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Annie at the Muny Announces Full Cast and Creative Team

Christopher Sieber and Jennifer Simard had previously been announced for the new production of the classic musical.

Britney Coleman is set to star in Annie as Grace Farrell at the Muny.
Britney Coleman is set to star in Annie as Grace Farrell at the Muny.
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The Muny has announced its full cast, design, and production teams for the theater's centennial season production of Annie, running July 18-25.

Joining the previously announced Christopher Sieber (Warbucks) and Jennifer Simard (Miss Hannigan) are Peyton Ella (Annie), Britney Coleman (Grace Farrell), Holly Ann Butler (Lily), Jon Rua (Rooster), John Scherer (FDR), Madeline Domain (Tessie), Kennedy Holmes (July), Samantha Iken (Pepper), Trenay LaBelle (Duffy), Ana McAlister (Molly), and Ella Grace Roberts (Kate). The ensemble will include Patrick Blindauer, Maya Bowles, Chloe Davis, Julie Hanson, Michael Hoey, Abigail Isom, Madison Johnson, Zachary Daniel Jones, Graham Keen, Rich Pisarkiewicz, Whit Reichert, Rochelle Scudder, Josh Walden, and Rebecca Young. The company will also be joined by the Muny kid and teen ensembles.

As previously announced, Annie will be directed by John Tartaglia and choreographed by Jessica Hartman, with music direction by Colin Welford.

The design team leading this production includes scenic design by Michael Schweikardt, costume design by Leon Dobkowski, lighting design by Nathan W. Scheuer, sound design by John Shivers and David Patridge, video design by Rob Denton, wig design by Kelley Jordan, with production stage manager Larry Smiglewski.

Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin, and Thomas Meehan's classic musical is the seven-time Tony Award-winning family favorite that features unforgettable hits like "It's the Hard-Knock Life," "Easy Street," and the iconic Broadway standard "Tomorrow."