Why See Annie?
Part of the Philadelphia holiday season!
Part of its 2017/18 holiday season, little orphan Annie will be lighting up the Walnut Street Theatre stage with her indomitable spirit and kindness! Since its Broadway premiere in 1977, Annie has delighted audiences worldwide and its a particular favourite of children who love Annie's cheeky demeanour and her bubbly outlook. A local Philadelphia production, this marks the 209th season of America's oldest theater company. atch this life affirming and acclaimed Tony-winning production that promises to fill you with sunshine, with hit classics 'Tomorrow, 'Hard Knock Life' and many more.
It's a hard knock life for Annie and the other orphans of Depression Era New York City, under the patronage of the wretched and scheming Miss Hannigan at the Hudson Street Orphanage. One day, Annie's life is changed for ever when Grace, the beautiful assistant of the enigmatic millionaire Oscar (Daddy) Warbucks comes to ask for an orphan to stay at his mansion for the Christmas holidays. This begins a wild and mad-cap adventure where Annie's bright and shining personality wins over the crochety business man and teaches him the meaning of love, life and looking on the bright side.
Opening night: 7 November 2017
Suitable for ages 6+
Two hours and fifteen minutes, including one intermission
Cast and Creative
Book by Thomas Meehan
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin
What you thought
Seen Annie? Loved it? Hated it?
Help your fellow Philadelphia Theater visitors by leaving the first review!Write a review now
Spread the word
Sound good to you? Share this page on social media and let your friends know about Annie at Walnut Street Theatre.
Keep up to date
I want email news and updates for events in my area! Read how we protect your data.
Please note: The term Walnut Street Theatre and/or Annie as well as all associated graphics, logos, and/or other trademarks, tradenames or copyrights are the property of the Walnut Street Theatre and/or Annie and are used herein for factual descriptive purposes only. We are in no way associated with or authorized by the Walnut Street Theatre and/or Annie and neither that entity nor any of its affiliates have licensed or endorsed us to sell tickets, goods and or services in conjunction with their events.