Annie: Musical Info & Synopsis


Annie tells the classic story of a young orphan girl named Annie. She lives in a tough orphanage run by the mean Miss Hannigan during the Great Depression. Despite her circumstances, Annie remains optimistic and dreams of finding her parents. One day, billionaire Oliver Warbucks invites Annie to spend Christmas at his mansion, and a bond develops between them. With the help of her friends, Annie embarks on a journey to find her real parents and, in the process, brings hope and happiness to the lives of those around her.

Musical Information

Musical Type: Pre-Contemporary (1976)

Cast Size: 15+

Genre: Dramedy

Setting: 1930s / USA (NYC)

Creative Team

Music: Charles Strouse

Lyrics: Martin Charnin

Book: Thomas Meehan

Cast Albums

Original Broadway Cast (1977)➝

London Studio Cast (1998)➝

Broadway Cast (2012)➝


Audition Songs: Theatre Trip

Licensing: Music Theatre International➝

Sheet Music: Amazon➝


Animals, Child Roles, ClassicFamily, Family-Friendly, Female Lead, NYC, One-Word, PopularTony Award

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