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Gilgamesh Taggett as Oliver "Daddy" Warbucks and Issie Swickle as Annie (photo by Joan Marcus)

On Dec. 9-14, DPAC Will Host a New Tour of “Annie,” Directed by the Musical’s Lyricist Martin Charnin

Leapin’ Lizards! Annie is back, with lyricist and original Broadway director Martin Charnin at the helm of a new-and-improved production of this perennially popular musical, based on the syndicated comic strip “Little Orphan Annie” (1924-2010), which was created by cartoonist Harold Gray (1894–1968). The Durham Performing Arts Center will host Gaithersburg, MD-based Troika Entertainment, LLC’s… Read More ›

“ANNIE” Review by Robert W. McDowell

Talented 14-year-old Raleigh teen English Bernhardt is delightful as Annie, the plucky orphan who unthawed Warbucks’ cold, cold heart. Bernhardt’s robust renditions of “Maybe” and “Tomorrow” are high points of the evening

“Annie” | July 23 – 31

BROADWAY’S ORIGINAL ANNIE, ANDREA McARDLE, WILL STAR AS MISS HANNIGAN IN NCT’S GALA PRODUCTION OF “ANNIE”. The NCT cast of ANNIE also includes 14-year-old Raleigh teen English Bernhardt as “Annie”.