Bio presents An Audience with the Cast of Annie, January 22

An Audience With The Cast of Annie is an intimate evening with the cast of one of the world’s most awarded and loved musicals, ANNIE, including some of Australia’s most talented and successful performers.

Filmed at FOXTEL’s studios exclusively for the Bio channel and introduced by Deborah Hutton, ANNIE’s star-studded line-up includes highly-acclaimed musical theatre performers Anthony Warlow reprising one of his favourite roles as sophisticated New York ‘zillionaire’ Daddy Warbucks, Nancye Hayes as villain Miss Hannigan, Todd McKenney as Rooster, Chloe Dallimore as Lily, Julie Goodwin as Grace and Alan Jones as Franklin D Roosevelt.

In this exclusive special presentation, Todd McKenney hosts the night, candidly speaking with key cast members including Siena Elchaar, one of the three girls playing the role of Annie and producer John Frost as they prepare for the ANNIE season currently showing in Sydney before touring Brisbane, Melbourne and Perth.

As well as performing numerous favourite hits from the show, Easy Street, Tomorrow, I Don’t Need Anything But You, Little Girls and Hard Knock Life, the cast also answers questions from the audience, consisting of personalities from the worlds of entertainment, media and arts, including Minister for the Arts The Hon. George Souris, FOXTEL and Sky News sport’s presenter Matt Shirvington, presenter Sophie Falkiner and social commentator Prue MacSween.

Based on the popular Harold Gray comic strip, Little Orphan Annie, the musical version hit Broadway in 1977 full of toe tapping hits that have become Broadway’s most memorable scores and has since played in over 22 countries. Annie is the popular tale of the red-headed orphan’s quest to find her parents, a timeless tale and one of the most loved musicals; it has been honoured with many awards including six Tony Awards and a Grammy, with many famous faces playing the role of Annie including Sarah Jessica Parker and Molly Ringwald.

Annie is the timeless tale giving a whole new generation the chance to experience this classic musical about never giving up hope.

ANNIE returns to Australia and this is your opportunity to see the ANNIE cast as you’ve never seen them before – up close and personal.

An Audience with the cast of ANNIE is a truly unforgettable evening with some of Australia’s brightest stars, exclusive to Bio, Sunday January 22 at 6.30pm AEDT.

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