is a complex, tough, streetwise urchin who is surprisingly vulnerable when she thinks she might lose what has become most important to her: her newfound "family."
The ORPHANS are gritty girls that are neglected and vulnerable, yet basically honest and lovable. Each actress should be able to shape her own specific character, be a good singer and visually expressive.
MOLLY is the littlest, age 6
KATE is the next-to-youngest, age 7
TESSIE is the crybaby, age 10
PEPPER is the toughest, age 12
JULY is the quietest, age 13
DUFFY is the oldest, age 13
MISS HANNIGAN is a definite "has-been." Her distaste for her job should ooze from every line she delivers.
GRACE FARRELL is Oliver Warbucks's calm,cool and classy secretary. She appears businesslike when dealing with Miss Hannigan and Warbucks, yet maternal toward Annie. This is a great feature part for an actress who is likable, sweet and confident.
ROOSTER HANNIGAN and LILY ST. REGIS are the comic team who claim to be Annie's parents but are revealed to be Miss Hannigan's swindling brother