Annie – Presented By Port Huron Civic Theatre

The Port Huron Civic Theatre is presenting the age old classic “Annie” – at McMorran Theatre Friday, December 14 through Sunday, December 17.  Performances are 7 p.m. on Friday and Saturday, with 2:00 matinees on Saturday and Sunday.  Cost is $12 for kids and seniors and $15 for adults.  Tom Dennis plays policeman Lt. Ward and President Roosevelt and Joe Helton plays the part of Drake the Butler.  The two stopped in at WGRT to talk about the show.  Tom says Civic Theatre presents an opportunity for people to explore their theatric abilities and they become like family.  Joe, has in the past worked behind the scenes but, says his daughter encouraged him to try out for this part.  Annie is based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray.  Authorities say Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical.  The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse, and Martin Charnin, features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written, including, “Tomorrow”.  Annie is the perfect family-friendly musical and an ideal show for a largely female cast.  Tickets may be purchase at ticket master or call the McMorran Box Office at 810-985-6166.