Westchester Broadway Theatre Presents ANNIE

July 18, 2017

Inspired by Little Orphan Annie, the 1924 comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie is a heart-warming story, filled with adventure and laughs that defines what family truly means. One of the longest running shows in Broadway history and the winner of seven Tony Awards, Annie is playing now on the Westchester Broadway Theatre stage through September 10, 2017.

Annie, one of the world’s best-loved musicals, is set in 1933 in New York City during the Great Depression. Little Orphan Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage that is run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the Orphanage, she escapes to the wondrous world of NYC where she finds a new home and family in billionaire, Oliver Warbucks, his secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy. Notable musical numbers include “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” and “Tomorrow.”

Peyton Fishman (Irvington) and Kaylin Hedges (Valley Cottage) star as Annie in alternating performances.  Michael DeVries is Daddy Warbucks, the billionaire business man. You may remember him in Wicked and Hello, Dolly, on Broadway. Susann Fletcher is Miss Hannigan, the cold-hearted orphanage owner. She starred as Louise Seger in WBT’s production of Always…Patsy Cline.  Warbucks’ secretary and love-interest, Grace, is portrayed by Celeste Hudson who was seen in Show Boat at WBT.  Miss Hannigan’s con-artist brother, Rooster, is played by Adam Roberts, who appeared on Broadway in Pippin and Spider-Man Turn Off the Dark.  The role of Lily, Rooster’s petty-thieving girlfriend, is played by Aubrey Sinn who starred as Maria in our production of The Sound of Music. John-Charles Kelly plays President Franklin D. Roosevelt.

A lively group of local girls play the orphans in Annie including a couple from our area! Anika Bobra (Armonk), Tahlia Ellie (Short Hills, NJ), Haylie Christiano and Ruby Griffin (both of Valley Cottage), Maureen Henshaw (Carmel), Nora Kennedy (Tappan), Molly Lyons (Wappinger’s Falls), Sasha Murray (Chappaqua), Lucy Neureuther (Harrison), Ella Stanley (Bronx), Lauren Sun (Rye Brook) and Gabriella Uhl (Cornwall).

Sunny, a 7 year old Terrier Mix, will play Sandy the dog. He was rescued from a kill shelter and appeared in the 2014 revival of ANNIE on Broadway, and in the national tour. He was the subject of a NBC special entitled ANNIE'S SEARCH FOR SANDY. Sunny follows in the line of great Sandy dogs rescued and trained by Bill Berloni.

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Show Times: Wednesday & Thursday & some Friday Matinees: Lunch: 11:30 am & Show 1 pm.

Thursday, Friday, & Saturday Evenings: Dinner: 6:30 pm & Show: 8 pm.

Sunday Matinees: Lunch: 12 pm & Show: 1:30 pm

Sunday Evenings: Dinner: 5:30 pm & Show: 7 pm.

Ticket Prices: Dinner & Show range between $56.00 and $84.00 PLUS TAX depending on the performances chosen. Beverage Service & Gratuities are not included in the ticket price. Discounts are available for children, students, and senior citizens at selected performances. Also check the website for on-going Special Offers!