David Alan Grier To Play ‘Daddy Warbucks’ In ‘Annie’ Stage Play

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David Alan Grier is ready for the bright lights of Broadway as it has been announced that he has now joined the cast of The Hollywood Bowl’s production of ‘Annie’. According to reports, Grier will play the one and only ‘Daddy Warbucks’ in the upcoming stage play based on the musical and book. The performance is set for July 27-29th at The Hollywood Bowl’s outdoor venue. If you didn’t know, Grier was trained in Shakespeare at Yale, so he’s got this.

Additional casting has been announced for the Hollywood Bowl’s upcoming production of Annie on Friday, July 27, at 8 PM, Saturday, July 28, at 8 PM and Sunday, July 29, at 7:30 PM. The new cast members are David Alan Grier as Daddy Warbucks and Steven Weber as Franklin Delano Roosevelt (“FDR”). The production also stars the previously announced Ana Gasteyer as Miss Hannigan, Megan Hilty as Lily St. Regis, and Lea Salonga as Grace Farrell. Annie will be helmed by Tony Award-nominated director Michael Arden, conducted byTodd Ellison, and choreographed by Eamon Foley.