FYT opens its stage door to the public for extensive backstage sale

A look at the 2008 Backstage Sale.

A look at the 2008 Backstage Sale.

— Flint Youth Theatre hosts its 10th Backstage Sale, Sept. 25 from 10 a.m.-12 p.m. Admission to the sale is free.

A special preview sale will take place on Sept. 24 from 7-9 p.m. Admission to the preview is $5 per person and affords patrons the first opportunity to purchase items before the sale on Saturday.

The Backstage Sale takes place on stage at FYT, 1220 East Kearsley St. in the Flint Cultural Center.

FYT’s popular flea market includes scenery, props, costumes and theatrical equipment. “With a wild assortment of one-of-a-kind merchandise, this is the perfect opportunity to shop for and create unique Halloween or Renaissance Festival-style costumes. We welcome families, individuals and representatives from area theatre companies, haunted houses, drama programs and churches,” commented FYT Executive Artistic Director,

William P. Ward. “The Backstage Sale has become a tradition for many people. We recommend arriving early to get the best selection.”

Flint Youth Theatre is a program of the Flint Institute of Music. In partnership with the Flint Symphony Orchestra and the Flint School of Performing Arts, its mission is to change lives through a lifelong continuum of music, dance and theatre. Since 1957, FYT has provided intergenerational live theatre arts programs for Flint and Genesee County residents. FYT is the nationally-acclaimed, award-winning resident theatre company at the Flint Cultural Center.

Details: Call 810-237-1530 or visit www.flintyouthththeatre.org.

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