ANNIE to receive New Broadway Cast Recording

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The current Broadway revival of Annie will release a new cast recording of the acclaimed production. Shout! Factory and its Broadway cast imprint Shout! Broadway will distribute the new album. The Grammy Award-winning original 1977 Broadway cast album has gone platinum, selling over one million copies to date. The Annie revival currently stars Katie Finneran as Miss […]

Emmy Award-Winning “Glee” Star Jane Lynch to Make Broadway Debut as Miss Hannigan in ANNIE

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Emmy Award-winning actress Jane Lynch, who stars in the hit FOX television show “Glee” as ruthless cheerleading coach Sue Sylvester, will take on another great tyrannical role as evil orphanage matron Miss Hannigan in the new Broadway production of Annie at the Palace Theatre.  Lynch, a stage veteran of Chicago’s Steppenwolf Theatre Company and The Second City, […]

Broadway Backwards Announces Len Cariou, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Karen Ziemba, and more

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Tony Award winners Len Cariou, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Karen Ziemba have joined the star-studded lineup for this year’s Broadway Backwards, a one-night-only performance produced by Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS and benefiting BC/EFA and The Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual & Transgender Community Center of New York. The eighth annual edition of Broadway Backwards will be held Monday, March 18 at 8 PM at Broadway’s Palace Theatre. In addition to Cariou, […]

Broadway Backwards Names Celebrity Performers- Stephanie J. Block in the Line-Up

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Send to Kindle Academy Award winner and four-time Tony Award nominees Estelle Parsons, two-time Tony Award winner Judy Kaye and two-time Emmy Award winning comedian Bruce Vilanch will be featured at the eighth annual edition of Broadway Backwards. The one-night only performance will be held on Monday, March 18 at 8 PM at Broadway Palace […]

Oh My Goodness! Oh My Goodness! Annie Review Round-Up

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After thirty-five years, one 1997 revival and thousands of school productions, Depression-era musical, Annie returns to Broadway. The family musical, starring Lilla Crawford in the title role, opened November 8 at the Palace Theatre. The production received favorable reviews, with Crawford and Anthony Warlow, who plays Daddy Warbucks, earning universal praise. The show’s […]

Annie Orphans Heading to TV in PBS Documentary

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Annie’s endearing oprhans are coming to TV! Channel THIRTEEN, the flagship PBS station in New York, will produce It’s the Hard-Knock Life: From Script to Stage. The film will follow the development of a single production number from the musical – the tuneful and rhythmic “It’s the Hard-Knock Life,” defiantly belted out by the orphans – […]

Australian Actor Anthony Warlow to Play Daddy Warbucks in Annie‎

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Anthony Warlow, the Australian actor currently playing Daddy Warbucks in an Australian production of Annie at Melbourne’s Regent Theatre, will assume the role on Broadway this October. The musical, which will be directed by James Lapine, will begin preview performances at the Palace Theatre on October 3, with opening night set for November 8. Warlow’s […]

Katie Finneran to play Miss Hannigan in revival of ‘Annie’

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The upcoming revival of Annie secures its Miss Hannigan. Katie Finneran will play the tyrannical head of the orphanage. The musical, which will be directed by James Lapine, will begin preview performances at the Palace Theatre on October 3, with opening night set for November 8. “Miss Hannigan is one of the great […]

Annie secures its home on Broadway

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Annie, the revival of the Tony Award winning classic, will play the Palace Theatre on Broadway. Previews of the production will begin Wednesday October 2 and Annie will open Thursday, November 8, 2012. “Like our title character, we’re delighted to have found a home!” said producer Arielle Tepper Madover. “I couldn’t be more […]