Theatre

7
June
7:30 pm
Acadiana Center for the Arts - James Devin Moncus Theater
101 W. Vermilion Street

Ms. Warbucks the MusicalRepeating Event

  Leapin’ Lizards! Ever wondered what happened to Little Orphan Annie? From writers Caroline Helm Huval and Dr. Bonny McDonald and directed by Christy Leichty, Ms. Warbucks is a musical adapted from Harold Gray’s Little Orphan Annie cartoon. Annie is all grown up, and we witness her relationship with former orphanage director, Ms. Agatha who is in a nursing home. She goes by “Ms. Warbucks” now. She’s thirty-nine, single, and still the spunky rabble-rouser we all know and love. Every Thursday, she visits her former orphanage director who lives in a nursing home. In this setting, Annie recognizes the same struggles she faced as a child: institutionalization, abandonment, and above all, a longing for family. The old folks are the orphans now. An activist trying to care for the elderly, Annie faces a corrupt system. To succeed, she must face her own need for love and belonging. Quirky and thought provoking, this play brings into question the meaning of family and belonging. About the writers: While working in a nursing home as hospice social worker in 2015, Caroline Helm Huval, a lifelong fan of the 1982 movie Annie, had a vision of the nursing home residents dancing to “It’s a… Read More » ...

1
November
7:30 pm
Acadiana Center for the Arts - James Devin Moncus Theater
101 W. Vermilion Street

KingfishRepeating Event

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