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Chesterfield 8-Year-Old Lands Role in 'Annie'

The musical takes the stage at the Touhill Performing Arts Theater this weekend.

Eight-year-old Chesterfield actress Kaylee Ryan has landed a part in Variety Children's Theater's upcoming production of the musical "Annie."

Ryan will be playing Molly, one of the orphans housed with Annie, and can be seen rehearsing one of the show's more famous musical numbers in the clip above. 

The show is scheduled to run this weekend at the Blance M. Touhill Performing Arts Theater at UMSL. Showtimes are 10 a.m. and 7:30 p.m. Friday, 1:30 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday and 1:30 p.m. Sunday. Tickets can be purchased via www.varietychildrenstheater.org or via the Touhill Box Office at 314-516-4949.

About Variety Children's Theatre:

Variety Children’s Theatre is where the St. Louis performing arts community comes together with Variety kids to create an unforgettable theatre experience.  From auditions to production, Variety Children’s Theatre allows children of all abilities learn theatre skills from seasoned professionals, on-stage and backstage.  This inclusive setting offers an unmatched opportunity to develop important relationships, skills sets and appreciation of the overall workings of a live musical theatre program.

Julia Cross October 27, 2012 at 09:54 PM
Just saw Kaylee in Annie - she stole the show!!

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