Penn State College of Arts and Architecture
Center for the Performing Arts at Penn State

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  • Annie, the Tony Award-winning Production An illustration featuring the title character and her dog, Sandy, from the original comic strip Little Orphan Annie accompanies the Broadway hit's logo.
  • Seven child actors, with Annie in the center, sing a musical number while on their hands and knees scrubbing the floor.
  • Three actors dressed in 1920s-era clothing kick their right feet to the left during a choreographed song-and-dance number.
  • An actress portraying Annie smiles and holds both hands of an older actress while a staff of housekeepers and butlers with their arms outstretched surround them.
  • An actress portraying Annie smiles and sits cross-legged while she puts her right arm around Sandy the dog.


7:30 pm Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Leapin’ lizards! The world’s best-loved musical returns. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin and choreographed by Liza Gennaro, this production of ANNIE is a brand-new incarnation of the iconic original. Featuring book and score by Tony Award winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse, and Charnin, ANNIE includes such unforgettable songs as “It’s a Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” and the eternal anthem of optimism, “Tomorrow.”

Adult $65, $56
University Park Student $47, $38
18 and Younger $48, $39

Kish Bank and an anonymous donor

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Artistic Viewpoints

6:30 pm Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Eisenhower Auditorium

Artistic Viewpoints, an informal moderated discussion featuring ANNIE cast members Mallory King (Lily St. Regis) and Jeffrey B. Duncan (FDR), is offered in Eisenhower one hour before the performance and is free for ticket holders. Artistic Viewpoints regularly fills to capacity, so seating is available on a first-arrival basis.

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