MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway
Opening Date
Apr 21, 1977
Closing Date
Jan 02, 1983
1st Preview
Apr 08, 1977
1st Preview
Apr 08, 1977
Previews
15
Performances
2,377
MusicalComedyOriginalBroadway

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

Theatres
Alvin Theatre
(Apr 21, 1977 - Sep 13, 1981)
ANTA Playhouse
(Sep 16, 1981 - Oct 24, 1981)
Eugene O'Neill Theatre
(Oct 29, 1981 - Dec 06, 1981)
Uris Theatre
(Dec 10, 1981 - Jan 02, 1983)

Setting
December 11-25, 1933. New York City.

Media
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Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization
Musical Director: Peter Howard; Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Martin Charnin; Book by Thomas Meehan; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Peter Howard; Based on "Little Orphan Annie" by Harold Gray; "Little Orphan Annie" used by permission of Chicago Tribune - New York News Syndicate, Inc.
Directed by Martin Charnin; Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
Scenic Design by David Mitchell; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson; Hair Design by Ted Azar
General Manager: Gatchell & Neufeld, Ltd.; Company Manager: Drew Murphy; Assistant to Gatchell & Neufeld: Steven H. David
Production Stage Manager: Janet Beroza; Stage Manager: Jack Timmers; Technical Coordinator: Arthur Siccardi; Assistant Stage Mgr: Patrick O'Leary and Roy Meachum
Assistant Conductor: Robert Billig; Music Preparation: Thomas P. Brown
Asst. to the Choreographer: Mary Jane Houdina; Dance Captain: Mary Jane Houdina; General Press Representative: David Powers; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Sandy and Arf's owner: William Berloni; Training Supervisor for Sandy and Arf: Capt. Haggerty; Photographer: Martha Swope
Grace Farrell
Rooster Hannigan
Miss Hannigan
Oliver Warbucks
"Daddy" Warbucks
Tessie
Sophie, the Kettle
 
Cecille
 
A Star to Be
 
Bonnie Boylan
 
Perkins
 
Ensemble
Lily St. Regis
 
Ensemble
Pepper
Duffy
 
F.D.R.
Dog Catcher
 
Jimmy Johnson
 
Honor Guard
 
Ensemble
Drake
 
Ensemble
Mrs. Pugh
 
Connie Boylan
 
Ensemble
Dog Catcher
 
Bert Healy
 
H.V. Kaltenborn's Voice
 
Hull
 
Ensemble
Lt. Ward
 
Morgenthau
 
Justice Brandeis
 
Ensemble
Fred McCracken
 
Hopkins
 
Ensemble
Bundles McCloskey
 
Sound Effects Man
 
Ickes
 
Ensemble
NBC Page
 
Ensemble
Sandy
Annette
 
Ronnie Boylan
 
Ensemble
Swing: Don Bonnell
Standby: Kristen Vigard (Annie)
Understudies: Arf (Sandy), Steven Boockvor (Rooster Hannigan), Shelley Bruce (Molly), Edie Cowan (Lily St. Regis), Donald Craig (Harry, F.D.R.), Bob Freschi (Drake, Bert Healy), Donna Graham (July), Mari McMinn (Grace Farrell), Janine Ruane (Duffy, Pepper, Kate, Tessie), Raymond Thorne (Oliver Warbucks) and Penny Worth (Miss Hannigan)

Alvin Theatre (Apr 21, 1977 - Sep 13, 1981)

Musical Director: Arnold Gross
Company Manager: Douglas C. Baker; Assistant Co. Mgr: Steven H. David
Production Supervisor: Jerry Adler; Stage Manager: Patrick O'Leary; Assistant Stage Mgr: Sally Hassenfelt
Assistant Conductor: Arthur Wagner
Dance Captain: Don Bonnell; Asst. to the Choreographer: Don Bonnell; Casting: Peter Cereghetti

Cast

Molly
 
Tessie
Annie
Alternate
Rooster Hannigan
Tessie
Grace Farrell
Annie
Mar 06, 1968 - ?
 
Molly
Alternate
Jimmy Johnson
 
Howe
 
Ensemble
Sophie, the Kettle
 
Annette
 
A Star to Be
 
Ronnie Boylan
 
Ensemble
Oliver Warbucks
"Daddy" Warbucks
Pepper
Bert Healy
 
Fred McCracken
 
Howe
Bert Healy
Tessie
 
Kate
July
Dog Catcher
 
Jimmy Johnson
 
Honor Guard
Miss Hannigan
Aug 15, 1978 - ?
July
Alternate
Miss Hannigan
Sep 19, 1980 - ?
Apple Seller
 
Jimmy Johnson
 
Howe
 
Ensemble
Grace Farrell
Grace Farrell
Bundles McCloskey
 
Sound Effects Man
 
Ickes
 
Ensemble
Miss Hannigan
Miss Hannigan
Apr 29, 1981 - ?
Lily St. Regis
Ensemble
 
A Star to Be
 
Annette
 
Sophie, the Kettle
 
Ronnie Boylan
Annie
Mar 06, 1979 - ?
 
July
Grace Farrell
Mrs. Pugh
 
NBC Page
 
Perkins
 
Ensemble
Oliver Warbucks
"Daddy" Warbucks
Oliver Warbucks
"Daddy" Warbucks
Annette
 
Ronnie Boylan
Dog Catcher
 
Honor Guard
 
Ensemble
Lily St. Regis
 
Connie Boylan
 
Ensemble
Oliver Warbucks
"Daddy" Warbucks
Annie
Jan 29, 1980 - ?
Lily St. Regis
Mrs. Greer
 
Bonnie Boylan
 
Ensemble
Pepper
Harry
 
F.D.R.
Annette
Aug 26, 1977 - Jan 27, 1980
 
Ronnie Boylan
Aug 26, 1977 - Jan 27, 1980
 
Ensemble
Aug 26, 1977 - Jan 27, 1980
Mrs. Pugh
 
NBC Page
 
Perkins
 
Ensemble
Dog Catcher
 
Hull
 
Ensemble
Miss Hannigan
Aug 21, 1979 - ?
Understudies: Tiffany Blake (Annie), Don Bonnell (Ensemble), Shelley Bruce (Annie), David Brummel (Drake), Dick Ensslen (F.D.R.), Kim Fedena (Pepper, Duffy, July, Tessie, Kate), Timothy Jecko (Drake), Tara Kennedy (Molly), Laura Kerr (Pepper, Duffy, July, Tessie, Kate), Beth McVey (Lily St. Regis), Roy Meachum (F.D.R.), O'Malley (Sandy), Lola Powers (Miss Hannigan), Jane Robertson (Lily St. Regis, Ensemble), Larry Ross (Rooster Hannigan), Donna Thomason (Grace Farrell), Ann Ungar (Miss Hannigan), Henrietta Valor (Miss Hannigan), Richard Walker (Bert Healy) and Mimi Wallace (Ensemble)

ANTA Playhouse (Sep 16, 1981 - Oct 24, 1981)

Cast

Miss Hannigan
Oct 06, 1982 - ?
Miss Hannigan

Eugene O'Neill Theatre (Oct 29, 1981 - Dec 06, 1981)

Theatre Owned / Operated by Nancy Enterprises, Inc.

Cast

Duffy
Pepper
Rooster Hannigan
Rooster Hannigan
Swing: Joy Merri
Understudy: Sherry Dundish (Molly)

Uris Theatre (Dec 10, 1981 - Jan 02, 1983)

Cast

A Star to Be
 
Tessie
Ensemble
Annie
Sep 02, 1982 - ?
 
Kate
Grace Farrell
Pepper
 
July
 
Pepper
Mrs. Greer
 
Ensemble
Understudies: Susan Hartley (Lily St. Regis), Alyson Kirk (Annie), Becky Snyder (Annie), Stephanie Vine (Pepper, Duffy, July, Tessie, Kate) and Lynne Wintersteller (Grace Farrell)
music by Charles Strouse; lyrics by Martin Charnin
Act 1
Sung By
Maybe
Annie
It's the Hard-Knock Life
Annie and The Orphans
It's the Hard-Knock Life (Reprise)
The Orphans
Tomorrow
Annie
We'd Like to Thank You
The Hooverville-ites
Little Girls
Miss Hannigan
I Think I'm Gonna Like It Here
Grace Farrell, Annie, Drake, Cecille, Annette, Mrs. Pugh and Other Servants
N.Y.C.
Oliver Warbucks, Grace Farrell, Annie, A Star to Be and New Yorkers
Easy Street
Miss Hannigan, Rooster Hannigan and Lily St. Regis
You Won't Be an Orphan for Long
Grace Farrell, Drake, Mrs. Pugh, Cecille, Annette, Servants and Oliver Warbucks
Act 2
Sung By
You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile
Bert Healy, Bonnie Boylan, Connie Boylan, Ronnie Boylan and The Hour of Smiles Family
You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile (Reprise)
The Orphans
Easy Street (Reprise)
Miss Hannigan, Rooster Hannigan and Lily St. Regis
Tomorrow (Reprise)
Annie, F.D.R., Oliver Warbucks and The Cabinet
Something Was Missing
Oliver Warbucks
I Don't Need Anything But You
Oliver Warbucks and Annie
Annie
Grace Farrell, Drake and The Staff
Maybe (Reprise)
Annie
New Deal for Christmas
Annie, Oliver Warbucks, Grace Farrell, F.D.R., The Orphans and The Staff

Tony Award®

Best Musical

1977 Winner
Produced by Mike Nichols, Irwin Meyer, Stephen R. Friedman and Lewis Allen

Best Book of a Musical

1977 Winner
Book by Thomas Meehan

Best Original Score

1977 Winner
Music by Charles Strouse
Lyrics by Martin Charnin
 

Best Actor in a Musical

1977 Nominee
Reid Shelton

Best Actress in a Musical

1977 Winner
Dorothy Loudon
 

Best Actress in a Musical

1977 Nominee
Andrea McArdle

Best Scenic Design

1977 Winner
Scenic Design by David Mitchell

Best Costume Design

1977 Winner
Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge

Best Choreography

1977 Winner
Choreographed by Peter Gennaro
 

Best Direction of a Musical

1977 Nominee
Directed by Martin Charnin

Drama Desk Award

 

Outstanding Actor in a Musical

1977 Nominee
Reid Shelton

Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical

1977 Winner
Dorothy Loudon

Theatre World

Award

1977 Recipient
Andrea McArdle
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