“Annie Jr.”: Professional Youth Theatre of Michigan.:
Nov. 17–19. Megan Wright-Jones directs students ages 5-19 in a condensed production of Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin, and Thomas Meehan’s upbeat Tony Award-winning 1976 musical comedy inspired by the Little Orphan Annie comic strip. Set in Depression-era New York, the plot follows the adventures of the plucky Annie and her faithful pup Sandy as they escape a Dickensian orphanage and find a home with the millionaire Daddy Warbucks, rubbing elbows with FDR along the way. Songs include “Tomorrow,” “We’d Like to Thank You, Herbert Hoover,” “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” and “Easy Street.” 6 & 8 p.m. (Thurs. & Fri.), 1 & 7 p.m. (Sat.), Liberty School Auditorium, 7265 N. Ann Arbor St., Saline. Tickets $15 (kids age 2 and under, free) in advance at pytmi.square.site & at the door. pytmi.com, 602–2966., . . . . . .