Jane Lynch will make her Broadway debut as Miss Hannigan in the award-winning revival of Annie one day earlier on May 15, according to the musical’s Twitter. Lynch was expected to take over the role from currant Hannigan Katie Finneran on May 16. The Glee Emmy winner will lead the company through July 14.
The Broadway revival of Annie currently stars Lilla Crawford as Annie, Anthony Warlow as Daddy Warbucks, Brynn O’Malley as Grace Farrell, Clarke Thorell as Rooster Hannigan, J. Elaine Marcos as Lily St. Regis and Sunny the dog as Sandy. Annie also features Madi Rae DiPietro as July, Emily Rosenfeld as Molly, Georgi James as Pepper, Tyrah Skye Odoms as Kate, Junah Jang as Tessie, Taylor Richardson as Duffy and standbys Jaidyn Young, Sadie Sink and Brooklyn Shuck.
Check out Lynch performing Hannigan’s big number “Little Girls” on a recent episode of Glee.