Tuesday, April 25, 2017

END OF DAYS by Toby Zinman

A fine cast is given too little to do in Annie Baker s slow-moving play.

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Monday, April 24, 2017

Orphans, Lucky Breaks and Hard Work! Seven Rags-to-Riches Musicals from ANNIE to ANASTASIA by Jessica Khan

Broadway loves a good orphan story, or the classic came-from-nothing and rose-to-something plot line. There's something heartening about those who 'make it' despite all the odds. In honor of…

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Annie West End Revival Announces Full Casting, with Three Young Stars in Title Role by Andy Lefkowitz

Madeleine Haynes, Lola Moxom and Ruby Stokes will rotate in the title role in the new West End revival of Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin’s Annie, beginning previews …

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Let it all out: The Antipodes, Pershing Square Signature Center, NY

Annie Baker’s satire tilts at the tech industry’s commodification of our private lives

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Further casting announced for Annie in West End by Mark Ludmon

By Mark Ludmon Alex Bourne will be Daddy Warbucks with Holly Dale Spencer as Grace Farrell alongside Miranda Hart as part of further casting announced for the new West End production of A…

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Full Casting Announced for West End Return of Annie by Mark Shenton

Alex Bourne, Holly Dale Spencer, Jonny Fines, and Djalenga Scott will join Miranda Hart.

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What Do Critics Think of Annie Baker’s The Antipodes? by Olivia Clement

The Pulitzer Prize-winning playwright returns to the Signature Theatre Off-Broadway with her newest work.

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Madeleine Haynes, Lola Moxom, and Ruby Stokes to Star in West End Production of ANNIE by BroadwayWorld

Rehearsals began today 24 April 2017 for the West End production of Annie at the Piccadilly Theatre. Joining the previously announced Miranda Hart who will play Miss Hannigan are Alex Bourne…

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Theatre News: Full cast joining Miranda Hart in Annie announced

Hart is set to make her West End debut in June

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NEWS: Three title stars & full cast announced to join Miranda Hart in Annie by Press Releases

Full cast has been announced for the upcoming West End revival of ANNIE, which stars Miranda Hart as Miss Hannigan and starts rehearsals today.

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The Antipodes

The Antipodes Off Broadway, Signature Theatre Reviewed by Lexi Orphanos BOTTOM LINE: The Antipodes is Annie Baker's most self-aware character-driven work yet, with every moment existing as…

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Sunday, April 23, 2017

Review: ‘The Antipodes’ and Ambiguous Brainstorming by Ben Brantley

In this endlessly fascinating work, Annie Baker, the author of “The Flick,” considers the art and necessity of fabulation.

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Annie Baker’s The Antipodes review at Signature Center, New York – ‘playfully compelling’ by Mark Shenton

All theatre is storytelling, but Annie Baker is a playwright who takes this essential truth and strips her plays to the bare

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Review: The Antipodes

Annie Baker's new play looks at the way stories are told in the medium of television.

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'The Antipodes': Theater Review

'The Antipodes," the latest work by Annie Baker, the Pulitzer Prize-winning author of 'The Flick,' is "a play about people telling stories about telling stories," featuring Josh Charles, Jos…

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Saturday, April 22, 2017

Review: ‘Annie’ at the Modell Performing Arts Center at the Lyric in Baltimore by Wendi Winters

This was the first time this reviewer had seen a show with a large, and largely young audience of elementary, middle and high schoolers. Hundreds swarmed into the cavernous Victorian-era bui…

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Friday, April 21, 2017

40 Years Later: Celebrating Annie on Broadway and Beyond by Hannah Vine

The original production of Annie opened on Broadway April 21, 1977.

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Thursday, April 20, 2017

Broadway Review: Bette Midler Is A Perfect Match For ‘Hello Dolly!’ by Jeremy Gerard

Like mortarboards on graduation day and lizards in Little Orphan Annie, happy critics tend to fling words in the air, leap into paroxysms of ecstasy and throw caution to the wind when somet…

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2017 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre Goes to General Managers Nina Lannan & Alan Wasser by Broadway.com

The Tony Awards Administration Committee has announced that they will present the 2017 Tony Honors for Excellence in the Theatre to two of the most successful general managers in the industr…

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Photo Flash: Annie Baker's The Antipodes Releases 1st Photos

Opening night is set for April 23.

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Annie Baker’s New Play The Antipodes Extends Again Off-Broadway by Broadway.com

The Antipodes, a new play by Pulitzer Prize winner Annie Baker, has been extended again by Signature Theatre. The production will now run at the Pershing Square Signature Center through June…

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Theater News: Annie Baker's The Antipodes Extends for Third Time

The world-premiere production is now running at the Pershing Square Signature Center.

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First Look at Josh Charles and Josh Hamilton in The Antipodes by Hannah Vine

The Signature Theatre production of Annie Baker’s play has already been extended twice.

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Original Annie Stars and Orphans Reunite for Show’s 40th Anniversary by Robert Viagas

Andrea McArdle and Sarah Jessica Parker among those promised at winery event.

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Tuesday, April 18, 2017

Three Little Words by Arts Review

A sharp social observation about friends, relationships and the complexities of navigating through the everyday upheavals of life, Melbourne Theatre Company presents the world premiere seas…

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Spotlight On...Jenn Harris by Michael Block

Name:  Jenn Harris
Hometown:  Plano, IL.Education:  BFA from Boston University, LAMDA, London, Second City, ChicagoSelect Credits:  Modern Orthodox, Silence! The Musica…

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Saturday, April 15, 2017

Broadway Theater Review: The Play That Goes Wrong TOP PICK by Lauren Yarger

The Play That Goes WrongBy Henry Lewis, Jonathan Sayer and Henry ShieldsDirected by Mark BellMischief Theatreat the Lyceum TheatreBy Lauren YargerA transfer of the Olivier Award winning come…

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Thursday, April 13, 2017

'Annie' Makes Two Connecticut Stops by Christopher Arnott

The sun will come out the day after April 23, apparently, when the latest national tour of "Annie" has a single performance at the Garde Arts Center in New London, and the same tomorrow-lovi…

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Wednesday, April 12, 2017

Theater News: Annie Baker and Suzan-Lori Parks Set for Free Events at Signature Center

Director Lila Neugebauer and designer Emilio Sosa are also in the lineup.

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National Student Drama Festival: The power of young people by Chris Grady

Swallow is a stunning three hander, gender blind cast piece of theatre which tackles all of the subjects in paragraph one. It comes from the sure creative heart of Durham student theatre, in…

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Tuesday, April 11, 2017

'The Great and Terrible Wizard of Oz' lands back at the House in time for a dark family spring break by Chris Jones

In 2003, director Amanda Dehnert (who now teaches at Northwestern University) staged an infamous production of "Annie" at Rhode Island's Trinity Repertory Company that ended with the titular…

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