ANNIE at the Dolby Theatre

Ellie Pulsifer and Christopher Swan. Photo by Matthew Murphy and Evan Zimmerman for MurphyMade

Harker Jones – BroadwayWorld

Little Orphan Annie has been a part of our collective consciousness for going on a hundred years, first in comic-strip form then on radio then films and finally on Broadway, where the intrepid moppet really defined her place in pop culture. The show ran for six years, won seven Tony Awards (including Best Musical), spawned four film adaptations (both big- and small-screen), and gifted us with classic numbers like “Tomorrow” and “It’s the Hard Knock Life.”

It, and she, is an American icon. Read more…

Through December 18