Bay Area Stage Productions presents -
Music and Lyrics by IRVING BERLIN
Original Book by HERBERT AND DOROTHY FIELDS
As Revised by PETER STONE
July 29 through August 14
Friday & Saturday at 8:00 PM
ANNIE GET YOUR GUN scored a bulls eye when it returned to Broadway in 1999, starring Bernadette Peters and sporting a revised libretto by Tony, Oscar and Emmy winner Peter Stone.
As Newsday reported, Stone's revisions 'are sweetly ingenious, and the show is a dream.' Stone reshaped the 1946 book to create a Wild West show-within-a-show that frames the ageless 'Anything You Can Do I Can Do Better' love story of sharpshooters Annie Oakley and Frank Butler. Stone has added a secondary romance between the younger sister of Frank's bothersome assistant Dolly, and a boy who is (to Dolly's horror) part Native American.
'The book has been updated in ways that pass p.c. muster,' reported Time Magazine, 'without losing all the fun.' Joined to the new book, of course, is that amazing Irving Berlin score, featuring hit after hit after hit.
'Irving Berlin's greatest achievement in the theater,' wrote the New York Post, ANNIE GET YOUR GUN 'will always be a musical for the ages, one of the Broadway theater's enduring triumphs.'
ANNIE GET YOUR GUN CAST LIST
Caitlin Waite: Annie Oakley
*Ian McDavid: Frank Butler
Tracy Des Combes: Dolly Tate
Faustino Cadiz: Tommy Keeler
Angel Wilensky: Winnie Tate
Colin Brown: Foster Wilson
Ashira Macy: Chief Sitting Bull
Senen Bagos Jr..: Band Leader
Lisa Teeple Andrews: Mrs. Sylvia Potter-Porter
Keith Hanson : Pawnee Bill
Meghan Heald: Ens./ Eagle Feather/ Mrs. Schuyler Adams
Paula Pagalan: Ens. / Mac / Running Deer
Jake Andrews: Little Jake
Zachary Bagos: Dining Car Waiter/ Sleeping Car Porter
Kristyn Kristyn Nicole Reano: Ensemble
Kenji Higashihama : Music Director
Sydney Chow: Choreographer
Yves Bass : Stage Manager
ANNIE GET YOUR GUN is presented through special arrangement with R & H Theatricals: www.rnh.com
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