Hudson Announces Fall Dinner Theatre Production

HUDSON, NC (August 24, 2017)…The Town of Hudson announces that the cast has been selected and that tickets go on sale on Monday, August 28th for their 24th Dinner Theatre Production, the classic Broadway Musical, “Annie.”  The play will be presented at the Hudson Uptown Building (HUB) at 145 Cedar Valley Road, Hudson, NC, 28638.  The show dates are Thursday, Friday and Saturday, October 19th, 20th, 21st, 26th, 27th and 28th.  Dinner, catered by Dan’l Boone Inn, will be served at 6:30 PM with the show to follow at 7:30 PM.  Tickets are $35.00 for dinner and the show, $17.50 for the show only.  To make reservations, please call the HUB Box Office at 726-8871, or go by during business hours: Monday – Friday from 8:30 AM until 12:00 Noon and from 1:30 PM until 5:00 PM.  “Annie” is based on the famous comic strip which relates the adventures of the loveable orphan and also features Daddy Warbucks, Miss Hannigan, Grace Farrell, Sandy the Dog, President Franklin Roosevelt and many other orphans and characters.  Many well-known songs are performed in the show, including “Hard Knock Life,” “Little Girls,” “NYC” and the signature song, “Tomorrow.”  This is an ideal show to which to bring a group!

Cast and Crew List (from left to right, facing picture)

Front Row: Leah Harper – Molly, Khaki Rae Bumgarner – Sandy

Second Row: Tess Perrin – July, Mia McGrath – Amelia, Elizabeth Garmon – Lucy, Lily Bodnar – Annie, Hannah Smith – Ensemble, Addy Connor – Tessie, Gracie Sigmon – Ensemble, Jonah McBurney –  Kid, Alexis McBurney – Crew

Third Row: Cecilia Shoup – Duffy, Sarah Brooks – Sarah, Emily Stober – Vivian, Caroline Cook – Pepper, Peyton Wheeler – Stella, Macy Norman – Crew, Bethany Baumgardner-Kirby – Mrs. Pugh, Ani de Aragon Corey – Mrs. Greer, Kirsten McBurney – Crew

Fourth Row: Bethany Fultz – Ensemble, Kris Gibson – Crew, Cynthia Hauss – Ensemble, Caroline Collins – Cecille/Boylan Sister, Lark Bodnar – Annette/Boylan Sister, Autumn Dagenhardt – Kate, Gavin Dagenhardt – Ensemble, Allison Deters – Lily St. Regis, Holley Dagenhardt – Grace Farrell, Jody York – Apple Seller, Jana Maney – Ensemble, Lexie Walker – Boylan Sister, Carolyn Icard – Set Designer/Production Stage Manager, Rose Bibeau – Frances Perkins, Heather Barnett – Rehearsal Stage Manager, Leanna Bodnar – Choreographer

Fifth Row: Rick McBurney – Ensemble, Robert Marshall – Louis Howe, Keith Smith – Director/Oliver Warbucks, Allen Norrod – Bert Healy, Joe Icard – Set Construction, Eric Hauss – Drake, Andrew Casturao – Harold Ickes, Jeff Beane – Bundles/Crew, Abby Mastrovito – Ensemble, Caren Morgan – Cast Assistant, Janet Brooks – Miss Hannigan, Mark Matlock – Cordell Hull

Not Pictured – David Abernethy – Percussionist, Christy Branch – Costumer, Marissa DeBramaletta – Bassist, Tammy Haigler – Ensemble, Carol Anne Hartman – Photographer, Charles Hicks – Sound, Greg Knight – Keyboardist, Ashley McDowell – Lights, Trev Moore – Ensemble, Cameron Owens – Rooster, Penny Bost Schrum – Sophie, Stephen Starnes – Franklin Roosevelt, GC Trivett – Officer Ward/Crew

Info and photo provided by Keith Smith