PHOTO CALL: Annie's Lilla Crawford Celebrates 12th Birthday With Fellow Young Broadway Stars

Young Broadway actors from such shows as Matilda, Newsies, Mary Poppins and Billy Elliot joined Annie star Lilla Crawford as she celebrated her 12th birthday March 25 at Times Square’s Cake Boss Café.

Among those in attendance were Alex Drier ( The Assembled Parties, Billy Elliot), Lewis Grasso ( Newsies, Ragtime), Jack Broderick ( Billy Elliot, Matilda), Ava DiMary ( Billy Elliot, Matilda), Emma Howard ( Matilda), Sadie Sink ( Annie, Tuck Everlasting), Mitchell Sink ( Elf), Brooklyn Shuck ( Annie), Kara Oates ( Billy Elliot, Mary Poppins), Bailey Ryon ( Matilda), Milly Shapiro ( Matilda), Molly Oates ( Elmo the Musical) and Ellie Oates (ABC’s “What Would You Do?” Nickelodeon’s “Playful Parent and “World Wide Day of Play”)

Annie, the Tony Award-winning 1977 musical by composer Charles Strouse, lyricist Martin Charnin and book writer Thomas Meehan (who all won Tonys for writing the show), is directed by three-time Tony Award winner James Lapine and choreographed by Tony Award winner Andy Blankenbuehler.

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