About Us

Creators of innovative self-promotional marketing tools and career advancement techniques for professionals working in the performing arts.

"Up-To-Date Theatricals is one of the top companies for the performing artist in the New York market. Over the past 29 years we have seen what an invaluable source their products and services have been to the many customers that come through our doors daily. Up-To-Date's dedication to providing current, quality, and comprehensive information helps to make a career in show business more attainable."
- Allen Hubby, VP/Owner, the Drama Book Shop
Owned and operated by the mother-daughter team of Annie Chadwick and Abigail Hardin, Up-To-Date Theatricals LLC is one of the most comprehensive theatrical services in the country for professionals working in the performing arts. Founded in 1988 by NYC actress Annie Chadwick, UTD provides innovative, self-promotional marketing tools; industry sourcebook publications; & industry mailing labels. In addition to these career advancing services, UTD offers individualized one-on-one career building consultations as well as ongoing classes, workshops and masterclasses. UTD is thrilled to have recently launched The Up-To-Date Actor, a revolutionary digital marketing system that puts all aspects of the "business of acting" under one umbrella. This one-of-a-kind digital concept empowers you to be the CEO of your performance career. For more info visit: uptodateactor.com.

ANNIE CHADWICK is the founder and owner of Up-To-Date Theatricals LLC. Her multi-faceted performance career ranges from the stages of opera & musical theatre to the world of film and TV. Recent work includes: Feinstein/54 Below Cabaret, "Broadway Bluegrass;" Demo  recordings,The Long Hot Summer; NPR - Trials of the Earth with NYCity Slickers; Feature film, "Hank Boyd is Dead," director Sean Melia. Film/TV credits: Confessions of a Shopaholic, as John Lithgow’s wife; Law & Order: SVU; Animal Planet; Hallmark Channel’s New Morning; Awakenings; Saturday Night Live w/ David Spade; History Channel movie Messages. Favorite Theatre credits: Jacques Brel: Life Dance; Something’s Afoot; Cat on a Hot Tin Roof; Cabaret; Hello Dolly!; Baby; Steel Magnolias; Jerry’s Girls, Same Time Next Year and Faust with Jerome Hines. Lead Singer, NYCity Slickers credits: sold out Norway Tour; soloist, “Bluegrass Mass; NBC TV - All Night with Joey Reynolds; NYC’s Central Park concert, opening for Grammy winner Marty Stuart. Albums: Layin’ It Down and Cotton Comet Sky. Annie has a Masters Degree from Indiana University, School of Music. NYCitySlickers.com Proud member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA, ASCAP, AGMA. Email Annie: annie@uptodatetheatricals.com.

ABIGAIL HARDIN is an owner of Up-To-Date Theatricals LLC and founder / designer of The Up-To-Date Actor. Having been a professional child actress, with a career spanning from stage to screen, credits include: Theatre: Abby’s Song w/Paul Sorvino; That’s Showbiz!; Opa! (TBG); Little Kit (Vineyard); Anne Frank & Me (AJT). TV/Film: Dellaventura w/Danny Aiello; As the World Turns; Guiding Light; Nickelodeon and Searching for Bobby Fischer. Lead Singer/Songwriter, the NYCity Slickers. Albums: Layin’ It Down and Cotton Comet Sky. After her studies at Emerson College, Abigail went back to Hunter College for Web Programming & Design and it was there that the idea came to her to create a digital product for Actors, unlike anything the industry has seen. Abigail Hardin Designs offers actors design services from resumes and postcards to websites & custom email campaigns. Abigail strives to help actors take command of their business. Proud member of AEA, SAG-AFTRA & ASCAP