Trumbull student stars in NYC production

Rachel Arianna Weintraub, a sixth grade student at Hillcrest Middle School, is currently starring in the 25th Anniversary production of Lois Lowry’s Newbery-Award winning novel, “Number the Stars.”

Performances will run in Times Square at The Davenport Theatre from Nov 14-17. Rachel will be seen in performances on Saturday, Nov. 15 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Nov. 16 at 1 p.m. Rachel will share the stage with Broadway veterans and actors from all over the world.

Set in 1943 Denmark, “Number the Stars” is the story of two ten-year-old girls, Annemarie and Ellen, and the hardships they face while their country is occupied by German Nazis. When Annemarie makes the decision to go on a dangerous mission, she must find the strength and courage to save her best friend's life.

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