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ANNIE for the Holidays
November 17, 2017 @ 2:30 pm - 4:00 pm
One event on November 18, 2017 at 2:30 pm
One event on November 19, 2017 at 2:30 pm
This Thanksgiving, ANNIE brings together a family–one of her very own, including dog Sandy. This heartwarming family comedy is a perfect way to celebrate the holiday together, with favorite songs Maybe, It’s a Hard Knock Life, Easy Street, N.Y.C., Little Girls, I Don’t Need Anything But You, and, of course, Tomorrow. The much-loved story and music finally return to the Paramount Center for the Arts stage November 17-26 for six performances.
Theatre Bristol veteran Kenn Naegele has performed in and directed more than 60 productions in his career in New York State and Tennessee. He most recently directed Oklahoma, and he is pleased to be directing one of his favorite shows at Theatre Bristol since last directing its production of South Pacific. He is assisted by music director Steve Davis, stage manager Nicole Intagliata, costumer Camille Gray, choreographer Rebecca Catalano, designer Jenny Carpenter, and properties mistress Anna Kimerer.
The cast features Lucy Tester as Annie, Riley Lowe as Molly, Mary Hitch as Pepper, Ella Combs as Tessie, Raina Moody as Kate, Ava White as July, Sandy Mae Wright as Duffy, and orphan ensemble Taylor Boyle, Tessa Camper, Chloe Campbell, Charli Carpenter, Abigail Combs, Kherington Hillis, Kielyn Hillis, Kelly Patrick, Ryleigh Tolbert.
Mike Musick commands as Daddy Warbucks, with Makenna Arnold as Grace Farrell, Dan Gray as Drake, Lee Anne Hitch as Mrs. Pugh, Hannah Harrington as Mrs. Greer, Rebecca Catalano as Cecille, and Mansion Staff Luke Gray, Tessa Harman, Cameron Roberts, and Colton Salyer.
The cabinet includes Robert McCrary as President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Michael Shearin as Cordell Hull, Jim Hale as Louis Howe, and Daniel Tester as Henry Morgenthau, Jr..
Laura O’Bryan intimidates as Miss Hannigan, with James Francis as Rooster, Carson Musick as Lily St. Regis, Ryan Gray as Bert Healy, Steve Baskett as Bundles McCloskey, Alayna Walker as Bonnie Boylan, Haleigh Tilley as Connie Boylan, Parker Dugger as Ronnie Boylan, and Jacklyn Halpin as the Star-To-Be.
The cast includes Michael Payne as Lt. Ward, Mason White as assistant Dog Catcher, Zaiah Gray as assistant assistant Dog Catcher, and Hooverville Citizens Randy Broyles, Matthew Coonley, Daniel Freeman, Sarge McFalls, Melissa Minton, Aleigha Spurlock, Hunter Tilley, Maliah Tilley, and Anthony Underwood.
Making their stage debuts are Willow Campbell as Sandy, Taffy and Duncan as stray dogs.
ANNIE opens November 17 at 7;30 pm, and runs the 18 at 7:30 pm, 19 at 2:30 pm, 24 at 7:30 pm, 25 at 7:30 pm, and 26 at 2:30 pm at the Paramount Center for the Arts. Tickets are $16 for adults and $12 for seniors and students, plus processing fees, and will be available at www.ParamountBristol.org.
Theatre Bristol is pleased to present ANNIE as part of its family-friendly 52nd season, along with Three Times Three, The Adventures of Peter Rabbit, Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, Tom Sawyer, and Junie B. in Jingle Bells Batman Smells.
Theatre Bristol’s production of ANNIE: Book by THOMAS MEEHAN, Music by CHARLES STROUSE, Lyrics by MARTIN CHARNIN, Original Broadway Production Directed by MARTIN CHARNIN, Based on “Little Orphan Annie”®, By Permission of Tribune Content Agency, LLC. ANNIE is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International (MTI). All authorized performance materials are also provided by MTI. www.MTIShows.com.
Founded in 1965, Theatre Bristol is the oldest continually running children’s theatre in northeast Tennessee. Its Main Stage season consists of up to six productions. Some of its performances take place in the ARTspace, a multi-purpose, black box theatre which seats up to 120, and other performances are on stage at the Paramount Center for the Arts. Theatre Bristol is volunteer run and we invite you to get involved.
For more information, visit Theatre Bristol’s website or Facebook page, contact Theatre Bristol at 423-212-3625, or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
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Bristol, TN, 37620