BWW Exclusive: Watch Tituss Burgess & Celina Smith Talk ANNIE LIVE! on THE KIDS TONIGHT SHOW

Burgess and Smith are the guests on tomorrow's new episode of the Kids Tonight Show, streaming exclusively on Peacock.

By: Dec. 01, 2021
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Celina Smith and Tituss Burgess will appear in a new episode of the Kids Tonight Show tomorrow on Peacock to discuss Annie LIVE!

Watch Burgess and Smith talk about preparing for the new live musical in an exclusive clip from their interview below!

Annie LIVE! airs December 2 at 8:00 p.m. ET on NBC.

The cast of the new live musical features Celina Smith as Annie, Taraji P. Henson as Miss Hannigan, Tituss Burgess as Rooster Hannigan, Nicole Scherzinger as Grace Farrell, Megan Hilty as Lily St. Regis, and Harry Connick Jr. as Daddy Warbucks below!

"Annie Live!" will be executive produced by Robert Greenblatt, Neil Meron and Alex Rudzinsky, with Lear deBessonet and Alex Rudzinski sharing the directing duties. Choreography will be led by Sergio Trujillo. Jason Sherwood will oversee production design. Stephen Oremus will orchestrate the music direction. Emilio Sosa will lead costume design. The live event is being produced by Chloe Productions.

"Annie" is one of the most beloved and biggest hits in Broadway history and the winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. It has been licensed and performed in 50 countries and translated into eight languages. Based on the Harold Gray comic strip "Little Orphan Annie" that debuted in 1924, the musical premiered on Broadway in 1977 and initially ran for over four years.

Clip credit: Peacock / UTAS LLC