Annie - November 24 - December 03, 2017

The Theatre Downstream

 People, Places, & Things in "Annie" 


 Jack Dempsey: American Professional Boxer, world heavyweight champion from 1919 to 1926.
Chrysler Building: 
The Chrysler Building is an Art Deco-style skyscraper located on the East Side of Midtown Manhattan in New York City, at the intersection of 42nd Street and Lexington Avenue in the Turtle Bay neighborhood of Manhattan.
Herbert Hoover: 
American engineer, businessman, and politician who served as the 31st President of the United States from 1929 to 1933 during the Great Depression.
Shanty: a small, crudely builit shack.

Romance of Helen Trent: 
The Romance of Helen Trent was a radio soap opera which aired on CBS from October 30, 1933 to June 24, 1960 for a total of 7,222 episodes.
Winchell’s Column: 
Walter Winchell was an American newspaper and radio gossip commentator, famous for attempting to destroy the careers of people both private and public whom he disliked.
Bergdorf Goodman: 
This landmark department store is known for high-end designer clothes & shoes, plus premier service.
The Steinway: 
Steinway & Sons, also known as Steinway, is an American-German piano company, founded in 1853 in Manhattan, New York City, by German immigrant Heinrich Engelhard Steinweg.
Don Budge: 
John Donald Budge was an American tennis champion who was a World No. 1 player for five years, first as an amateur and then as a professional.
Franklin Delano Roosevelt, commonly known as FDR, was an American statesman and political leader who served as the 32nd President of the United States from 1933 until his death in 1945. 
John D. Rockefeller: 
John Davison Rockefeller Sr. was an American oil industry business magnate, industrialist, and philanthropist. He is widely considered the wealthiest American of all time, and the richest person in modern history. 

Mahatma Gandhi: The leader of the Indian independence movement against British rule.
Harpo Marx: 
American comedian, actor, mime artist, and musician, and the second-oldest of the Marx Brothers. 
Babe Ruth: 
George Herman "Babe" Ruth Jr. was an American professional baseball player whose career in Major League Baseball spanned 22 seasons, from 1914 through 1935.
The Roxy: Popular nightclub located at 515 WEst 18th Street in New York City.
Rumpelmayer’s-  Upscale tea and pastry cafe
The Great Depression: 
The Great Depression was a severe worldwide economic depression that took place mostly during the 1930s, originating in the United States.
Bernard Baruch: 
American financier, stock investor, philanthropist, statesman, and political consultant. 

The Gershwins: George Jacob Gershwin was an American composer and pianist. Gershwin's compositions spanned both popular and classical genres, and his most popular melodies are widely known. Ira Gershwin was an American lyricist who collaborated with his younger brother to create some of the most memorable songs of the 20th century.
Kaufman & Hart:
 Kaufman and Hart were together as a playwriting team for ten years, writing some of the best comedies of their time. A few of them, including You Can’t Take It with You, are classics of the American theatre.

The Waldorf: Luxury Hotel
The Automat: An automat is a fast food restaurant where simple foods and drink are served by vending machines. The world's first automat was named Quisisana, which opened in Berlin, Germany in 1895.
St. Regis Hotel: Luxury Hotel Chain
Hyde Park: Hyde Park is a town in Dutchess County, New York, bordering the Hudson River north of Poughkeepsie. Within the town are the hamlets of Hyde Park, Staatsburg, and Haviland.

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