Friday, September 30, 2016

Actress Spotlight: Rachel Brosnahan of Woody Allen’s ‘Crisis in Six Scenes’ by Mfoss

Like many people, Rachel Brosnahan first got to know New York City by watching Woody Allen movies. “Annie Hall is one of my parents’ favorite films,” said Brosnahan, who gr…

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Thursday, September 29, 2016

ANNIE's Martin Charnin Helms WALLENBERG Musical Developmental Lab Today by BroadwayWorld

The new musical WALLENBERG will receive a developmental lab this fall in New York City, directed by Tony-winning ANNIE lyricist Martin Charnin.

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Monday, September 26, 2016

From Annie to West Side Story and Beyond: A Video History of Broadway Junior by Adam Hetrick

From the hits to the misses, take a video journey through the history of Broadway Junior.

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Tomorrow on TCM: Slapstick in the ’70s by Trav S.D.

Tomorrorow, Turner Classic Movies will be continuing their slapstick series by pressing farther into the future than you might have thought possible. 8:00pm (EST): Bananas (1971) To appropri…

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Broadway Bounty Hunter, Starring Annie Golden, Heads to Joe’s Pub by Michael Gioia

The musical by Joe Iconis was recently seen at Barrington Stage Company.

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Saturday, September 24, 2016

I Interview Playwrights Part 876: Laura Rohrman by Adam Szymkowicz

Laura RohrmanHometown:  Penngrove, California Current Town: New York City Q:  Tell me about your upcoming show: A:  I have two upcoming shows in New York City this fall. …

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Thursday, September 22, 2016

Heisenberg's Denis Arndt on Mary-Louise Parker, His Jet-Setting Backup Plan & What He Always Carries with Him by

Age: "This is my 78th orbit! Imagine that. Most guys my age are dead." Hometown: Clyde, OH Current Role: Denis Arndt plays Alex, a butcher who has a chance meeting with…

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Casting Set for Peter Pan Goes Wrong in the West End by

Peter Pan Goes Wrong has announced casting for its return to the West End’s Apollo Theatre. The Olivier nominated comedy, which brings mayhem to the J.M. Barrie classic and festive fav…

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Good Canary review – Malkovich makes addiction drama dazzle by Michael Billington

Rose, KingstonJohn Malkovich’s immaculately staged version of Zach Helm’s clever play about drug dependency and genius doesn’t quite escape its sentimental conclusion John Malkovich is…

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Wednesday, September 21, 2016

Billy Eichner, Shayna Steele & More Join Cast of NBC's Hairspray Live!; Full Company Set by Broadway Staff

It’s Hairspray Live!, you gays! Noted Wicked tailgater Billy Eichner has joined the starry lineup for NBC’s December 7 musical telecast. The Billy on the Street and Difficult Peo…

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Tuesday, September 20, 2016

Tori Bates Cast as First Bi-Racial Actress in ANNIE; Full National Tour Casting Announced by BroadwayWorld

After touring the production to over 100 cities across the nation and recently overseas to Jakarta and Singapore, Troika Entertainment LLC is pleased to announce the castingfor the 2016-2017…

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An Unexpected Dream Come True For The New, History-Making Annie by Olivia Clement

She came to New York for a summer intensive and returned home with the role of a lifetime.

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Monday, September 19, 2016

Tonya Pinkins, Kathleen Chalfant, Wallace Shawn, Annie Baker and More Sign Letter in Support of Black Lives Matter by BroadwayWorld

Dozens of theater artists have signed a statement expressing solidarity with the Movement for Black Lives following the cancellation of Broadway Supports Black Lives Matter, a benefit that w…

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Annie Baker, Kathleen Chalfant, Tonya Pinkins Sign Black Lives Matter Protest Letter by Adam Hetrick

More than 50 theatre artists have signed a letter protesting a decision by Feinstein’s/54 Below to cancel a September 11 benefit for Black Lives Matter.

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Friday, September 16, 2016

Sheffield’s Annie Get Your Gun Casting Announced by Editorial Staff

By Editorial Staff Sheffield Theatres have announced casting for Paul Foster’s new revival of Irving Berlin’s Annie Get Your Gun. Sharp shootin’, smart talkin’ Annie Oakley i…

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Two-Time Olivier Winner Joanna Riding & More Tapped for Gary Barlow's The Girls in the West End by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Naked ambition! Casting has been announced for the previously reported new musical from British national treasure and Finding Neverland scribe Gary Barlow and Tim Firth, The Girls. Directed …

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Theatre News: Full casting announced for Annie Get Your Gun

Paul Foster's production opens in Sheffield in December

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NEWS: Full cast announced for Sheffield’s Annie Get Your Gun at Christmas by Press Releases

Sheffield Theatres today announces the cast for its major new revival of Irving Berlin’s Annie Get Your Gun. Paul Foster directs Anna-Jane Casey as Annie Oakley and Ben Lewis as Frank Butl…

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Thursday, September 15, 2016

‘Dead Shot Mary’: Move Over Annie Oakley! by Sandi Durell

      By Beatrice Williams-Rude     Attention Acting Aficionados: Hie yourselves to The Bridge Theatre at Shetler Studios to see Dead Shot Mary. Rachel McPhee’s br…

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Friday, September 9, 2016

Broadway Bounty Hunter, Starring Annie Golden, Will Head to Joe’s Pub by Michael Gioia

The musical by Joe Iconis was recently seen at Barrington Stage Company.

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Thursday, September 8, 2016

Broadway In Chicago Announces Tickets For ANNIE On Sale Sept. 9. by Michael J. Roberts

Broadway In Chicago is pleased to announce that individual tickets for the U.S. National Tour [...]

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Barrington's BROADWAY BOUNTY HUNTER with Annie Golden Gets Concert at Joe's Pub by BroadwayWorld

In its first season in residency at Playwrights Horizons, Musical Theatre Factory, under the direction of Founding Artistic Director Shakina Nayfack, announces a concert version of Barringto…

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Tuesday, September 6, 2016

The Layover by Victor Gluck, Editor-In-Chief

Following "Bachelorette" and "Assistance," Leslye Headland’s latest play, The Layover, is a taut psychological thriller told in an updated film noir style. Trip Cullman, who has directed a…

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Sunday, September 4, 2016

I Interview Playwrights Part 874: Olivia Lilley by Adam Szymkowicz

Olivia Lilley Hometown: Winfield, IL Current Town: Chicago, IL Q:  Tell me about your upcoming show. A:  "Mary Shelley Sees the Future" is a Freaky Friday-esque journey through…

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Thursday, September 1, 2016

Maria Dizzia is Shellie In ‘The Layover’ by Newsdesk


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Travis Turner, and what the Jeffs missed by Chris Jones

This is a column in praise of Travis Turner. Turner, a fearless 33-year-old Chicago actor, was at the very heart of two of the best Chicago shows of the 2015-16 season: The Steppenwolf Theat…

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Wednesday, August 31, 2016

Maria Dizzia to Step in for Annie Parisse in The Layover Off-Broadway by Ryan McPhee

Tony nominee Maria Dizzia will step into The Layover off-Broadway. She takes over for Annie Parisse in the role of Shellie beginning September 6. Parisse, who is leaving the s…

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Maria Dizzia to Replace Annie Parisse in Second Stage Theatre's THE LAYOVER by BroadwayWorld

Second Stage Theatre just announced Maria Dizzia will assume the role of Shellie in the world premiere production of THE LAYOVER, written by Leslye Headland and directed by Trip Cullman, on …

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Maria Dizzia to Replace Annie Parisse in The Layover by Olivia Clement

The Tony nominee will assume the lead role in the Second Stage production September 6.

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Tuesday, August 30, 2016

VIDEO: Barbra Streisand & Melissa McCarthy Record 'Anything You Can Do' from 'Encore' by BroadwayWorld

Below, watch as Barbra Streisand and funny lady Melissa McCarthy record 'Anything You Can Do' from the iconic musical ANNIE GET YOUR GUN.

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Review: For Annie (The Sound) by Scotty Zacher

The Sound Chicago's world premiere of *For Annie*, by Beth Hyland, is a haunting cry for help and a meditation on the intricacies of grief. This cry and meditation just happens to involve gl…

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