Production Details

Writer: Rodgers & Hammerstein

Producer: Cameron Macintosh & NETworks
Director: Trevor Nunn / Fred Hanson

Producer: Fulton Theatre
Director: Michael Mitchell / Marc Robin


“Scene stealer Sarah Shahinian is Ado Annie. Shahinian has the role down from the wonderfully innocent promiscuity to the accent that would peel paint.”

~ Post Cresent, Appleton, WI

“…Sarah Shahinian throws herself into Ado Annie with such raw zest that she wins you over without any of the usual comic shtick. She’s a formidable future talent.”

~ Chicago Tribune

“Solid comic relief comes from the delightful Sarah Shahinian, who wrings every comic nuance out of Ado Annie’s floozy lament ‘I Cain’t Say No’…”

~ The Arizona Republic

“…Sarah Shahinian attacks the role with zest and a dead-on sense of comedy.”

~ Orange County Register, CA

“Audiences just ‘cain’t’ say no to Sarah Shahinian‘s amusing Ado Annie, a blend of lust and innocence.”

~ The Columbus Dispatch

Sarah Shahinian, a tiny redhead with firecracker stage energy, is delicious as Annie…”

~ Chicago Sun-Times

Sarah Shahinian amusingly conveys the can’t-help-myself vivacity of flirtatious Ado Annie.”

~ Houston Chronicle

“…Sarah Shahinian‘s Ado Annie plays ‘I Cain’t Say No’ as conventional goof… her sagebrush soubrette turn is tickling.”

~ Los Angeles Times


PICTURED: Sarah Shahinian, Daniel Robinson,
Colin Trahan, Amanda Rose, Pat Sibley, Brandon Andrus
(2003 US Tour Original Cast)

PICTURED: Sarah Shahinian, Justin Michael Wilcox,
Kevin Johnson, Stephanie Youell, Melinda Tanner

(2008 Fulton Theatre Cast)