2 Acts, Book Musical, Rated PG
Original Off-Broadway Version (1993)
The world's favorite orphan returns in the sequel to the international smash hit.
All the ingredients that made Annie so successful are here once again, with an old-fashioned romance thrown in for good measure in Annie Warbucks! TONY Award-winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin return with all new laughs, romance, and unforgettable songs.
The action picks up right where Annie leaves off, when Child Welfare Commissioner Harriet Doyle arrives on the scene to inform Daddy Warbucks he must marry in sixty days so the newly adopted Annie can have a proper mother. In the end, Daddy Warbucks' whirlwind search for a fitting bride uncovers not only a plot by Doyle and her daughter to strip him of his fortune, but also his true feelings for Grace Farrell.
Annie Warbucks the family-friendly musical is a wonderful opportunity to showcase a diverse cast of characters with strong vocal and acting abilities. The show also includes a large featured ensemble, making it the perfect choice for middle schools, high schools, and community theaters!
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Mary Martin and Robert Preston starred in the original broadway production of I Do! I Do! Their “straight play” counterparts in The Fourposter had been real life married couple Jessica Tandy and Hume Cronyn.