Bay City Players announces auditions for the musical Annie

The Bay City Players will host auditions for the musical production Annie.

The group is looking for seven to 12 girls ages 6 to 13; seven to 10 women ages 16 and up; and seven to 10 men ages 16 and up to fill principal and ensemble roles.

In the musical, Annie finds a way to make friends with Daddy Warbucks -- a millionaire -- in the middle of the 1930s depression. Trouble sets in, but Annie somehow succeeds in make it all wonderful in the end. Includes the music: "It's the Hard Knock Life," " I Don't Need Anyone But You," "Tomorrow," and more.

Those auditioning will be taught a song, asked to read selections from the script and will be taught a simple dance routine. Doors to the theatre will be open one hour prior to auditions so people can complete paperwork and review the rehearsal schedule. Be prepared to communicate any scheduling conflicts.

Auditions will take place:

• Feb. 3, noon-4 p.m., for orphans and Annie

• Feb. 5, 6-9 p.m., for adults and Annie callbacks

• Feb. 6, 6-9 p.m., for adults and Annie callbacks

Auditions will take place at Bay City Players, 1214 Columbus Ave., in Bay City.

Performance dates are April 26-29 and May 3-6, 2018.

Book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin. Directed by Michael Wisniewski, music direction by Jim Pawloski, choreography by Holly Haga Bills, produced by Greg Burke

Auditions are open to the public and newcomers are welcome. For more information: www.baycityplayers.com or 989-893-5555 Monday through Friday from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.