The U.K. tour of the international hit musical will launch in February 2019 at the Manchester Opera House.
Anita Dobson (EastEnders, Wicked, Chicago) and Craig Revel Horwood (Strictly Come Dancing, Cats, Miss Saigon) will both star as Miss Hannigan in the forthcoming U.K. tour of Annie, which will open February 2, 2019, at the Manchester Opera House.
Dobson will play the role February 2–April 27, with Horwood stepping in April 30–July 6.
Annie has music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin, and a book by Thomas Meehan. The production is directed by Nikolai Foster with set and costume design by Colin Richmond, choreography by Nick Winston, lighting by Ben Cracknell, and sound design by Richard Brooker. Michael Harrison and David Ian produce.
Look Back at Andrea McArdle and the Original Cast of Annie on Broadway