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Keeping Up with Viv: Putting in the Work

Welcome back everyone! I’m excited to continue to share my journey with all of you through my blog series. First things first, time is flying by.  It has been about seven […]

Keepin’ Up with Viv: From Yuma to NYC

Hey everyone, Vivianna DeSantiago here! I’m excited to share my first months in the city as the inaugural year winner of the Ann Reinking Award! Born and raised in the […]

Behind the Scenes of “Annie’s Joy”

Greg Butler was sitting in Timothy Jay’s candle shop in Los Angeles when he thought, “Oh my god, what if we make a candle for Annie?” He returned to the […]

Empower Artists Recap

Meaux Space bustled with laughter and excitement from theatre industry professionals during the 2021 Empower Artists Gala on November 8th. From signature cocktails to the floral aromas of the “Annie’s […]

Friends of Annie: Tom Viola (BC/EFA)

“Annie was a wonderful friend and great champion of Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS over the years, going back to our earliest days,” said Tom Viola, the executive director of Broadway […]

Empower Artists Gala 2021

Off The Lane is hosting our second annual Empower Artists Gala on Monday, Nov. 8 at 7:30pm ET streamed via zoom! We have seen so much growth since our launch […]

Friends of Annie: James Naughton

James Naughton is an award-winning actor and director. He won the 1990 Best Actor in a Musical Tony Award for City of Angels and won his second Tony Award playing […]

Friends of Annie: Alex Frei

Alex Frei is a performer, teacher and choreographer who trained in Germany, the Netherlands and at the Ailey school NYC. He was a soloist with companies such as Ballet Theater […]

Friends of Annie: Donna Marie Asbury

Donna Marie Asbury began her Broadway career in 1974 when she joined the original cast of Gypsy. She later performed in the original productions of Merrily We Roll Along, Smile, […]

Friends of Annie: Jung-won (Jackie)

Jung-won Choi (Jackie) is a South Korean actress and singer most famously known for her musical theatre career. She has won numerous awards for her performances, only some of which […]