College Production Brief
Thomas More College's 2021 Production of Annie is based on the popular comic strip by Harold Gray. Realised as a Broadway production in 1976 Annie has become a worldwide phenomenon and was the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. The beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, features some of the greatest musical theatre hits ever written, including "Tomorrow' and 'It's The Hard Knock Life'.
The TMC production has a 40 strong cast made up of students from Yr 7-12 and aims to involve a cross discipline of arts subjects to accommodate all facets in such a major event. From senior Creative Arts developing sets, Design classes developing promotional materials and Music and Drama providing their unquestionable talent!
The 2021 TMC production of Annie will feature all the original cast of characters, complete with the award-winning songs. All direction and design choices have aimed to ensure audience members are able to identify strongly with this iconic and timeless work they know and love.