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Artisan Children’s Theater presents Annie Jr.

Artisan Children’s Theater presents  Annie Jr.

Music by Charles Strouse

Lyrics by Martin Charnin

Book by Thomas Meehan

Based on “Little Orphan Annie” by permission of The Media Tribune Services, Inc.

Directed by Natalie Burkhart (Column Award Winner)

Choreographed by Jennifer Leyva

Music Direction by Noël Clark

The irrepressible comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved, award-winning holiday musicals.

ANNIE JR. runs November 15, 2019, through December 21, 2019.

       Hurst, Texas, November 7, 2019- Artisan Children’s Theater proudly presents ANNIE JR. at its 148 seats Second Stage facility. The theater is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst. The show runs Friday, November 15, 2019, through Saturday, December 21, 2019. Performances are Fridays at 5:00 pm and Saturdays at 10:00 am and 12:00 pm. Additional 12:00 pm performances on December 10 and 17, and additional 10 am and 12 pm performances December 20. No 5 pm performance December 20. Reserved seating tickets are $7.00 for children 12 and under and $13.00 for adults. The box office number is 817-284-1200. More information can be found on the website at

Based on the popular comic strip and adapted from the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, with a beloved book and score by Tony Award winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse, and Martin Charnin, Annie JR. features everyone’s favorite little redhead in her very first adventure.

With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts, despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. Annie eventually foils Miss Hannigan’s evil machinations, finding a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.


Artisan Children’s Theater now provides STUDY GUIDES for educational trips and groups to assist in classroom discussions. Call the A.C.T. box office to book your field trip today! (Group rates available for 15 or more.)


Who:               Artisan Children’s Theater, a 148 seat thrust stage facility

What:              ANNIE JR. presented by Artisan Children’s Theater

When:             November 15-December 21, 2019

Where:            444 East Pipeline Road, Hurst, Texas 76053

Director:          Natalie Burkhart

Showtimes:     Fridays at 5pm and Saturdays at 10am and 12pm. Additional 12:00pm performances on December 10 and 17, and additional 10am and 12pm performances December 20. No 5pm performance December 20.

Tickets:           Reserved seats: $7 for children 12 and under, $13 for adults.

Reservations: Call 817-284-1200; or order online at

Contact:          Natalie Burkhart, 817.690.0376,

Photographer – Al Smith

Featured in Photo 1: Ruby Magaña as Annie

Featured in Photo 2: Josephine Williams as Annie

Featured in Photo 3: Ruby Magaña as Annie

Featured in Photo 4: Josephine Williams as Annie