A brand new tour of classic musical Annie has been announced for 2023.
Michael Harrison and David Ian’s production, which previously toured in 2015/16 and 2019, will embark on a new UK tour opening at Curve, Leicester on Saturday 25 February 2023.
The tour will then visit Theatre Royal Newcastle, Edinburgh Playhouse, Birmingham Alexandra Theatre, New Theatre Oxford, Southampton Mayflower Theatre, Dartford Orchard Theatre, Stoke-on-Trent Regent Theatre, Llandudno Venue Cymru, Aberdeen His Majesty’s Theatre, Glasgow King’s Theatre, Liverpool Empire, Cardiff Wales Millennium Centre, Bradford Alhambra Theatre, Southend Cliffs Pavilion, Bromley Churchill Theatre and Norwich Theatre Royal.
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 production includes the unforgettable songs ‘It’s the Hard Knock Life’, ‘Easy Street’, ‘I Don’t Need Anything But You’ and ‘Tomorrow’.
Casting for the new tour is to be announced.
Annie has Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Martin Charnin and a Book by Thomas Meehan. It is directed by Curve’s Artistic Director Nikolai Foster with set and costume design by Colin Richmond, choreography by Nick Winston, lighting by Ben Cracknell and sound design by Richard Brooker.
For more information and tickets, visit anniethemusicaltour.uk