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"Annie

The New Miss Hannigan?

AP | MARK KENNEDY | Posted 06.20.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Faith Prince will soon be getting in touch with her mean side – she's about to play Miss Hannigan in the "Annie" revival on Broadway...

Ready To Battle It Out

Posted 06.14.2013 | Entertainment

Coming Christmas 2014: the case of the competing family fare. Disney has announced it will pit its buzzy remake of "Annie" against Sony's equally buzz...

Sandra Bullock May Star In 'Annie'

Posted 06.12.2013 | Entertainment

It's a hard knock life for Sandra Bullock. According to TheWrap, Bullock may star as Miss Hannigan in the big-screen remake of "Annie" that Will Smith...

Jane Lynch's Broadway Debut In "Annie" (WATCH)

Posted 08.13.2013 | MarloThomas

Ever wonder what it's like to perform on Broadway? Jane Lynch told me that she was surprised at how comfortable she felt when she joined me on Mondays...

Aisle View: Jane Lynch Takes Annie

Steven Suskin | Posted 08.07.2013 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

The answer, in a word, is: a lot. The question being, how much does Jane Lynch -- the antagonistic cheerleader coach of Glee -- add to the heretofore sleepy revival of Annie at the Palace?

Hangout and About, Part 3: Get to Know Lissie on a One-Name Basis

Michael Bialas | Posted 07.12.2013 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Professionally known as Lissie, Elisabeth Corrin Maurus identifies with another one-word pop-culture phenomenon not named Madonna, Beyonce or Pink. ...

First Nighter: Tom Hanks, Other Talkative Tony 2013 Nominees Spark Their Press Brunch

David Finkle | Posted 07.01.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

Harvey Fierstein was wearing kinky running shoes by New Balance because, according to him, "I have fat feet." Yes, but where was it that he especia...

Hard Knock Life?

Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment

Jamie Foxx may have found his next gig. The increasingly busy actor is reportedly in talks to join "Annie," Sony's upcoming adaptation of the classic ...

NYC Students Get Insider's Look At Broadway, Courtesy Of 'Annie'

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 04.12.2013 | New York

Some 2,500 New York City students from 25 public schools were treated to a behind-the-scenes look at Broadway, courtesy of the "Annie" cast and crew....

Funny or Not, The Onion's Quvenzhané Wallis Tweet Was Effective Satire That Reflected Back at Us

Scott Mendelson | Posted 04.29.2013 | Entertainment
Scott Mendelson

The Onion arguably took the fall for our national misogyny. Maybe they really are the satire we need, rather than the kind we think want.

Quvenzhané Cast As Annie

The Huffington Post | Madeline Boardman | Posted 02.24.2013 | Entertainment

Sony has found its Annie. Quvenzhané Wallis, the nine-year-old Oscar-nominated actress, has been cast in the upcoming "Annie" reboot, Sony announ...

Guess Who's Joining The Cast Of Annie?

AP | By MARK KENNEDY | Posted 02.20.2013 | Arts

NEW YORK -- Jane Lynch has something to be gleeful about – she's about to make her Broadway debut. The "Glee" star said Wednesday she'll be rep...

Hard-Knock Life in Her Future?

ew.com | Posted 02.08.2013 | Entertainment

It's been a good month for Quvenzhané Wallis! ...

Willow Smith Drops 'Annie' Remake -- But There's Some Good News

Posted 02.07.2013 | Entertainment

Sony's remake of "Annie" has settled on a director, but lost its leading lady. According to Deadline.com and Variety, Will Gluck has been hired to ...

Donyale Werle and David Korins: Creating a Show's Physical World

Cara Joy David | Posted 03.26.2013 | Arts
Cara Joy David

Bad set design can make an otherwise good production appear false and a pitiful play can be made all the more horrible by confusing environs.

Curtis M. Wong

Why Broadway's Original 'Annie' Misses The NYC Of Yesteryear

HuffingtonPost.com | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 06.14.2013 | Arts

In 1977, Andrea McArdle cemented her role in Broadway history when she opened her mouth to croon "Tomorrow" to a standing room-only crowd of enrapture...

'Annie' at the Palace Theater: Love Notes

Rochelle Jewel Shapiro | Posted 03.08.2013 | Fifty
Rochelle Jewel Shapiro

I don't know whether I love the show or I just love the role it has played in my family life. But "Annie" still fills me with tremulousness for the past and the sunny feeling that no matter how dark things may seem, there's hope for a happy New Year.

Twas the Night Before Christmas and You Still Need Gift Advice

Cara Joy David | Posted 02.25.2013 | New York
Cara Joy David

Some of you still want to give the last minute gift of theater tickets. It is always hard to recommend theater for people you do not know, but this season I have some generic recommendations for all.

What Does Hanukkah Mean to my Autistic Son?

Liane Kupferberg Carter | Posted 02.11.2013 | Parents
Liane Kupferberg Carter

This year, "eight days" has personal resonance. During the ordeal of hurricane Sandy six weeks ago, we lost power for eight days. It was inky black beyond the fire's glow. I finally understood, on a visceral level, why for millennia, people stared down darkness with celebrations of light.

The Great White Way Dilemma

Liz Smith | Posted 02.04.2013 | Entertainment
Liz Smith

Well, competition is alive and flourishing on the Great White Way, but turning Times Square and environs into an impossible place to turn around in, to get to, to get out of, is a dilemma for many who want to go to a legitimate play or musical.

Looking Forward to Tomorrow 35 Years Later -- Annie Returns to Broadway

Carey Purcell | Posted 01.19.2013 | Arts
Carey Purcell

Packed to the brim with old-fashioned melodies, Annie offers great potential for creative choreography, but Andy Blankenbuehler has made some unusual choices for this production.

'I Was Little Orphan Annie'

Angela Petrjanos | Posted 01.14.2013 | Women
Angela Petrjanos

Little Orphan Annie. For many, this name conjures images from the movie of Aileen Quinn in a red dress and the promise that the sun will come out tomorrow. For me, it brings memories of a stage, a cast and an experience I'll never forget.

First Nighter: Annie Back on Broadway But a Bit Tired

David Finkle | Posted 01.09.2013 | Arts
David Finkle

The next question in any Annie concerns the comic-cruel Miss Hannigan role. This frame, it's the usually divine Katie Finneran. No third Tony seems to be waiting in the wings for the work here -- or perhaps "overwork" is the better word.

What to See on Broadway This Fall -- From the Producers

Cara Joy David | Posted 11.12.2012 | Entertainment
Cara Joy David

I sometimes wonder why the majority of them do it. But I thank them all because without someone to produce the theater there would be no theater. This fall/winter the producers presenting work run the gamut from newbies to vets.

'Covert Affairs': Annie Says Goodbye To Her Sister

Posted 08.01.2012 | TV

Since the first episode of "Covert Affairs" (Tue., 10 p.m. ET on USA), Annie has been trying to balance her professional career in the CIA with her ho...