THE SCREENING ROOM: Remembering Tony Winner Dorothy Loudon (Video)
15 Nov 2013
Dorothy Loudon won a Tony for her portrayal of Miss Hannigan in the original production ofAnnie. Her other Broadway credits included Sweeney Todd and Noises Off. She died Nov. 15, 2003, at the age of 78.
Playbill.com is remembering Loudon and her career with the following performances on video.
At the 1977 Tony Awards, Loudon was joined by Annie co-stars Robert Fitch, who played her brother Rooster, and Barbara Erwin, who played Lily St. Regis, for a performance of "Easy Street." The Tony performance concluded with Annie's signature song, "Tomorrow," featuring Andrea McArdle and the company.
Set in the magical world of La Belle Epoque Paris, where fashion, glamour, and passion prevail, Lerner and Loewe's celebrated musical is a romantic comedy about one young woman's journey to find her true self... and her true love.