I auditioned for a local production of Annie (actually it was the callbacks) last Tuesday. It was me, another old man and 8 girls. they were all vying for the role of Annie. He and I were called back for Warbucks. Of course, we read the locket scene. Even through I have done that show 4 times before, I found myself getting chocked up on the "Annie, it will be all right! I will find them; I will find your parents for you!" line.
I had to e-mail the director and say that I could no longer be considered because I found out I got cast as Grampa Joe in another company's production of Willie Wonka, but I don't think I have ever been effected quite as much by any role in any other show as I have been in this one. God bless you Messers, Meehan, Strouse and Charnin
Congrats on Grampa Joe, Jamey!!!
I know exactly how you feel...... being on the other end of that locket twice in my life :)
and I agree on the blessings to those three!!!!