Production: Leapin’ Lizards! One of the world’s best-loved musicals is back! The timeless story. The classic characters. The unforgettable songs. Featuring the beloved book and score by Tony Award -winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, ANNIE includes such unforgettable songs as “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” plus the eternal anthem of optimism, “Tomorrow.” Workshop: Did you know that Annie is based on a cartoon from the 1920’s and 30’s called Little Orphan Annie? It’s a hard knock life for Annie, growing up during World War II and the Great Depression. Always spunky and independent, Annie, accompanied by her faithful dog Sandy, solves crimes and gets out of tricky situations using good sense and gumption. She even steps in to help Daddy Warbucks get out of tight spots. Experience 1930’s NYC, reenacting iconic scenes from the Little Orphan Annie comic strip!