Friday, October 20, 2017

Meera Syal Will Be Annie’s New Miss Hannigan in London Production by Ruthie Fierberg

The actor joins the company in November.

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VIDEO: Andrew Rannells Challenges Will to a 'Kiss Off' on WILL & GRACE by BroadwayWorld

Last night's episode of NBC's WILL amp GRACE titled 'Grandpa Jack' featured Broadway's Jane Lynch ANNIE, and Tony nominee Andrew Rannells FALSETTOS, HAMILTON, BOOK OF MORMON. Watch a clip be…

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Meera Syal to star in Annie by Roda Musa

Meera Syal is to join the cast of Annie for the duration of its run at London’s Piccadilly Theatre. She will take

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NEWS: Meera Syal follows Craig Revel Horwood as Miss Hannigan to finish Annie’s West End run by Press Releases

Meera Syal will join the West End company of Annie to play the role of Miss Hannigan from 27 November 2017 for the duration of the run which concludes at London's Piccadilly Theatre, as prev…

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Meera Syal Joins West End Cast of ANNIE As 'Miss Hannigan' by BroadwayWorld

Today 20 October 2017 Michael Harrison and David Ian, producers of the West End production of Annie are announced that from 27 November 2017, Meera Syal will join the Company to play the rol…

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Theatre News: Meera Syal to play Miss Hannigan in Annie

The actor and comedian will take over the role from Craig Revel Horwood

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Thursday, October 19, 2017

Meera Syal to Take Over the Orphanage in ANNIE by BroadwayWorld

According to Daily Mail reporter Baz Bamigboye, actress and singer Meera Syal will be taking over the role of Miss Hannigan in the West End production of Annie. Syal is well known for her ro…

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Dramatists Guild to Honor David Yazbek for The Band's Visit & Paula Vogel for Indecent by

The Dramatists Guild of America will present David Yazbek with the 2017 Frederick Loewe Award for Dramatic Composition for his score to The Band’s Visit and Paula Vogel with the 2016 H…

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Today on Broadway: Thursday, October 19, 2017 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Jane Krakowski Joins “A Christmas Story Live,” Stars to Lead Paper Mill’s Annie, and this Week’s Theatre Throwback “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday …

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Wednesday, October 18, 2017

Breaking: Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber, Erin Mackey & More Will Lead ANNIE at Paper Mill Playhouse by BroadwayWorld

It's the hard-knock life Paper Mill Playhouse Mark S. Hoebee-Producing Artistic Director, Todd Schmidt-Managing Director, recipient of the 2016 Regional Theatre Tony Award, has announced tod…

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Theater News: Beth Leavel, Christopher Sieber to Star in Paper Mill Playhouse's Annie

Mark S. Hoebee directs the company's new production of Charles Strouse, Martin Charnin, and Thomas Meehan classic musical.

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Beth Leavel & Christopher Sieber to Lead Annie at Paper Mill Playhouse by Andy Lefkowitz

Beloved Tony winner Beth Leavel will play the irascible Miss Hannigan in Paper Mill Playhouse's holiday-season production of Annie! Tony nominee Christopher Sieber will play Oliver Warbu…

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Beth Leavel and Christopher Sieber Will Head Cast of Paper Mill Playhouse’s Annie by Andrew Gans

The company will also include Erin Mackey, Cooper Grodin, and Kim Sava.

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Tuesday, October 17, 2017

Photo Flash: Annie Golden and More Visit New Talk Show BARING IT ALL WITH CALL ME ADAM by BroadwayWorld

Helping Adam launch the show were Orange is the New Black's Annie Golden 'Norma Romano' and Lin Tucci 'Anita DeMarco', plus Broadway's Lauren Elder revivals of Hair amp Side Show, and award-…

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VIDEO: Annie Golden & More in Highlights from BARING IT ALL WITH CALL ME ADAM by BroadwayWorld

Helping Adam launch the show were Orange is the New Black's Annie Golden 'Norma Romano' and Lin Tucci 'Anita DeMarco', plus Broadway's Lauren Elder revivals of Hair amp Side Show, and award-…

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‘Renaissance: A Symphonic Journey’ at The Town Hall, New York by Blouin Artinfo

Debuting their “Symphonic Journey” tour, progressive rock band Renaissance will be performing at The Town Hall in New York.Marking the 48th year since the band was formed, Renaissance’…

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Saturday, October 14, 2017

Do You Know the Book Writers Behind These Broadway Musicals? by Hannah Vine

Test your knowledge of iconic musicals like Annie, Bye Bye Birdie, Wicked, The Color Purple, and more.

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Friday, October 13, 2017

Claybourne Elder and Annie Golden Lead Readings of Stonewall Musical October 16 and 17 by Robert Viagas

The show traces events leading up to the 1969 act of civil resistance that launched the modern gay civil rights movement.

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Photo Flash: First Look - Andrew Rannells, Jane Lynch Guest on WILL & GRACE! by BroadwayWorld

BWW has learned that the next episode of NBC's WILL amp GRACE titled 'Grandpa Jack' will be chock-full of Broadway stars, including Jane Lynch ANNIE, Andrew Rannells FALSETTOS, HAMILTON, BOO…

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Thursday, October 12, 2017

Odds & Ends: Kathleen Turner to Portray the Almighty in An Act of God & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Kathleen Turner to Portray the Almighty in An Act of God at George Street Playhouse Tony- and Oscar-nominated actress Kathl…

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Wednesday, October 11, 2017

Theater News: Annie Baker, Taylor Mac Receive 2017 MacArthur "Genius" Grants

This year's winners of the $625,000 prize have been announced.

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Kristin Chenoweth to Lead The Real Fairy Godmother TV Pilot by First Date Writers by Andy Lefkowitz

Broadway darling and TV veteran Kristin Chenoweth has landed a new TV pilot! The Real Fairy Godmother, starring Chenoweth and written by Alan Zachary and Michael Weiner (the pair who&nb…

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Annie Baker, Taylor Mac Among 2017 MacArthur 'Genius' Grant Recipients by BroadwayWorld

Playwright Annie Baker and performance artist Taylor Mac are among the recipients of this year's MacArthur Fellowship, or 'Genius' grants.

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Annie Baker and Taylor Mac Receive MacArthur ‘Genius’ Grants by American Theatre Editors

The two theatre artists are among the 24 recipients of the 2017 MacArthur Fellowship, which comes with $625,000.

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Annie Baker, Taylor Mac win MacArthur Genius Awards. Is Acting Dangerous? Week in New York Theater by New York Theater

Playwright Annie Baker and multidimensional theater artist Taylor Mac are among the 24 winners of the 2017 Macarthur Foundation “Genius” Grants. Baker, 36, whose “The Flick” won the …

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Annie Baker and Taylor Mac Among 2017 MacArthur ‘Genius Grant’ Recipients by Ryan McPhee

The Fellows program awards individuals with a no-strings-attached award to further explore their demonstrated creative potential.

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Andrea McArdle at Feinstein’s/54 Below by Sandi Durell

  by Brian Scott Lipton   It may not be a news flash that Andrea McArdle is all grown up; all you need to do is basic math to realize that her star-making debut in the title role o…

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Tuesday, October 10, 2017

Sydney Lucas and Lilla Crawford to Play U.S. Senators for American Scoreboard Readings by Andrew Gans

Fun Home Tony nominee Lucas will be Senator Elizabeth Warren, while Annie star Crawford is cast as Senator Patricia Murray.

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Find Out Really Why Gone With the Wind, Annie 2, & Whatever Happened to Baby Jane Never Made It to Broadway

Robert W. Schneider shares the stories behind three famous Broadway-bound musicals that closed out of town.

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‘The Little Matchgirl’ at Shakespeare’s Globe, London by Blouin Artinfo

“The Little Matchgirl” along with other happier tales will be presented at Shakespeare’s Globe, London. The show ran successfully in 2016. And on demand is back with add-ons that are a…

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'Rags' Gets A Total Overhaul At Goodspeed by Christopher Arnott

"Rags" is one of those Broadway musicals famous for still having potential. About the American immigration experience in the early 20th century, the show was created by a team of Broadway al…

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