Sunday, August 2, 2020

It's a Summer Special on This Week's Elaine Paige on Sunday by Caitlin Moynihan

Broadway might still be shut down, but Elaine Paige on Sunday isn't! Olivier-winning actress Elaine Paige is giving listeners a chance to hear her BBC Radio 2 show. This week,…

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Thursday, July 23, 2020

Annie Ross, Star Of ‘The Greatest Jazz Vocal Group That Ever Was,’ Dead At 89 by Artsjournal1

A child star who was once dubbed “the Scottish Shirley Temple,” she “grew up to become one of the most dynamic jazz artists of her generation, writing lyrics and electrifying audiences…

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RIP Annie Ross: Her last stand with Jon Hendricks by Artsjournal1

I reported on her last stand with fellow vocalese icon Jon Hendricks, at the Blue Note in Manhattan for the newspaper City Arts. – Howard Mandel

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Wednesday, July 22, 2020

Jazz Icon and Actor Annie Ross Has Passed Away at 89

BroadwayWorld is saddened to report that jazz icon and actor Annie Ross has passed away at age 89.

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Tuesday, July 21, 2020

Annie Golden, Ivory Aquino, Telly Leung and More Announced for Williamstown Theatre Festival Production

Today, Williamstown Theatre Festival announced rehearsals and remote recording sessions have commenced for four productions as part of the upcoming Williamstown Theatre Festival season produ…

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Thursday, July 16, 2020

VIDEO: Watch Ben Rimalower and Daniel Nolen Talk Nell Carter & More on 'Tuesday, Thursday'- Live at 10:30am

Today, Ben's 'All Beef Patti' is Nell Carter's unrecorded Annie and Daniel's Who Do You Think You Are is Vivian Vance and 'I Love Lucy'. Tune in today, July 16 at 10:30am to watch live!

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Wednesday, July 15, 2020

Call Answered: Jessica Sherr: "Bette Davis Ain't For Sissies" streams at by Adam Rothenberg

I have always been fascinated by legendary Bette Davis. Ever since I saw F/X’s Feud: Bette and Joan, I became even more captivated by her. Everything about Jessica Sherr’s Bette Davis Ai…

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Tuesday, July 14, 2020

Fustercluck Music Productions to Produce Parody Music Videos Featuring Chilina Kennedy, Justin Matthew Sargent & More

Fustercluck Music Productions has been founded by Keith Levenson (Musical Director/Conductor of The Bridges of Madison County and Amazing Grace; conductor: Tony® and Grammy® Award winning …

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How the Audra McDonald-Victor Garber Annie Almost Had a Different Ending by Seth Rudetsky

This week in the life of Seth Rudetsky, Audra McDonald and Rosie Perez share stories of racist behavior they experienced in their careers but the positive outcomes of painful situations.

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Friday, July 10, 2020

Friday Night Must-Watch! Bernadette Peters Sings Out for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Lindsey Sullivan

We've got your Friday night plans covered! As previously announced, theater fans will be able to watch Bernadette Peters in a never-before-seen-online concert to benefit Broadway Cares/Equit…

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Tuesday, July 7, 2020

Odds & Ends: Judith Light, Cherry Jones Among Stars Set for Homebound Project & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Judith Light Among Participants in the Homebound Project The Homebound Project, an independent theater initiative benefitin…

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Monday, July 6, 2020

Marisha Wallace on Finding Opportunities in London and Working with RuPaul's Drag Race Stars by Caitlin Moynihan

Marisha Wallace has been working nonstop for the past eight years—going from the first national tour of The Book of Mormon in 2012 to starring as Motormouth Maybelle in the upcoming London…

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Tuesday, June 30, 2020


(From the New York Times, 6/30; photo: The New York Times; via Pam Green.) Carl Reiner, who as performer, writer and director earned a place in comedy history several times over, died on Mon…

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Bernadette Peters Concert Will Stream to Benefit Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS by Lindsey Sullivan

Want to watch a Broadway legend dazzle on stage for an incredible cause? On July 10, theater fans will be able to watch Bernadette Peters in a never-before-seen-online concert to benefit Bro…

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Saturday, June 27, 2020

Video Flashback: Ariana Grande Performs in ANNIE at 8 Years Old

A new flashback video has surfaced of Ariana Grande performing the title role in Annie at just 8 years old! The performance took place at Little Palm Family Theatre in Boca Raton, Florida.

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Monday, June 22, 2020

"What Power Do You Have?" by Mo Brady

by Olivia Hernandez …

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Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, Annie Golden

Today's episode features stage and screen star Annie Golden! Annie considers herself the illegitimate child of the legitimate theatre, having been discovered on the Bowery fronting a rock ba…

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Friday, June 19, 2020

Annie Leibovitz: ‘I’m frustrated about the word ‘celebrity’ ’

The photographer of the famous on the power of the image — and why she still feels like an outsider

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Thursday, June 18, 2020

25 Queer Playwrights of Color You Should Know by Performerstuff

25 Queer Playwrights of Color You Should Know Written by Tiffany Wilkie June 17, 2020 Performer Stuff celebrates queer men and women of color who have brought their stories to the fore…

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Wednesday, June 17, 2020

Exclusive Interview: Singer/Actor Annie Golden by Kurt Gardner

Annie Golden is one of those fortunate performers who’s managed to do it all — stage, film, concerts and television. From CBGB to Hair to Sondheim, right up to her latest show, she’s a…

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Tuesday, June 16, 2020

“Two Henrys,” Set in Shadow of AIDS and Dawn of Marriage Equality, Gets Cape May Stage Reading by Kenneth Jones

Cape May Stage in New Jersey will stream a virtual reading of Kenneth Jones’ three-actor, one-set play Two Henrys live on Facebook 7 PM June 18 in celebration of Pride Month as part of the…

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“Two Henrys,” Set in Shadow of AIDS and Dawn of Marriage Equality, Gets Cape May Stage Reading by Kenneth Jones

Cape May Stage in New Jersey will stream a virtual reading of Kenneth Jones’ three-actor, one-set play Two Henrys live on Facebook 7 PM June 18 in celebration of Pride Month as part of the…

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Monday, June 8, 2020

10 Monologues About LGBTQ+ Identifying Characters by Performerstuff

10 Monologues About LGBTQ+ Identifying Characters Written by Tiffany Wilkie June 2, 2020 Looking for a monologue from an LGBTQ+ identifying character? We’re here to help. Below we…

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Marisha Wallace releases a cover of Tomorrow from Annie ✭✭✭✭✭ by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Marisha Wallace has released a cover of Tomorrow from the musical Annie for charity and it is devastatingly beautiful! Donate now! This post Marisha Wallace releases a cover …

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Thursday, June 4, 2020
Wednesday, June 3, 2020

Critics honour Toronto’s best theatre — lockdown or no lockdown by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic,carly Maga - Theatre Critic

‘The Flick,’ an Outside the March and Crow’s Theatre co-production of Annie Baker’s Pulitzer Prize-winning drama about three young adults working in a rundown cinema, picked up sever…

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Saturday, May 30, 2020

Call Answered: Nadia George: "Along the Water's Edge" Canadian Film Festival by Adam Rothenberg

Nadia George is an actress, activist, and hiking enthusiast. Her love of the outdoors and commitment to helping those in need truly connected with me. Nadia can currently be seen in the shor…

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Friday, May 29, 2020

VIDEO: Watch Marisha Wallace Sing Gospel Version of ANNIE Anthem!

West End and Broadway star and recording artist, Marisha Wallace (Dreamgirls, Waitress, Aladdin) has just released a rising and soulful cover of the timeless a?oeTomorrowa?? from the music…

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The Daily Distraction: Marisha Wallace, Lea Salonga, Katharine McPhee, More Think—and Sing—About 'Tomorrow' by Ryan McPhee

Wallace virtually gathered several friends and co-stars for this moving Annie cover, benefiting Broadway Cares and MAD Trust.

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