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Disney Channel And Broadway Star Anneliese Van Der Pol Joins SMTC's ANNIE

Disney Channel And Broadway Star Anneliese Van Der Pol Joins SMTC's ANNIE Disney Channel and Broadway star Anneliese Van Der Pol ("That's So Raven", "Raven's Home", Broadway's Beauty and the Beast and the original cast of Vanities) will replace Heather Morris as Lily St. Regis in SMTC's upcoming production of Annie January 3 - 7, 2018. Morris had to back out of the production due to changes in the shooting schedule of an upcoming film project she's involved with.

Anneliese joins TV, Film and Broadway star Bronson Pinchot ("Perfect Strangers," Beverly Hills Cop, Broadway's Putting It Together and Sly Fox) and Broadway star and Drama Desk Award nominee Kaitlin Hopkins (Bat Boy: The Musical, Anything Goes, Noises Off) in Scottsdale Musical Theater Company's limited one week engagement of the classic musical Annie, January 3 - 7, 2018 at Tempe Center for the Arts. Pinchot will portray Daddy Warbucks opposite Hopkins's Miss Hannigan.

With memorable songs by Charles Strouse and Lee Adams like "Tomorrow", "Little Girls", "Easy Street" and "You're Never Fully Dressed Without a Smile", Annie is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser that follows the adventures of everyone's favorite little comic-strip orphan. SMTC's production is not to be missed - especially with these stellar guest stars portraying these classic characters like you've never seen them before!

Tickets are now on sale ranging from $32 - $58, with Senior and Student discounts available, and can be purchased at or by calling (602) 909-4215. Group rates are also available. Tempe Center for the Arts is located at 700 W. Rio Salado Parkway Tempe, AZ 85281.

Now in its 7th year in the valley, SMTC prides itself on "bringing Broadway's favorites back to life", presenting full, large-scale productions of Broadway musicals in their original versions as they were meant to be seen. Featuring well-known guest stars from TV, Film and Broadway, great local talent, professional sets and costumes and a full 20+ piece live orchestra for every show, SMTC has been called "the best theatre company in AZ when it comes to producing classic musicals." (Talkin' Broadway).Please contact Hector Coris at (602) 909-4215 or via email at for cast bios or any additional information. The company website is

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