The Herricks Players to bring Annie Oakley to life in ‘Annie Get Your Gun’

The Herricks Players to bring Annie Oakley to life in ‘Annie Get Your Gun’
Annie Oakley at the Mineola Fair Grounds, NY on July 27, 1922 (AP Photo)

The Herricks Players have announced their upcoming production of the beloved musical “Annie Get Your Gun,” set to captivate audiences starting May 10.

Transporting theatergoers to the vibrant world of the Wild West, the Herricks Players will present the 1999 updated version of the show. Experience classic musical hits like “There’s No Business Like Show Business” and “Anything You Can Do (I Can Do Better)”.

“Annie Get Your Gun” celebrates the remarkable life of Annie Oakley, a true American icon whose legendary sharpshooting skills and fearless spirit continue to inspire audiences worldwide.

Set against the backdrop of the turn of the 20th century, this musical extravaganza promises to enthrall viewers with its timeless story of courage, determination, and breaking boundaries.

Remarkably, the historical roots of “Annie Get Your Gun” intertwine with the local community.

Rare archival photographs depict the real-life Annie Oakley showcasing her remarkable talents right here in Mineola in 1922.

These captivating images serve as a poignant reminder of the indelible mark left by Annie Oakley on both history and local heritage. Here is one archival photo and the Herricks Players’ own Annie Oakley.

“We are thrilled to bring ‘Annie Get Your Gun’ to the stage and share Annie Oakley’s extraordinary journey with our community,” remarked Herricks Players’ Founder, Carol Hayes. “Her indomitable spirit and unwavering determination continue to resonate with audiences, reminding us all of the power of perseverance and the limitless possibilities that await when we dare to dream.”

Don’t miss your chance to experience the magic of “Annie Get Your Gun” as the Herricks Players breathe new life into this timeless classic. Join us as we embark on an unforgettable journey filled with laughter, love, and the triumph of the human spirit.

For ticket information and showtimes, please visit the Herricks Players Website or contact [email protected] or the Box Office: 516-742-1926. Show dates are May 10, 11, 17, 18 at 8:00 pm and May 19 at 3 pm. The theater is located at 999 Herricks Road in New Hyde Park.


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