An all-time favorite has been tailored especially for young people. Seneca Community Players Young Players present Annie Junior on July 12, 13 and 14 at Waterloo Middle School Auditorium located at 202 West Main Street in Waterloo. Show times are at 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday and at 2 p.m. Sunday.
Based on the popular comic strip, Annie Junior tells of a spunky Depression-era orphan determined to find her parents, who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. In adventure after adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations, befriends President Franklin Roosevelt and finds a new family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace Farrell and a lovable mutt named Sandy.
The cast includes: Ciera Thompson (Annie), Dewey Fleszar (Oliver Warbucks), Kelsey Ettman (Miss Hannigan), Kaylee Millard (Grace Farrell), Bill Parker (Rooster), Trisha Hadley (Lily), Coralie Schulman (Pepper), Heather Davis (Kate), Kelly Barg (July), Kim Clingerman (Duffy), Roseanne Pluretti (Tessie), Stephanie Lathey (Molly), Jillian Kubasik, Kayla Miller, Stephanie Granger (additional orphans), Jason Parker (Bert Healy), Josh Hadley (President Franklin D. Roosevelt), Patrick Abbott (Police Officer Ward), Vinnie Fleszar (Drake), Richard Miller (Bundles), Caitlin Schroeder, Danielle Tompkins, Emily Gilmore, Emily Swenson, Jessie Nicastro, Melissa Miller, Nicolena Lombard, Olivia Davis, Tasha Carter, Nicole Reynolds, Jennifer Brownell, Laura Hadley, Mary Ann Dahl, Megan Derr, Samantha Barto, Susan Reed, Tiffany Barto (chorus – servants and townspeople).
The staff for this production includes: Kathy Hadley (director), Margaret Hall (assistant director), Maggie Abbott (music director & conductor), Pam Rapoza (choreographer), Erin Winston (assistant choreographer) Carol Millis (stage manager), Jill Roper (assistant stage manager), Lisa Kotyk (technical director), Becky Bly (technical director mentor), Simon Hadley & Kathy Hadley (set design), Simon Hadley (master carpenter), Mike Davis (lights & sound), Aaron Isaacs (lights & sound), Trisha Hadley and Bobbie Jo Bly (props), Debbie Roper (hair & makeup), Kevin Schoonover (publicity), Jennifer Mitchell (producer), Jim MacNeal (house manager).
For more information about Annie Junior contact Kathy Hadley at (315) 568-5288.