Martin Charnin News

Date of Birth: November 24, 1934 (82)
Birth Place: New York, NY, USA
Gender: Male
Photo Flash: First Look at Craig Revel Horwood in Character for West End's ANNIEPhoto Flash: First Look at Craig Revel Horwood in Character for West End's ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 18, 2017

Tonight, Monday 18 September 2017, Craig Revel Horwood joins the West End cast of Annie for 10 weeks to play the role of Miss Hannigan in Nikolai Foster's production. Check out a photo of him in character below! (more...)

Woodside Community Theatre Presents Family Favorite Musical ANNIEWoodside Community Theatre Presents Family Favorite Musical ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Sep 15, 2017

Woodside Community Theatre (WCT) is proud to present Annie, music by Charles Strouse with lyrics by Martin Charnin and book by Thomas Meehan. (more...)

Original WEST SIDE STORY Stars Chita Rivera, Carol Lawrence and More Will Reunite for Dancers Over 40 Event 'COOL!'Original WEST SIDE STORY Stars Chita Rivera, Carol Lawrence and More Will Reunite for Dancers Over 40 Event 'COOL!'
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2017

Sixty years ago this month, West Side Story opened on Broadway to become one of the best-loved musicals of all time. To celebrate this historic event, Dancers Over 40 will assemble a spectacular once-in-a-lifetime panel of original cast members nearly to the day of their 1957 debut. (more...)

Tony Nominee Walter Willison Comes to the Metropolitan Room this MonthTony Nominee Walter Willison Comes to the Metropolitan Room this Month
by BWW News Desk - Sep 12, 2017

Tony Award nominee and Theatre World Award winner Walter Willison celebrates his 50th year in show business with WALTER WILLISON: MUSIC IN MY HEART, his first solo cabaret appearance since 1978, at The Metropolitan Room on Tuesday, September 19th at 7pm. (more...)

ANNIE Opens at Gallery Players Next WeekANNIE Opens at Gallery Players Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2017

Gallery Players charges into its 51st season with their first show, the beloved and uplifting Annie.  It tells the story of a plucky and lovable orphan girl, a millionaire, and how they find their forever family with each other.  This year marks the 40th year anniversary of the original Broadway production. The show has been a family favorite ever since.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Remembering Thomas MeehanPhoto Flash: Remembering Thomas Meehan
by Walter McBride - Aug 23, 2017

As BroadwayWorld sadly reported yesterday, Thomas Meehan, who is best known for his books of such classics as Annie, The Producers and Hairspray, has passed away at 88 years old. (more...)

Gallery Players to Open 51st Season with ANNIE in BrooklynGallery Players to Open 51st Season with ANNIE in Brooklyn
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2017

Gallery Players charges into its 51st season with their first show, the beloved and uplifting Annie.  It tells the story of a plucky and lovable orphan girl, a millionaire, and how they find their forever family with each other.  This year marks the 40th year anniversary of the original Broadway production. The show has been a family favorite ever since.  (more...)

BroadHollow Theatre Company to Bring ANNIE to The Bayway Arts Center and ElmontBroadHollow Theatre Company to Bring ANNIE to The Bayway Arts Center and Elmont
by BWW News Desk - Aug 15, 2017

BroadHollow Theatre Company will present ANNIE by Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin at The Bayway Arts Center (265 East Main Street, East Islip), December 2, 2017 - December 17, 2017, followed by a run at BroadHollow at Elmont (700 Hempstead Turnpike, Elmont), January 6, 2018 - January 21, 2018. (more...)

Casting Announced for the New National Touring Production of THE SOUND OF MUSICCasting Announced for the New National Touring Production of THE SOUND OF MUSIC
by BWW News Desk - Aug 14, 2017

NETworks Presentations announces casting for a brand new production of The Sound of Music as part of a North American tour. State Theatre New Jersey presents four performances of The Sound of Music December 22-24, 2017. Tickets range from $35-$98. (more...)

Craig Revel Horwood Joins West End Cast of ANNIE, Now Booking To February 2018Craig Revel Horwood Joins West End Cast of ANNIE, Now Booking To February 2018
by BWW News Desk - Aug 4, 2017

Today (4 August 2017) Michael Harrison and David Ian, Producers of the West End production of Annie announced that from 18 September to 26 November 2017, Craig Revel Horwood will join the West End Company to play the role of Miss Hannigan for 10 weeks.  (more...)

Tickets on Sale Next Month for Paper Mill's 2017-18 Season, Featuring THE HONEYMOONERS, HALF TIME and MoreTickets on Sale Next Month for Paper Mill's 2017-18 Season, Featuring THE HONEYMOONERS, HALF TIME and More
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2017

Paper Mill Playhouse, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced that tickets for its 2017-2018 season will go on-sale to the public on Monday, August 7. (more...)

BWW Review: ANNIE 'Shines' at Westchester Broadway TheatreBWW Review: ANNIE 'Shines' at Westchester Broadway Theatre
by Kathryn Kitt - Jul 11, 2017

Girls and women of all ages (including this writer) filled the seats at Westchester Broadway Theatre's current production of Annie, one of the longest running shows in Broadway History. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks with Entertainment Lawyer Mark SendroffExclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Talks with Entertainment Lawyer Mark Sendroff
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 18, 2017

Order in the court because entertainment lawyer to the stars, Mark Sendroff, swings by the studios to discuss his life, career, and what he has learned from his legendary client list with Rob and Kevin. You'll hear no objection from us as Mark discusses his profession and what he loves most about his job. (more...)

Skylight Music Theatre Announces ANNIE Director, Cast and One Day SaleSkylight Music Theatre Announces ANNIE Director, Cast and One Day Sale
by BWW News Desk - Jun 15, 2017

Skylight Music Theatre today announced the director/choreographer and lead performers for this holiday season's production of Annie. This seven-time Tony Award-winning musical runs from November 17 through December 23, 2017 in the beautiful Cabot Theatre at the Broadway Theatre Center, 158 N. Broadway, in Milwaukee's Historic Third Ward.   (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses WOOP WOOP and THE MADWOMAN OF CENTRAL PARK WESTExclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' Discusses WOOP WOOP and THE MADWOMAN OF CENTRAL PARK WEST
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 14, 2017

Every week director Robert W Schneider and actor Kevin David Thomas pull back the curtain on neglected, forgotten, and under appreciated musicals, as well as bizarre performances, endearing television appearances, and all things show business. This Week: Rob goes to Central Park West and Kevin goes to WOOP WOOP. (more...)

Alhambra's ANNIE to Star Local Girl in Lead RoleAlhambra's ANNIE to Star Local Girl in Lead Role
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Queen's Harbour resident Carly Juliana Barnes is cast as the lead in the Alhambra Theatre & Dining's upcoming production of Annie, set to open June 28, 2017.  Selected from an open casting call of more than 110 girls, Carly is one of two talented young leading ladies that perform as Annie.  She is joined by Jena Simmons of Jupiter (FL).  A much-celebrated Broadway musical, Annie continues the Alhambra's 50th Anniversary Season. For the fourth consecutive season the Alhambra's summer family show is sponsored by Snyder Heating & Air Conditioning of Jacksonville (FL). (more...)

New Musical AN EXTRA PENNY to Make World Premiere at JPACNew Musical AN EXTRA PENNY to Make World Premiere at JPAC
by BWW News Desk - Jun 13, 2017

Come be part of musical theatre history with the world premiere of An Extra Penny at the Seby B. Jones Performing Arts Center (JPAC) on July 26- August 6. (more...)

Exclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony-winning Lighting Designer, Ken BillingtonExclusive Podcast: 'Behind the Curtain' with Tony-winning Lighting Designer, Ken Billington
by Behind the Curtain - Jun 11, 2017

Curtain up! Light the lights....literally, because this week's guest is Tony Award winning lighting designer Ken Billington, Ken swings by Shetler Studios to discuss his over one hundred Broadway credits including SWEENEY TODD, CHICAGO, and ON THE 20TH CENTURY. (more...)

Leapin' Lizards! Spring Lake Theatre to Stage ANNIELeapin' Lizards! Spring Lake Theatre to Stage ANNIE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 8, 2017

Leapin' Lizards! The Spring Lake Theatre Company opens the 2017-18 season with the beloved musical Annie, with 10 performances from July 6 - 23 at the historic Spring Lake Theatre in Spring Lake, NJ. (more...)

BWW Review: ANNIE, Piccadilly TheatreBWW Review: ANNIE, Piccadilly Theatre
by Marianka Swain - Jun 8, 2017

Has there ever been a time when we're more in need of irrepressible optimism? The orphan who convinces everyone around her that 'the sun will come out tomorrow' has certainly hit the West End at an opportune moment, and there's plenty of enjoyment to be had from a show that is, nevertheless, far more throwback than vital piece for 2017. (more...)

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