Based on the popular comic strip, Annie tells the extraordinary story of a little orphan who spends ends up in the lap of luxury with Depression-era billionaire Oliver Warbucks. Unlike most of the other children at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage, spunky Annie believes that her parents are still alive and will one day return to claim her. So when Mr. Warbucks offers to adopt her, she asks the most powerful man in America to help find her real mom and dad instead, and he agrees. Warbucks’ whopping reward for Annie’s parents attracts the attention of con artists Rooster, Lily and the wicked Miss Hannigan, who hatch a plot to kidnap Annie and take the $50,000 reward. But don’t fret: This classic family musical has a happy ending for Annie, Daddy Warbucks and the whole gang.
Annie is a big-time Broadway musical complete with lavish sets, striking choreography and terrific performances. Directed by Tony winner James Lapine, this revival has a darker and more realistic tone, but the story is still pure joy. Set in New York City around Christmas 1933, the show mixes fictional characters like Annie and Warbucks with real-life historical figures like President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. The Tony-winning musical features classic tunes including “Tomorrow,” “It’s a Hard Knock Life” and “Easy Street.”Press/Reviews
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