The run of Theatre Cambrian's production of Annie The Musical is coming up Feb. 6-16.
Put on in partnership with the Sudbury Theatre Centre, the cast of more than 30 committed and talented community members are bringing the magic and optimism of everyone’s favourite orphan to the STC stage.
Starring as Annie is Marymount Academy Grade 9 student, Ava Levecque. Annie is her 12th time performing in a musical, and the third time acting with Theatre Cambrian.
Directed and choreographed by John McHenry, with music director Simon Landry, Annie also features the talents of Dennis Cropper as Daddy Warbucks, Samantha Onski as Grace Farrell, Leane Koskela as Miss Hannigan, Jude Alexander as Rooster, Violet Greer as Lily St Regis, Jeff McNeil as President Roosevelt, with an ensemble of Noah Ball, Marissa Charette, Isabelle Constantineau, Niamh Cunningham-Closs, Andrew Desabrais, Cullen Doucette, Keaghan Durcher, Dylan Gingras, Ada King Gold, Ella Koskela, Grace Reich, Riley Schafer, Karly Thornton and Sarah Tyler.
The cast is completed with 12 local girls playing the orphans: Madeleine Bayliss, Alice Cropper, Gaia Dhatt, Lily Grynspan, Kendra Jackson, Skyler Kenwell, Zoe Langille, Edee Mccall, Marley Newell-Barrette, Samantha Shewchuk, Janessa Smania, Ella Vaillancourt.
Sandy is played by Marigold Grynspan.
Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young orphan Annie is forced to live in a miserable orphanage run by the wicked Miss Hannigan.
Her hard knock life takes an unexpected turn when the plucky redhead is chosen to spend a fairy tale holiday with famous billionaire industrialist, Oliver Warbucks.
With book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin, this Tony Award-winning musical, includes the memorable songs “Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile,” and the uplifting anthem “Tomorrow.”
Purchase tickets through the Sudbury Theatre Centre box office at 705-674-8381, ext. 21, in person at 170 Shaughnessy St., or online at www.sudburytheatre.com.
There will be a Pay-What-You-Can performance Feb. 14 at 7 p.m.
Family package ticket deals are available, featuring two adult and two student tickets for only $100.