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Photo Flash: Annie at Playhouse on the Square

Playhouse on the Square begins the holiday season with the family-friendly classic, Annie. "Annie" is a spunky Depression-era orphan determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations, befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt, and finds a new family and home in billionaire Oliver Warbucks.

Annie is directed by Dave Landis and choreographed by Courtney Oliver. Sydney Bell (Oliver!) and Dani Chaum (Grey Gardens) will alternate in the title role. Company Members Carla McDonald and Irene Crist appear as "Miss Hannigan". Annie also features Associate Company Members Ben Laxton as "Rooster", Kyle Blair as "Daddy Warbucks", Kelsey Hopkins as "Lily St. Regis", and Sarah Hoch as "Grace". Fred Harpell will reprise the role of FDR (Annie at Harrell Theatre and DeSoto Family Theatre).

Annie runs at Playhouse on the Square, November 18 - December 23, Thursdays and Fridays at 7 pm and Saturdays at 2 pm and 7 pm. There are no Sunday performances for Annie. Please note that evening performances begin at 7 pm. The Pay-What-You-Can performance is Thursday, December 22nd. Playhouse on the Square is located at 66 S. Cooper St. in Midtown. For more information or to make reservations, please call 901-726-4656.


Annie: Sydney Bell/ Dani Chaum

Miss Hannigan: Carla McDonald/ Irene Crist

Daddy Warbucks: Kyle Blair

Rooster: Ben Laxton

Lily St. Regis: Kelsey Hopkins

Grace: Sarah Hoch

Drake the Butler: Patrick Kittridge

Franklin Delano Roosevelt: Fred Harpell

Adult Ensemble: Jenna Juleson, Mandy Lane, Dan Lehman, Russell Lehman, Nick Mason, Patrick Mullen Jr., Misty O' Neal, Andrea Rouch, Cassie Thompson


Duffy: Patsy Detroit/ Kelsey Haltom

Pepper: Madisen White/ Carly Nahon

July: Megan Cheng/ Kayley Watkins

Tessie: Caroline Watson/ Rachel Adkins

Kate: Gabriella Gonzalez/ Mikayla House

Molly: Kaitlyn Poindexter/ Paige Hollenbeck
Production Team

Director: Dave Landis

Choreographer: Courtney Oliver

Assistant Choreographer: Noelia Warnette-Jones

Music Director: Renee Kemper

Stage Manager: Amber Mathis

Scenic Designer:Tim McMath

Costume Designer: Rebecca Y. Powell

Lighting Designer: John Horan

Technical Director: Kat DeCamillo

Title: Annie
Venue: Playhouse on the Square
Dates: November 18 - December 23
Times of Shows: Thursdays and Fridays at 7pm. Saturdays at 2 p.m. and 7 pm.
Tickets: $20 Opening Weekend (November 18 &19), $33 Thursdays and Saturday matinees, $38 Fridays and Saturday nights, $20 Seniors/Students/Military, $15 Children.
Box Office: 901-726-4656

Photo credit: Chris Neely

Photo Flash: Annie at Playhouse on the Square

Photo Flash: Annie at Playhouse on the Square
Irene Crist and Sydney Bell

Photo Flash: Annie at Playhouse on the Square
Irene Crist and Dani Chaum

Photo Flash: Annie at Playhouse on the Square

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