VIDEO: Watch a New Ad for ANNIE LIVE!

The live musical event will air Thursday, December 2 at 8 p.m. ET/PT on NBC.

By: Oct. 27, 2021

NBC has released a new ad for Annie LIVE! featuring Taraji P. Henson, Harry Connick Jr, and Celina Smith!

Scheduled to air on December 2, the new live musical will also feature Nicole Scherzinger as Grace, Jane Krakowski as Lily St. Regis, and Tituss Burgess as Rooster Hannigan.

Watch the new video!

"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.