Annie: The Beloved Family Musical Comes to Sacramento
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The last date listed for Annie was Sunday December 2, 2012 / 2:00pm.
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This warmhearted, humorous play that won Alfred Uhry the 1988 Pulitzer and was adapted into an… More
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The singing is incredibly good and complemented by a talented live orchestra! The acting is remarkable considering this is a period piece and there is a need for costuming, set design and characters to be correct. Some of the actors really stand out as masters: Miss Hannigan, Miss Grace, Daddy Warbucks, President FDR, the butler, the chef, the smallest orphan girl and of couse Annie!The dog was very cute, but not so cooperative and 'broke character', but I thought Annie handled the dog quite well!
With 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 and magical world of NYC. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan’s evil machinations and 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.
About the Ticket Supplier: Runaway Stage Productions
Runaway Stage Productions (RSP) began serving the region’s theatre community in 1997 at the Eagle Theater in Old Sacramento and now performs at the 24th Street Theater at the Sierra 2 Center. It is the only Community Theatre Company in the greater Sacramento Area that is priveleged to have an 18 piece Resident Orchestra dedicated to providing “live” music during performances.
The company stages six Broadway style productions each season, and six original Storybook Children’s Theater shows, which are tailored towards younger audiences yet enjoyable for the whole family.
Past Elly Awards for best overall productions include All Shook Up (2008), Cinderella (Children’s Play – 2008) Chicago (2007), The Wiz (2003), and Joseph and the Amazing Technicolor Dreamcoat (2000).
Runaway Stage Productions also offers education and enrichment of all audiences through its Youth Musical Theatre Workshops which introduce school age children to the theatrical experience. RSP provides a new learning opportunity through the “Broadway Kids” series, which introduces children between the ages of five to nine to the stage in a fun and nurturing environment.