Photo Flash: Meet the Star of ANNIE National Tour- Issie Swickle

By: Sep. 08, 2014
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TROIKA Entertainment, LLC will launch the U.S. National Tour of ANNIE on September 26, 2014 at the Fisher Theatre in Detroit, MI. Directed by original lyricist and director Martin Charnin for the 19th time, this production of ANNIE will be a brand new physical incarnation of the iconic Tony Award®-winning original. Below, check out a first look at Annie herself!

ANNIE has a book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin. All three authors received 1977 Tony Awards® for their work. Choreography is by Liza Gennaro, who will incorporate selections from her father Peter Gennaro's 1977 Tony Award®-winning choreography.

Issie Swickle, a 9-year-old actress from Davie, FL, stars as "Annie." Issie is making her tour debut. Sunny, a 4-year-old rescue terrier mix, stars as Sandy. Sunny is owned and trained by Tony Award Honoree William Berloni.

Photo Credit: Joan Marcus