annie_main_600x438__largeANNIE is making a stop from November 5-16, 2014 at Boston’s Citi Performing Arts Center (Wang Theatre) on it’s National Tour. The show is directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 18th time, but this production of ANNIE will be a brand new performance of the iconic Tony Award-winning original.

The original production of ANNIE opened April 21, 1977 at the Alvin Theatre and went on to win the New York Drama Critics Circle Award for Best Musical, seven Drama Desk Awards including Best Musical, the Grammy for Best Cast Show Album and seven Tony Awards®, including Best Musical, Best Book (Thomas Meehan) and Best Score (Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin). The show remains one of the biggest Broadway musical hits ever. It ran for 2,377 performances after it first opened, and has been performed in 28 languages and has been running somewhere around the world for 37 years. It also gave us a first glimpse of soon-to-be star Sarah Jessica Parker.

The beloved score for ANNIE includes “Maybe,” “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile,” “Easy Street,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You” and the eternal anthem of optimism, “Tomorrow.”

ANNIE plays at the Citi Performing Arts Center Wang Theatre Wednesday, November 5 – Sunday, November 16, 2014, for 16 performances: Tuesday through Saturday evenings at 7:00 pm; matinees on Thursday, November 6 at 11:00 am, Tuesday, November 11 at 2:00 pm, and Saturdays at 2:00 pm; and Sundays at 1:00 pm and 6:00 pm. Tickets are priced at $35.00 – $125.00; all prices include a $3.75 facility fee per ticket.

Family Friendly Boston readers can enter below to win 4 Tickets to the Opening Night Performance at 7 PM on November 5, 2014.

Tickets are now on sale at the Citi Center box office, through or by calling 800-982-ARTS (2787), or through Ticketmaster. Groups of 10 or more may reserve tickets now by contacting Citi Performing Arts Center Group Sales at (617) 532-1116 or

For a 20% discount, visit the Citi Center web site and enter code: MOMS.

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