Adoptable shelter pets join cast of ‘Annie’

The cast of Annie includes adoptable pets from the Rockwall shelter. Pictured front right is Gage, playing the role of Sandy during a casting session on Nov. 7. Daisy, in black-and-white, is Gage's understudy. Photo by Michael Kitkoski.
(Rockwall) Adoptable pets from the Rockwall Animal Adoption Center are taking the stage as part of the cast of Annie, the musical spectacular to be presented by the Rockwall Community Playhouse Nov. 25, 26, and 27; Dec. 2, 3, 4, 9, 10 and 11. Show times are 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday; 2 p.m. Sunday.

 
**Thursday performances were recently added; show times are 7:30 p.m. Dec. 1 and 8.
 
In the show, Depression-era Little Orphan Annie searches for her parents with her trusty dog, Sandy, and comes under the care of billionaire Daddy Warbucks. Throw in a scheming Miss Hannigan, lots of adorable orphans, and FDR himself, and you get one great show set to great music.

 
The show is directed by Darlene Singleton, assisted by Laura Tate, Madeline Percin, and Felicia Sykes.
Chi Chi the chihuahua plays a small role as an unnamed dog carried by the mailman in 'Annie'.
 
 
 The Rockwall Community Playhouse is located at 609 E. Rusk  St. in Rockwall.
 
For tickets and show information, visit rockwallcommunityplayhouse.org.
 
To learn more about Rockwall’s adoptable pets, visit rockwallpets.com. 
 
Information provide by Deb Caperton Ballard, who plays Miss Hannigan; shelter pet pics by Michael Kitkoski.
 
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