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Ended 2 Nov 2014 after 5 days
Lovable... charming... gutsy!
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The wonderful and heart-warming tale of little orphan Annie is on tour and comes to Benedum Center in Pittsburgh, PA, Ended 2 Nov 2014. Catch this life affirming and acclaimed Tony-winning production that promises to fill you with sunshine, with hit classics 'Tomorrow, 'Hard Knock Life' and many more.
Since its Broadway premier in 1977, Annie has delighted audiences worldwide and its a particular favourite of children who love Annie's cheeky demeanour and her bubbly outlook. This brand new national tour sees talented nine-year old actress Issie Swickle taking on the title role.
It's a hard knock life for Annie and the other orphans of Depression Era New York City, under the patronage of the wretched and scheming Miss Hannigan at the Hudson Street Orphanage. One day, Annie's life is changed for ever when Grace, the beautiful assistant of the enigmatic millionaire Oscar (Daddy) Warbucks comes to ask for an orphan to stay at his mansion for the Christmas holidays.
This begins a wild and mad-cap adventure where Annie's bright and shining personality wins over the crochety business and teaches him the meaning of love, life and looking on the bright side.
Way before Broadway, Annie made her debut in the comic strip, 'Little Orphan Annie,' by Harold Gray in 1924!
Opening night: 28 October 2014
Closing night: 2 November 2014
Suitable for audiences of all ages
Two hours and fifteen minutes, including one intermission
3 reviews, average rating: (2.7 Stars)
It's tough to pull off a musical that we all grew up singing, and even toug... more
Wonderful performances by the cast, the set design was lovely, and overall ... more
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