ANNIE at the Piccadilly Theatre

Piccadilly Theatre, 16Denman Street, London, W1D 7DY
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Smash-hit musical ANNIE comes to the Piccadilly Theatre.

Meera Syal takes control of the orphanage from 27 November, just in time for Christmas!

With its Tony® award-winning book and score, this stunning new production includes the unforgettable songs ‘It’s the Hard Knock Life’, ‘Easy Street’, ‘I Don’t Need Anything But You’ and ‘Tomorrow’.

ANNIE – The Musical will run from 23 May 2017 until 18 February 2018 at the Piccadilly Theatre.


Set in 1930s New York during The Great Depression, brave young Annie is forced to live a life of misery and torment at Miss Hannigan’s orphanage.

Determined to find her real parents, her luck changes when she is chosen to spend Christmas at the residence of famous billionaire, Oliver Warbucks.

Spiteful Miss Hannigan has other ideas and hatches a plan to spoil Annie’s search…


The role of Miss Hannigan will be play by Craig Revel Horwood until 26 November, followed by Meera Syal from 27 November.

The adult cast also features Alex Bourne as Daddy Warbucks, Holly Dale Spencer as Grace Farrell, Jonny Fines as Rooster and Djalenga Scott as Lily.

The title role of Annie will be shared by Madeleine Haynes, Lola Moxom and Ruby Stokes.

They will be joined by three teams of young performers who will play the girls in Miss Hannigan’s orphanage


Directed by Nikolai Foster, set and costume design by Colin Richmond, choreography by Nick Winston, lighting by Ben Cracknell and sound design by Richard Brooker.

ANNIE has music by Charles Strouse, lyrics by Martin Charnin and a book by Thomas Meehan.


★★★★ Deftly combines menace with physical comedy – Daily Telegraph
★★★★ Slickly staged, buoyantly performed, motored by cracking musical set pieces and an expert mixture of naivety, whimsy and wit, it puts a smile on your face and a tear in your eye. – The Times