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Annie   

Alvin Theatre, (4/21/1977 - 9/13/1981)
ANTA Playhouse, (9/16/1981 - 10/24/1981)
Eugene O'Neill Theatre, (10/29/1981 - 12/06/1981)
Uris Theatre, (12/10/1981 - 1/02/1983)
First Preview: Apr 08, 1977 Total Previews: 15
Opening Date: Apr 21, 1977    
Closing Date: Jan 02, 1983 Total Performances: 2377

Category: Musical, Comedy, Original, Broadway
Setting: December 11-25, 1933. New York City.


Production Staff [See More]
Theatre Owned / Operated by The Nederlander Organization
Produced by The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, Mike Nichols, Irwin Meyer, Stephen R. Friedman, Lewis Allen, Alvin Nederlander Associates, Inc. and Icarus Productions; Produced in association with Peter Crane
Originally produced by The Goodspeed Opera House (Michael P. Price, Executive Producer)
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
Production Stage Manager: Janet Beroza; Stage Manager: Jack Timmers; Technical Coordinator: Arthur Siccardi
Music Preparation: Thomas P. Brown
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
Cast
Sandy Faison
Grace Farrell
Robert Fitch
Rooster Hannigan
Dorothy Loudon
Miss Hannigan
Andrea McArdle
Annie
Reid Shelton
Oliver Warbucks
"Daddy" Warbucks
Diana Barrows
Tessie
Laurie Beechman
Sophie, the Kettle
Cecille
A Star to Be
Bonnie Boylan
Perkins
Ensemble
Danielle Brisebois
Molly
Shelley Bruce
Kate
Barbara Erwin
Lily St. Regis
Ensemble
Robyn Finn
Pepper
Donna Graham
Duffy
Janine Ruane
July
Raymond Thorne
Harry
F.D.R.
Steven Boockvor
Dog Catcher
Jimmy Johnson
Honor Guard
Ensemble
Edwin Bordo
Drake
Ensemble
Edie Cowan
Mrs. Pugh
Connie Boylan
Ensemble
Donald Craig
Dog Catcher
Bert Healy
H.V. Kaltenborn's Voice
Hull
Ensemble
Richard Ensslen
Lt. Ward
Morgenthau
Justice Brandeis
Ensemble
Bob Freschi
Fred McCracken
Hopkins
Ensemble
James Hosbein
Bundles McCloskey
Sound Effects Man
Ickes
Ensemble
Mari McMinn
NBC Page
Ensemble
Sandy
Sandy
Penny Worth
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 (F.D.R., Harry), Bob Freschi (Bert Healy, Drake), Donna Graham (July), Mari McMinn (Grace Farrell), Janine Ruane (Duffy, Kate, Pepper, Tessie), Raymond Thorne (Oliver Warbucks) and Penny Worth (Miss Hannigan)
Tony Award®
winner 1977 Best Musical [winner]
Produced by Lewis Allen, Mike Nichols, Irwin Meyer and Stephen R. Friedman
winner 1977 Best Book of a Musical [winner]
Book by Thomas Meehan
winner 1977 Best Original Score [winner]
Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Martin Charnin
1977 Best Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Reid Shelton
winner 1977 Best Actress in a Musical [winner]
Dorothy Loudon
1977 Best Actress in a Musical [nominee]
Andrea McArdle
winner 1977 Best Scenic Design [winner]
David Mitchell
winner 1977 Best Costume Design [winner]
Theoni V. Aldredge
winner 1977 Best Choreography [winner]
Peter Gennaro
1977 Best Direction of a Musical [nominee]
Martin Charnin
Drama Desk Award
1977 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee]
Reid Shelton
winner 1977 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner]
Dorothy Loudon
Theatre World
winner 1977 Award [recipient]
Andrea McArdle
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