This weekend, 135 theaters will show the 1978 musical with tickets costing just $5.
Company officials said if sales and reviews are good, they could eventually be sold nationwide.
Callen Steinbrink from Austin is one of the other 25 finalists in the nationwide kids competition.
International singer and actor Darius Campbell-Danesh, 41, was dound dead in his Rochester apartment last week.
Anne Heche, the Emmy-winning film and television actor whose dramatic Hollywood rise in the 1990s and accomplished career contrasted with personal chapters of turmoil, died of injuries from a fiery car crash. She was 53.