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Leapin’ Lizards, Annie is coming to Charlotte!

December 4, 2014
Photo by Joan Marcus.

Photo by Joan Marcus

Featuring the beloved book and score by Tony Award-winners Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin, Annie is headed to Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center this summer. The show includes all of the unforgettable songs: “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” plus the eternal anthem of optimism, “Tomorrow.” Audiences will be delighted with the big-hearted charm of this classic musical.

See if you know the answer to the following questions about terms and phrases that are used in the musical Annie, and then CLICK HERE to check your answers.


1. What does it mean if someone has a “hard-knock life?”

A. People need to knock loudly to enter their home.

B. They have a difficult life.

C. They like to sing a lot.


2. What is a “Dapper Dan?”

A. Someone who dresses nicely.

B. A comedian.

C. A pilot.


3. What does it mean if someone got their knuckles “rapped?”

A. They were hit on their knuckles.

B. They had their nails painted.

C. They had a rap song written about their hands.


4. When Annie says “Leapin’ Lizards!” what does she mean?

A. Let’s skip around the room.

B. Wow! Oh my goodness!

C. That’s very sad!


5. What did people buy at “the Automat?”

A. Electronic gadgets.

B. Little robots.

C. Food.


Don’t miss Annie in Belk Theater at Blumenthal Performing Arts Center July 14-19. CLICK HERE for more information.



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