On Thursday, December 13, ABC's Good Morning America aired a live performance by Anthony Warlow and understudy Taylor Richardson from the Broadway musical Annie. Check out their performance below!
ANNIE, the new production of the Tony Award(R)-winning musical, opened Thursday, November 8 at the Palace Theatre (Broadway at 47th Street).
Annie features a book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse and lyrics by Martin Charnin, with all three authors receiving 1977 Tony Awards(R) for their work. Annie is directed by Pulitzer Prize and three-time Tony Award(R)-winner James Lapine and choreographed by Tony Award(R)-winner Andy Blankenbuehler. Annie stars two-time Tony Award(R) winner Katie Finneran as Miss Hannigan, Australian star Anthony Warlow making his Broadway debut as Daddy Warbucks and 11-year-old Lilla Crawford as Annie, with Brynn O'Malley as Grace Farrell,Clarke Thorell as Rooster Hannigan, and J. Elaine Marcos as Lily St. Regis.
Now in its 37th year, "Good Morning America" is watched by millions of people who wake up to the show's award-winning combination of breaking news, hard-hitting interviews, exclusive investigations, cutting-edge medical information and financial reporting. The week of April 9, 2012 "Good Morning America" was the No. 1 morning newscast for the first time in 16 years, snapping NBC's historic 852-week winning streak. The two programs have traded weekly wins ever since, as the "Good Morning America" audience continues to grow.