July 18 – 25

First Muny production since 2009!

Leapin’ lizards! Everyone’s favorite plucky, irresistible orphan is back! Based on the popular 1920s Harold Gray comic strip, Little Orphan Annie, Annie is considered one of the most acclaimed musicals of all time. This seven-time Tony Award-winning family favorite features unforgettable hits like “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street” and the iconic Broadway standard “Tomorrow.” You can bet your bottom dollar this is one beloved, multigenerational Muny favorite guaranteed to entertain the entire family.

Learn More About the Show
Annie is a Muny and a musical theatre classic that follows the fate of a stubbornly optimistic orphan girl against the backdrop of the Great Depression. The show is full of entertainment for both kids and adults. 

Based on the popular 1920s comic strip Little Orphan Annie, Annie is considered one of the most acclaimed musicals of all time. This seven-time Tony Award-winning family favorite features unforgettable hits like “It’s the Hard Knock Life,” “Easy Street” and the iconic Broadway standard “Tomorrow.”  This beloved, multigenerational Muny favorite is guaranteed to entertain the entire family.

The words damn and hell are each used multiple times.

Sexual Innuendo
The characters Miss Hannigan and Rooster each have lines of dialogue that refer to sex.

Drugs and Alcohol
Miss Hannigan and Mr. Warbucks are both shown drinking alcohol. These characters also make verbal references to alcohol.

The orphan girls get into minor physical scuffles.
Miss Hannigan makes sarcastic references to being physically aggressive toward the orphan girls.

Rooster flashes a knife and then suggests to Miss Hannigan that they make orphan Annie disappear.

Mature Content
The world that Annie finds herself in is fraught with danger and irresponsible adults.


 Ticket Prices Season* Single Season Savings
 Center Boxes (C-6) $707 $100 N/A
 Side Boxes (7-10) $616 $100 12%
 Terrace A (A-M) $469 $77 13%
 Terrace A (N-Y) $343 $60 18%
 Terrace B (A-M) $238 $46 26%
 Terrace B (N-Y) $112 $31 48%
 Terrace C $77 $15 26%
* Season Ticket prices include $7 service fee.




Shuler Hensley (Julian Marsh)

Broadway: No Man’s Land/Waiting For Godot, Young Frankenstein,Tarzan, Oklahoma! (and West End- Tony, Drama Desk, OCC, Olivier Awards), Les Misérables. Off-Broadway: Grinch…, The Most Happy Fella, and Fiorello! (Encores!), The Whale (Lucille Lortel/Obie Awards; OCC, Drama League, and Drama Desk nominations; Stage Performance of the Year by NY Magazine), Silence! The Musical, Sweet And Sad (Drama Desk for Outstanding Ensemble). Regional/International: The Prince of Broadway, The Guardsman, Ghost Brothers Of Darkland County, The Phantom ofthe Opera, Wozzeck, Regina. Symphony Appearances: NY Philharmonic, San Francisco Symphony Orchestra, New World Symphony Orchestra. TV: Shades of Blue, Banshee, The Americans, Law & Order: SVU, Criminal Intent. Film: Murder of a President, The Legend of Zorro, VanHelsing.

Emily Skinner (Dorothy Brock)

Muny: Billy Elliot, Breakfast at Tiffany’s. Broadway: Side Show (Tony nomination, Drama League Award), Jekyll & Hyde, The Full Monty, James Joyce’s The Dead, Dinner at Eight (Outer Critics Circle Nomination), Billy Elliot (BroadwayWorld Award). Off-Broadway: Jerry Springer The Opera (Carnegie Hall); Fiorello!, No Strings, Pardon My English, A Tree Grows in Brooklyn (City Center Encores!); leading roles at Manhattan Theater Club, WPA Theater, Playwrights Horizons, Roundabout Theatre Company, York Theatre, Paramount Theatre at Madison Square Gardens. Regional: multiple roles at The Kennedy Center, Signature Theatre, Alliance Theatre, Ford’s Theatre, Long Wharf, The Old Globe, Goodspeed, Bucks County Playhouse, Virginia Rep, and many others. She has sung with symphonies around the globe and her numerous CD recordings may be found at

Jay Armstrong Johnson (Billy Lawlor)

Muny: Hello, Dolly! and Pirates! Gilbert and Sullivan Plunder’d. Broadway: On The Town (Astaire Award nom.), Hands on a Hardbody, Catch Me If You Can, HAIR. TV/Film: Quantico (Dr. Will Olson; recurring), Sex & the City 2, Law & Order: SVU. Off-Broadway: Wild Animals You Should Know (MCC), Working (Drama Desk Award; Prospect Theater Co.). Other NY Theater: The Most Happy Fella (Encores!), Sweeney Todd (New York Philharmonic at Avery Fisher Hall). First national tour: A Chorus Line. Regional: The Last Goodbye (The Old Globe), On The Town (Barrington Stage Co.), Hands On A Hardbody (La Jolla Playhouse), Pool Boy (Barrington Stage Co), Hairspray (Weston Playhouse). Concert: 35mm: A Musical Exhibition (on iTunes).

Jonalyn Saxer (Peggy Sawyer)

Jonalyn is thrilled to be making her Muny debut in her all-time favorite show! Broadway: Honeymoon In Vegas, Bullets Over Broadway. Pre-Broadway/Regional: Gotta Dance (Bank Of America Theater, Chicago), Moonshine: That Hee Haw Musical (Dallas Theater Center), Pittsburgh CLO, Maine State Music Theater, Syracuse Stage, Merry-Go-Round Playhouse. Proud Syracuse University Graduate.

Creative Team


Muny: Shrek (2013), Tarzan (2014) and The Wizard of Oz (2016). Broadway: Avenue Q (Tony nomination), Beauty and the Beast and Shrek. John created, executive produced and starred in his own Emmy-nominated preschool series Johnny and the Sprites (Disney Jr.) and performed on Sesame Street for 13 seasons. Director: Stephen Schwartz’s The Secret Silk (Princess Cruises, writer/director), Dinosaur Train Live and Sid the Science Kid Live (national tours), Claudio Quest (New York Musical Theatre Festival, Best of the Fest), Lord Tom (York Theatre), Shrek the Halls (DreamWorks Theatricals), Because of Winn Dixie (Arkansas Repertory), amongst others. John is Kip on Jim Henson’s Word Party, Hank on Julie’s Greenroom (both for Netflix), as well as creator, co-executive producer and star of Jim Henson’s Splash and Bubbles (PBS Kids). Heard every Sunday on Sirius XM on Broadway’s Sunday Funday with John

JESSICA HARTMAN (Choreographer)

 is thrilled to return for The Muny’s 100th after working on All Shook Up (2017), Mamma Mia! (2016), Hairspray (2015) and Seussical (2014). Broadway: Lysistrata Jones (associate choreographer), The Boy from Oz starring Hugh Jackman (assistant choreographer). Off-Broadway/NY credits: Elephant and Piggie’s We Are in a Play! (choreographer, New Victory Theatre), Universal Studios/The Wizarding World of Harry Potter (associate),Waterfall (associate), and Somewhere in Time (associate). Other choreography credits include: Norwegian Creative Studios/Oceania Cruise Lines (choreographer), Disney Jr. Dance Party (associate show director), How to Succeed in Business Without Really Trying (associate, Theatre Under the Stars), West Side Story (associate, Signature Theatre), and Next to Normal (choreographer, Baltimore Center Stage). Up next: Memphis at Theatre Under the Stars (choreographer). Jessica is the Artistic Director of Broadway Theatre Connection. BFA from Florida State University.

COLIN WELFORD (Music Director)

is delighted to be back at The Muny, having conducted Billy Elliot in 2014 and Jesus Christ Superstar in 2017. Colin studied at Oxford University, the Royal College of Music and University of Miami. Currently music director/conductor of Hamilton in Chicago. Past music supervisor/director credits include: The Lion King and Billy Elliot (13 companies of each, worldwide), Wicked, Rent and The Who’s Tommy (5 companies). For the English National Ballet, Colin has conducted productions of Swan Lake, Coppélia, The Nutcracker, Giselle, Cinderella and Romeo and Juliet. Colin has also orchestrated for the New York and Boston Pops orchestras. He has conducted recordings ranging from Mahler and Stravinsky (BBC Symphony) to pop and big-band albums, composed two produced musicals and is at work on his first opera.