Her CD, Andrea McArdle on Broadway, was arranged and produced by her ex-husband, composer Edd Kalehoff, who also collaborated with her on an album of Christmas songs that was released in conjunction with her Family Christmas Show at the Tropicana Hotel & Casino in Atlantic City, New Jersey. McArdle once again starred in the musical Annie with the North Carolina Theatre Company, although she portrayed the role of Miss Hannigan, at odds with her former character.. | TJ: Miss Andrea, how are you? } McArdle's break came in early 1977 when she was pulled from the chorus of orphans to replace Kristen Vigard, the original Annie in the Broadway musical Annie, during the show's Connecticut tryout run.
She appeared on Perry Como's Christmas show, where she sang with Como, and on Welcome Back Kotter, playing Arnold Horshack's younger sister. that's about as good as it gets," said McCardle. And when it finally was, a small actress with a megawatt smile was beaming. the ABC-TV pigskin anthem, "Are You Ready for Some Football?" ", "After doing this for a week, I have a new appreciation for what my own
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: OoCities.org.