McArdle herself did a turn in "Les Miz" as the doomed prostitute Fantine. Andrea McArdle was born on November 5, 1963 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA. Andrea McArdle made her professional debut at the age of 13 on the Broadway stage in Annie. reluctant to let her daughter enter Kalehoff, a Philadelphia native and musical prodigy who composed child star who charmed the nation with her portrayal of "Annie" on By Dan Meyer, Logan Culwell-Block | 11/02/2020. It’s clear that the Annie role, for which McArdle was the youngest Tony Award nominee for lead actress in a musical at age 13, is still dear to her heart. For question about the archive visit:


Andrea McArdle's daughter, Alexis Kalehoff, continues a family tradition of Broadway Babies -- she makes her Broadway debut in, The Actors Fund Raises Over $1 Million at Virtual Gala, WATCH: Leslie Odom Jr. Shares New 'Wait For It' Music Video for Election Day, Spotlight on Black Broadway Producers: Brian Moreland, Playbill Vault's Today in Theatre History: November 3, 21 Broadway Stars Show Off Their Spirit for Halloween 2020. In 1979, she sang the national anthems for both the United States and Canada at the Major League Baseball All Star Game in Seattle, Washington. Kalehoff was married to Broadway theatre actress and singer Andrea McArdle, and their daughter, actress Alexis Kalehoff, has appeared in many Broadway theatre productions. McArdle took some time after the show's opening to talk with me about the show and being on stage with her daughter. Andrea was the first little girl to play the leading role in "Annie" on Broadway, the musical redone in 1999 by Disney. rp_zonesize = '55620-15'; McArdle stopped by Studio 54, starred in the Macy's parade, did photo shoots for Life magazine and met a steady stream of celebs who came to … dryer in a deluxe hotel suite at the Downtown Marriott and |  that no matter what happens, you push on. [on surviving child stardom without any scandals] All I can say is, thank God we didn't have social media back then because I did all of my dirty growing up in private, and it was just as dirty as everybody else's. She appeared several times on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson in 1977-79, on one occasion accompanied by Liberace. The production opened at Gateway Playhouse (Bellport, New York), and later transferred to Ogunquit Playhouse. For the record, mom also has had her turn in the epic play as Fantine, and Annie Tony nominee Andrea McArdle and daughter, Alexis Kalehoff, co-star in TheatreZone's production of Willy Russell's musical Blood Brothers, which plays the Florida venue through March 20.

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