Jennifer Simard and Christopher Sieber Join Muny Annie

Regional News   Jennifer Simard and Christopher Sieber Join Muny Annie
 
Performances will begin at the St. Louis venue July 18.
Jennifer Simard and Christopher Sieber
Jennifer Simard and Christopher Sieber

Tony nominees Jennifer Simard (Disaster!; Hello, Dolly!) and Christopher Sieber (Shrek the Musical, Spamalot) will star as Miss Hannigan and Daddy Warbucks in the St. Louis Muny summer production of the Tony-winning musical Annie.

Directed by John Tartaglia and choreographed by Jessica Hartman with music direction by Colin Welford, performances are scheduled for July 18–25 at the outdoor venue.

“Christopher stopped the show last season as show-businessy Herod in our Superstar,” said Muny Artistic Director and Executive Producer Mike Isaacson in a statement. “I can’t wait for our audiences to experience his warmth and humor and gentleness as our Warbucks. Jennifer Simard has been on a Muny wish list for many years. Her comic smarts and endless talents are one of Broadway’s treasures. This is going to be epic.”

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

Season tickets are currently on sale. Single tickets go on sale May 7. Visit muny.org or call (314) 361-1900.

Sieber also played Daddy Warbucks in Paper Mill's Annie; check out photos below:

Both Simard and Sieber have been special guest performers on Playbill’s Broadway on the High Seas cruises. Tickets are now on sale for the Broadway on the Rhône River 2 cruise April 7–14, 2019, and the Broadway on the High Seas 10: Odyssey Through the Greek Isles cruise June 24–July 1, 2019. Lineups of top Broadway stars will be announced at a later date. Call Judy Perl Worldwide for tickets at (844) 561-3625. Visit PlaybillTravel.com for booking and information.

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