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The Verdict on 'Annie Live!'

After a break due to the pandemic, the sun has come out and live TV musicals are back. But what did the critics think of NBC's "Annie Live!", starring newcomer Celina Smith, Taraji P. Henson, Nicole Scherzinger, Harry Connick Jr., and his bald cap? Plus, how the new cast compares to the original 1982 film's actors, and check out reviews of past live musicals.

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    'Annie Live!' review: Celina Smith shines brighter than the Chrysler Building in NBC's live musical

    'Annie Live!' review: Celina Smith shines brighter than the Chrysler Building in NBC's live musical

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