Tag Archives: Annie

Alhambra Jax, Annie

Tomorrow Is Here “ANNIE” At The Alhambra

ALHAMBRA THEATRE & DINING REVIEW “Annie,” which is considered the most successful Broadway family musical ever, is back on stage at the Alhambra. It opened on June 28, 2017 and will remain through August 13. Tickets are going fast so call (904) 641-1212 or visit alhambrajax.com to reserve your seats. Lyricist and Director began writing the play in 1971. His intent was imparting hope in troubled times; the country was facing the Vietnam War, unemployment was increasing, and the city of New York was going bankrupt. Thomas Meehan and Charles Strouse collaborated on the script. The musical debuted on Broadway …

Read More »


Rated: PG Directed by: Will Gluck Grade: A 118 mins. Annie is a modern take on an original classic. Of course we all know the story of Annie, an orphan in foster care searching for her parents. Annie who always has a smile on her face and of course who could forget the music; “The Sun Will Come Out Tomorrow” and “ I’m Going To Like It Here,” just to name a few. Today’s is (break out star  from ) more modern, still living in foster care with Miss Hannigan played by the lovely and always funny  who brings a …

Read More »

ON SCREEN: December 2014 movies

Now Showing  and  reprise their signature roles as Lloyd and Harry in the sequel to the smash hit. Lloyd and Harry go on a road trip to find a child Harry never knew he had and the responsibility neither should ever, ever be given. Rated PG-13  The worldwide phenomenon of  continues to set the world on fire with Mockingjay – Part 1, which finds Katniss Everdeen in District 13 after she shatters the games forever. Under the leadership of President Coin and the advice of her trusted friends, Katniss spreads her wings as she fights to save Peeta and a nation moved …

Read More »


  Jacksonville Beach’s Players by the Sea opened  and’s “” on November 28, 2014. It will be on stage through December 13 at 106 6th Street North in Jacksonville Beach, Fl. For information or reservations, call 904-249-0289 or visit playersbythesea.org. Players staged the original Trailer Park musical in 2011 in their smaller theatre and it was a smash hit and was totally sold out. For the sequel, the larger main stage is used and ticket demand is once again high so act quickly and make reservations if you want to see this wacky alternative to the usual holiday fare. Three …

Read More »

Annie The Ageless Orphan

What: Annie When: October 21-26 Where: Times-Union Center’s Moran Theater Info: www.artistseriesjax.org The producers of are redefining the timeless Broadway musical’s roots by bringing the original lyricist  to the helm. This new production will be a classic incarnation of the beloved original, featuring book and score by Tony Award-winners , , and . Annie includes the memorable songs as ‘It’s the Hard Knock Life,’ ‘Easy Street,’ ‘I Don’t Need Anything But You,’ as well as the eternal anthem of optimism, ‘Tomorrow.’ In the title role of Annie is 9-year-old .  will star as . In the role of  is . …

Read More »