Bobby Smith helmed Forever Plaid in 2010 at Olney Theatre Center. He recently portrayed Rooster Hannigan in Olney's production of Annie, for which he received a Helen Hayes Award nomination, bringing his total to eight. Smith has appeared on Broadway in Crazy for You, and Off Broadway in Forever Plaid (original cast), Kander and Ebb's The World Goes 'Round, and the revival of George Gershwin's Of Thee I Sing. National tours include Brigadoon and The World Goes 'Round. As an actor and director, he has worked at the Kennedy Center, Old Globe Theatre, Shakespeare Theatre, Olney Theatre Center, Theatre J, Imagination Stage, Barter Theatre, Denver Center Theatre Company, Alley Theatre, Philadelphia Theatre Company, Mill Mountain Theatre, TheatreVirginia, Company of Fools, and Center Stage in Baltimore.