Opening Date

Mar 20, 1978

Closing Date

Sep 05, 1981

MusicalComedyOriginalNational Tour

ABOUT THIS PRODUCTION

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

Book by Thomas Meehan; Music by Charles Strouse; Lyrics by Martin Charnin; Based on 'Little Orphan Annie' by Harold Gray; 'Little Orphan Annie' used by permission of Chicago Tribune - New York News Syndicate, Inc.; Music orchestrated by Philip J. Lang; Dance arrangements by Peter Howard; Musical Director: Glen Clugston
Entire Production Directed by Martin Charnin; Musical Numbers Choreographed by Peter Gennaro; Assistant Choreographer: Mary Jane Houdina
Scenic Design by David Mitchell; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Judy Rasmuson
General Manager: Gatchell & Neufeld, Ltd.; Company Manager: Morry Efron; Assistant Co. Mgr: Mark Andrews
Production Supervisor: Janet Beroza; Assistant Tech. Suprvr: Arthur Siccardi; Production Stage Manager: Martha Knight; Stage Manager: Bethe Ward; Assistant Stage Mgr: Moose Peting and B. J. Allen
Assistant Conductor: Stephen Hinnenkamp; Music Preparation Supervisor: Thomas P. Brown
General Press Representative: David Powers; Advertising: Ash / LeDonne; Sandy and Ruth trained and handled by Dawn Animal Agency, Inc.; Dance Captain: Mimi Wallace; Photographer: Martha Swope
Miss Hannigan
Oliver Warbucks
"Daddy" Warbucks
Rooster Hannigan
Grace Farrell
Lily St. Regis
Drake
 
Ensemble
July
Lt. Ward
 
Morganthau
 
Justice Brandeis
 
Ensemble
Annette
 
Bonnie Boylan
 
Ensemble
Fred McCracken
 
H.V. Kaltenborn's Voice
 
Howe
 
Ensemble
Dog Catcher
 
Jimmy Johnson
 
Honor Guard
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Alternate
Mrs. Pugh
 
Connie Boylan
 
Ensemble
Tessie
Duffy
Mrs. Greer
 
NBC Page
 
Perkins
 
Ensemble
Sophie, the Kettle
 
Cecille
 
A Star to Be
 
Ronnie Boylan
 
Ensemble
Sandy
Dog Catcher
 
Bert Healy
 
Hull
 
Ensemble
Bundles McCloskey
 
Sound Effects Man
 
Ickes
 
Ensemble
Ensemble
Alternate
Standby: Tom Avera (Oliver Warbucks, F.D.R.)
Understudies: Dara Brown (Annie), Penny Carroll (Lily St. Regis), Michael Connolly (Drake, Bert Healy), Edmond Dante (Rooster Hannigan), Linda Lauter (Miss Hannigan), April Lerman (Molly), Jan Pessano (Grace Farrell), Ruth (Sandy) and Stephanie Wolf (Pepper, Duffy, July, Tessie, Kate)
Musical Director: Don Jennings
Production Stage Manager: Peter Lawrence and Robert J. McNally III

Cast

Miss Hannigan
 
Miss Hannigan
Annie
Oliver Warbucks
"Daddy" Warbucks
Annie
Rooster Hannigan
Lily St. Regis
Grace Farrell
Grace Farrell
Lily St. Regis
Rooster Hannigan
Grace Farrell
Lily St. Regis
Grace Farrell
Drake
 
Ensemble
Annette
 
Bonnie Boylan
 
Ensemble
Mrs. Greer
 
NBC Page
 
Perkins
 
Ensemble
Bundles McCloskey
 
Sound Effects Man
 
Ickes
 
Ensemble
Annette
 
Bonnie Boylan
 
Ensemble
Mrs. Pugh
 
Connie Boylan
 
Ensemble
Kate
Annette
 
Ensemble
Annette
 
Bonnie Boylan
 
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
 
Ensemble
Alternate
Ensemble
Alternate
Mrs. Greer
 
NBC Page
 
Perkins
 
Ensemble
Fred McCracken
 
Howe
 
Ensemble
Kate
Ensemble
Alternate
Mrs. Pugh
 
Connie Boylan
 
Ensemble
Sophie, the Kettle
 
Cecile
 
A Star to Be
 
Ensemble
Fred McCracken
 
Howe
 
Ensemble
July
Dog Catcher
 
Hull
 
Ensemble
 
NBC Page
 
Perkins
 
Ensemble
Pepper
Mrs. Pugh
 
Connie Boylan
 
Ensemble
Mrs. Greer
 
NBC Page
 
Perkins
 
Ensemble
Sophie, the Kettle
 
Cecile
 
A Star to Be
 
Ensemble
 
Ronnie Boylan
Understudies: John Anania (Oliver Warbucks), Rachael Antill (Molly), Arf (Sandy), Frances Asher (Lily St. Regis), Terry Baughn (Grace Farrell), Kerry Casserly (Lily St. Regis), Laurel Cronin (Miss Hannigan), Kim Davis (Annie), Honor Finnegan (Kate, Tessie, July, Duffy, Pepper), Nina Hennessey (Lily St. Regis), Kerry Hill (Lily St. Regis), G. Wayne Hoffman (Drake, Bert Healy), John-Charles Kelly (Drake, Bert Healy), Fern Radov (Miss Hannigan), Randall Robbins (Bert Healy, Drake), Dana Tapper (Annie), James Todkill (F.D.R.), Barbara Warren-Cooke (Grace Farrell), Ruth Williamson (Miss Hannigan), Stephanie Winters (Kate, Tessie, July, Duffy, Pepper) 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 and The Staff
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, The Staff 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. and The Staff
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