Annie Jr.

Production Team 
Written by: Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin
Directed by: Sherrie Hildreth
Produced by: Cara German and Isabelle Rund
This production has been made possible by the continued support and generosity of 
Annie Jr. is based on the popular comic strip and adapted from the Tony Award-winning Best Musical, with a beloved book and score by Tony Award-winners, Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin.  With equal measures of pluck and positivity, little orphan Annie charms everyone's hearts despite a next-to-nothing start in 1930s New York City. Annie is determined to find the parents who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of an orphanage run by the cruel Miss Hannigan. Annie eventually foils Miss Hannigan's evil machinations, finding a new home and family in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary, Grace Farrell, and a lovable mutt named Sandy. 

Annie Jr. Cast List

Please read the Cast List in to completion, your name may be listed under more than one role. 

Double Cast Roles: On the weekend you are not performing as Annie or Grace you will be an orphan. 

Annie, Grace and Sandy August 5th-7th: Emily Steffes, Grace Burnsmier and Lukas Merriman

Annie, Grace and Sandy August 12th-14th: Ella Scott, Faith Rund and Aili Strand

Annie Emily Steffes and Ella Scott
Annette Ashley Long
Apple Seller Emmie German
Bert Healy Chris Garner
Bert Healy's Three Girls Cody O'Connor, Sophie Rund, Alison Wiltgen
Bundles McCloskey Grace Stapf
Cecille Emma Brown
Dog Catcher Sophie Happ
Drake (as a female chauffeur) Kellie Stine
Duffy Liz Garner
Grace Farrell Grace Burnsmier and Faith Rund
July Jami Matalonis
Kate Chase Yohnka
Lily St. Regis Katy O'Connor
Louise Howe Kayleigh Wittig
Lt. Ward Kendal Merriman
Mansion Staff
Kendal Merriman, Katie Mesplay, Grace Stapf,
Ellie Tanner, Tiger Whidden
Miss Hannigan Carly Kallembach
Molly Anna Peterson
Mrs. Greer Avery Menacher
Mrs. Pugh Maddisen Tabor
Oliver Warbucks Jack Knittle
Rose Marie Echols, Rachel Koon, Katie Mesplay, Grace Stapf,
Tiger Whidden, Kayleigh Wittig
Pepper Claire Keating
President FDR Guest Appearance
Rooster Hannigan Ben Keating
Sandy  Lukas Merriman and Aili Strand
Star-To-Be Ellie Tanner
Tessie Estella Miller
Rose Marie Echols, Emmie German, Sophie Happ,
Rachel Koon, Cody O'Connor, Sophie Rund,
Alison Wiltgen, Kayleigh Wittig

Adopt An Orphan

Do you know of a business that would be interested in symbolically adopting an Annie Jr. orphan? 

For a small "Adoption Fee" of $50 you and your business will help support the Monticello Theatre Association's Youth Production. 

You will also recieve: 
- An Annie Jr. show poster
- A listing in the Annie Jr. program
- A photo with an Annie Jr. cast member that will be shared on Facebook and Twitter with your business mentioned and tagged.
- Your business's logo will be displayed on the Annie Jr. adoption board inside the Phoenix Theatre as well as online at

To take advantage of this fantastic opportunity please email with 
your business name, the name of your Facebook page and Twitter handle. Or call Isabelle Rund at 217.671.6491.

Indepent sponsers are also more than welcome to participate in this event.

Checks may be made out to Monticello Theatre Association.

Adopt An Orphan Sponsors

    Weber Body Shop, Inc.
  Brandon Hissong D.M.D.         Barb Lintner