Thesp will play Miss Hannigan in Broadway revival
Katie Finneran has signed on to play the villainous Miss Hannigan in the upcoming Broadway revival of “Annie.”Finneran last appeared on the Rialto in the recent revival of “Promises, Promises,” which netted her a Tony for her perf. She scored an earlier Tony from her stint in “Noises Off.” Thesp also was one of the stars of Fox skein “I Hate My Teenage Daughter.” Finneran will appear opposite 11-year-old Lilla Crawford in the title role of “Annie,” which begins previews Oct. 3 ahead of a Nov. 8 opening at the Palace Theater. Casting for other adult roles, including Daddy Warbucks, remains to be set.
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