, Kingston, NH

October 31, 2013


Carriage Towne News

---- — DERRY - Leapin’ Lizards! Kids Coop Theatre is proud to present “Annie” at the Derry Opera House on November 8 and 9, where the popular comic strip heroine will take center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals.

Little orphan Annie charms everyone’s hearts as she is determined to find her parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City Orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. Annie foils Miss Hannigan’s evil plans and befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt. She finds a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy.

The cast includes forty-five children, ages 8 to 18, from the Greater Derry area, and from as far away as Bow, and Dracut, MA. Local performers include Danielle Kuhl, Elizabeth Herron, Julia Herron, Michael Overko, Noelly Goyette, all of Hampstead, and Paige Athanasiou of Atkinson,

They will thoroughly entertain and have you singing along to such well-known tunes as “It’s a Hard Knock Life”, You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile”, and “Tomorrow” in this perfect family-friendly musical!

Kids Coop Theatre welcomes back Mr. David Ducharme as Director and Ms. Donna Tongue as Music Director. Making her KCT debut as Choreographer is Ms. Megan Reid, a 17-year old junior at Londonderry High School. Megan has been part of Kids Coop Theatre productions as a performer and stage crew for many years.

“Annie” will be performed November 8th at 7:00 p.m., and November 9th at 1:00 p.m. and 7:00 p.m., at the Derry Opera House, 29 West Broadway, Derry. All tickets are $12.00, and are available at

For more information, contact Pam Rodgers at