By Lois Lowry
Directed by Allen Ebert
The Giver is Eric Coble's stage adaption of Lois Lowry's Newbery-Award-winning book. The world of The Giver is a utopia. There is no pain, but no joy either. The people are assigned their roles in society according to their talents, and men and women are assigned to each according to how well they balance. Each family is allowed one boy and one girl; when children turn twelve years old, they are assigned their roles in society. When Jonas turns twelve, he is assigned the special role of Receiver of Memories. He goes to work with the Giver, who keeps the memories of the world as it used to exist - memories of violence and fear, but also of joy and love. Together, Jonas and the Giver come up with a plan that will change their world forever.
This production is VACT's entry in the 2019 Wisconsin AACTFest competition. The festival is January 18th - 20th.
Produced by Verona Area Community Theater at Verona Area High School Performing Arts Center, 300 Richard St., Verona
Performances: January 19, 2018
Times TBD as the performance is part of the Wisconsin AACTFest 2019 competition.
Ticket Prices: TBD
Auditions will be held on the following days:
Auditions will be December 3rd and 4th at the VACT Building.
Visit www.vact.org/auditions for more information and to register.