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Based on "Little Orphan Annie" by Harold Gray; "Little Orphan Annie" used by permission of Chicago Tribune - New York News Syndicate, Inc.

Leapin’ lizards! The popular comic strip heroine takes center stage in one of the world’s best-loved musicals. Annie is a spunky Depression-era orphan determined to find her parents, who abandoned her years ago on the doorstep of a New York City orphanage run by the cruel, embittered Miss Hannigan, the funniest villain this side of a Disney cartoon. In adventure after fun-filled adventure, Annie foils Miss Hannigan’s evil schemes, befriends President Franklin Delano Roosevelt and finds a new family and home in billionaire Oliver Warbucks, his personal secretary Grace Farrell and a lovable mutt named Sandy.

by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022
Adelaide Festival Centre's OzAsia Festival proudly presents three fabulous weeks of the best contemporary Asian and Asian Australian performance, art, literature, cuisine, and culture when the 2022 event returns, taking place from October 20 – November 6.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 9, 2022
Dearborn Summer Children's Theater's performances of Annie Kids will take place August 19 at 6 p.m. and August 20 at 2 p.m. in the Michael A. Guido Theater.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2022
In celebration of 89 Years of Theatre By The Sea, owner and producer Bill Hanney will present the six time Tony Award-winning musical Kinky Boots, which will be presented from August 17 – September 11, 2022.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 9, 2022
Goodspeed Musicals has announced the cast for the blockbuster tap dancing extravaganza 42nd Street. The toe-tapping crowd-pleaser will run from Sept. 16 – Nov. 6 at The Goodspeed in East Haddam, Conn. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022
One of Houston's newest theatre companies, The Garden Theatre, has announced its plans to bring a staged reading of While Childhood Slept by Sharon Sheppard and Jo Ellen Hubert to the MATCH and Holocaust Museum Houston. The original musical will run September 2-4, 2022 at Midtown Arts and Theater Center Houston.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022
MISERY Comes to Theatre Tallahassee in October. Performances will run Oct 20 – Nov 6, 2022. Written by WILLIAM GOLDMAN, Misery is based on the novel by STEPHEN KING.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022
North Texas Performing Arts has announced that it has promoted Resident Director Paige Price to the role of Program Director for its new Southlake theatre operations, overseeing NTPA's programming, operations and facilities as it expands its investment into the Southlake area.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 8, 2022
HELLO, DOLLY!, the musical adaptation of Thornton Wilder's hit play 'The Matchmaker,' bursts with humor, romance, and some of the greatest songs in musical theatre history. Experience this charming Broadway hit directed and choreographed by 2-time Tony Award nominee Denis Jones. Musical direction is by Jeff Award winner Ryan T. Nelson.
by Michael Major - Aug 8, 2022
On the heels of Annie DiRusso’s first headlining tour, DiRusso will headline shows in Vancouver, Phoenix, Minneapolis, Charlotte, and Oxford, and tickets for these dates will go on sale to the general public on Friday, August 12 at 10am local time. Check out her complete list of tour dates now!
by Grace Cutler - Aug 5, 2022
 New Village Arts (NVA), North County’s cultural hub, will be producing the World Premiere of Aleta Barthell’s THE MECHANICALS.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 5, 2022
Drunk Musicals is back and is bringing you a brand new show with 5 to 9: a Drunk Dolly Parton Musical!
by Roy Berko - Aug 5, 2022
What did our critic think of For Good: The New Generation of Musicals at The Musical Theatre Project?
by Michael Major - Aug 17, 2022
Annie DiRusso shares her new single “Call It All Off.” Watch the music video for the new single now! Plus, check out upcoming tour dates! DiRusso will support Declan Mckenna on his “Zeros USA” tour which will kick off on September 25th at Seattle’s Showbox SoDo, and tickets are on sale now.
by Michael Major - Aug 17, 2022
The 11-song collection was co-written and produced by Miller’s Hudson Valley, NY neighbor Sam Cohen (Kevin Morby, Sharon Van Etten, Danger Mouse) and continues their musical partnership that began on 2018’s The Messenger. Watch the visualizer for the new single now! Plus, check out upcoming headline and supporting tour dates.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 16, 2022
DPAC announced today that ANNIE will come to DPAC October 18 – 23, 2022, as part of Truist Broadway at DPAC's new season.
by Michael Major - Aug 16, 2022
Brian D'Arcy James sat down on GMA3 this morning to discuss starring in the Broadway revival of Into the Woods. During the interview, James discussed working alongside his 'stage wife' Sara Bareilles and Jennifer Lopez, Hillary Clinton, Scarlett Johansson, and Colin Jost coming to the show. Watch the new video interview now!
by Theresa Bertram - Aug 16, 2022
What did our critic think of THE SOUND OF MUSIC at Red Curtain Theatre?
by Paula Makar - Aug 16, 2022
The Crown Arts Collaborative (CAC), a 501(c)3 non-profit with a mission of returning theatre and art to the historic Crown Uptown Theatre, presents the first non-musical production of its inaugural season with Calendar Girls, a stage play based on a true story and popularized by the 2003 film of the same name. Performances run weekends August 26 - September 18 at the Crown Uptown, with Friday and Saturday show times at 8:00 PM, and Sunday matinees at 2:00 PM.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022
Returning cast members Andrew Levitt aka Nina West (from “RuPaul's Drag Race”) as Edna Turnblad, Niki Metcalf as Tracy Turnblad, Sandie Lee as Motormouth Maybelle, Billy Dawson as Corny Collins, Ryahn Evers as Amber Von Tussle, Addison Garner as Velma Von Tussle, and Emery Henderson as Penny Pingleton will be joined by new principal cast members Charlie Bryant III as Seaweed J. Stubbs, Ralph Prentice Daniel as Wilbur Turnblad, Brayden Krikke as Link Larkin and Joi D. McCoy as Little Inez.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 15, 2022
Grab your finest heels and kick them up as Packemin Productions brings you a brand new production of KINKY BOOTS. Winner of six Tony Awards, including Best Musical, Kinky Boots features a joyous, Tony-winning score by Cyndi Lauper and a hilarious, uplifting book by four-time Tony winner, Harvey Fierstein.
by Michael Major - Aug 15, 2022
Ahead of a fresh run of UK and Ireland shows this Autumn - ANNIE KEATING - is revealing a surprise new single: “Sunshine Parade”. Released on 15th August, the track is a taster of a brand new EP from the NYC singer-songwriter, ‘Twenty 22 Tour EP’, which will be exclusively available at her upcoming shows.
by Michael Major - Aug 15, 2022
eal McDonough (THE FLASH, CAPTAIN AMERICA) and Casey Cott (RIVERDALE) are set to headline the sports drama BLACK SPARTANS, which is directed and written by Ben Cory Jones (INSECURE, BOOMERANG). The film is scheduled to shoot this fall in Atlanta, Georgia.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 15, 2022
Baltimore headquartered School of Magic Arts (named one of the “Online Classes Actually Worth Taking” by New York Magazine) is, for the first time, offering the public an opportunity to take part in a virtual Open House and secure a coveted invite to join the professional magic school. 
by Dan Marois - Aug 14, 2022
You will never look at the evening sky in about the same way after seeing a performance of Lauren Gunderson's charming play, Silent Sky.
by Grace Cutler - Aug 14, 2022
Center Repertory Company launches its 2022-23 season with the hit musical play Always…Patsy Cline.
by Grace Cutler - Aug 14, 2022
Know Theatre's 25th-season opening production is Sunrise Coven, by Brendan Bourque-Sheil.
by Michael Dale - Aug 14, 2022
A while back. I was in an audience of theatre fans watching an onstage conversation between Frank Rich and Stephen Sondheim and the subject of unauthorized changes made in regional and amateur productions came up. The composer/lyricist mentioned that he had heard of a production of Company that ended with Bobby committing suicide by shooting himself.
by Team BWW - Aug 13, 2022
Ryan Umbarila will headline this month's Spotlight KIDZ CABARET which will be held Saturday, August 13 at the Laurie Beechman Theater. Umbarila, a long time participant in Spotlight Kidz events, had a lead role of 'Charlie' in the National Tour of Roald Dahl's CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY and also portrayed 'Flick' in the National Tour of A CHRISTMAS STORY.
by Sonja Niles - Aug 13, 2022
ANNIE JR. at The Premiere Playhouse is a production in conjunction with The Penguin Project, an initiative that started in Peoria, Illinois as a way to empower children with special needs through theatre. The artists involved with Annie Jr. in Friday evening's production were partnered with a mentor performer and the results of their efforts were glorious.
by Gil Kaan - Aug 13, 2022
When funny ladies Allison Dunbar and Emily Pendergrast decided to produce a fundraiser for Planned Parenthood September 16th, they simply picked up their phones and called their Sister Groundlings to participate. The roster for September 16th includes current main company members, as well as Groundlings alumni. Deanna Oliver directs Lauren Burns, Patty Guggenheim, Rachel Harris, Phyllis Katz, Lyric Lewis, Karen Maruyama, Laraine Newman, Cheri Oteri, Jessica Pohly, Ariane Price, Lisa Schurga, Annie Sertich, Cathy Shambley, Mindy Sterling, Christen Sussin and Michaela Watkins. I had the chance to catch the very busy Allison to respond to a few questions between her recent nuptials and the fundraiser.
by A.A. Cristi - Aug 12, 2022
Iris Inn Productions, your newest neighbor in the Kansas City theatre scene, opens their doors with Circle Mirror Transformation, the masterful play by Annie Baker. The company's mission is to shine a spotlight on messages of humanity and heart using talented unknowns from across the acting community.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 12, 2022
Joining the company on September 6 are Stephanie J. Block as the Baker’s Wife, Sebastian Arcelus as the Baker, Krysta Rodriguez as Cinderella, Katy Geraghty as Little Red Ridinghood, Jim Stanek as the Steward, and Montego Glover will share the role of The Witch with Patina Miller. Gavin Creel and Joshua Henry extend as the Wolf/Cinderella’s Prince and Rapunzel’s Prince, respectively.
by Team BWW - Aug 12, 2022
Do you have a burning Broadway question? Dying to know more about an obscure Broadway fact? Broadway historian and self-proclaimed theatre nerd Jennifer Ashley Tepper is here to help with her new series, Broadway Deep Dive.
by Michael Major - Aug 11, 2022
NBC's Annie LIVE! has won an Emmy Award for Outstanding Hairstyling for a Variety, Nonfiction or Reality Program. The Emmy was awarded to Mia Neal, the Department Head Hairstylist, and Leah Loukas, the Assistant Department Head Hairstylist. Annie LIVE! starred Celina Smith, Taraji P. Henson, Harry Connick Jr., Tituss Burgess, and more.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022
Mercury Theatre and Wiltshire Creative have announced the full cast for the world première production of Mischief's Good Luck, Studio. Henry Lewis directs Adam Byron (Anthony), Bryony Corrigan (Saoirse), Eboni Dixon (Pam), Jemma Geanaus (Elizabeth), Harry Kershaw (Sean), Chris Leask (Toby), Greg Tannahill (Kevin), Gareth Tempest (David Cooper-Brown), Sophia Lorenti (Michaela) and Tom Walker (Andy).
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022
Equity, the performing arts and entertainment trade union, has launched its Casting Guide for Deaf, Disabled & Neurodiverse Dancers at the Edinburgh Fringe Festival today. 
by Stephi Wild - Aug 11, 2022
An all new clip has been released from Into The Woods featuring Phillipa Soo as Cinderella performing 'On The Steps of the Palace'. Check out the video here!
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022
Theatre for a New Audience will present Remember This: The Lesson of Jan Karski, by Clark Young and Derek Goldman, directed by Goldman, and starring David Strathairn (Nightmare Alley; Nomadland; Good Night, and Good Luck), September 10 – October 9, 2022.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022
Parsons Dance will thrill audiences with their energized, athletic and joyous style of dance on Sunday, October 2, 2022, at 7:00 pm at the Fred Kavli Theatre.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022
The music of the late John Denver is like an old friend, outlasting trends and standing the test of time.  Join acclaimed performer Jim Curry at Spencer Theater on Saturday, August 20 at 8 p.m. for this tribute to the music of one of the most beloved singer/songwriters ever to grace the stage.
by TV Scoop - Aug 11, 2022
Get all the scoop on THE SIMPSONS, airing on FOX on Sunday, August 14, 2022! When Lisa joins the high school marching band, she finds an unlikely mentor in Shauna Chalmers. Meanwhile, Homer becomes a craft beer brewer in the 'Girls Just Shauna Have Fun' episode. Watch a clip from the series now!
by TV Scoop - Aug 11, 2022
Get all the scoop on BOB'S BURGERS, airing on FOX on Sunday, August 14, 2022! Susmita offers to help Tina with a photography class assignment, but Tina can’t stop thinking about all the fun Tammy, Jocelyn, Zeke and Jimmy Jr. are having ditching class. Watch a clip from the episode now!
by Michael Major - Aug 11, 2022
On the heels of the finale of its broadly celebrated second season, Apple TV+ has set a season three renewal for “Physical,” its hit, half-hour dramedy starring and executive produced by Rose Byrne and hailing from creator, writer and executive producer Annie Weisman. “Physical” has drawn broad acclaim from audiences and critics alike.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 11, 2022
OPERA America, the national service organization for opera, has welcomed a new class of six board members that includes creators, administrators, artist managers, and opera company trustees. They join the Board of Directors under the ongoing leadership of Chair Carol F. Henry, esteemed philanthropist and founding trustee of Los Angeles Opera.
by Team BWW - Aug 11, 2022
Executive Producer, Cape Cod native, and The Food Network's Alison Mahoney (Evita, Ragtime, The Singing Baker) just announced HEAT WAVE: The Randy Andys mini tour Tuesday, August 23 at the Cotuit Center for the Arts, Wednesday, August 24 at Wellfleet Preservation Hall, and Thursday, August 25 at the Unitarian Universalist Meeting House in Provincetown.
by Stephi Wild - Aug 10, 2022
All new rehearsal photos have been released for RIDE at Charing Cross Theatre. This new musical by Freya Catrin Smith and Jack Williams, directed by Sarah Meadows, charts one woman’s radical act and explores the lies we tell to escape ourselves.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022
Charlotte’s Blumenthal Performing Arts will present the world premiere of BLACKSTAR SYMPHONY, The Music of David Bowie, with featured guest vocalist John Cameron Mitchell, taking place on Friday, September 16 and Saturday, September 17 on the stage of the Belk Theater as part of the inaugural Charlotte International Arts Festival.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022
Growing Up Broadway presents “Switched!: Current & Former Broadway Kids Trade Places” plays 54 Below (254 West 54th Street) on Sunday, September 4th at 9:30 PM.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022
Daniel Henning, the Founding Artistic Director of The Blank Theatre in Hollywood, is stepping down after 32 years, effective October 8, 2022. Henning founded The Blank Theatre in 1990.
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Aug 10, 2022
Largely unscripted and intimately broken, 'The Keepin' Cozy Show' will return to The Players Theatre on August 17th at 7pm with a brand new and darkly comic variety show, featuring 'Hollywood's Most Available Ingenue' and America's favorite open wound, Kitten Solloway.