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‘Annie’, a heartwarming, delightful musical

  • Yuliasri Perdani

    Contributor

Jakarta   /   Tue, August 9 2016   /  10:18 am

Charming duo: The 12-year-old, Heidi Gray, as Annie and Gilgamesh Taggett as billionaire Oliver Warbucks perform “I Don’t Need Anything But You” in the musical Annie, which will be staged in Jakarta until Aug. 14.The beloved musical, Annie, which kicked off its Jakarta tour last week, will leave you humming the tune to “Tomorrow” and fill your heart with a rush of optimism.The premier night of Annie at Ciputra Artpreneur Theater in Jakarta lived up to expectations. Throughout the two-hour show, red-headed orphan Annie (played by 12-year-old Heidi Gray), her adorable little friends at the orphanage and the rest of the cast charmed the audience with their solid performance.

Annie is a revival of the classic 1977 Annie musical, based on the book and score by Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin. The original musical won seven Tony awards and has been adapted f...