Tony Nominee Andrea McArdle Will Join Cast of Off-Broadway's NEWSical The Musical

Tony nominee and Broadway's original Annie, Andrea McArdle, will be NEWSical The Musical's next special guest star.

Andrea McArdle
Andrea McArdle (Photo by Robert Mannis)

The acclaimed Off-Broadway musical, which welcomed celebrity gossip guru Perez Hilton for a limited engagement, will see McArdle join the cast beginning Nov. 14. The singing actress will stay with the production through Dec. 2.

"I feel like this is a dream and need to be pinched,” said producer Tom D’Angora in a statement. “Andrea McArdle is a treasure in the Broadway community and I’m awestruck by her voice and enormous talent. We are very lucky over at NEWSical!"

The show also features Christine Pedi, Michael West, Tommy Walker, Susan Mosher, Emily McNamara and Ryan Knowles.

Rick Crom is the creator and writer of NEWSical the Musical, which is directed by Mark Waldrop and produced by D’Angora. Rounding out the creative team are Ed Goldschneider (music director), Jason Courson (set designer) and Ryan Obermeier (stage manager).

The production plays Theatre Row (410 West 42nd Street). Tickets are $85 - $110 and can be purchased through or by calling (212) 239-6200 or (800) 432-7250.

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