Tuesday, June 27, 2017

BWW Exclusive: Jane Lynch Wants to Return to Broadway! by Stephanie Wild

Jane Lynch of Glee fame, recently chatted with BroadwayWorld about her new gig on Hollywood Game Night. Lynch, who was last seen on Broadway in 2013 as MissHannigan in Annie, gushed about he…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 958: Patrick Vermillion by Adam Szymkowicz

Patrick Vermillion Hometown: Basking Ridge, NJ Current Town: Brooklyn, NY Q:  Tell me about Jessica. A: Jessica goes up July 22nd-August 6th at IRT Theater and it’s being put up …

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Monday, June 26, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Patrick Vermillion by Zack Calhoon

Patrick Vermillion is an NYC playwright and comedian. His plays have been seen at Ensemble Studio Theater, the Soho Playhouse, The Secret Theater, and the LSU New Works Reading Series. He is…

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Sunday, June 25, 2017

Everything Is Possible: The York Suffragettes review – an extraordinary community production by Clare Brennan

Theatre Royal, YorkBridget Foreman’s moving, resonant play combines outdoor performance, newsreel footage and a huge local cast to memorable effectOutside York Minster, a pro-democracy dem…

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Friday, June 23, 2017

I Interview Playwrights Part 956: Stephen Bittrich by Adam Szymkowicz

Stephen Bittrich Hometown:  Grew up in a small town — Seguin, Texas. Current Town:  Austin, Texas for the past 3 years after living for 27 years in NYC Q:  What are you w…

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Thursday, June 22, 2017

‘Life, Animated’ at Yorck Kinogruppe, Berlin by Blouin Artinfo

“Life, Animated” will be playing at Yorck Kinogruppe in Berlin through June 28, 2017.Oswen Suskind was a promising young boy who developed autism when he was 3 years old. Owen soon began…

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BWW Review: EVERYTHING IS POSSIBLE: THE YORK SUFFRAGETTES, York Theatre Royal by Pippa Stacey

Set in early 20th-century York, Everything Is Possible tells the moving story of Annie Seymour-Pearson, a local housewife who risked her life to fight for the right to vote.

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Wednesday, June 21, 2017

ANNIE GET YOUR GUN – Union Theatre by Johnny Fox

This is a difficult one. I really like Annie Get Your Gun but the 1946 original was butchered in 1999 for a US revival with Bernadette Peters and most references to ‘Injuns’ excised to s…

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Sunday, June 18, 2017

Five reasons to see Annie by Emma Clarendon

1. The children of the cast: every single young actress on the stage throughout the show are immensely talented and have a great energy about them that brings a smile to the faces of the au…

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Friday, June 16, 2017

Critic's Notebook: Groundbreaking TV About Female Desire, Thanks to Playwrights by Alexis Soloski

Annie Baker and Heidi Schreck wrote an episode of Amazon’s “I Love Dick” that our critic calls the best 20 minutes of television she has seen in years.

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All Eyez on Me Stars Finish Tupac’s Lyrics by Young Hollywood

All Eyez on Me Stars Finish Tupac’s Lyrics You'll do a double-take when actor Demetrius Shipp Jr, along with co-star Annie Ilonzeh, visits the YH Studio to scoop us on portraying rap icon …

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Rap Battle Between All Eyez on Me Stars by Young Hollywood

Rap Battle Between All Eyez on Me Stars Actors Demetrius Shipp Jr and Annie Ilonzeh are hanging out at the YH Studio, and in the spirit of their Tupac Shakur biopic 'All Eyez on Me', we chal…

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Thursday, June 15, 2017

BWW Interview: KINKY BOOTS' Blair Goldberg Talks Chipotle, Her Childhood on Broadway and Panic! at the Disco Heartthrob Brendon Urie by Matthew Blank

A chat with KINKY BOOTS' Blair Goldberg, who made her Broadway debut as a child opposite Bernadette Peters in ANNIE GET YOUR GUN.

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Wednesday, June 14, 2017

MacDowell Announces Summer Residencies for 69 Artists by American Theatre Editors

Annie Baker, Liza Birkenmeier, Sarah DeLappe, Ella Hickson, Asa Horvitz, Stephen Karam, and Stacy Osei-Kuffour are the theatre artists receiving fellowships this round.

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Tuesday, June 13, 2017

Knockout performances by Annie Houston and the cast of Still Life with Rocket (review) by Tim Treanor

Some plays are compelling because their dilemmas are so universal they provoke the shock of recognition in all of us. Disgraced is like that. Other plays are compelling because, though the c…

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Monday, June 12, 2017

Get Social: 12 of last week’s #TopTweets from ANNIE, WORKING, HOLY CRAP and ALADDIN!

Last week was a busy one and not just because of the election! There were opening nights for ANNIE, WORKING and HOLY CRAP as well as a major cast change for ALADDIN! We’ve rounded up 12 #T…

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Sunday, June 11, 2017

Annie review – lively return for an escapist if dated musical by Susan Sheahan

Piccadilly theatre, LondonMiranda Hart is just too nice in Nikolai Foster’s revival – it’s the kids who really shineBeware Annie! You will exit with an earworm. Although not the slicke…

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Friday, June 9, 2017

Indecent Stars Adina Verson & Max Gordon Moore Recreate Annie Hall

Indecent star Adina Verson & Max Gordon Moore recreate this classic scene from Annie Hall.

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Critics are raving about...ANNIE

There aren't many musicals you could call a true classic, but ANNIE is certainly one of those select few. The heartwarming story of the little ginger orphan in 1930's New York who won the he…

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Thursday, June 8, 2017

Spotlight On...Eric Wiegand by Michael Block

Name: Eric WiegandHometown: Carmel, IndianaEducation: BFA in Musical Theatre/Acting at Carnegie Mellon University, Class of 2018.Select Credits: Outsiders (WGN America); Boom (Carnegie Mello…

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I Interview Playwrights Part 949: Julia Specht by Adam Szymkowicz

Julia SpechtHometown:  Fitchburg, MassachusettsCurrent Town:  Brooklyn, New YorkQ:  Tell me about your EST marathon play. A:  Two sisters are trying to bake a casserole f…

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Theatre News: New Uncle Vanya and Annie Baker revival announced in latest HOME season

The UK tour of Duncan Macmillan's People, Places and Things will also commence at the Manchester venue

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Review: Annie, Piccadilly Theatre by Dan Rubins

Nikolai Foster’s new Annie at the Piccadilly Theatre is decidedly a post-Matilda production. The feel-good story’s tinged with darker edges, these orphans seem shrewder and cruder than e…

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BWW Review: ANNIE, Piccadilly Theatre by Marianka Swain

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…

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Wednesday, June 7, 2017

Annie at Piccadilly Theatre starring Miranda Hart – review round-up by Fergus Morgan

There’s a surplus of young talent on the West End stage at the moment. Dennis Kelly and Tim Minchin’s Matilda is still

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'Annie': Theater Review

The much-loved musical 'Annie' returns to the London stage with comedian Miranda Hart as Miss Hannigan, joining an already seasoned cast from the 2011 tour.read more

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The Editor’s View: Where are the big plays about home-grown Islamism? by Alistair Smith

Dominic Cavendish, in his Daily Telegraph review of Annie, remarks: “This is just what London needs right now.” And he is right.

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ANNIE – West End by Emma Clarendon

In terms of offering hope in dark times, there is nothing quite like the musical Annie to lift up your spirits and leave you feeling optimistic about the world. The classic musical based on …

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Tuesday, June 6, 2017

Inside Opening Night of Annie in the West End by Marc J. Franklin

The production, directed by Nikolai Foster, is opened at the Piccadilly Theatre June 5.

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Video: Sarah Hadland, Alexandra Burke and more at Annie opening night

Miranda Hart starred as Miss Hannigan in Nikolai Foster's production

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Annie, Piccadilly Theatre, London — an upbeat outing for uncertain times

Television favourite Miranda Hart stars as gin-guzzling orphanage boss Miss Hannigan

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