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News Report Page 13 of 18
Publication Date:- 2018-28-04
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A New UK Tour Announced For The Musical Annie
Photos by Paul Coltas.

MICHAEL Harrison and David Ian are delighted to announce that their smash hit production of the musical "Annie" will embark on a UK tour opening at the Manchester Opera House, on Saturday, 9 February 2019.  This production recently ran for an extended season in the West End, following a sell out tour of the UK and Ireland in 2015/16 and will open later this month in Toronto.

► For more information and for tickets to see the show at the Liverpool Empire, from Monday, 24 June 2019 to Saturday, 29 June 2019, go to:-

► For more information and for tickets to see the show at the Manchester Opera House, over Saturday, 9 February 2019 to Saturday, 16 February 2019 visit:-

► For more information and for tickets to see the show, at Storyhouse, Chester, over Monday, 25 March 2019 to Saturday, 30 March 2019, visit:- StoryHouse.Com.

Tickets go on sale on Tuesday, 1 May 2018.

The full tour schedule is below with further dates and casting to be announced soon on:- AnnieTheMusicalTour.UK.

If you are 1 of the few readers who do not yet know the fantastic story of "Annie," it is set in 1930's New York, during The Great Depression. the story is about a brave young girl called:- "Annie" who is forced to live a life of misery and torment at Miss Hannigan's Orphanage. Determined to find her real parents, her luck changes when she is chosen to spend Christmas at the residence of famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks. Spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie's search…   With its award winning book and score, this stunning new production includes the unforgettable songs:- 'It's the Hard Knock Life,' 'Easy Street,' 'I Don't Need Anything But You' and 'Tomorrow.'

"Annie" has Music by Charles Strouse, Lyrics by Martin Charnin and a Book by Thomas Meehan.

"Annie" is directed by Nikolai Foster with set and costume design by Colin Richmond, choreography by Nick Winston, lighting by Ben Cracknell and sound design by Richard Brooker.

"Annie" is produced by Michael Harrison and David Ian.

LHK Youth Theatre Announce Change To Upcoming Open Auditions

LIVERPOOL'S hottest youth theatre LHK Productions are holding open auditions, on 29 April 2018, at The Liner Hotel, from 12pm. Interested male and female performers, aged 6 to 19 are welcome to attend.

The auditions are for a production that will be coming to Liverpool's The Epstein Theatre in November 2018.

LHK Youth Theatre is run by LHK Productions and have become 1 of the most acclaimed and unique theatre and pantomime production companies in the UK.

The production company formed in 2005, LHK Productions has quickly put its stamp on the UK's theatre scene hosting countless shows in some of the biggest and most prestigious venues in the country. To take part in the auditions you do not have to book an audition slot.

Registration will take place on the day; all audition material will be provided, and all applicants will be asked to sing a verse and chorus of a song of their choice. Roles for the full cast will be available. For further information about the company can be found online at:- LHKProductions.Co.UK.

LHK Productions Managing Director, Lee Kelly said:- "After careful consideration, we decided that changing the title to Bugsy Malone was the right choice. It has proven hugely popular with our audiences previously, and it has some fantastic musical and dance numbers which really let the young performers shine! I am very excited to welcome all of our auditionees this week! We have an abundance of talented performers and rising young stars in Merseyside, and I can't wait to see who we get to walk through the doors this year!"

Do not miss this exciting opportunity to join Liverpool's renowned youth theatre company for their next production, staged at 1 of Liverpool's best loved theatres.

Audition information recap:-

► Location:- The Liner Hotel, Lord Nelson Street, Liverpool, L3 5QB.

► Date:- Sunday, 29 April 2018.

► Time:- 12pm.

► Ages:- 6 to 19.

For further information about the auditions please contact:- Jade@LHKProductions.Co.UK.

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Deceased estates notice - Lilian May Jackam

Pursuant to the Trustee Act 1925, any persons having a claim against or an interest in the Estate of Lilian May Jackam (also known as Lillian May) Jackam (Deceased), late of Birch Abbey Rest Home, 55 Alexandra Road, Southport, Merseyside, PR9 9HD, UK, who died on 04/10/2018, are required to send particulars thereof in writing, to the undersigned Solicitors, on or before 24/05/2019, after which date the Estate will be distributed having regard only to claims and interests of which they have had notice. Churches Solicitors, 12 High Street, Fareham, Hampshire, PO16 7BL, UK. Ref:- 'T553015.'

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