Moe and Joe
(as Andrea McCardle)
Broadway debut as Annie earned her a Tony Award nomination.
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[on surviving child stardom without any scandals] All I can say is, thank God we didn't have social media back then because I did all of my dirty growing up in private, and it was just as dirty as everybody else's.
Publicly criticized the firing of Joanna Pacitti
from the titular role in the 1998 Broadway revival of "Annie." Somewhat ironically, McArdle got the role in a similar manner during the original production of the musical, when she replaced actress Kristen Vigard
, who was fired from the production just prior to the New York opening.