Annie, played by Kiera Booze, and Daddy Warbucks, played by Jeff Hoagland, are the main characters in “Annie” that opens Friday at Attic Productions’ D. Geraldine Lawson Performing Arts Center.

Attic Productions brings the musical ”Annie” to the stage for three weekends beginning the Friday, Nov. 30.

“Annie” will be performed Fridays, Saturdays and Sundays, Nov. 30-Dec. 2, Dec. 7-9 and Dec. 14-6.

Friday performances are at 7:30 p.m. while Saturday and Sunday performances are matinees at 2:30 p.m.

The 30-member cast for the musical that’s based on Harold Gray’s comic strip character “Little Orphan Annie” is co-directed by Josh DiPalma and Katrina Yancey.

The musical score is by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin and book by Thomas Meehan.

The Tony-award winning show is set in 1933 during the Great Depression and the story revolves around Annie, an orphan full of optimism, who is determined to find her parents.

The story involves billionaire Mr. Warbucks, who wants to do a good deed for Christmas, a stray dog, the FBI, President Roosevelt and fake con artists pretending to be Annie’s parents.

The audience will recognize many popular songs, including “Hard Knock Life,” “NYC,” and “Tomorrow.”

All adult tickets are $18, with a reduced rate for those 18 years and under and for groups of 10 or more at $15.

The show will be on Layman Auditorium stage at Attic Productions’ D. Geraldine Lawson Performing Arts Center.

For reservations, call the Attic Productions box office (473-1001). Volunteers are staffing the office on Mondays and Wednesday from 3-7 p.m. and Saturdays 10 a.m.-2 p.m.

Attic Productions, Botetourt County’s Community Theatre, is located at 7490 Roanoke Road, Fincastle.

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