Sunday, February 25, 2024

Well-known Connecticut theater director helms the new tour of ‘Annie’ coming to the Shubert by Christopher Arnott

The new tour of the musical "Annie," at the Shubert Feb. 29 through March 3, is directed by Jenn Thompson, who played one of the orphans in the Broadway production in the 1970s.

SOURCE: Hartford Courant at 06:00AM
Friday, January 26, 2024

Theatre Review: ‘Annie’ at The National Theatre by Sue Tilberry

Little Orphan Annie is an American icon, starting with a 19th century poem and a more relevant comic in 1924. The musical “Annie” arrived on Broadway in 1977, winning seven Tony Awards, …

SOURCE: at 12:26PM
Wednesday, January 3, 2024

TFP is back #Warrior #HudsonYangFoodie #MeanGirlsand more to get excited about in 2024 by Fairyprincessdiaries

Where have you been, oh Fairy Princess? The short answer is that on Dec. 26,2023, TFP became an orphan. Those of you who have become grown orphans know what that is about, and time to proces…

SOURCE: at 09:55PM
Tuesday, December 5, 2023

It’s a Wonderful Life – On Air by Steven Morris

Kathleen Silverman and Jen Ridgway (Jon Neftali Photography) Reviewed by G. Bruce Smith Simi Valley Cultural Arts Center Through Dec. 23 The set-up for It’s a Wonderful Life – On Air is …

SOURCE: at 01:11AM
Tuesday, June 20, 2023

Off-Broadway Review: “Eisenhower: This Piece of Ground” at Theatre at St. Clements (Through Sunday, July 30, 2023) by David Roberts

It was only one day after Father’s Day. It was Juneteenth. As we walked to The Theatre at St. Clements to see “Eisenhower: This Piece of Ground,” we anticipated Richard Hellesen’s on…

SOURCE: Theatre Reviews Limited at 09:00PM
Sunday, June 18, 2023

Cassie and the Lights: A Family at Risk, Reconfigured by Sandy MacDonald

★★★★☆ Family dynamics get a tragicomic treatment in this tale of three virtual orphans surviving precariously in contemporary London. The post Cassie and the Lights: A Family at Ri…

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 01:31PM
Thursday, April 20, 2023

WATCH: See the Songs From Season 2 of Schmigadoon!, Including a Sweeney-Esque Number About Tasty Orphans by Talaura Harms

The second season of the musical comedy series is now streaming on Apple TV+.

SOURCE: Playbill at 05:18PM
Thursday, April 13, 2023

Sadie Sink at Easter Bonnet Competition 2013 by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS

We know you've missed this! After a four-year wait, our Easter Bonnet Competition is hatching surprises for its return Monday, April 24, and Tuesday, April 25. TBT to the 2013 Easter Bonn…

SOURCE: YouTube at 12:54PM
Wednesday, April 12, 2023

Orphans for Sale and Group Nudity: What Happened in the 3rd Episode of Schmigadoon! Season 2, Schmicago? by Talaura Harms, Logan Culwell-Block

Two Playbill writers continue their recap of the Apple TV+ series, calling out all the musical theatre references.

SOURCE: Playbill at 02:02PM
Friday, April 7, 2023

Video: Watch SCHMIGADOON Parody SWEET CHARITY With 'Do We Shock You?'

Apple TV+ has shared a video clip from the first episode of Schimgadoon! season two. Watch the dancers of the Kratt Club perform 'Do We Shock You?,' a parody of 'Hey Big Spender' from Sweet …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 11:36AM
Friday, February 24, 2023

Kristin Chenoweth to Reunite With Stephen Schwartz on QUEEN OF VERSAILLES Stage Musical Adaptation

Kristin Chenoweth is set to reunite with Wicked composer Stephen Schwartz on a new musical based on the award-winning 2012 documentary The Queen of Versailles. With a book by Lindsey Ferrent…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 10:25AM
Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Jamie Brewer Will Star in Film Adaptation of Amy and the Orphans by Logan Culwell-Block

The Lindsey Ferrentino-penned play debuted Off-Broadway via Roundabout Theatre Company in 2018.

SOURCE: Playbill at 11:52AM
Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Jamie Brewer to Lead AMY & THE ORPHANS Film Adaptation

Jamie Brewer will reprise her role in the film adaptation of the 2018 Off-Broadway play Amy & The Orphans. Lindsey Ferrentino will adapt the play for the big screen, also making her dire…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 03:48PM
Wednesday, September 21, 2022

In 'Cost of Living,' I Finally See My Reality on Broadway - As a theatre lover with CP, I've been waiting decades for characters—and actors—who lo by Ronni Krasnow

As a longtime theatre lover with cerebral palsy, I've been waiting decades for characters—and actors—who look like me I saw my first Broadway show, Annie, when I was 10 years old. The ex…

SOURCE: TDF at 12:00AM
Thursday, September 15, 2022

Bill Heck Joins the Lineup as Take Me Out's Original Players Return to Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

Complete casting has been announced for the previously reported return of the Tony-winning Broadway revival of Take Me Out. This revival of Richard Greenberg's 2002 play, directed by Scott E…

SOURCE: at 11:25AM
Thursday, September 1, 2022

Cast Announced for New Annie National Tour by Caitlin Moynihan

The cast and creative team for the upcoming national touring production of Annie has been announced. The tour launches on October 4 at the Landmark Theatre in Syracuse, New York before hea…

SOURCE: at 07:49PM
Thursday, May 19, 2022

Belfast Girls: Five Irish Orphans Brave the 1850 High Seas by David Finkle

★★★★☆ Taki McGarrick's eye-opening historical play, directed by Nicola Murphy, with a quintet of superlative actors The post Belfast Girls: Five Irish Orphans Brave the 1850 High …

SOURCE: New York Stage Review at 08:01PM
Wednesday, May 4, 2022

Florence Nash (Performer) | Playbill

Lady Clara Playbill - April 1930, Lady Clara Opened April 17, 1930. as Clara Gibbings (Original). The Two Orphans Playbill - April 1926 ...

SOURCE: Google at 06:42PM
Friday, April 8, 2022

Orphans review – buoyant musical about death, grief and boozing by Mark Fisher

SEC Armadillo, GlasgowFour adult siblings react to their mother’s death in wildly different ways, in this raucous musical adaptation of Peter Mullan’s 1998 film black comedy If the idea …

SOURCE: The Guardian at 09:48AM
Friday, April 1, 2022

Diary of a director: ‘I am buzzing off the passion and sweat of this gang’ by Cora Bissett

Cora Bissett is staging a musical adaptation of Peter Mullan’s film Orphans for the National Theatre of Scotland. Here, she shares her notes from rehearsals This is a massive show. After t…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 02:03PM
Thursday, March 3, 2022

NY Irish Center – Aidan Dooley – 40 Shades of Green – Screaming Orphans by Sandi Durell

On Monday March 14, Aidan Dooley’s tour de force one-man portrayal of the overlooked Antarctic explorer Tom Crean will be presented at the New York Irish Center for the first time.  Th…

SOURCE: Theater Pizzazz at 08:26AM
Wednesday, December 15, 2021

At Studio Theatre, the plight of Afghan orphans comes alive in miniature dioramas by Celia Wren

Glasgow’s Vox Motus brings its innovative and emotional storytelling to D.C.

SOURCE: Washington Post at 10:24AM
Thursday, December 2, 2021

VIDEO: See 'It's A Hard Knock Life' from ANNIE LIVE on NBC!

ANNIE LIVE! is live now on NBC! Get a look inside the broadcast here as the cast of talented tots that make up the orphans open the show with their iconic number, 'It's A Hard Knock Life.'

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 09:15PM

Masks, Vax Cards and an Army of Orphans: Behind the Scenes of NBC’s ‘Annie Live!’ Dress Rehearsal by Gordon Cox

For audience members checking in at the final dress rehearsal of NBC’s “Annie Live!” on Dec. 1, there was an additional stop along the usual security gauntlet. Between the airport-styl…

SOURCE: Variety at 12:01PM
Monday, August 30, 2021

Bedknobs and Broomsticks review – Disney fantasy is a bumpy flight by Chris Wiegand

Marlowe theatre, CanterburyThis stage update adds new songs to the much-loved movie caper but despite deft illusions it lacks sparkle and eccentricity Well, hocus pocus and substitutiary loc…

SOURCE: The Guardian at 12:42PM
Wednesday, July 14, 2021

Broadway in a Box CD Review: OBCR Annie (1977) by JK

Broadway in a Box CD Review: Annie OBCR (1977) At Christmas a few years ago, Jeff gave me a copy of Broadway in a Box: The Essential Broadway Musicals Collection. He has now given me the op…

SOURCE: at 07:36AM
Friday, May 21, 2021

Sarah Jessica Parker to Join ANNIE Reunion on STARS IN THE HOUSE

Seth Rudetsky and James Wesley recently announced Stars in the House reunions of the casts of “Godspell,” “Annie,” and “Pageant'. It was today revealed that Sarah Jessica Pa…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:31PM
Tuesday, March 16, 2021

Lindsey Ferrentino Will Write and Direct Film Version of Amy and the Orphans for Netflix by Andrew Gans

The play was seen at Roundabout Theatre Company's Laura Pels in 2018 with a cast including Jamie Brewer and Debra Monk.

SOURCE: Playbill at 04:28PM

Lindsey Ferrentino Will Adapt Her Play AMY AND THE ORPHANS for Netflix

Jamie Brewer won the 2018 Drama Desk Award for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Play for her work in 'Amy and the Orphans,' which follows estranged siblings Maggie and Jake, who are adults …

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 04:14PM

Lindsey Ferrentino to Adapt & Direct Her Play Amy and the Orphans for Netflix by Lindsey Sullivan

Another theatrical work is getting the Netflix film treatment. Lindsey Ferrentino is set to adapt and direct a screen version of her play Amy and the Orphans, Variety reports. This will mark…

SOURCE: at 03:18PM
Monday, December 14, 2020

VIDEO: Kristin Chenoweth & Ty Herndon Perform Holiday Duet 'Orphans of God' on TAMRON HALL

On the Monday, December 14 edition of “Tamron Hall,” Emmy and Tony Award-winning singer and actress Kristin Chenoweth and Grammy-nominated country music star Ty Herndon joined Tamron…

SOURCE: BroadwayWorld at 02:33PM

All that Chat

May 30, 2023: Grey House - Lyceum Theatre
Jun 26, 2023: Just For Us - Hudson Theatre
Jul 24, 2023: The Cottage - Hayes Theater
Nov 16, 2023: Spamalot - St. James Theatre
Dec 18, 2023: Appropriate - Hayes Theater
Mar 07, 2024: Doubt - Todd Haimes Theatre
Apr 14, 2024: Lempicka - Longacre Theatre
Apr 17, 2024: The Wiz - Marquis Theatre
Apr 18, 2024: Suffs - Music Box Theatre
Apr 25, 2024: Mother Play - Hayes Theater
Jun 10, 2024: The Drama Desk Awards