Past Musical:
Kentwood Players presents

Annie. Book by Thomas Meehan . Music by Charles Strouse . Lyrics by Martin Charnin . Based on “Little Orphan Annie” by permission of the Tribune Media Services Inc.. Director Susan Goldman Weisbarth. Musical Director Bill Wolfe. Choreographer Victoria Miller. Producer Shirley Hatton. November 5 – December 11, 2010

This classic rags-to-riches story is as timeless today as it was when it was originally produced on Broadway in 1977. Set during the great depression, Annie is the story of a spunky, red-headed orphan trying to find the parents who seemingly gave her up for adoption. Along the way she meets a multitude of memorable characters and works her way into even the most unsuspecting hearts. This holiday musical with well known songs such as “Tomorrow,” “It’s a Hard Knock Life” and “Little Girls” is perfect for the entire family and proves “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile!”



Played by
Molly ············ Clara Mulligan
Pepper ············ Emma Hatton
Duffy ············ Makenzie Browning
July ············ Natalie Peterson
Tessie ············ Rachel Evans
Kate ············ Juliette Boland
Jenny ············ Alexa Hodzic
Meggie, ensemble ············ Kiah Candell-Vastine
Annie ············ Francesca Farina
Miss Hannigan ············ Shirley Hatton
Bundles, Fred McCracken/Wacky, Justice Brandeis, ensemble ············ Ron Peterson
Apple Seller, ensemble ············ Margie Bates
Lt. Ward, Hull, ensemble ············ Martin Feldman
Sophie, Frances Perkins ············ Kim Peterson
Star-to-Be, ensemble ············ Jessica Stone
Peggy, ensemble ············ Valerie Ruel
Mrs. Greer, ensemble ············ Robyn Rothstein
Bert Healy, Ickes, Radio Announcers ············ Greg Abbott
Grace Farrell ············ Jennifer Richardson
Drake ············ Harold Dershimer
Mrs. Pugh ············ Pamela Bassett
Cecille, Boylan Sister, ensemble ············ Katie Sullivan
Annette, Boylan Sister, ensemble ············ Dana Belben
Daddy Warbucks ············ Rocky Miller
Rooster ············ Steve Holland
Lily St. Regis ············ MarLee Candell
Boylan Sister, ensemble ············ Julia May Wong
Franklin D. Roosevelt ············ Jack Winnick


“Oh boy! I'm gonna like it here,” says Annie and Sandy seems to agree.
“Together at last, together forever” is the new motto of Daddy Warbucks, Annie and Sandy.
Living on Easy Street at Oliver Warbucks’ Mansion.
Miss Hannigan tells Annie “You'll scrub these floors until they shine like the top of the Chrysler Building.”
Why any kid would want to be an orphan, I'll never know!
Where does our plan for Annie put us? Give you one guess… Easy Street.
The extraordinary cast of Annie features (from top) Harold Dershimer, Rocky Miller, Shirley Hatton, Steve Holland, MarLee Candell, Jennifer Richardson, Francesca Farina and Brusier.
“Oh Boy! I'm Gonna Like It Here!” says Annie.
Grace tells Annie “You are our guest and for the next two weeks you're gonna have a swell time!”
Oliver Warbucks is a man who always wins!
“Rotten orphan, she never misses!” cries Miss Hannigan as Molly gleefully steps on her foot.
Annie takes care of Molly, the smallest of the orphans.
The orphans sing “You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile.”
“Annie, I think you're right! The sun will come out tomorrow!”
Photos by Shari Barrett


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8301 Hindry Ave.
Los Angeles, CA 90045
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