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Book by

Thomas Meehan

Music by

Charles Strause

Lyrics by

Martin Charnin

Original Broadway Production Directed by Martin Charnin

    Based on “Little Orphan Annie”® By Permission of Tribune Content Agency, LLC

A Note from the Director...

On behalf of the entire ActingUp! cast and crew, Thank you so much for coming to see Annie Jr and supporting local theater!

ActingUp! has been in the Wilmington area since 2014 and is committed to providing a positive arts experience for children and adults. We believe the arts are essential for everyone, especially for our children and community.
We hope to inspire, educate and give back through classes and performances.

Please check out our website for more information, photos and videos! or email us at

Thanks and enjoy the show!

Rachel Hemingway

Musical numbers
Act 1


It’s The Hard-Knock Life

It’s The Hard-Knock Life (Reprise)


Little Girls

Little Girls (Reprise)

I Think I’m Gonna Like It Here


Act 2

Easy Street

You Won’t Be An Orphan For Long

Maybe (Reprise)

You’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile

Easy Street (Reprise)

I Don’t Need Anything But You

Maybe (Second Reprise)

Tomorrow (Reprise)



Annie - Camille Hamilton

Miss Hannigan - Maggie Hefner

Daddy Warbucks - Kyle Quittschreiber

Grace - Corrie Boehling

Rooster - Miles Hemingway

Lily - Zoe Hemingway


Sandy the Dog - Deacon Walters


NYC Soloist - Caroline Norwood


Molly - Kate Hartzler

Kate - Reese Walker

Tessie - Brielle Chaney

Pepper - Emma Coulbourn

July - Lucy Ford

Duffy - Amy Harler

Orphan - Isabella Findlay

Orphan - Olivia Hardy


Warbuck Servants

Drake – Archer Van Fiskin

Cecille - Halli Williams

Annette - Caroline Norwood

Mrs. Greer - Lydia Nason

Mrs. Pugh - Hannah Coulbourn


Burt Healy - Cruz Knipping

Bundles McCloskey - Miles Hemingway

Apple Seller - Halli Williams

Dogcatcher - Lydia Nason

Officer Ward/Usherette - Sydney Lampman


Louis Howe - Cruz Knipping

President Franklin D. Roosevelt - Cash Christian


Ensemble - Servants/New York Passerby

Leah Carter, Sydney Lampman, Lara Cole Burk, Melody Griffin,
Hannah Coulbourn, Lydia Nason, Deacon Walters, Miles Hemingway,
Cash Christian, Cruz Knipping


Featured Dancers
Caroline Norwood, Halli Williams, Rhapsody Knipping, Zoe Hemingway

Tech Crew

Director - Rachel Hemingway

Music Director - Kyristen Knipping

Choreographer* - Zoe Hemingway

Prop/Set Design - Becky & Kasey Lewis

Costumer - Dori Nason

Lighting Design - Cole Marquis

Stage Manager - Frances Coulbourn

Sound - Sean Meade

Backstage Crew - Lily Hefner, Helena Fillmore, Isabella Boswell

*Choreography inspired by Steven G Kennedy

Thanks to all the parents

who have made this production possible!

Special Thanks to:

Cape Fear Costumes

Opera House Theater Company

Christ the King Church

ER Quiver

Missy Hefner

Kelli Strickland

How can you support us?

In order to make a difference, we rely on the support of generous individuals and businesses in our community.

DONOR-GIFT program (One time)
If you are an individual that would like to generously give or support our program with any amount and do not need to take advantage of tax deductions, please consider doing this at any time. You can do so online on our website or by reaching out to us by email!

If you are a person or business that would like to take advantage of tax write offs and support our group please consider becoming a partner with ActingUp. Here are some ways you can give. Please contact us to receive our tax ID number.

• Any amount as a “gift” only

• $100 - 4 tickets to any ActingUp shows during this season

• $250 - 6 tickets to any ActingUp shows during this season

• $500 - 8 tickets to any ActingUp shows during this season and “Thank You” added to programs this upcoming season

• $750 - 8 tickets to any ActingUp shows during this season, “Thank You” added to programs this upcoming season and 2 ActingUp shirts. And a special shout out at the curtain speech. 

• $1,000 - 8 tickets to any ActingUp shows during this season, “Thank You” added to programs this upcoming season, 4 ActingUp shirts and your name or business added to our website as a sponsor! And a special shout out at the curtain speech.

Ruth & Bucky Stein Studio Theatre
310 Chestnut Street
Wilmington, NC 28401


Annie JR. is presented through special arrangement with

and all authorized materials are supplied by

Music Theatre International, New York, NY

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