The Rangeley Friends of the Arts will be performing “Annie” as the Summer Musical for TWO weekends at the RFA Lakeside Theater on Friday June 29, Saturday June 30, and Sunday July 1, AND Friday July 6, Saturday July 7, and Sunday July 8. All shows will be at 7 PM except for July 8, which will be a 2 PM matinee. Admission is $18 for adults and $10 for youth, except for the first night (6/29), which will be $15 for adults. All seats are reserved; tickets can be purchased online or at the door.
Based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray, Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, features some of the greatest musical theater hits ever written, including “Tomorrow.”
Little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. She 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, Annie escapes to the wondrous world of NYC. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan’s evil machinations… and even befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt!
This article was written by Rangeley News Hound