Hudson, NC – The classic Broadway musical, Annie will be presented as the 2017 Fall Hudson Dinner Theatre Production.  The play will be performed on Thursday through Saturday, October 19th, 20th, 21st, 26th, 27th and 28th at the Hudson Uptown Building (HUB), 145 Cedar Valley Road, Hudson.  The orphans, including the role of Annie, have now been cast, as well as that of Sandy the dog.

Auditions for adults and non-orphan girls and boys will be held on Monday and Tuesday, July 31st and August 1st at 6:30 at the HUB.  There are 40 parts for folks 8 to 70 at these general auditions.

All roles are open with the exception of that of Daddy Oliver Warbucks, which has been precast.  We need a ventriloquist, a sound effects person, actors, singers, dancers, technicians, particularly men.  Please wear comfortable clothing and closed toe shoes, as you will be asked to move and do some basic dance steps.

Please bring a copy of the sheet music with which you plan to audition, preferably a musical selection from the play, Annie. Your piece should be memorized.  There will be no singing with phones or other recording devices, as an accompanist will be provided.  The audition will also include cold reading from the script.  The show’s Director and Music Director is Keith Smith.  The Choreographer is Leanna Bodnar.  The cast pianist is Gregory Knight.

For further information or for other questions, please call Director Keith Smith at Hudson Town Hall Monday through Friday from 8:30 until 5:00.  The number is 828-728-8272.