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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.

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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
Sandy FaisonGrace Farrell
Robert FitchRooster Hannigan
Dorothy LoudonMiss Hannigan
Andrea McArdleAnnie
Reid SheltonOliver Warbucks
"Daddy" Warbucks
Diana BarrowsTessie
Laurie BeechmanSophie, the Kettle
A Star to Be
Bonnie Boylan
Danielle BriseboisMolly
Shelley BruceKate
Barbara ErwinLily St. Regis
Robyn FinnPepper
Donna GrahamDuffy
Janine RuaneJuly
Raymond ThorneHarry
Steven BoockvorDog Catcher
Jimmy Johnson
Honor Guard
Edwin BordoDrake
Edie CowanMrs. Pugh
Connie Boylan
Donald CraigDog Catcher
Bert Healy
H.V. Kaltenborn's Voice
Richard EnsslenLt. Ward
Justice Brandeis
Bob FreschiFred McCracken
James HosbeinBundles McCloskey
Sound Effects Man
Mari McMinnNBC Page
Penny WorthAnnette
Ronnie Boylan
Swings: 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
Theatre World
winner 1977 Award [recipient] 
  Andrea McArdle
Drama Desk Award
 1977 Outstanding Actor in a Musical [nominee] 
  Reid Shelton
winner 1977 Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical [winner] 
  Dorothy Loudon
music by Charles Strouse; lyrics by Martin Charnin
ACT 1 Sung By
It's the Hard-Knock LifeAnnie and The Orphans
It's the Hard-Knock Life (Reprise) The Orphans
We'd Like to Thank YouThe Hooverville-ites
Little GirlsMiss Hannigan
I Think I'm Gonna Like It HereGrace Farrell, Annie, Drake, Cecille, Annette, Mrs. Pugh and Other Servants
N.Y.C.Oliver Warbucks ("Daddy" Warbucks), Grace Farrell, Annie, A Star to Be and New Yorkers
Easy StreetMiss Hannigan, Rooster Hannigan and Lily St. Regis
You Won't Be an Orphan for LongGrace Farrell, Drake, Mrs. Pugh, Cecille, Annette, Servants and Oliver Warbucks ("Daddy" Warbucks)
ACT 2 Sung By
You're Never Fully Dressed Without a SmileBert 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 ("Daddy" Warbucks) and The Cabinet
Something Was MissingOliver Warbucks ("Daddy" Warbucks)
I Don't Need Anything But YouOliver Warbucks ("Daddy" Warbucks) and Annie
AnnieGrace Farrell, Drake and The Staff
Maybe (Reprise) Annie
New Deal for ChristmasAnnie, Oliver Warbucks ("Daddy" Warbucks), Grace Farrell, F.D.R., The Orphans and The Staff