Annie to play Brisbane, April 2012

 It was announced today that the revival production of Annie, starring Anthony Warlow and Nancye Hayes, will open in Queensland on April 7 2012.

 Anthony WarlowIt was announced today that the revival production of Annie, starring Anthony Warlow and Nancye Hayes, will open in Queensland on April 7 2012.  The show, produced by John Frost, will transfer to the Lyric Theatre, QPAC following a season at the Lyric Theatre, Sydney which will officially open on January 5, 2012.  Announcing the Brisbane season of Annie, Producer John Frost said, “I’m thrilled to be bringing this star studded show to QPAC’s Lyric Theatre in 2012. This new production features the A-list of Australian musical theatre talent – Anthony Warlow reprising one of his favourite roles, Nancye Hayes putting her mark on the role of the mean Miss Hannigan, and Todd McKenney, Chloe Dallimore and Julie Goodwin who are the cream of Australian talent.” Radio veteran Alan Jones will also tour with the production in the role of President Roosevelt, but it is understood that the role of Annie will be shared by 3 different young girls in each city.  “You can bet your bottom dollar Annie will also be a hit in Brisbane in 2012!”, said Frost.   Annie is full of toe-tapping hits such as It’s the Hard Knock Life, Easy Street, You’re Never Fully Dressed Without A Smile, NYC, Maybe and everyone’s favourite song – Tomorrow. These wonderful songs have become staples of musical theatre repertoires worldwide and now, 34 years on, it remains one of the most loved and universally appealing musicals of all time. Tickets for Annie go on sale Monday 5 September.  To book go to or phone 136 246. Related Articles:
 The Search For Annie Continues  Annie: Warlow returns and Alan Jones makes musical theatre debut  Warlow, McKenny: Set to Star in Annie 

Annie To Return To Sydney? Photo: Supplied
Anthony Warlow as Daddy Warbucks


Erin James

Erin James is's former Editor in Chief and a performer on both stage and screen. Credits include My Fair Lady, South Pacific and The King and I (Opera Australia), Love Never Dies and Cats (Really Useful Group), Blood Brothers (Enda Markey Presents), A Place To Call Home (Foxtel/Channel 7) and the feature film The Little Death (written and directed by Josh Lawson).

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