With all of the uncertainty in the world we live in, a show full of hope like Annie is just what’s needed.
Family musical Annie, with its sheer enthusiasm, joy and optimism, is exactly what we all need in these gloomy times and with Nikolai Foster’s gloriously heartwarming and sincere production of Annie you will certainly leave the theatre with a smile on your face.
The hit production of the musical Annie will embark on a UK tour, opening at the Manchester Opera House on 9 February 2019
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Meera Syal will join the West End company of Annie to play the role of Miss Hannigan from 27 November 2017 for the duration of the run which concludes at London’s Piccadilly Theatre, as previously announced, on 18 February 2018.
Great singing, bold choreography and an entire show of strong acting – this is a fresh and fun production of Annie.
Craig Revel Horwood takes over from Miranda Hart in the West End revival of Annie. He’ll play ten weeks only from 18 September.
1. The children of the cast: every single young actress on the stage throughout the show are immensely talented and have a great energy about them that brings a smile to the faces of the audience.
In terms of offering hope in dark times, there is nothing quite like the musical Annie to lift up your spirits and leave you feeling optimistic about the world. The classic musical based on the Harold Gray comic strip Little Orphan Annie is given new life thanks to Nikolai Foster’s lively and funny production that features a wide variety of talent being displayed.
With a singing style that is as strong as Theresa May’s record on supporting the police and an accent that is as stable as the content of her manifesto, it’s a bold move to make Miranda Hart the above the title star of this production of Annie, the first in London this millennium. To be fair though, unlike May she’s willing to work well with others.
If Nikolai Foster’s production of Annie came in a tin, it would prove to be exactly what the label promised. Feelgood, joyful, corny, gorgeous. Ruby Stokes’ chirpy first-night Annie manages to deliver a flawless first “Tomorrow” even while having her face licked by a large hairy dog
Looking to introduce your children to the world of theatre? Here’s a few productions around now and coming soon in London.
Full cast has been announced for the upcoming West End revival of ANNIE, which stars Miranda Hart as Miss Hannigan and starts rehearsals today.
Multi award-winning comedy writer, actor and author Miranda Hart, will make her West End theatre debut as Miss Hannigan in ANNIE, starting performances at the Piccadilly Theatre in May. TICKETS ARE NOW ONSALE!
Captivating style: They say you should never work with animals or children. The touring production of Annie proves that, boy, were they wrong.