Summer musical 2018 - Annie

Thank you to everyone who auditioned for Annie!

The Cast List has been posted in the "Cast List" section to the left.

Any questions about auditions and casting can be sent to Dan at


Dog auditions

Do you know any capable canines? We will have dog auditions for the role of Sandy, Annie's lovable canine companion. We will be auditioning trained dogs to see how they respond to directions and how they interact with child actors.

Dog auditions will be March 4 or March 11. Fill out the form at the link to the right for more information and registration.


Production Dates

Rehearsals begin Thursday, May 31, 2018

General Rehearsal times from May 31 through June 29: Saturdays (10:00am-3:00pm), Sundays (1:30-6:00pm), Mondays, Tuesdays, and Thursdays (3:00-5:30pm; 6:30-9:00pm), possibly some Wednesdays and Fridays (3:00-5:30pm).

Please note: actors will not be called to all of these time slots – only when needed. We do our best to schedule around actor conflicts.

June 30-July 1 – Tech Rehearsals (all mandatory)

July 2, 3, 5Dress Rehearsals (all mandatory)

Performance Dates: July 6-8 and July 13-15, 2018 (8 performances)


contact info

Primary Contact: Dan Stoddard, Creative Arts Cast Manager



Dream City Drama Presents…


Music by Charles Strouse

Lyrics by Martin Charnin

Book by Thomas Meehan

Director: Mark Stoddard

Choreographer: Kathleen Brazie

Music Director: Rachel Stoddard


Show Synopsis

Based on the popular comic strip, Annie tells the extraordinary story of a little orphan who ends up in the lap of luxury with Depression-era billionaire Oliver Warbucks. Unlike most of the other children at Miss Hannigan's orphanage, spunky Annie believes that her parents are still alive and will one day return to claim her. So when Mr. Warbucks offers to adopt her, she asks the most powerful man in America to help find her real mom and dad instead, and he agrees. Warbucks' whopping reward for Annie's parents attracts the attention of con artists Rooster, Lily and the wicked Miss Hannigan, who hatch a plot to kidnap Annie and take the $50,000 reward. But don't fret: This classic family musical has a happy ending for Annie, Daddy Warbucks and the whole gang. (synopsis from


Production Information

This production is under the direction of a creative team with multiple Zoni awards and nominations. Dream City (formerly Phoenix First) is famous for producing the largest Christmas show in the southwest, seen by over 60,000 people each December – complete with flying aerial artists and state of the art lighting, video and sound technology in a 3500 seat venue.  Over the last several years Dream City has continued to expand it’s theater programming with original plays and musicals – and Broadway classics, such as Seussical, Mary Poppins and The Little Mermaid.

Please note: Although this is produced by a church organization, this community theater musical is open to the public. Cast members are welcome but not required to participate in church activities.



Check out these upcoming opportunities to participate in the arts at Dream City!


Starting in March, Dream City Arts Academy is offering classes in Acting, Dance, and Painting. Click the link for more details!



In June, kids in grades 2 through 8 can spend two weeks learning more about acting, singing and dancing at Musical Theater Summer Camp!