Annie – Show Guidelines

Annie is a Muny and a musical theatre classic that follows the fate of a stubbornly optimistic orphan girl against the backdrop of the Great Depression. The show is full of entertainment for both kids and adults.

Based on the popular 1920s comic strip Little Orphan Annie, Annie is considered one of the most acclaimed musicals of all time. This seven-time Tony Award-winning family favorite features unforgettable hits like “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street” and the iconic Broadway standard “Tomorrow.”  This beloved, multigenerational Muny favorite is guaranteed to entertain the entire family.

The words damn and hell are each used multiple times.

Sexual Innuendo
The characters Miss Hannigan and Rooster each have lines of dialogue that refer to sex.

Drugs and Alcohol
Miss Hannigan and Mr. Warbucks are both shown drinking alcohol. These characters also make verbal references to alcohol.

The orphan girls get into minor physical scuffles.

Miss Hannigan makes sarcastic references to being physically aggressive toward the orphan girls.

Rooster flashes a knife and then suggests to Miss Hannigan that they make orphan Annie disappear.

Mature Content
The world that Annie finds herself in is fraught with danger and irresponsible adults.