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Bette Midler hosts PBS tribute to Hal David

Image of Hal David. (PBS)“Alfie”, “Raindrops Keep Fallin’ on My Head”, “This Guy’s in Love with You”, “I’ll Never Fall in Love Again.”

Sound familiar?

“Do You Know the Way to San Jose”, “Walk On By”, “What the World Needs Now Is Love”, “I Say a Little Prayer.”

Your brain now is accessing memory files from the ’60s and ’70s.

“(There’s) Always Something There to Remind Me”, “One Less Bell to Answer” and “Anyone Who Had a Heart”

Admit it. You’re singing to yourself now wondering why they don’t write songs like that anymore. If you remember the lyrics from these major American hits, tune in tonight to “If What The World Needs Now: Words by Hal David” airing on Channel 13 in the NYC metropolitan area (Saturday, April 6 at 10 p.m.)

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Andrea McArdle revisits ‘Annie’ as Miss Hannigan

Andrea McArdle as Miss Hannigan in the Axelrod Performing Arts Center prouction of “Annie.” (PHOTO: Rick Kowalski)

Once the “Law and Order” police procedural franchises began filming in New York City nearly three decades ago, so many Broadway actors booked TV guest appearances and listed them in their Playbill biographies that it became a running joke.

Not so for Andrea McArdle.

“I’m the only actor who has never been on “Law and Order” she said. “I was offered roles like the governor’s wife when what I really wanted to play was the heroine addict.” Continue reading Andrea McArdle revisits ‘Annie’ as Miss Hannigan