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Funny Garbage Creates an HTML5 Education Website for Annie The Musical

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Funny Garbage Creates an HTML5 Education Website for Annie The Musical

– by Ali Valenti
Click on different items to explore Annie's world. You never know what you might find!

Leapin’ Lizards! While Annie the Musical is no stranger to Broadway, its first ever HTML5 appearance in the digital world launches today with an immersive online environment that embarks users on a trip of education and discovery through old New York.  The Annie Education Website is part of WNET's high-reach, high-impact educational initiative focused on sharpening literacy skills and fostering a lifelong interest in the performing arts.

Funny Garbage teamed up with the PBS Station, WNET, and Arielle Tepper Madover Productions, one of Broadway’s pre-eminent producers, to give the 2012 revival of Annie the Musical an online presence and to support their exciting initiative. Targeting tablets and desktop computers, this compelling interactive HTML5 website enables kids to explore a virtual theater in order to learn about the musical, 1930s New York City, and the various roles and processes behind a major theatrical production. 

Join in as Broadway's favorite red-head meets you at the theater and navigates you through the set. Travel to the Lower East Side and into Miss Hannigan's orphanage! Take the subway uptown to Daddy Warbucks's mansion while uncovering special features like videos, quizzes, activities, printables and more! Don't forget to keep your sound for surprises throughout! And come back in the fall when even more fun is revealed.

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Go to http://www.anniethemusical.com/  to buy tickets for Annie The Musical at the Palace Theatre, coming this fall.

Then secretly set up your Netflicks queue to relive the memory and brush up on your favorite sing-a-longs.