ANNIE to receive New Broadway Cast Recording


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 […]

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


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


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 – […]

The Broadway League Awards New York Education Grants to WIT and WICKED


Broadway productions of Wit by Margaret Edson and Wicked by Stephen Schwartz and Winnie Holzman have been award New York Education Grants by The Broadway League. Each production receives a $5,000 grant toward its 2012 educational initiatives. The grants support the growth and development of theatre education in the city by encouraging theatres […]