McArdle will mentor students on material from Annie, including songs, scenes and a dance combination. The students and their parents will also be able to take part in a Q & A session with the famed actress. The Annie workshop with McArdle will also feature musical theatre audition tips. Kids, ages 7-16, are welcome for the 1-5 PM workshop.
Andrea McArdle made her Broadway debut in the original 1977 production of Annie for which she received a Tony nomination for Best Actress in a Musical. Her other Main Stem credits include Les Misérables, Starlight Express, Beauty and the Beast and State Fair. McArdle also played Momma Rose in a production of Gypsy at Texas' Bay Area Houston Ballet & Theatre. Her screen credits include "Annie" and "Rainbow."
The afternoon will be held in Manhattan at Ripley-Grier Studios, 520 8th Avenue on the 16th floor. There is a $175 charge; visit www.AClassActNY.com to make reservations.