One Act, Book Musical, Rated G
Broadway Junior Version
Leapin' Lizards! The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world's best-loved musicals. (60 MINUTE VERSION FOR YOUNG PERFORMERS)
Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray,Annie the world-wide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards
including Best Musical is now adapted for young performers in Annie JR. 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".
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 her parents who abandoned her years ago
on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage 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.
With plenty of parts to go around, including
featured roles as well as ensemble parts for orphans, servants, and
tourists, Annie JR. is ideal for
productions involving different grade levels, or for middle schools
where students may be maturing at different rates. The cast size and age
range of the parts are flexible and the bright, tuneful score is easy
to sing and filled with familiar numbers like “It’s the Hard Knock Life”
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Written in only fourteen months, Annie‘s journey to Broadway took four and a half years, and went on to play 2,377 performances on Broadway in its original run, picking up seven Tony® Awards in the process.