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Culture MonsterBet your bottom dollar that tomorrow there'll be a box-office clamor for "Annie" at the Carpenter Performing Arts Center. This efficient Musical Theatre West revival of Thomas Meehan, Charles Strouse and Martin Charnin's tuneful 1977 Tony winner...
Culture MonsterLittle Orphan Annie grew up in the depths of the Great Depression, scrounging for a living and defending herself against the evil Miss Hannigan until being rescued by the wealthy Daddy Warbucks. As the U.S. economy continues to work its......
Leapin' Lizards! The sixth-grade class from Palm Crest Elementary School will stage the musical "Annie Jr." at 7 o'clock Thursday night at Lanterman Auditorium, 4491 Cornishon Ave. PHOTOS: Palm Crest Elementary students perform Annie Based on the...
Tags: Music, Entertainment, Elementary Schools, Schools
Liz Smith"FAME BROUGHT me so much unhappiness!" That was Brigitte Bardot, years after she retired at the age of 39, mulling her experiences as one of the world's great sex symbols. (She attempted suicide at the age of 25.) After Bardot left films, she devoted...
Liz Smith"I'm as pure as the driven slush!" said Tallulah Bankhead Finally, an evening where we didn't even need Tallulah. I THOUGHT I WAS the world-class expert on fund-raising evenings, but last week I received a big surprise when I trekked west, almost to the...
The TV Guy - Orlando SentinelTHIS POST HAS BEEN UPDATED: The sun will come out tomorrow on “Katie.” Katie Couric will use her daytime show on Friday to salute the Broadway musical “Annie” and the actresses who've played the red-haired moppet. A revival of...
NEW YORK — Director James Lapine's much-anticipated revival of "Annie," which opened here Thursday night, was supposed to freshen up (and apply some new grit) to the famous red-headed orphan with the pooch and the parent problem. This is "Annie's"...
Tags: Broadway Theater, Music, Entertainment, Theater, Chicago Tribune
"Plaid Tidings": A seasonal sequel to Stuart Ross' "Forever Plaid," this tuneful tidbit finds the afterlife quartet of crooners coming back (at the behest of Rosemary Clooney, no less) to stage a holiday show for those still stuck on this mortal coil. Pop...
Hartford CourantKristin Chenoweth, who is to receive the Goodspeed Award for outstanding contribution to musical theater, will not be attending Saturday's gala fund-raising event for Goodspeed Musicals. A Goodspeed spokesman says the Chenoweth (Broadway's "Wicked,"...
Tags: Goodspeed Opera House, Television, Alan Cumming, Music, Theater
VarietyAussie thesp Anthony Warlow has been tapped to play Daddy Warbucks in the upcoming Broadway revival of "Annie." Stint will rep the Broadway debut for Warlow, but not the actor's first time in the role. He's currently playing the part in a Down Under...
Springfield Middle School students participated in the Junior Theater Festival held Jan.13-16 in Atlanta. The group performed a variety of songs and scenes from its upcoming performance of Disney’s “Mulan Jr.” The performances were...
Just as the Great Depression was no match for a little orphan named Annie in the 1930s, our current Great Recession does not stand a chance against a revival of the Broadway musical "Annie." In any event, your own spirits will likely be lifted by the...
Tags: Christmas, Celebrities, Broadway Theater, Music, Theater
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