The U.S. national tour of “Annie,” directed by lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, will take to the stage at 7 p.m. Feb. 11 at Purdue’s Elliott Hall of Music.
This new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award-winning original is presented with Friends support from Lafayette Bank & Trust.
The original production of “Annie” opened April 21, 1977, at the Alvin Theatre and went on to win the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, seven Drama Desk Awards including best musical, the Grammy Award for Best Cast Show Album and seven Tony Awards, including best musical, best book and best score. The show remains one of the biggest Broadway musical hits ever. It ran for 2,377 performances after it first opened, has been performed in 28 languages and has been running somewhere around the world for 37 years.
The score for includes “Maybe,” “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile,” “Easy Street,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You” and “Tomorrow.”
$24-54 for adults
$24-40 for children 18 years and younger, Purdue students and Ivy Tech Lafayette students
Tickets are available at the Stewart Center box office at 765-494-3933 or 800-914-SHOW. Group tickets are also available to groups of 10 more. Call 765-496-1977 for more details or visit Group Sales for more information.