February 23, 2017
Event Facility: FM Kirby Center
Event Address: 71 Public Sq
Event Town: Wilkes-Barre
Event Phone: 570.826.1100
Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new incarnation of the iconic original. Including such unforgettable songs as the Hard Knock Life, Easy Street, Don't Need Anything But You,ť plus the eternal anthem of optimism, Tomorrow.ť The original production of ANNIE opened April 21, 1977 at the Alvin Theatre and went on to win the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, seven Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, the Grammy for Best Cast Show Album and seven Tony AwardsÂ®, including Best Musical, Best Book (Thomas Meehan) and Best Score (Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin). The show remains one of the biggest Broadway musical hits ever. It ran for 2,377 performances after it first opened, and has been performed in 28 languages and has been running somewhere around the world for 37 years.