Smash-hit musical ANNIE will embark on a UK tour opening at Curve, Leicester on Saturday 25 February 2023, it has been announced.
This production enjoyed sell-out UK and Ireland tours throughout 2015/16 and in 2019, as well as extended seasons in both the West End and Toronto. Casting is yet to be revealed but you can expect to see a big star attached to the show.
Annie is a multi-award winning Broadway classic about a young girl who 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.
The musical features much loved songs ‘It’s the Hard Knock Life’, ‘Easy Street’, ‘I Don’t Need Anything But You’ and ‘Tomorrow’.
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. The production is produced by Michael Harrison and David Ian.
Following its premiere at Curve Leicester it will travel to Newcastle, Edinburgh, Birmingham, Oxford, Southampton, Dartford, Llandudno, Aberdeen, Glasgow, Liverpool, Woking, Cardiff, Bradford, Southend, Bromley and Norwich. Further tour dates to be announced.
Tickets for the 2023 UK tour of Annie will be on sale soon.