Photo Coverage: First look at King Avenue Players' ANNIE
Leapin' lizards! Annie, one of America's favorite spunky little redheads is coming to King Ave Players. Set during the depression, orphan Annie is determined to find her parents. In this fun-filled musical, Annie foils evil schemes, befriends the President and finds and new family for herself and her lovable mutt, Sandy. Annie boasts one of Broadway's most memorable scores with songs including "Hard Knock Life," "Easy Street" and "Tomorrow." Bet your bottom dollar you won't want to miss this family-friendly musical.
PRODUCTION TEAM: Director and Music Director - Jim Keller, Stage Manager - Barbara Shoulders, Accompanist - Steve Sollars, Dramaturg - Jeff Wyckoff. CAST: Annie - Bailey Richmond, Oliver Warbucks - David Boley, Grace Farrell - Ann Bostic, Miss Hannigan - Lisa Minken, Lily St. Regis - Julie Flynn, Rooster Hannigan - William Smith, Duffy - Harper Hicks, Pepper - Kaileigh Watland, July - Sadie Hicks, Tessie - Lydia Van Winkle, Molly - Mary Landrine, Kate - Annie Schweickart, Drake - Dan McCarty, FDR - Michael Hott, Star to Be - Jody Schweickart, Mr. Bundles - John Keeny, Bert Healy - Ben Bolander, Connie Boylan - Elizabeth Towne, Bonnie Boylan - Jody Schweickart, Fred McCracken - Dan McCarty, Sound Effects Man - Rob Lutz, Jimmy Johnson "The Masked Announcer" - Steven Cotter, Mrs. Pugh - Courtney Reigler, Mrs. Greer - Ellen Click, Cecille - Jody Schweickart, Annette - Elizabeth Towne, Ickes - Dan McCarty, Perkins - Courtney Reigler, Hull - Ben Bolander, Morgenthau - Steven Cotter, Howe - Rob Lutz, Dog Catcher - Ben Bolander, Dog Catcher 2 - Steven Cotter, Lt. Ward - Michael Hott, NYC Cop - Steven Cotter, Usherette - Ellen Click, NYC Kid - Adelina Luther, NYC Ensemble - Julie Flynn, Will Smith, Ben Bolander, Apple Seller - Ellen Click, Eddie - Rob Lutz ,Sophie - Courtney Reigler, Hooverville Woman 1 - Jody Schweickart, Hooverville Woman 2 - Elizabeth Towne, Hooverville Woman 3 - Ellen Click, Hooverville Woman 4 - Elizabeth Towne, Hooverville Man 1 - Ben Bolander, Hooverville Man 2 - Ben Bolander, Hooverville Man 3 - Richard Bauer, Hooverville Man 4 - Steven Cotter, Hooverville Ensemble - Julie Flynn, Will Smith, Adelina Luther, Man with Papers - Rob Lutz, Judge Brandeis - Ben Bolander, ?Sandy - Theo Minken.
Performances Thur Nov 8th - Sat Nov 10th @ 7:30 and Sun Nov 11th at 3:00 pm. Free childcare is available during the Friday evening and Sunday matinee performances.
Performance is at King Avenue United Methodist Church, 299 King Ave., Columbus, OH. Admission is free, but a $10 donation is encouraged.
Check out a first look below!
Photo Credit: Jerri Shafer