The seven-time-Tony-winning musical about the plucky little orphan Annie has charmed itself into everyone’s heart the world-over. This timeless musical, featuring some of the greatest Broadway hits of all time (“Tomorrow”, “Hard Knock Life”) was based on Harold Gray’s popular 1920s comic strip Little Orphan Annie. A half-century later, intended as a Christmas gift for a friend, lyricist Martin Charnin stumbles upon a coffee table book of "Little Orphan Annie" strips and falls in love.
The rest is Musical Theatre history.
From the crumbling orphanage to the Warbucks’ mansion, our projections take cues from the period – our illustrators utilized a painterly style that harkens back to classic Broadway theatre, but keeps us firmly in the present with cinematic transitions and subtle ambient animations. This illustration and animation style is intended to place more emphasis on the actors and focus on great storytelling. Check out a sample of some of the scenes below and visit the product page for more details!
The team at Broadway Media sat down with Aaron Rhyne, one of the world’s preeminent theatrical projection designers, to learn more about his A Gentleman’s Guide to Love and Murder designs, and get some tips on what good design is all about.
In the first two months of 2019, Green Valley High School, Performing Arts Department in Nevada, piloted Broadway Media’s Scenic Projections for Roald Dahl’s Matilda The Musical by Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin.
Theatrical titles from Disney are a great way to introduce your students to theatre using characters and stories with which they are undoubtedly familiar. Combine them with a 60-minute or 30-minute Broadway Junior runtime and you’ve got yourself a show that’s easy to teach and fun for your kids to learn and perform!