Encouragement words 

Annie Live! is mere days away from making its debut on NBC, but before the all-star cast takes the stage on Dec. 2, Grease LiveAlum Vanessa HudgensIs sharing her wisdom for Taraji P. Henson, Harry Connick Jr.Tituss Burgess, Megan HiltyNicole Scherzinger and little orphan Annie herself, Celina Smith.

Hudgens shared his belief that musical theater is an inclusive community. “Come prepared,” Hudgens told CelebHomes News. Daily PopTuesday, November 22. Have fun!

The actress played Betty Rizzo in Fox’s live, televised remake of GreaseIn 2016. Her performance was lauded by critics and audiences alike, with many praising her resilience, as the broadcast came just one day after her father had died of cancer. Hudgens performed in his memory and the program’s closing credits included a dedication.  

Grease Live went on to earn five Emmy Awards, including Outstanding Special Class Program.