In the video above, the cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's Annie performs “It's the Hard-Knock Life” and “Tomorrow.”
Helmed by Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee with choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter and musical direction by Jeffrey Saver, the limited engagement—which began performances at the New Jersey venue November 22—continues through December 31.
Tony Award winner Beth Leavel heads the cast as Miss Hannigan with Tony nominee Christopher Sieber as Oliver Warbucks. They are joined by Erin Mackey as Grace Farrell, Cooper Grodin as Rooster Hannigan, Kim Sava as Lily St. Regis, Kevin Pariseau as Franklin D. Roosevelt, and Peyton Ella and Cassidy Pry, who alternate in the title role.
The Annie orphans include Gabby Beredo as Pepper, Tessa Noelle Frascogna as Molly, Michelle Henderson as Duffy, Eve Johnson as Tessie, Lauren Sun as July, and Sloane Wolfe as Kate.
Rounding out the cast are Damien Brett, Shavey Brown, AnnEliza Canning-Skinner, Lynn Masako Cheng, Stacia Fernandez, Michael Coale Grey, Ruby Griffin, David Hess, Stacey Todd Holt, Joshua Israel, Allen Kendall, Kate Marilley, Bronwyn Tarboton, and Amy Van Norstrand.
The production features set design by Beowulf Boritt, scenic coordination by Jared Rutherford, original costume design by Susan Benzinger, costume design for Paper Mill Playhouse by Leon Dobkowski, lighting design by Charlie Morrison, sound design by Randy Hansen, hair, wig and makeup design by Leah J. Loukas, and animal training by William Berloni. The production stage manager is Victoria Navarro. Casting is by Telsey + Company, Rebecca Scholl, CSA.
Tickets may be purchased at PaperMill.org, by calling (973) 376-4343, or in person at the Paper Mill Playhouse box office at 22 Brookside Drive in Millburn.