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Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
The Children's Theatre Of Cincinnati Presents ANNIE JR. The Children's Theatre Of Cincinnati Presents ANNIE JR.
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati will present ANNIE JR. at the Taft Theatre February 29-March 9, 2020. (more...)

Original ANNIE Cast Members Will Honor Martin Charnin With THE 1977 ANNIE CHRISTMAS SHOW TV SPECIAL: LIVE! Original ANNIE Cast Members Will Honor Martin Charnin With THE 1977 ANNIE CHRISTMAS SHOW TV SPECIAL: LIVE!
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019

Broadway's original Annie, Andrea McArdle will reunite with members of the original Broadway at TV cast in THE 1977 ANNIE CHRISTMAS SHOW TV SPECIAL: LIVE! In Concert, honoring the show's Tony Award winning creator, Martin Charnin, to benefit The Actors Fund. There will be one performance only, at 9:30 on Monday, December 16th, at The Cutting Room. The 1977 Best Musical and TV iconic TV both special feature lyrics by Martin Charnin, music by Charles Strouse, and book by Thomas Meehan. (more...)

BWW Review: The Central New York Playhouse Presents ANNIE for the Holiday Season BWW Review: The Central New York Playhouse Presents ANNIE for the Holiday Season
by Natasha Ashley - Dec 9, 2019

The family-friendly show that the Central New York Playhouse brings to their stage every holiday season is always something to look forward to and this time around, it's a definite audience favorite. Featuring spot-on direction by Shannon Tompkins, this production of Annie is, without a doubt, the best production that has graced the stage at the Central New York Playhouse for the holidays. (more...)

VIDEO: Angie Schworer and More in ANNIE at the Ogunquit Playhouse VIDEO: Angie Schworer and More in ANNIE at the Ogunquit Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Dec 9, 2019

The Ogunquit Playhouse production of Annie is helmed by Broadway Director/Choreographer James A. Rocco. The cast includes Josie Todd as Annie, Emmy nominee Robert Newman as Oliver Warbucks, and Broadway veterans Angie Schworer as Lily St. Regis, Jeffry Denman as Rooster Hannigan, and Gail Bennett as Grace Farrell. (more...)

Sally Struthers To Step Out Of ANNIE At Ogunquit Playhouse; Ruth Gottschall To Replace Sally Struthers To Step Out Of ANNIE At Ogunquit Playhouse; Ruth Gottschall To Replace
by BWW News Desk - Dec 6, 2019

Broadway's Ruth Gottschall has returned to the seacoast to step into the role of Miss Hannigan in the Ogunquit Playhouse production of Annie now on stage at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire. (more...)

Full Cast Announced For RAGS At Park Theatre - Carolyn Maitland, Dave Willetts and Sam Attwater Full Cast Announced For RAGS At Park Theatre - Carolyn Maitland, Dave Willetts and Sam Attwater
by BWW News Desk - Dec 2, 2019

Carolyn Maitland, Dave Willetts and Sam Attwater will star as Rebecca, Avram and Bronfman respectively in RAGS The Musical at Park Theatre, London. The show will run for a limited season from 9 January to 8 February 2020, with a press night on 14 January. RAGS The Musical has a book by Joseph Stein (Fiddler on the Roof), revised book by David Thompson, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz (Wicked) and music by Charles Strouse (Annie). (more...)

Creative Team Announced for ANNIE at New Bedford Festival Theatre Creative Team Announced for ANNIE at New Bedford Festival Theatre
by BWW News Desk - Nov 27, 2019

Complete creative team has been announced for Annie at New Bedford Festival Theatre, which begins its limited engagement at the Zeiterion Theatre on July 24th, 2020. Diane DiCroce will direct the production, which will have choreography by Andrew Winans. (more...)

Citadel Theatre Company's ANNIE Is Extended To January 5th Citadel Theatre Company's ANNIE Is Extended To January 5th
by BWW News Desk - Nov 26, 2019

Citadel Theatre Company has extended the run of its 2019 holiday season production of ANNIE by two weeks, to Sunday, January 5th, giving audiences the chance to enjoy this ever-popular family favorite throughout the holiday season. The additional performances will be Saturday, December 28 at 8 pm; Sunday, December 29 at 3 pm; Thursday, January 2 at 7:30 pm; Friday, January 3 and Saturday, January 4 at 8 pm; and Sunday, January 5 at 3 pm. (more...)

Jefferson Performing Arts Center Presents ANNIE Jefferson Performing Arts Center Presents ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 22, 2019

Jefferson Performing Arts Society presents the musical Annie at the Jefferson Performing Arts Center. With the book and score by Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse, and Martin Charnin, Annie features such memorable songs as 'It's the Hard Knock Life', Easy Street', 'I Don't Need Anything But You' and 'Tomorrow'. (more...)

Photo Flash: Take a Look Inside The York Theatre Company's  2019 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Honoring André De Shields Photo Flash: Take a Look Inside The York Theatre Company's 2019 Oscar Hammerstein Award Gala Honoring André De Shields
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

The York Theatre Company, dedicated to the development of new musicals and preserving musical gems from the past, recently honored Tony Award winner André De Shields (Hadestown) with the 2019 Oscar Hammerstein Award for Lifetime Achievement in Musical Theatre and producer Riki Kane Larimer (Cagney) with The York Theatre Company Founders' Award on Monday evening, November 11, 2019 at The Edison Ballroom (240 West 47th Street). (more...)

Desert Stages Theatre Presents ANNIE Desert Stages Theatre Presents ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

Desert Stages Theatre (DST) announces the opening of the Tony award-winning and family favorite musical, a?oeAnniea?? on Saturday, November 22 at Scottsdale Fashion Square. a?oeAnniea?? is based on Harold Gray's 1920's popular comic strip a?oeLittle Orphan Annie.a?? (more...)

The Players Club of Swarthmore Presents ANNIE The Players Club of Swarthmore Presents ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

Next up on The Players Club of Swarthmore's Main Stage is Annie, often called a?oeAmerica's Happiest Musicala??. With book by Thomas Meehan, music by Charles Strouse, and lyrics by Martin Charnin, Annie has won seven Tony Awards. Based on the Harold Gray comic strip' Little Orphan Annie,' Annie features all the hits you know and love including; a?oeTomorrow,a?? a?oeHard Knock Lifea?? and a?oeFully Dresseda??. Annie is directed by Brian Walsh with musical direction by Nora McDonnell and choreography by Danielle Marone. Tickets are available online at www.pcstheater.org. For group rates, contact groupsales@pcstheater.org. (more...)

ANNIE At Ogunquit Playhouse To Feature Sally Struthers. Angie Schworer and More ANNIE At Ogunquit Playhouse To Feature Sally Struthers. Angie Schworer and More
by BWW News Desk - Nov 14, 2019

The Music Hall and Ogunquit Playhouse have announced the cast and creative team of the beloved musical Annie, on stage November 27 through December 22 at The Music Hall in Portsmouth, New Hampshire.  (more...)

The Spark Of Creation, A Gala Fundraiser Will Celebrate Stephen Schwartz The Spark Of Creation, A Gala Fundraiser Will Celebrate Stephen Schwartz
by BWW News Desk - Nov 8, 2019

While their production of RAGS The Musical (book by Joseph Stein, revised book by David Thompson, lyrics by Stephen Schwartz and music by Charles Strouse, directed by Bronagh Lagan) performs at Park Theatre, London from 9 January to 8 February 2020, Hope Aria Productions will present, for one night only, The Spark of Creation, a Gala Fundraiser celebrating the work of Stephen Schwartz, at the theatre on Sunday 19 January. (more...)

ANNIE JR. Opens At Artisan Children's Theater This Christmas ANNIE JR. Opens At Artisan Children's Theater This Christmas
by BWW News Desk - Nov 7, 2019

Artisan Children's Theater proudly presents ANNIE JR. at its 148 seat Second Stage facility. The theater is located at 444 East Pipeline Road in Hurst. The show runs Friday, November 15, 2019 through Saturday, December 21, 2019. Performances are Fridays at 5:00pm and Saturdays at 10:00am and 12:00pm. Additional 12:00pm performances on December 10 and 17, and additional 10am and 12pm performances December 20. No 5pm performance December 20. Reserved seating tickets are $7.00 for children 12 and under and $13.00 for adults. The box office number is 817-284-1200. More information can be found on the website at ArtisanCT.com. (more...)

Robert Cuccioli, Matt Gibson and More Announced in Casting of Goodspeed's A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL Robert Cuccioli, Matt Gibson and More Announced in Casting of Goodspeed's A CONNECTICUT CHRISTMAS CAROL
by BWW News Desk - Nov 1, 2019

Goodspeed Musicals has announced this year's cast of A Connecticut Christmas Carol - the musical treat infused with Connecticut flavor by LJ Fecho and Michael O'Flaherty. Perfect for the holidays, A Connecticut Christmas Carol, the family-friendly take on the Dickens classic, will return to The Terris Theatre December 4 - 28, 2019. This production is supported in part by the Richard P. Garmany Fund at the Hartford Foundation for Public Giving, Masonicare at Chester Village and GKN Aerospace Services Structures Corporation. (more...)

Upcoming CD Releases for November 2019 Upcoming CD Releases for November 2019
by - Nov 1, 2019

Check out the latest in upcoming releases of Broadway and theatre related CDs for November, 2019. (more...)

BWW Review/Photos: KT Sullivan & Jeff Harnar Tune Up For Cabaret Convention At Davenport's BWW Review/Photos: KT Sullivan & Jeff Harnar Tune Up For Cabaret Convention At Davenport's
by Stephen Sorokoff - Oct 20, 2019

If a visitor from another planet landed here and asked the question “What is Cabaret?” an easy explanation would be to send him/her to attend a performance by KT Sullivan and Jeff Harnar, wether it be solo or jointly. They didn't invent the art form but KT and Jeff's artistry and show construction ranks as one of the finest examples of Cabaret. (more...)

Winter Events Announced At The Center For The Arts At George Mason University Winter Events Announced At The Center For The Arts At George Mason University
by BWW News Desk - Oct 18, 2019

The Center for the Arts at George Mason University continues the 2019/20 season this November and December with an array of dance, theater, opera, and music from around the world through programs from Great Performances at Mason, the Family Series, as well as signature events from Mason's College of Visual and Performing Arts. (more...)

Photo Coverage: First Look at Westgate Theatre Co. and Carriage Place Players' ANNIE Photo Coverage: First Look at Westgate Theatre Co. and Carriage Place Players' ANNIE
by Jerri Shafer - Oct 18, 2019

Westgate Theatre Company and Carriage Place Players present 'Annie', the show about a young girl with an unstoppable spirit that became a worldwide phenomenon and winner of seven Tony Awards, including Best Musical. 'Annie' is presented in partnership with Empty Bowls, a local partnership with Mid-Ohio Foodbank, to fight hunger in our community. Join us for the Friday 10/18 performance to purchase a bowl at the Silent Auction (during Intermission), featuring specially-designed bowls donated by local artists. On Saturday 10/19 at 5:00 p.m., join us for the Bowls and Soup event, and for a $10 minimum donation, you can select a keepsake bowl and receive a complimentary serving of homemade soup and bread. Performances are October 18th thru 20th at Westgate Community Recreation Center, 455 S Westgate Ave., Columbus, Ohio. Tickets $5 at the door. For more information, call 614-645-3264. (more...)

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