The Up With Kids Children's Theatre Company, which has groups in both Salt Lake and Davis counties, is inviting children from 3 to 14 years of age to join the company for a free performance of "Annie" for the families of servicemen and women who have been deployed for Operation Desert Storm in the Middle East.

Rehearsals are currently under way, but enrollment is still open. Young actors and actresses in grades six through nine are needed for "grownup" roles in the musical and younger children will be used as orphans and for other roles.There will be no auditions. All youngsters enrolling in the Up With Kids troupe will be invited to perform in "Annie."

For further information call Shauna Sturzenegger, 975-1923 (Salt Lake-Bountiful area), or Pam Christy at 451-7604 (Kaysville-Farmington area).