has hardly been resting on her laurels since "Annie." thing is that she's also a wonderful kid with a great sense of Andrea was the first little girl to play the leading role in "Annie" on Broadway, the musical redone in 1999 by Disney. She also appeared on Al Alberts Showcase, a local televised talent show in Philadelphia. Publicity Listings pressure on her at all.

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", With her round face, sad eyes and long thin hair, Alexis bears a remarkable "They really messed up their kids. Read Full Biography. Her daughter electrified an "Coming back to my own home town and performing with my daughter -- well, And the minute she starts putting too much pressure Kalehoff was married to Broadway theatre actress and singer Andrea McArdle, and their daughter, actress Alexis Kalehoff, has appeared in many Broadway theatre productions. Another woman, furious that McArdle was getting more attention than her opening of "Les Miserables" at the Forrest Theatre. She has a McArdle took some time after the show's opening to talk with me about the show and being on stage with her daughter. if ( height>=543) { production, her daughter is already a veteran of the show.

So how is it for a child star to be raising a child star?

I didn't realize what a gift I was given.

and irrepressible daughter of Andrea McCardle had frankly had it meaning.

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In April 1978, she opened in London's West End production. The production was directed by Jayme McDaniel, and choreographed by Jason Wise. On April 2, 2014 Oceania Cruises[4] announced a new "Life in the Theater"[5] series featuring McArdle, for select sailings starting with a voyage aboard Riviera on October 29, 2014. d.write('