Fireplace set from Annie

Painting Sets

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Amid glowing praise for this year’s Tuacahn production of Disney’s Beauty and the Beast, one of the common descriptions is something like, “The show is just so beautiful!” That beauty can be credited, at least in part, to the artistic talents of Scenic Charge Artist Cynthia Klumpp. “…I loved doing the stage when I was on stage, but now this …

Musicians in the orchestra pit

Our Live Orchestra

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Before the first actors step onto the stage, the Tuacahn performance begins with a wave of the conductor’s baton, bringing the orchestra to life and giving the audience a taste of what they are about to experience. “Live music has an energy that recorded music just doesn’t have” said Christopher Babbage, Tuacahn’s Music Supervisor. Adding yet another layer to the …

Lydia Ricks and Mindy Robbins

Together Again

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Lydia Ricks & Mindy Smoot Robbins starred as Matilda and Miss Honey in our 2018 production of Matilda. This year they are back together again as Annie and Grace Farrell in our Annie production. Lydia answered these questions about Mindy What is one of your favorite things about performing with Mindy again?  She is so supportive of any ideas that …

Lydia Ricks stars as Annie

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Warm, self-assured, cheerful and optimistic are just a few of the traits that not only describe the title character in Annie, they are also embodied by the girl playing the role during Tuacahn’s production this summer: Lydia Ricks. Locally grown and supremely qualified, Lydia Ricks is every bit as charming as she is poised, a seeming 14-going-on-40 maturity that evades …

Furry Fun Facts

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Did you know? This year, Tuacahn’s cast of Annie features not one, but two dogs filling the role of Sandy. Lets get to know these adorable four-legged cast members. Furry Fun Facts (Provided by Tuacahn’s Animal Trainer and Handler Kimberlee Davis) Griffey, a golden doodle from Mesquite, plays Sandy. Quincy, a golden doodle from Ivins, plays Sandy’s understudy. Neither dog …

5 Reasons To Come See Annie at Tuacahn Amphitheatre

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1 – The Children of the Cast Along with our Annie, our Orphans are also local actors from St. George, Utah. These children are immensely talented, with great energy, and have been working hard in this “Hard Knock Life” to put on an incredible show for you.  They’ve been coming together to make their own family here at Tuacahn. Annie …