Allison Smith was the longest Annie on Broadway and performed the role over 1000
times. The time line as follows Andrea opened in April of 1977 and stayed until
March 1978. She opened Annie in London in May 1978 for two monthe. Shelley bruce opened in March 1978 and stayed until March 1979. Sarah Jessica Parker played Annie from March 1978 until Jan 1980. She grew 5 inches that year. Allison Smith opened Jan 1980 as stayed until Sept 1982. She had not out grown the part. Alyson Kirk played Annie from Sept 1982 until it closed Jan 1 1983. Allison played Annie again in a tour in early 1982.