Brynn O'Malley, Clarke Thorell, J. Elaine Marcos Join Cast of Broadway's ANNIE!
ANNIE, the new production of the classic Tony Award®-winning musical, goes on sale today to American Express cardholders. For tickets, call 877-250-2929 or visit Ticketmaster.com. Tickets will be available to the general public on Monday, June 25.
ANNIE will star two-time Tony Award® winner Katie Finneran as Miss Hannigan, Australian star Anthony Warlow making his Broadway debut as Daddy Warbucks and 11-year-old Lilla Crawford as Annie, with just-announced Brynn O'Malley (Wicked, Hairspray) as Grace Farrell, Daddy Warbucks' devoted personal secretary, Clarke Thorell (Hairspray, Mamma Mia!) as Rooster Hannigan, Miss Hannigan's ne'er-do-well brother and J. Elaine Marcos (Priscilla Queen of the Desert, A Chorus Line) as Lily St. Regis, Rooster's floozy girlfriend. The orphans are Madi Rae DiPietro as July, Georgi James as Pepper, Junah Jang as Tessie, Tyrah Skye Odoms as Kate, Taylor Richardson as Duffy, Emily Rosenfeld as Molly and Jaidyn Young as standby for the roles of Annie, Pepper, Duffy and July. The production also features Ashley Blanchet, Jane Blass, Jeremy Davis, Merwin Foard, Joel Hatch, Fred Inkley, Amanda Lea LaVergne, Gavin Lodge, Liz McCartney, Desi Oakley, Keven Quillon, David Rossetti, Sarah Solie, Dennis Stowe and Ryan VanDenBoom.
ANNIE, which features the Tony Award®-winning score by Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin and the Tony Award®-winning book by Thomas Meehan, will be directed by three-time Tony Award®-winner James Lapine and choreographed by Tony Award®-winner Andy Blankenbuehler. The production begins previews on October 3 at the Palace Theatre (1567 Broadway at 47th Street). Opening night is Thursday, November 8.
Anthony Warlow is appearing with the permission of Actors' Equity Association. The Producers gratefully acknowledge Actors' Equity Association for its assistance with this production.
Brynn O'Malley (Grace Farrell) Broadway credits include Wicked (Nessarose), Sunday in the Park with George (Celeste 1 & Elaine (original cast)), Hairspray (Amber Von Tussle), Beauty & the Beast (Belle u/s). Regional highlights include: Avenue Q ("Kate Monster/Lucy T. Slut" (original cast), Wynn Las Vegas); Boeing-Boeing, Oklahoma! and Meet Me In St. Louis ("Gabriella", "Laurey" and "Esther" respectively, Paper Mill Playhouse); She Loves Me ("Amalia", Arena Stage – Helen Hayes nomination); Arsenic and Old Lace ("Elaine", Baltimore Centerstage); Into the Woods ("Baker's Wife", Kansas City Rep); Dirty Rotten Scoundrels ("Christine", North Shore Music Theatre); Into the Woods and Jekyll & Hyde ("Baker's Wife" and "Emma" respectively, Pittsburgh CLO); Meet Me In St. Louis ("Esther", St. Louis MUNY); The Full Monty and All Shook Up ("Pam Lukowski" and "Miss Sandra" respectively, Music Theatre of Wichita). Television: "The Big C," "Royal Pains" and "A Gifted Man". Concerts with the Naples, Baltimore and Ottawa Symphonies. BFA University of Michigan.