New Bremen actor in ‘Annie’ at La Comedia


Elyse Wilkinson as Annie and Nicholas C. Breiner as Daddy Warbucks share a dance in “Annie” at La Comedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro.

Elyse Wilkinson as Annie and Nicholas C. Breiner as Daddy Warbucks share a dance in “Annie” at La Comedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro.


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SPRINGBORO — A New Bremen actress is in the ensemble of La Comedia Dinner Theatre’s current production, “Annie.”

Sarah Condon is making her La Comedia debut in the musical which runs through Aug. 30 in the theater at 765 Central Ave., Springboro.

She has been seen as Alice in the New Bremen Drama Club production of “Alice through the Looking Glass,” the King’s Island production of “Charlie Brown’s Christmas Spectacular” and in Daniel O’Donnell’s “I Have a Dream” tour.

“Annie” is one of the most popular Broadway shows of all time and tells the story of America’s cartoon sweetheart, Little Orphan Annie. The winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical, it is a delightful mixture of comic villains, cute little girls, gangsters, presidents, billionaires, butlers and bums.

It’s a merry comic book world glowing with optimism from its gentle humor to its carefree dances and tuneful score, including “It’s a Hard Knock Life” and the anthem of hope, “Tomorrow.”

The musical features a book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin. This production was directed and choreographed by Chris Beiser with musical direction by Sue Combs. Costume designer was A.T. Jones. Lighting design was by Geoffrey D. Fishburn.

In the cast are Gracie Adkins and Elyse Wilkinson who alternate as Annie; Nicholas C. Breiner as Daddy Warbucks; Martin Bonventre as Rooster, Jessica Caracciolo as Lily St. Regis, Andrea Spencer Christensen as Miss Hannigan, Luke Dombroski as Bert Healy, Mary Kate Heagerty as Grace, Chris Kramer as President Franklin D. Roosevelt, Christen Placa as Mrs. Pugh and Todd Tucker as Drake.

Also Mallorie Tharp and Ally Andrade alternating as Tessie, Adara Ackerson and Delaney Hamm alternating as Kate, Emmalyn Schuldt and Paisley Hamm alternating as Molly, Ashley Ortel and Riley Sharp alternating as Duffy, Katelyn Halter and Abby Six alternating as July and Mandi Kingrey and Issadore Karrick alternating as Pepper.

Comprising the rest of the ensemble are Brooke Barker, Hannah Brown, Samuel T. Hamilton, Hannah Hensler, Jonathan Pendergrass and Mark Reuter.

Tickets cost $61 to $75 for adults, $30 for children 11 and younger and include dinner. They are available at 800-677-9505.

Elyse Wilkinson as Annie and Nicholas C. Breiner as Daddy Warbucks share a dance in “Annie” at La Comedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro.
https://www.sidneydailynews.com/wp-content/uploads/sites/47/2018/07/web1_Annie-and-Daddy.jpgElyse Wilkinson as Annie and Nicholas C. Breiner as Daddy Warbucks share a dance in “Annie” at La Comedia Dinner Theatre in Springboro.

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