Tony Winner Faith Prince to Join Broadway's Annie as Miss Hannigan
Prince will take over for Glee star Jane Lynch.
Broadway favorite and Tony Award winner Faith Prince will take on the role of mean orphanage matron Miss Hannigan in the Broadway musical Annie beginning July 19. She will step into the shoes of current actress, Jane Lynch of Glee, when she departs the production.
Annie features a book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse, and lyrics by Martin Charnin, all of whom received Tony Awards for their work during the original 1977 production. The revival, which opened at the Palace Theatre on November 8, 2012, stars 11-year-old Lilla Crawford as Annie and Anthony Warlow as Daddy Warbucks.
Faith Prince won a Tony for her work as Miss Adelaide in the 1992 revival of Guys and Dolls. Her many other Broadway credits include The Little Mermaid, Little Me, and Noises Off. On television, she has appeared on Ugly Betty, Grey's Anatomy, and House, and more. Click here to read TheaterMania's recent interview with Prince.
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