The 20th Anniversary Broadway production of Annie at the Martin Beck Theatre (3/26/1997 – 10/19/1997), book by Thomas Meehan; music by Charles Strouse; lyrics by Martin Charnin. Produced by Timothy Childs, Rodger Hess and Jujamcyn Theaters. Produced in association with Terri B. Childs and Al Nocciolino; Associate Producer: Tamar Climan and Herb Goldsmith. Originally Produced by The Goodspeed Opera House (Michael P. Price, Executive Producer). Based on LITTLE ORPHAN ANNIE created by Harold Gray.
Directed by Martin Charnin; Choreographed by Peter Gennaro; Scenic Design by Kenneth Foy; Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge; Lighting Design by Ken Billington; Sound Design by T. Richard Fitzgerald and Hair Design by Bobby H. Grayson.
Starring Nell Carter, Conrad John Schuck, Brittny Kissinger, Christiana Anbri, Karen Byers-Blackwell, Cindy Lou, Colleen Dunn, Sutton Foster, Michael E. Gold, Cassidy Ladden, Michael John McGann, Jennifer L. Neuland, Melissa O’Malley, Elizabeth Richmond, Mekenzie Rosen-Stone, Jim Ryan, Kelley Swaim, Drew Taylor, Raymond Thorne, Barbara Tirrell, Tom Treadwell, Casey Tuma, Lyndsey Watkins, Brad Wills and Bryan Young.
Swings: J. B. Adams and Christy Tarr; Understudies: Michael E. Gold (Rooster Hannigan), Alexandra Kiesman (Annie, Tessie, Pepper, Duffy, July), Jennifer L. Neuland (Lily St. Regis), Mekenzie Rosen-Stone (Molly), Kelley Swaim (Grace Farrell), Christy Tarr (Grace Farrell, Lily St. Regis), Drew Taylor (Oliver Warbucks), Barbara Tirrell (Miss Hannigan), Tom Treadwell (F.D.R.), Casey Tuma (Kate) and Zappa (Sandy)
Assistant Choreographer: Jennifer L. Neuland; Assistant Scenic Design: Stephen Cowles; Associate Costume Design: Wallace G. Lane, Jr.; Assistant Sound Design: Richard Dunning; Associate Lighting Design: Marcia Madeira; Production Stage Manager: Bryan Young; Assistant Stage Mgr: Jeffrey M. Markowitz; Casting: Stuart Howard, Amy Schecter and Howard Meltzer;
General Manager: Marvin A. Krauss Associates, Inc.; Company Manager: Kim Sellon; Exclusive Tour Direction: The Booking Group; Assistant Co. Mgr: Mary K. Witte; Production Company Manager: Kathleen Turner; National Tour Press Representative: TMG Marketing & Publicity; General Press Representative: Peter Cromarty & Company; Dance Captain: Jennifer L. Neuland; Children’s Vocal Coach: Christine Cadarette; Animal Trainer: William Berloni; Internet Marketing: Toby Simkin; Advertising: Serino Coyne, Inc.
Musical Supervisor: Keith Levenson; Musical Coordinator: John Monaco; Conducted by Keith Levenson; Associate Conductor: Anne Shuttlesworth; Music Preparation: Chelsea Music Services, Inc.; Violin: Blair Lawhead; Cello: Marisol Espada; Trumpet: Donald Downs and Craig Johnson; Tenor Trombone: Joseph Petrizzo; Tuba: Alan Ralph; Saxophone: Vincent DellaRocca, Tim Ries and Donald Haviland; Bass: Ray Kilday; Flute: Marco Granados; Guitar: Ed Hamilton; Drums: Mark Mule; Keyboard: Christine Cadarette and Anne Shuttlesworth.
In addition to a complete website (the 2nd Broadway show to have one), and 1st-ever online study guide, I negotiated and developed the first ever live broadcast video streaming from a Broadway opening night as well as other internet marketing initiativ