This past Saturday, my love of Annie was fueled again. First we had dinner at Maria’s, a Mexican restaurant in downtown Springfield. Thankfully, we had called ahead and made a reservation. We were appalled at how crowded it was, but then realized it was the Saturday before Valentine’s Day. Duh!
We meandered down to the theatre, wearing our fancy dresses and heels. However, it was only about 18 degrees outside, so our dresses were covered by heavy winter coats.
The lights dimmed. The music began. And for the next two and a half hours we were whisked back in time to the 1930s with Annie, Miss Hannigan, Daddy Warbucks, and FDR’s New Deal. I tried to refrain from singing aloud to all of the songs (for the sake of Christy and Natalia who were sitting next to me). But I definitely joined in for the “Tomorrow” reprise at the end. I couldn’t resist.
It was a delightful evening...and one check off my 25 before 25 list!