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Annie

Book: Thomas Meehan. Music: Charles Strouse. Lyrics: Martin Charnin

Productions

John F. Kennedy Centre for Performing Arts (Broadway), 1977-1983
Victoria Palace Theatre, 1978-1981
Victoria Palace Theatre and UK Tour, 1998
UK Tour, 1999
Palace Theatre (Broadway), 2012-2014
UK Tour, 2015

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John F. Kennedy Centre for Performing Arts (Broadway)
First performance: 1977 - original production.
Last performance: 1983 (2377 performances)
Director: Martin Charnin.
Won the Best Musical Tony.

First cast:

CharacterPlayed By
AnnieAndrea McArdle
Daddy WarbucksReid Shelton
Miss HanniganDorothy Loudon

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Victoria Palace Theatre
First performance: 1978
Last performance: 1981 (1485 performances)

First cast:

CharacterPlayed By
AnnieAndrea McArdle
Miss HanniganSheila Hancock
Daddy WarbucksStratford Jones

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Victoria Palace Theatre and UK Tour
1998

CharacterPlayed By
Miss HanniganLesley Joseph
Miss HanniganLily Savage

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UK Tour "21st Anniversary Production" 1999
Tuesday 29th June - Saturday 10th July 1999, Manchester Opera House
Director: Martin Charnin. Original Broadway Musical Numbers Choreographer: Peter Gennaro.
Mr Gennaro's Choreography reproduced by: Kennifer L. Neuland. Set Design: Kenneth Foy.
UK Tour Adaptation: Adrian Rees. Costume Design: Theoni V Aldredge.
Original Lighting Design: Ken Billington. UK Tour Lighting: Joe Atkins for Beautiful Neptune.
Sound Design: Rick Clarke. Musical Supervision and Arrangements: Gary Hind.
Musical Director: John Evans. Assistant Director: Petra Siniawski.

CharacterPlayed By
AnnieSophie McShera (Red Team), Melody Laffy (Blue Team), Lucy Broadstock (Yellow Team)
PepperSian Walker, Carly Breen, Carly Breen
MollyLeah Verity White, Sophie Rutledge, Porsha Maver
TessieKaty Stephenson, Courtney Waite, Hayley Salmon
KateKirsty Liggins, Sarah Stern, Jodie Peters
JulyLinzi Cooper, Amie Kingsnorth, Charlotte Mason Apps
DuffyFrancesca Parker, Francesca Parker, Francesca Parker
Miss HanniganLily Savage
Bundles McCloskey/Sound Effects Man/Hull/EnsembleCliff Brayshaw
Apple Seller/Assistant Dog Catcher/Mrs Greer/Ronnie Boylan/EnsembleMichelle Bissett
Dog Catcher/Jimmy Johnson/Morgenthau/Justice Brandeis/EnsembleChris Molloy
SandySandy
Lt Ward/Bert Healy/Kalterborn's Voice/Howe/EnsembleMatt Zimmerman
Sophie/Mrs Pugh/"Hour of Smiles" Producer/Perkins/EnsembleBarbara Jaeson
Grace FarrellKate Normington
Drake/EnsembleSimon Clark
Annette/Bonnie Boylan/EnsembleNova Skipp
Cecille/A Star To Be/Connie Boylan/EnsembleEmma Morris
Oliver WarbucksKevin Colson
Rooster HanniganAndrew Kennedy
LilyGail Marie Shapter
Fred McCracken/Ickes/EnsembleAnthony Houghton
F.D.R.Peter Harding
Marine Guard/Swing/EnsembleStuart Cox
Swing/EnsembleEmma McRae
Musicians
Musical Director/Keyboards 1John Evans
Keyboards 2/Assistant Musical DirectorNeil Sunderland
Electric/Double BassRussell Swift
Drums/PercussionSebastian Guard
Trumpet/Flugel HornAndy Cuss
Tenor and Bass TrombonesChris Cole
Alto and Soprano Sax/Flute/ClarinetHoward McGill
Tenor Sax/Flute/Clarinet/Bass ClarinetShaun Thompson
Baritone and Alto Sax/Flute/ClarinetLisa Graham

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Palace Theatre (Broadway)
2012-2014
35th Anniversary Revival

CharacterPlayed By
UnknownUnknown

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2015 UK Tour
Director: Nikolai Foster. Based on a production originally created at West Yorkshire Playhouse, Leeds.
Choreographer: Nick Winston. Set and Costume Desginer: Colin Richmond.
Sound Designer: Richard Brooker. Lighting Designer: Ben Cracknell.

CharacterPlayed By
Miss HanniganCraig Revel Horwood
Miss HanniganJodie Prenger
Miss HanniganLesley Joseph
Miss HanniganElaine C Smith

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