PRESS RELEASE: THE ZIEGFELD THEATER PRESENTS ANNIE
February 1, 2016
For Immediate Release
THE ZIEGFELD THEATER PRESENTS ANNIE
The classic musical about a plucky orphan in search of her forever family
Feb 17 - March 18
OGDEN, UT-February 1, 2017- The Ziegfeld Theater presents optimistic, family entertainment with Annie. Based on the popular stories of “Little Orphan Annie,” this popular musical is the winner of 7 Tony Awards and is sure to warm your heart.
A plucky orphan girl is on a mission to find her parents in 1930s New York City, after being abandoned years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other girls in the orphanage, Annie escapes and experiences adventure in The Big Apple, making friends with a billionaire, Franklin D. Roosevelt and a lovable dog, until finally finding her forever home.
Annie is directed by Trent Cox, music directed by Sarah Christensen, and choreographed by Bryan Andrews.
The Ziegfeld Theater continues its fifth season in 2017 with another family-friendly musical. Under the executive leadership of Caleb and Morgan Parry and the artistic leadership of Rick Rea, the theater pursues a mission of “Professional Standard, Community Spirit” as it strives to bring quality entertainment to diverse audiences in Northern Utah.
The opening gala and performance is Friday, February 17 at 7:30 p.m. Regular performances are 7:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday, adding 7:30 p.m. Monday performances on March 6 and 13 as well as 2:00 p.m. Saturday matinees March 4 and 11.
THE ZIEGFELD THEATER PRESENTS
a musical about hopefulness and family
Book by Thomas Meehan, Music by Charles Strouse, and Lyrics by Martin Charnin, Based on Little Orphan Annie
When: February 17 - March 18
OPENING NIGHT / GALA / PRESS EVENT
Friday, February 17
Fridays and Saturdays at 7:30 p.m.
Mondays, March 6 and 13 at 7:30 p.m.
Saturday matinees at 2:00 p.m. March 4 and 11
Where: The Ziegfeld Theater, 3934 S. Washington Blvd., Ogden, UT 84403
Run Time: Approximately 120 minutes.
Content Advisory: Mild language. Appropriate for most all audiences.
Box Office: 855-ZIG-ARTS or www.theziegfeldtheater.com
Tickets: $17 for children, students and seniors and $19 for adults if purchased online. Tickets no longer available online at 6:30 p.m. the night of the performance (1:00 p.m. for matinees). All tickets are $1 more if purchased at the door.