CROSSVILLE, Tenn. – The seven-time Tony Award-winning “Annie” takes the stage Feb. 3-March 2 at Cumberland County Playhouse, one of the 10 largest professional theaters in rural America.
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 theater hits ever written, including that classic anthem "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 and Angela Robbins. 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.
"Annie" is rated G and is sponsored by Plateau Pediatrics.
"Welcome Back to Ivy Gap" is currently running through March 23, rated G, in the Adventure Theater at the Playhouse. It is co-sponsored by FirstBank and The Art & Frame Shop. Agatha Christie’s mystery "The Mousetrap" runs March 9-April 20, rated PG, on the Mainstage at the Playhouse. It is co-sponsored by Tim and Susan Tewalt and FirstBank, with additional support from Promortgage, a Real Estate Lending Group.
Tickets may be reserved by calling 931-484-5000 or visiting www.ccplayhouse.com.
All CCP productions are made possible through sponsor support, with additional support provided by the Tennessee Arts Commission, Playhouse media sponsor The Crossville Chronicle and Playhouse Season Partner Plateau Pediatrics.
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