Thursday, May 24, 2018

Jon Rua & More Complete the Cast of the Muny's Annie by Andy Lefkowitz

Casting is complete for the Muny's upcoming centennial-season production of Annie! Tony nominee John Tartaglia will direct the new staging, with choreography by Jessica Hartman and …

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See Who's Joining Jennifer Simard and Christopher Sieber in Muny Annie by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin at the St. Louis venue July 18.

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The Sun's on its Way Out at the Muny with the Complete Cast and Creative of ANNIE by BroadwayWorld

The Muny announced today its full cast, design and production teams for the theatre's centennial season production of Annie, July 18 -25.

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Tuesday, May 22, 2018

“The Will Rogers Follies” at the Goodspeed Opera House; East Haddam, CT by Richard Seff

The Goodspeed Opera House in East Haddam, Connecticut, rises majestically over the Connecticut River. Its mission is to take popular musicals from the past, dust them off, and shape them up …

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Sunday, May 20, 2018

Exclusive Podcast: Go 'Behind the Curtain' with Long-time Daddy Warbucks, Stage and Screen Star Conrad John Schuck by Behind The Curtain

The sun won't come out tomorrow because it is here now and its name is Conrad John Schuck. One of the entertainment industry's most recognizable character actors, whose on-screen credits inc…

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Friday, May 18, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Jenn Haltman by Zack Calhoon

Jenn Haltman-In addition to directing Summertime and The Understudy for Between Two Boroughs, Jenn's credits include Cast and Loose Live! at Joe's Pub and Maybe Never Fell for Axial Theatre …

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BWW Review: THE HUMOURS OF BANDON, Brighthelm Centre by Fiona Scott

What craic The Humours of Bandon is a delightful peek into the world of Irish Dancing Championships. Written and performed by Margaret McAuliffe and directed by Stefanie Preissner, this one-…

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

The Who Was? Show, Featuring Annie's Lilla Crawford, Now Available on Netflix by Andrew Gans

Crawford is one of six young actors in the new sketch comedy series.

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, May 17, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Encores 2019 Season Gets Back to Basics, “Jagged Little Pill” is “Most Woke Musical Since ‘Hair’,” and Hilty and Gasteyer Join Bowl’s ̶…

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Admissions Star Ben Edelman to Receive Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

The Theatre World Awards board of directors have announced that actor Ben Edelman will be honored with the 10th Annual Dorothy Loudon Award for Excellence in the Theater at the 74th Ann…

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Wicked Alums Ana Gasteyer & Megan Hilty to Join Lea Salonga in Annie at the Hollywood Bowl by Andy Lefkowitz

A trio of stage greats are set to deliver the Tony-winning musical Annie in a three-performance Los Angeles run this summer. Ana Gasteyer and Tony nominee Megan Hilty, veterans of Broadway&#…

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Ana Gasteyer and Megan Hilty Will Join Lea Salonga in Hollywood Bowl’s Annie by Andrew Gans

Tony nominee Michael Arden will direct the summer performances of the Tony-winning musical.

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'Redoubtable' at Electric Portobello, London by Blouin Artinfo

Le Redoutable in French, also known as Godard Mon Amour in US, is a 2017 French biographical comedy-drama film written and directed by Michel Hazanavicius. The film is based on the real life…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Headed to Easy Street! Ana Gasteyer and Megan Hilty Join Hollywood Bowl ANNIE by BroadwayWorld

It has just been announced that stars Ana Gasteyer as Miss Hannigan'and Megan Hilty Lily St. Regis. have joined the cast of the upcomingHollywood Bowl production of ANNIE, which will take pl…

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Together, Wherever We Go! Full Casting Set for the Muny's Gypsy Starring Beth Leavel by Andy Lefkowitz

Let them entertain you! Casting is complete for the Muny's upcoming centennial-season production of Gypsy. Rob Ruggiero will direct, Ralph Perkins will choreograph and James Moore will m…

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Monday, May 14, 2018

The Play That Goes Wrong to Close on Broadway & Launch National Tour by Andy Lefkowitz

The celebrated Broadway farce The Play That Goes Wrong, which has the distinction of being the longest-running play currently on the Great White Way, will end its run at the Lyceum Thea…

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The Play That Goes Wrong Announces Final Broadway Performance; Will Launch National Tour by Andy Lefkowitz

The celebrated Broadway farce The Play That Goes Wrong, which has the distinction of being the longest-running play currently on the Great White Way, will end its run at the Lyceum Thea…

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Deadpool Star Ryan Reynolds Sings Classic Annie Tune as a Unicorn by Ruthie Fierberg

The Hollywood celeb made a surprise appearance on the South Korean show Masked Singer—and showed off some serious pipes singing “Tomorrow.”

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Sunday, May 13, 2018

Follies (second viewing) by Wendy Caster

When I wrote my first review of  the fabulous APAC production of Follies, I was short on details. Then someone on the often-infuriating but also often-invaluable All That Chat…

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VIDEO: Ryan Reynolds Performs 'Tomorrow' From ANNIE Dressed as a Unicorn by Stage Tube

Ryan Reynolds shocked audiences when he made a surprise appearance on the Korean television show King of Mask Singer. The concept of the show is similar to The Voice, but with the added elem…

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Saturday, May 12, 2018

As Ratings Fall, NBC Cancels Musical-Theater Drama Series Rise by Andy Lefkowitz

The new musical theater-themed TV drama Rise has been canceled by NBC, according to Variety. The reason for the cancellation was a decline in ratings. The hourlong series is b…

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

People You Should Know . . . Liza Birkenmeier by Zack Calhoon

Liza Birkenmeier is a member of the Emerging Writers Group at the Public Theater and is currently collaborating on (Not) Water with Sheila Callaghan, Daniella Topol, New Georges, and 3-LD.&n…

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What would the Delany sisters think of 2018? 'Having Our Say' is now at the Goodman Theatre by Chris Jones

Bessie and Sadie Delany, two pioneering sisters and daughters of a former slave, first had their say 20 years ago. But I speak only of matters theatrical. Annie Elizabeth “Bessie” Delany…

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Monday, May 7, 2018

Follies by Wendy Caster

How much did I enjoy the APAC production of Follies? I've already purchased my ticket to see it again.APAC (Astoria Performing Arts Center) has an excellent reputation and many awards, as we…

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Friday, May 4, 2018

Carolee Carmello, John Easterlin and More Set For 'Broadway By The Year' At Town Hall by BroadwayWorld

Another all-star cast has been assembled for the third concert in this landmark 18th season of Town Hall's signature series, Broadway by the Year. The next concert in the series is on May 21…

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WATCH: #PalladiumPicks... "Tomorrow" from @AnnieMusicalUK

Spring is here! And the UK has been experiencing what can only be described as a heat wave (aka, a little bit of sun followed by some rain and lots of clouds). So we decided, what better cho…

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Monday, April 30, 2018

Annie’s optimism for ‘Tomorrow’ aims for relevance today by Carly Maga - Theatre Critic

Though the plucky orphan girl’s sunny disposition might clash with modern cynicism, Annie is still the earworm musical fans know and love, writes Carly Maga.

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VIDEO: The Cast of SPONGEBOB SQUAREPANTS Parodies ANNIE at Easter Bonnet Competition by Stage Tube

At the 32nd Annual Easter Bonnet Competition last week, the cast of SpongeBob SquarePants performed a rendition of Annie's 'NYC' led by Spongebob himself, Ethan Slater, as the perky red-head…

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Friday, April 27, 2018

Friday Flashback: Lea Salonga Stars In ANNIE In The Philippines by BroadwayWorld

Many fans don't know Salonga starred in the title role of Annie inRepertory Philippines' 1980 production of Annie. Check out video of the Tony Award winner singing 'Tomorrow' and 'Maybe' bel…

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Lea Salonga Joins ANNIE at the Hollywood Bowl by BroadwayWorld

Known across the world for her powerful voice and perfect pitch,Lea Salongahas been announced for the role of Grace Farrell in Hollywood Bowl's upcoming production ofAnnie,one of the longest…

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