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Lilla Crawford To Play 'Annie' On Broadway, But Who Played Her Best? (POLL)

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NEW YORK — Broadway's newest Annie is an 11-year-old from Los Angeles with long black curly hair who is already a Broadway veteran.

Lilla Crawford was unveiled Friday as the girl slated to play the title role in a fall revival of the Tony Award-winning musical "Annie."

Says Crawford: "It's going to be so fun."

She made her Broadway debut last year playing Debbie in the closing cast of "Billy Elliot."

Crawford, who has been in a community theater production of "Annie," beat out over 5,000 other little girls to play Annie during a coast-to-coast search that spanned nine months.

Says her mother, AnneMerie Donoghue: "I'm incredibly proud of her."

A new Annie, a new set of shoes to fill. So which standard do you think Lilla Crawford should aim to beat? Click through our slideshow timeline of Annie performances below, and vote on your least and most favorite:

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