Checking on the Arts
4:21 pm
Thu November 17, 2011

Dave Landis from Playhouse on the Square Talks about Annie

Dave Landis from Playhouse on the Square about their upcoming production of Annie, running November 18-December 23, 2011.

 (From their website): 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.

The production team: 

 

  • Director: Dave Landis
  • Choreographer: Courtney Oliver
  • Assistant Choreographer: Noelia Warnette-Jones
  • Music Director: Renee Kemper
  • Scenic Designer: Tim McMath
  • Costume Designer: Rebecca Y. Powell
  • Lighting Designer: John Horan
  • Technical Director: Kat De Camillo

The cast includes:

 

  • Annie: Sydney Bell/Dani Chaum
  • Miss Hannigan: Carla McDonald/Irene Crist
  • Daddy Warbucks: Kyle Blair
  • Rooster: Ben Laxton
  • Lili St. Regis: Kelsey Hopkins
  • Grace: Sarah Hoch
  • Drake the Butler: Patrick Kittridge
  • FDR: Fred Harpell

ADULT ENSEMBLE 

  • Fred Harpell
  • Kelsey Hopkins
  • Jeanna Juleson
  • Patrick Kittridge
  • Mandy Lane
  • Ben Laxton
  • Dan Lehman
  • Russell Lehman
  • Nick Mason
  • Patrick Mullen Jr.
  • Misty ONeal
  • Andrea Rouch
  • Cassie Thompson

ORPHANS 

  • 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