Keyes grad lands role in Guymon production of “Annie” ; Malory Turlington will portray Grace
The Guymon Community Theater will present the musical “Annie” on March 4, 5, 11 and 12 at 7:30 p.m. and March 6 and 13 at 2:00 p.m.
“Annie” is the third production of the 26th season for Guymon Community Theatre. For reservations call 338-0019.
“Annie” is based on the “Little Orphan Annie” comic strip by permission of The Tribune Media Services, Inc. Book by Thomas Meehan, Music by Charles Strouse and Lyrics by Martin Charnin. The original Broadway production was directed by Charnin.
The Guymon production will be Co-Directed by Jerry Wadley and Charles Michael, Jr.
The cast includes Robin Siemsen as Annie; Wayne Stewart as Oliver Warbucks; Malory Turlington as Grace; Audrey Brooks as Miss Hannigan; Andy Johnson as Rooster; Kristine Beddingfield as Lily. The orphans are Sarah Beddingfield as Molly; Savannah Beddingfield as Tessie; Cristina Contreras as Duffy; Kenedee Ban as Kate; Ashlyn Wadley as July; Eva Dye as Pepper; also Kambri Gabel, Jade Cathcart and Lauren Gibson.
The Warbucks servants include Lucinda Ray as Mrs. Greer; Tera Gabel as Annette; Emily Dye as Cecille; Penny Knollenberg as Mrs. Pugh; Chuck Michael as Drake. Tom Dye as President Roosevelt.
Others in the cast are Charlie Michael, Suzanne Bryan, Selina Reynolds, Barbara Contreras, Kurt Gibson, Ron Smith, Joann Andrews, Steve Knollenberg, Father Stephen Hamilton, Lisa Schmitt, Raven Carter, Deanna Seimsen, Vernon Bonn and “Sandy”.
The staff includes Joann Andrews as Vocal Director; Kristina Roberts as Instrumental Director, Audrey Brooks as Choreographer, Lucinda Ray as Art Director; Lisa Schmitt as Costumes; Velinda Matthews as Stage & Prop Manager; Vernon Bonn as Sound Technician; Jerry Wadley as Light Technician.
Presented on Broadway by Mike Nichols, produced by Irwin Meyer, Stephen R. Friedman, Lewis Allen, Alvin Nederlander Associates, Inc, The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts and Icarus Productions, the musical was originally produced by The Goodspeed Opera House, Michael P. Price, Executive Director.
“Annie” is presented through special arrangement with Music Theatre International. This production made possible through the support of the Oklahoma Arts Council and The National Endowment for the Arts.
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