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Photo: First Look at Taraji P. Henson as Miss Hannigan in ANNIE LIVE!

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Annie Live! will air December 2 on NBC!

NBC has released a first look at Taraji P. Henson as Miss Hannigan in the upcoming Annie Live!

Scheduled to air on December 2, the new live musical will also feature Harry Connick, Jr. as Daddy Warbucks, Nicole Scherzinger as Grace, Jane Krakowski as Lily St. Regis, Tituss Burgess as Rooster Hannigan, and Celina Smith as Annie.

See the photo 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.

Photo credit: Paul Gilmore/NBC

Photo: First Look at Taraji P. Henson as Miss Hannigan in ANNIE LIVE!
Taraji P. Henson as Miss Hannigan

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