Around Town: 'Annie' starts soon at LCC
Rosie Cruz, left, and Lenoir Community College motorcycle safety director Bob Wagner perform at a recent rehearsal of "Annie" at LCC's Briley Auditorium in the iconic roles of Annie and Daddy Warbucks, respectively. Photo courtesy: Dr. John Herlong
LCC music instructor Jessica Cruz is the director of the show while LCC Dean Tim Maddox is the musical director of "Annie." The cast is chock full of area locals, including LCC Senior Vice President of Instruction and Student Services Dr. Deborah Grimes (portraying Frances Perkins), along with John Herlong (Ickes) and Michael Martin (President Roosevelt).
The first performance of "Annie" is at 7:30 p.m., Friday, Sept. 7; other nighttime shows are at 7:30 p.m. on Sept. 8, Sept. 14 and Sept. 15. Matinee shows are at 3 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 9 and Sunday, Sept. 16.
Tickets are on sale now and can be purchased by visiting www.our.show/lenoir/annie.