The SFArtsED Players celebrate their 20th anniversary with Annie, the Tony Award-winning musical from 1977 based on the “Little Orphan Annie” comic strip.
The score features classic tunes including “Tomorrow,” “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Maybe” and “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile” by Charles Strouse (music) and Martin Charnin (lyrics) with a book by Thomas Meehan.
SFArtsED Gala Celebration Tickets (April 17)
The April 17 performance includes a gala celebration of the Players’ 20th anniversary as well as recognition of the work of Peggy Haas, the visionary leader who brought the Presidio Theatre back to life and has been igniting children’s interest in theater through the San Francisco Children’s Theatre Association for decades. The ticket price includes access to a post-show gala reception and silent auction in the outdoor plaza of the Presidio Theatre. Gala tickets are $100 for adults and $25 for youth (17 and under) and seniors.
The 2021-2022 SFArtsED Players
A hand-picked group of young performers, ages 9-14, collaborates with seasoned and passionate stage directors, choreographers, and vocal coaches:
Phoenix Anderson, Karina Barance, Zara Bashir, Mingus Blanco-Norberg, Jasmine Boyd, Naomi Coffman, Zackery Cornejo, Fia Delmon, Amaya Diwan, Belen Diwan, Francesca Gangitano, Samantha Gangitano, Max Ginsburg, Tereza Gomez-Henry, Lucia Gonzales, Ruby Holland, Savvy Ingle, Alon Johnson, Helena Kirschner, Parker Lee, Simone Myers, Ian Nguyen, Lily Normanly, Mauressa Perkins, Sylvie Reavill, Colette Rush, Sophia Shiller, Diego Vaznagh-Sanchez, Trisha Yee
The production features art direction by Emily Keeler, direction by Danny Duncan, and music direction by Stefano Flavoni. The assistant director and choreographer is Erin Gentry. The dance instructor and choreographer is Laura Elaine Ellis and the dance assistant is Nasha Harris-Santiago. Vocal coach and accompaniment by Michael Schroeder. Production design by Stacey Ransom. Costumes by Tiersa Nureyev. Stage Management by Alyx Enanoria.
About SFArtsED (The San Francisco Arts Education Project)
The San Francisco Arts Education Project was founded in 1968, and for fifty-plus years has stayed true to its mission: to enrich the lives of children by facilitating hands-on participation in the visual and performing arts—taught by practicing artists.
Guests 12 and older must provide proof of vaccination. Guests 11 and younger must provide proof of vaccination or a negative test. Masks are required at all times while indoors. Please arrive 20 minutes before the performance for vaccination/test check. For more information, please see the theatre’s COVID-19 Safety Guidelines.
The Presidio Theatre allows returns up to 48 hours in advance of a performance. Processing fees cannot be refunded. For more information, please see the theatre’s Return Policy.