOWRY!

For tickets or more information contact the Spirit of Broadway Theater Box office at 860.886.2378 or online at  or see the full press release, below:

Number the Stars events


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  1. Linda

    I saw the dress rehearsal last night – great play – true to the book – the music was great – very well done!

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