Friday, August 6, 2021

Trilogy Repertory Presents The Musical “Annie” at Pleasant Valley Park

As the second production in Bernards Township’s “Plays in the Park” summer series, Trilogy Repertory Company will produce 


WHEN:  August 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27, and 28, at 8 PM each evening 
WHERE: the outdoor amphitheater at Pleasant Valley Park, Valley Road, in Basking Ridge
ADMISSION: The shows are free to the public, but donations to support this program sponsored by the Bernards Township Department of Recreation are gratefully accepted.   

Patrons should plan to bring a lawn chair, blanket and a flashlight to enjoy a night of theater under the stars.

Unvaccinated individuals are encouraged to wear a mask and practice social distancing. Please do not attend a performance if you are sick!  

Out of respect for the dog playing Sandy, please leave your dogs at home.

Trilogy’s production is produced by Jaye Barre and directed by Joe Schmidt, with musical direction by Emily Bengels and choreography by Kristen Sarboukh, 

Annie opened on Broadway at the Alvin Theater on April 21, 1977, and ran for 2,377 performances, winning seven Tony Awards, including “Best Musical.” There have been two Broadway revivals and three movies, with stage productions all over the world. Annie is based on Harold Gray’s comic strip, “Little Orphan Annie” and James Whitcomb Riley’s poem “Little Orphant Annie.” The musical’s book was written by Thomas Meehan, with music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin. Annie Live! is an upcoming musical television special that will air on NBC on December 2, 2021. 

The partnership of Trilogy Repertory and Bernards Township has produced over three decades of family entertainment and achieved several awards for both groups for excellence in theater programming.  Most prominent are the awards from ACT (Achievement in Community Theater) and the prestigious “Excellence in Cultural Arts Programming. 

For further information call 908 204-3003 or go to the Trilogy Repertory website at