Martin Charnin News

 
Date Of Birth:
November 24, 1934
Date Of Death:
July 06, 2019 (84)
Birth Place:
New York, NY, USA
Bio:
Martin Charnin is perhaps best known for conceiving, directing, and writing the lyrics for the hit Broadway musical Annie. Charnin began his career as an actor, playing the role of "Big Deal" in the original production of West Side Story, both on Broadway and on tour. He then began writing ... (read more)
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Date of Birth: November 24, 1934
Date of Death: July 06, 2019 (84)

Birth Place: New York, NY, USA

Bio:
Martin Charnin is perhaps best known for conceiving, directing, and writing the lyrics for the hit Broadway musical Annie. Charnin began his career as an actor, playing the role of "Big Deal" in the original production of West Side Story, both on Broadway and on tour. He then began writing ... (read more)
The Public Theater Announces 2020-21 Season The Public Theater Announces 2020-21 Season
by BWW News Desk - Jan 26, 2020

Here is the list of shows that The Public Theater of San Antonio will be producing in their upcoming 2020-2021 Season! (more...)

BWW Review: YOUTH ON STAGE: ANNIE the musical at Culture House Martinus BWW Review: YOUTH ON STAGE: ANNIE the musical at Culture House Martinus
by Rosanna Liuski - Jan 13, 2020

All in all Annie is fairly good musical full of surprises, not to mention its humane approach to life: Magical things can happen to us, but if the little details you've longed for so long don't match, it's more than okay to feel sad, though it might feel wrong in the first hand. In the end, tomorrow's only a day away anyways. I love you, tomorrow... And I love you, Vaskivuori! (more...)

Photo Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Those We've Lost in 2019 Photo Flashback: BroadwayWorld Remembers Those We've Lost in 2019
by Walter McBride - Jan 2, 2020

2019 has come and gone, and we are reflecting on those we have lost in the Broadway and theatre communities throughout the year. (more...)

BWW Review: ANDREA MCARDLE Soars to New Heights at The Green Room 42 BWW Review: ANDREA MCARDLE Soars to New Heights at The Green Room 42
by Brady Schwind - Dec 18, 2019

Andrea McArdle looks back (and reaches new heights) in her premiere cabaret at The Green Room 42 (more...)

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...)

BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Diana Huey BWW Interview: Theatre Life with Diana Huey
by Elliot Lanes - Dec 4, 2019

Today's subject Diana Huey is currently living her Theatre Life at Studio Theatre where she is giving a shattering (literally) performance as Built Suttikul in White Pearl. The production runs through December 15th. (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...)

CELEBRATE THE MOMENT Kicks Off The Holiday Season CELEBRATE THE MOMENT Kicks Off The Holiday Season
by BWW News Desk - Nov 19, 2019

Kicking-off the holiday season, Jill Center & Co. return for a very special presentation of CELEBRATE THE MOMENT on Monday, November 25, 7:00 p.m. at The Laurie Beechman Theater, 407 West 42nd Street. (more...)

Eddie Marco Joins The Cast Of CELEBRATE THE MOMENT Eddie Marco Joins The Cast Of CELEBRATE THE MOMENT
by BWW News Desk - Nov 15, 2019

Choreographer Joanna Rush appeared on Broadway in A CHORUS LINE (also as Sheila in the Los Angeles company), Shirley MacLaine AT THE PALACE starring Shirley MacLaine, in films including The Night They Raided Minsky's, A Killing Affair costarring with O.J. Simpson and Elizabeth Montgomery, and the TV remake of William Inge's Splendor in the Grass, which she also choreographed. Miss Rush currently tours the US in her one-woman show KICK and her newest show, SEX & POWER. (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...)

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...)

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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