HOT GALLERY: Itâ€™s Tony Time! Check Out These Retro Pics of Celebs Who Lit Up the Broadway Stage Before the Big ScreenWith the Tony Awards only days away, we dug up some photos of your favorite TV and film stars before they hit the stage. What famous movie star made her Broadway debut in High Society? Who played Annie? Check out stars like Anna Kendrick, Kevin Kline and Kristin Chenoweth before they were stars. By Melinda Loewenstein
In high school in Maine, Kendrickâ€™s star was already rising on Broadway. The young actress began commuting to New York for auditions when she was only ten. Her family moved to New York for the run of the show when she was cast in High Society, a musical which garnered the 12-year-old a Tony nomination in 1998.