Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night

It's the hard-knock life! Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, presents the hit Broadway Tony Award-winning musical Annie, based on 'Little Orphan Annie,' with book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse, and lyrics by Martin Charnin, directed by Paper Mill's Producing Artistic Director Mark S. Hoebee, with choreography by JoAnn M. Hunter and musical direction by Jeffrey Saver.

BroadwayWorld attended opening night and you can check out photos from the cast's opening night party below!

The principal cast features Paper Mill Playhouse favorite Tony Award winner Beth Leavel as the irascible Miss Hannigan and Tony Award nominee Christopher Sieber as Oliver Warbucks, Erin Mackey as Grace Farrell, Cooper Grodin as Rooster Hannigan, Kim Sava as Lily St. Regis, Kevin Pariseau as Franklin D. Roosevelt, and alternating in the role of Annie are Peyton Ella and Cassidy Pry.

The Annie orphans include Gabby Beredo as Pepper, Tessa Noelle Frascogna as Molly, Michelle Henderson as Duffy, Eve Johnson as Tessie, Lauren Sun as July, and Sloane Wolfe as Kate.

Rounding out the cast are Damien Brett, Shavey Brown, AnnEliza Canning-Skinner, Lynn Masako Cheng, Stacia Fernandez, Michael Coale Grey, Ruby Griffin, David Hess, Stacey Todd Holt, Joshua Israel, Allen Kendall, Kate Marilley, Bronwyn Tarboton, and Amy Van Norstrand.

Annie, the world's best-loved family musical returns to Paper Mill Playhouse just in time for the holidays. Little Orphan Annie is taken from her orphanage, and the clutches of cruel Miss Hannigan, to stay at billionaire Oliver Warbucks' mansion for the holidays. When Annie wins the hearts of Warbucks and his staff, they set out on an epic mission to find Annie's parents. Winner of the Best Musical Tony Award, Annie includes such unforgettable songs as "It's the Hard-Knock Life," "Easy Street," "A New Deal for Christmas," plus the eternal anthem of optimism, "Tomorrow."

Performances began Wednesday, November 22, 2017, at 7:00 p.m., for a limited run through Sunday, December 31, 2017, at Paper Mill Playhouse (22 Brookside Drive) in Millburn, NJ.

Photo Credit: Genevieve Rafter Keddy

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Danielle Krasney, Brooke Lelia and Michelle Lelia

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Mark Williams

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Preston Ridge, Mark Williams and Richie Ridge

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Larry Elardo, Ashley Hoebee-Elardo and Mark S. Hoebee

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
JoAnn M. Hunter (Choreographer) and Mark S. Hoebee (Director)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
JoAnn M. Hunter and Mark S. Hoebee

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
JoAnn M. Hunter and Brian Ronan

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Lindsay Moore Burkhardt and JoAnn M. Hunter

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Lindsay Moore Burkhardt and Steel Burkhardt

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Todd Schmidt (Managing Director) and Mark S. Hoebee (Producing Artistic Director)

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Todd Schmidt and Mark S. Hoebee

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Todd Schmidt and Thane Miles

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
David Hess

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
David Hess

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Kevin Pariseau

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Kevin Pariseau

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Mark S. Hoebee and Dori Bernstein

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Mark S. Hoebee and Dori Bernstein

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Tessa Noelle Frascogna, Christopher Sieber and Michelle Henderson

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Tessa Noelle Frascogna, Lynn Masako Cheng, Michelle Henderson and Ruby Griffin

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Kim Sava

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Kim Sava

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Cassidy Pry and Mark S. Hoebee

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Cassidy Pry

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Peyton Ella

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Cassidy Pry and Peyton Ella

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Cassidy Pry, Mark S. Hoebee and Peyton Ella

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Peyton Ella, Christopher Sieber and Cassidy Pry

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Christopher Sieber

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Christopher Sieber

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Christopher Sieber

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Christopher Sieber, Beth Leavel and Erin Mackey

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Christopher Sieber, Beth Leavel and Erin Mackey

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Christopher Sieber, Beth Leavel, Erin Mackey, Peyton Ella and Cassidy Pry

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Christopher Sieber, Beth Leavel, Erin Mackey, Peyton Ella and Cassidy Pry

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Gabby Beredo, Lynn Masako Cheng, Christopher Sieber, Sloane Wolfe, Lauren Sun, Peyton Ella, Beth Leavel, Tessa Noelle Frascogna, Erin Mackey, Cassidy Pry, Eve Johnson, Michele Henderson and Ruby Griffin

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Beth Leavel and Bob Martin

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Beth Leavel, Bob Martin and Christopher Sieber

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Mark S. Hoebee, Beth Leavel, Bob Martin, Dori Bernstein and Christopher Sieber

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Bob Martin

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Beth Leavel

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Beth Leavel

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Kim Sava and Cooper Grodin

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Kim Sava and Cooper Grodin

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Cooper Grodin

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Cooper Grodin

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Cassidy Pry, Cooper Grodin and Peyton Ella

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Amy Van Nostrand and Michael Coale Grey

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
David Hess and Stacia Fernandez

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
David Hess and Stacia Fernandez

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Sacia Fernandez, Shavey Brown, Kate Marilley, Stacey Todd Holt, Joshua Isreal, David Hess and AnnEliza Canning-Skinner

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Peyton Ella and Cooper Pry

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Peyton Ella and Cooper Pry

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
Peyton Ella and Cooper Pry

Photo Coverage: The Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE Celebrate Opening Night
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