President Roosevelt (Ryan Kennedy, seated) announces his ‘New Deal’ to Miss Drake (Maya Gibbins) his aide, Louis Howe (Ryan Heiter) Grace Farrell (Emma Spencer), Sandy (Lily Browher), Annie (Lanna Kate Graves) and Oliver Warbucks (Derek Hamm) in the Elm Street Studio Production of Annie, Kids on Saturday.
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Miss Hannigan (Lillie Boring, center) schemes with Rooster Hannigan (Alexandra Honch) and Lily St. Regis (Madison Jones) during the song ‘Easy Street.’
The orphans sing ‘It’s the Hard Knock Life” as they scrub the floors of the orphanage. From left are Skye Baker, Lyla Dennis, Katie Daigle, Isabella Stewart, Isabelle Kessock, Abby Carlton, Noelle Falkowski, Gillian Montgomery, Mary Seney and Olivia Sneed.
From staff reports
WOODSTOCK — Thirty energetic, talented children ages 6 to 12 are taking the stage on Saturday to create the stage magic that is “Annie, Kids.”
Elm Street Cultural Arts in Woodstock is presenting a Studio Workshop Production on Saturday at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m.
The children have been rehearsing on Saturday mornings since early February under the direction of G. Lora Grooms assisted by Britt Flanders, Sam Kuzian and Kristina Welch.
The Workshop Production will be performed at City Center Stage at 8534 Main St. in the old Woodstock Community Church at the corner of Towne Lake Parkway and Main Street in downtown Woodstock.
Tickets are $5 cash at the door or $6.50 online in advance at elmstreetarts.org.