Jeff Austin, Melody Hollis, Shannon Warne, et al. to Join Andrea McArdle in Musical Theatre West's Annie
With music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin and a book by Thomas Meehan, the musical is based on the popular comic strip character Little Orphan Annie.
The company will also feature Melody Hollis in the title role, along with Jeff Austin (Oliver Warbucks), Shannon Warne (Grace Farrell), David Engel (Rooster), Bets Malone (Lily St. Regis), Mark Capri (Franklin D. Roosevelt), Paige Befeler (July), Alexa Freeman (Pepper), Grace Kaufman (Molly), Madison Milledge (Tessie), Jenna Rosen (Duffy), Danielle Soibelman (Kate), and Mikey as Sandy.
The ensemble will includes Jef Canter, Amberly Chamberlain, Sean Clifford, Amy Gillette, Brian Michael Hoffman, Damon Kirsche, Nick Lorenzini, Melissa Mitchell, Todd Nielsen, and Jennifer Strattan.