Annie’s cast and creative team for its forthcoming national tour have been revealed. Beginning on October 4 at the Landmark Theatre in Syracuse, New York, the tour will visit over 50 cities across the country. Jenn Thompson, a member of the original Annie Broadway cast, directs the musical, with Patricia Wilcox serving as choreographer.
South Florida native Ellie Pulsifer, age 12, makes her tour debut in the lead role alongside Christopher Swan as Oliver Warbucks, Stefanie Londino as Miss Hannigan, Julia Nicole Hunter as Grace, Nick Bernardi as Rooster, Kristina Curry as Lily, and Mark Woodard as FDR. Sandy is portrayed by Addison, a stray mutt rescued by Tony Award winner William Berloni through the Humane Society in 2017.
Riglee Ruth Bryson, Brianna Cameron, Bronte Harrison, Vivianne Neely, Kenzie Rees, and Valeria Velasco will portray The Orphans. Kolten Bell, Bradley Ford Betros, Luther Brooks IV, Harrison Drake, Laura Elizabeth Flanagan, Jataria Heyward, Carly Ann Moore, Kevin Ivey Morrison, Leeanna Rubin, Andrew Scoggin, Sophie Stromberg, and Kaley Were are members of the ensemble.
The well-known score features songs such as “Maybe,” “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “You’re Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile,” “Easy Street,” “I Don’t Need Anything But You,” and “Tomorrow,” which is considered to be an eternal anthem of optimism.
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