LIFE AFTER TOMORROW reunites more than forty women who played orphans in the Broadway production of ANNIE and reveals the highs and lows of their experiences as child actresses in a cultural phenomenon. Once the curtain came down, many found it could be a hard-knock-life, fraught with out-of-control stage mothers, separation anxiety and, worst of all, pubescent growth spurts that could find the moppets being replaced by smaller, younger editions just waiting in the wings. As one cast member in the film remarks, "The younger ones are coming to take your place and you're twelve. It's not like you are getting downsized at fifty. You're twelve!" While their lives moved on, the impact of the experience remains.
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It was kind of interesting, especially in light of how popular Annie was (is?). I didn't care for the format. The Annies just give resonses to questions (that we never hear), so we have to put pieces together, but it got a bit monotonous at points. It could have used a narrator to give some context before this long series of remarks.