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Annie

The Warbucks mansion ensemble. Photo by Francis Photography
The Warbucks mansion ensemble. Photo by Francis Photography

Do you need a glass-half-full approach to cope with the modern world? Musical theatre can assist, especially Miranda Musical Society’s production of ANNIE. This current version showcases genuine, likeable optimism in a slick package.

The joyous individuals in the cast of orphans are a credit to their birth parents and the local musical group which is fostering their talent. Two casts of orphans alternate across the show’s run. I saw the so-called ‘Warbucks’ cast, which were pure energy from start to finish.

Amidst detailed period sets, props and stunning outfits, the children and adults on stage present their predicaments clearly. The New York accents, pre-war social and political climates and contrasts between the rich and poor are accurately portrayed. Continue reading Annie