Sunday, March 16, 2008

Leapin" Lizards! Annie Turns 30!

One of America’s most beloved musical, ANNIE, is back in a 30th anniversary tour, giving a whole new generation the chance to experience this classic musical about never giving up hope. The timeless tale of Little Orphan Annie returns to Boston’s Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre for a one-week engagement, playing March 25 - 30
The original Broadway production of Annie won seven 1977 Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Book and Score. It ran for 2,377 performances, and has subsequently been produced all over the world. The original production is one of the top 20 longest running shows in Broadway history, and Annie continues to be one of the most successful musicals ever.
Boasting one of Broadway’s most memorable scores, including “It’s the Hard-Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” “N.Y.C.” and the ever optimistic “Tomorrow,” you can bet your bottom dollar that this show will bring a smile to your face and the faces of your family.
ANNIE plays at the Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre Tuesday, March 25 through Sunday, March 30. Performances are Tuesday through Saturday evening at 7:30 P.M.; Sunday at 7 P.M.M; with matinees Saturday at 2 P.M. and Sunday at 1 P.M.
Tickets are priced at $28-$72 --- all prices include a $3 facility-education-public programming fee per ticket.
Tickets for Annie are on sale at the Citi Performing Arts Center Box Office, online at, or by calling 800-447-7400. Discounted tickets are available for groups of 20 or more by calling Citi Performing Arts Center Group Sales at 617-532-1116.

PHOTO: Maybe” - Amanda Balon and Annalisa DiBernardo in the national tour of Annie, coming to the Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre March 25-30. Photography by Phil Martin

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