THE SCREENING ROOM: Andrea McArdle, Idina Menzel, Barbra Streisand and More Sing "Tomorrow" (Video)
By Playbill Staff
With the Broadway revival of Annie beginning previews Oct. 3, Playbill.com recently surfed the web for our favorite performances of "Tomorrow," Annie's iconic first-act ballad written by composer Charles Strouse and lyricist Martin Charnin.
The musical, which opened on Broadway in 1977, starred Tony Award nominee Andrea McArdle in the title role. Since then, the show has been revived on Broadway in 1997, adapted into a feature film and television movie and will open again on Broadway later this fall.
Here is a second look at performances of "Tomorrow" from Broadway, television, film, concerts and more.
Andrea McArdle at the 1977 Tony Awards:
McArdle, years later, in a concert performance:
Annie composer Charles Strouse:
Aileen Quinn in the 1982 film:
Brittny Kissinger at the 1997 Tony Awards:
Alicia Morton in the 1999 television movie:
Audra McDonald reprises "Tomorrow" in the 1999 television movie:
Barbra Streisand in concert:
Elaine Paige in concert:
Idina Menzel in concert:
Lea Salonga in concert:
Singer Grace Jones' disco version of "Tomorrow":
Christina Bianco (Forbidden Broadway) sings "Tomorrow" as Barbra Streisand, Judy Garland, Bernadette Peters, Celine Dion, Kristin Chenoweth, Julie Andrews and Eydie Gorme:
The late Whitney Houston:
Petula Clark sings "Tomorrow" on "The Muppet Show":
Alvin and the Chipmunks' version of "Tomorrow":
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