Bend Experimental Art Theater’s production of the musical “Annie Jr.," directed by Mary Kilpatrick with musical direction from Jimena Shepherd, opens Thursday.
In 1930s New York, Annie lands on the doorstep of an orphanage run by cruel Miss Hannigan. With the help of the other orphans, Annie escapes, thwarts Miss Hannigan’s evil plotting and befriends a president, eventually finding a home and family with the wealthy Oliver Warbucks.
Performances are at 7 p.m. nightly Thursday through Jan. 19 and 3 p.m. Jan. 20 at Bend High School, 230 N.E. Sixth St. After that, the production moves to Central Oregon Community College’s Pinckney Center, 2600 N.W. College Way, in Bend, where it will be staged at 7 p.m. Jan. 25 and 26 and 2 p.m. Jan 26 and 27.
Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for students ages 18 and younger, and are available at www.beattickets.org or at the door.
Contact: www.beatonline.org or 541-419-5558.