The hit production of the musical Annie will embark on a UK tour, opening at the Manchester Opera House on 9 February 2019.
This production recently ran for an extended season in the West End following a tour of the UK and Ireland in 2015/16 and will open later this month in Toronto. Further dates and casting will be announced soon.
Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery and torment at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage. Determined to find her real parents, her luck changes when she is chosen to spend Christmas at the residence of famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie’s search…
Annie has music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin and a book by Thomas Meehan. This production is directed by Nikolai Foster with set and costume design by Colin Richmond, choreography by Nick Winston, lighting by Ben Cracknell and sound design by Richard Brooker. Annie is produced by Michael Harrison and David Ian.