Wednesday, December 13, 2017

People You Should Know . . . Sandra A. Daley-Sharif by Zack Calhoon

Sandra A. Daley-Sharif is pursuing her MFA in Playwriting at Hunter College. Her plays Les Fréres (Eugene O’Neill semi-finalist) and Straddling the Edge were nominated for The Kilroy’s…

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Tuesday, December 12, 2017

Photo Coverage: Maggie Gyllenhaal, Matthew Morrison & More Take Bows in Roundabout's DAMN YANKEES Benefit Concert! by Walter McBride

It was batter up at the Stephen Sondheim Theater last night Roundabout Theatre Company just presented its Damn Yankees Benefit Concert Reading, starring Whoopi Goldberg as 'Applegate,' Maggi…

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Monday, December 11, 2017

Ethel Hallor and Her Highly Disapproving Stage Mother by Trav S.D.

Today is the birthday of Ethel Hallor (1902-1982). Born in Washington DC, she was the younger sister of better known actors Edith Hallor (1896-1971) and Ray Hallor (1900-1944), although on…

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'Wonder Wheel' at Bam Rose Cinemas, New York by Blouin Artinfo

BAM Rose Cinemas is currently screening the 2017 American crime drama "Wonder Wheel". Directed by Woody Allen, the movie follows four characters' lives that intertwine against the pictu…

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Saturday, December 9, 2017

VIDEO: Shoshana Bean Covers 'Tomorrow' From ANNIE With Postmodern Jukebox by Stage Tube

Shoshana Bean joined Postmodern Jukebox to perform a cover of 'Tomorrow' from Annie with the group's signature Motown flair. This is Bean's fifth song with PMJ. Watch the video here

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Interviews: Two Generations Share More Than a Mother-Daughter Bond With Annie

Tara Kennedy starred in the classic musical at Paper Mill Playhouse in 1983. Now, her daughter Peyton Ella is taking the lead.

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Thursday, December 7, 2017

“The Parisian Woman” in D.C. (via B’way) and another tomorrow for “Annie” in NJ by Philip

I couldn’t find an English translation of Henry Becque’s 19th-Century farce La Parisienne, upon which Beau Willimon based “The Parisian Woman,” but it’s a safe assumption that the …

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Meet Meera Syal, the new Miss Hannigan by Robin Johnson

The hilarious star Meera Syal, who plays Miss Hannigan in the West End's Annie, took a couple of minutes after her recent smash-hit gala night performance to answer some quickfire questions …

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Broadway Veteran Michele Ragusa Stars as 'Miss Hannigan' in ANNIE, Opening Tonight at the Ordway by BroadwayWorld

Following a critically acclaimed performance as Mama Rose in Gypsy at the John W. Engeman Theatre in New York this past month, Michele Ragusa comes to the Ordway Center for the Performing Ar…

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Wednesday, December 6, 2017

Lesley Nicol to make a mean stage comeback in Annie by Brad Wheeler

Nicol is set to star as the unlikable orphanage matron Miss Hannigan in the 40th-anniversary West End production of Annie when the musical makes its way to Toronto’s Ed Mirvish Theatre in …

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Annie Baker's JOHN Begins Rehearsal This Week At The National Theatre by BroadwayWorld

The week after Thanksgiving. A bed and breakfast in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania. A cheerful host welcomes a young couple struggling to salvage their relationship, while thousands of inanimate o…

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Tuesday, December 5, 2017

PHOTO: Composer Charles Strouse Visits ANNIE At Paper Mill Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

Annie composer Charles Strouse recently visited the production currently running at Paper Mill Playhouse Check out the photo.

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Downton Abbey Star Will Be Miss Hannigan in Toronto Annie by Andrew Gans

Performances will begin at the Mirvish Theatre in April 2018.

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Downton Abbey actress Lesley Nicol to star in Annie in Toronto by Debra Yeo - Staff Reporter

The former Mrs. Patmore, who'll play Miss Hannigan at the Ed Mirvish Theatre in April, has had some practice being a villain thanks to The Catch.

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Monday, December 4, 2017

Former New York Yankee Reggie Jackson Joins Roundabout's Starry Damn Yankees Concert by Andy Lefkowitz

MLB superstar Reggie Jackson will play ball on the Broadway stage as Mr. Welch in Roundabout Theatre Company's upcoming benefit performance of Damn Yankees. Kathleen Marshall will direct…

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Sunday, December 3, 2017

This Week on Broadway for December 3, 2017: Annie at Paper Mill by James Marino

Peter Filichia, James Marino, and Michael Portantiere review Annie @ Paper Mill Playhouse, Jesus Hopped the ‘A’ Train @ Signature, Junk @ Lincoln Center, Matthew Lombardo’s…

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Saturday, December 2, 2017

I Think I’m Gonna Like It Here: Paper Mill Playhouse’s ‘Annie by Matthew Wexler

Mark Hoebe directs this perennial favorite and Tony Award-winning musical based on the comic strip 'Little Orphan Annie.'

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Backstage with Richard Ridge: Together Forever! Beth Leavel & Christopher Sieber Reunite for Paper Mill Playhouse's ANNIE by Richard Ridge

They've tied a knot we never can sever Broadway favorites Beth Leavel and Christopher Sieber are back at it this holiday season, reuniting in the Paper Mill Playhouse production of ANNIE. Wa…

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Friday, December 1, 2017

Annie welcomes Meera Syal to the cast by Robin Johnson

Last night (30 November 2017), the West End cast of Annie officially welcomed Meera Syal, playing Miss Hannigan, to the hit Piccadilly Theatre musical. The post Annie welcomes Meera Syal to …

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Meera Syal Joins The West End Cast Of ANNIE by BroadwayWorld

Last night 30 November 2017, the West End Company of Annie officially welcomed Meera Syal who now plays the role of Miss Hannigan in the hit musical at the Piccadilly Theatre. Syal celebrate…

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Thursday, November 30, 2017

Review: ‘Annie’ at Charm City Players by Guest Author

Five years on, Charm City Players Annie-versary production of Annie closes to a nearly sold out house. Reviewed by James Gilbert On Sunday, November 26, I was able to see the closing perform…

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Annie inspires Olney’s pajama drive for children in foster care. by Lorraine Treanor

Annie finds a new family in the holiday musical, now onstage at Olney Theatre Center. Olney’s meeting with Bob Scheer of Comfort Cases inspired the company to open a drive to bring new…

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Roundabout Welcomes Six New Members to Teaching Artist Roster by BroadwayWorld

Roundabout Theatre Company and Education at Roundabout have announced six new members of Roundabout's Teaching Artist roster Bob Franklin, Kent Jackson, David Kaplan, Yolanda Ramsay, Annie W…

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Wednesday, November 29, 2017

Body-shaming play among winners of Heretic Voices monologue competition by Tim Bano

Annie Fox, Sonya Hale and Tatty Hennessy have been named as winners of the inaugural Heretic Voices competition, a writing prize that

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Casting Announced for FANNY & ALEXANDER at The Old Vic by BroadwayWorld

Casting is today announced for Fanny amp Alexander at The Old Vic. Legendary filmmaker Ingmar Bergman's masterpiece Fanny and Alexander is adapted for the stage by BAFTA award-winning writer…

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Tuesday, November 28, 2017

BWW TV Exclusive: Watch Beth Leavel and Company Perform 'Easy Street' from ANNIE at Paper Mill Playhouse by BroadwayWorld TV

Watch a new, exclusive clip of Tony Award winner Beth Leavel and company performing 'Easy Street' below

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Watch Cast of Paper Mill Annie, Featuring Beth Leavel and Christopher Sieber, Belt Out Musical’s Classic Tunes by Andrew Gans

Performances at the New Jersey venue continue through December 31.

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