2017 Special Events
Summer Production Announced
Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written, including "Tomorrow."
With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage that is run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, Annie escapes to the wondrous world of NYC. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations... and even befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt! She finds a new home and family in billionaire, Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.
Auditions are 6:00pm on April 23rd & 24 at Arkansas Tech Witherspoon band room. April 25th are for callbacks
Desirable Characteristics for “Sandy” (the dog for Annie):
Size Medium to Large, Friendly and good with children, house trained, possesses star quality. Auditions for “Sandy” are Saturday April 22 from 12:noon-to 1:30pm at pARTy in the Park.
The theatre performances of Annie will be in the Center for the Arts on the campus of Russellville High School June 23-25, June 30, July 1-2. To purchase tickets or any information, please call 479.968.2452.
Annie is the perfect family-friendly musical and an ideal show and fun for the whole family.