MISSION #5

DUE WEDNESDAY, NOV.13/THURSDAY 14

We just learned the song and dance called
"A NEW DEAL FOR CHRISTMAS".

This isn't just the name of a song in this show! The NEW DEAL

was actually a deal brought in by President Franklin Roosevelt.

RESEARCH ASSIGNMENT: What was the NEW DEAL?What did it propose?

Was it successful?


MISSION #4

DUE WEDNESDAY OCT 30/TUESDAY OCT.29

ANNIE WAS A SMASH WHEN IT DEBUTED ON BROADWAY.

1)HOW MANY TONY AWARDS DID IT WIN?

1B)WHAT WHERE THEY?

2)OH, AND JUST WHAT IS A "TONY AWARD"?

3)WHAT OTHER PLAYS/MOVIES, ETC WERE BASED ON THIS BROADWAY MUSICAL? 

​BONUS:

4) SOME OF TODAY'S WELL-KNOWN MOVIE OR TV.STARS HAVE AT ONE TIME OR ANOTHER BEEN AN "ORPHAN" IN A PRODUCTION OF "ANNIE" SOMEWHERE IN THE WORLD.

CAN YOU NAME ME ANY?

check out the "fun facts" page for a bit of ANNIE history



MISSION #3

DUE WEDNESDAY, OCT.23/THURS.24

Annie takes place during a time period in  American History known as THE GREAT DEPRESSION.

This week's mission is to research the Great Depression:

What caused it? How long did it last? What happened to people during this time?


MISSION #1

DUE WEDNESDAY, OCT 2

ANNIE IS A BROADWAY MUSICAL THAT WAS BASED ON A FAMOUS COMIC STRIP BY HAROLD GRAY. THE MUSICAL WAS WRITTEN BY THOMAS MEEHAN WHO WROTE THE BOOK, CHARLES STROUSE WHO COMPOSED THE MUSIC AND MARTIN CHARNIN WHO WROTE THE LYRICS. WRITE A SHORT BIO ON THE MEN WHO WROTE THE MUSICAL AND TELL ME A LITTLE ABOUT THE COMIC STRIP!


MISSION #2

DUE WEDNESDAY, OCT 9

Annie is filled with lots of historical references to REAL people or things.

Tell me who the following people are:

1) The Gershwins

2)Kaufman and Hart

3)Herbert Hoover

4)Al Smith

5)J Edgar Hoover

6)President Roosevelt

7) Helen Trent

8)Tiffanys

9)The F.B.I

10)The Chrysler Building








 

Your mission, should you choose to accept it..