A brand new production of the classic musical Annie starring Craig Revel Horwood as ‘Miss Hannigan’ will be coming to Plymouth from Monday 7th to Saturday 12 September 2015.
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…With its award-winning book and score, this stunning new production includes the unforgettable songs ‘It’s the Hard Knock Life’, ‘Easy Street’, ‘I Don’t Need Anything But You’ and ‘Tomorrow’.
Craig Revel Horwood is probably best known as a judge on BBC One’s Strictly Come Dancing. His West End Theatre credits include: ‘Munkustrap’ in CATS at the New London Theatre, Miss Saigon at the Theatre Royal, Drury Lane and ‘Harry’ in Crazy for You at the Prince Edward Theatre which took him to the US and Germany before re-creating the show for Susan Stroman in South Africa. Other theatre credits in his native Australia include: West Side Story, the Australian and New Zealand tour of The Danny La Rue Show; La Cage Aux Folles; Me and My Girl and ‘Norman’ in the hit comedy play Ladies Night.
Annie will be directed by Nikolai Foster. Recently named as the new artistic director at Curve in Leicester; his most recent theatre credits include: Calamity Jane, The Witches of Eastwick and the 20th Anniversary production of Jonathan Harvey’s Beautiful Thing in the West End.
Tickets for Annie will go on sale to Friends and Corporate Members at 10am on Tuesday 14th October, to TRAC and Mailing Club Members on at 10am on Tuesday 21st October, to groups and schools at 10am on Wednesday 22nd October and will be available to all from 10am on Thursday 23rd October.
For information on ticket prices and concession please see the Annie show page.