Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Waitress star Desi Oakley talks about playing Jenna and her favorite pie by Roy Maurer

Broadway actress and singer-songwriter Desi Oakley is over 200 performances in on the national tour of the fan-favorite musical Waitress, now at The National Theatre. She plays the lead rol…

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Monday, May 14, 2018

Review: A Delicious Dish by Michael Block

By Michael BlockSomething fresh is on the menu at the Laurie Beechman. The Hell’s Kitchenettes are fresh off the griddle as they bring a new drag musical to the stage in pleasantly surpris…

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Nancy Walker: The Quicker Picker Upper by Trav S.D.

Diminutive comedienne Nancy Walker (1922-1992) was a big star when I was a kid in the ’70s. She played Rhodas’s wisecracking Jewish mother Ida on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rh…

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Wednesday, April 18, 2018

A Great Play About (Of All Issues) Urban Renewal - August Wilson's 'Two Trains Running' by Artsjournal1

"The narrow lens is one of the play's surprises: It examines the titanic forces of urban renewal via a single establishment, never leaving the checkerboard-tiled stage of [Memphis Lee's] din…

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Tuesday, April 10, 2018

VIDEO: Watch Sara Bareilles Pass The WAITRESS Pie To Katherine McPhee Before Her Broadway Debut! by Stage Tube

Katharine McPhee is making her Broadway debut in Waitress. She'll join the company at the diner beginning TONIGHT, April 10th But before Katharine can truly make her Waitress debut, Sara Bar…

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VIDEO: Watch Sara Bareilles Pass The WAITRESS Pie To Katharine McPhee Before Her Broadway Debut! by Stage Tube

Katharine McPhee is making her Broadway debut in Waitress. She'll join the company at the diner beginning TONIGHT, April 10th But before Katharine can truly make her Waitress debut, Sara Bar…

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Monday, April 9, 2018

Today on Broadway: Monday, April 9, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Critics Weigh in on the Broadway Opening of “Mean Girls,” “Hamilton” Wins Big at the Oliviers, and “Empire Records” & “Diner” Aimi…

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Saturday, April 7, 2018

BroadwayRadio Special: Interview with Ethan Slater by James Marino

James Marino and Matt Tamanini talk with Ethan Slater about his Broadway debut in SpongeBob SquarePants and how he got there. Guest: Ethan Slater from SpongeBob SquarePants ETHAN SLATER (Spo…

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Friday, April 6, 2018

Could Sheryl Crow's DINER Musical Still Land on Broadway? by BroadwayWorld

In 2016, Delaware Theatre Company brought the musical adaptation of the classic film DINER, written by Academy Award-winner Barry Levinson with music and lyrics by nine-time Grammy Award-win…

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Thursday, March 29, 2018

How Sweet It Is! New Waitress Star Katharine McPhee Meets the Press by Matt Rodin

Katharine McPhee stepped out of the diner to  chat about her Broadway debut in Waitress as the pie-slinging, tearful singing Jenna. She was joined by co-star and original cast member Dr…

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Wednesday, March 28, 2018

Mean Girls Star Erika Henningsen Is Broadway.com's Next Vlogger by Andy Lefkowitz

Talented Broadway newcomer Erika Henningsen, who stars as Cady Heron in the new musical Mean Girls, will lead Broadway.com's new vlog, Too Grool for School, beginning on April 5. The vlo…

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Friday, March 16, 2018

THE FRIDAY 5: LOVE, SIMON for Musical Theater Fans by JK

I had the distinct pleasure of seeing the new film, Love, Simon at a preview screening last night.  I wish a film like this was around when I was a teenager struggling with my iden…

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Thursday, March 15, 2018

VIDEO: Katharine McPhee Sings 'What Baking Can Do' from WAITRESS! by Stage Tube

As BroadwayWorld reported last month, Katharine McPhee is making her Broadway debut in Waitress. She'll join the company at the diner beginning April 10th. Below, watch as McPhee performs 'W…

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Monday, March 12, 2018

The Broadway.com Show: Dig in to These Five Waitress Secrets with Christopher Fitzgerald by Broadway.com

Head backstage at Waitress with the hilarious Christopher Fitzgerald! You’ve never seen the diner like this.

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Thursday, March 8, 2018

First Listen: Incoming WAITRESS Star Katharine McPhee Sings 'She Used to Be Mine' by Stage Tube

As BroadwayWorld reported last month,Katharine McPheeis making her Broadway debut inWaitress. She'll join the company at the diner beginning April 10th. Below, check out a first listen of Je…

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Lynn Nottage's Sweat Companion Play Floyd's to Make 2019 World Premiere at Guthrie Theater by Andy Lefkowitz

Minneapolis' Guthrie Theater has announced the world premiere of Floyd's, a companion play to Lynn Nottage's recent Tony-nominated and Pulitzer-winning play Sweat. Nottage will a…

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Tuesday, February 27, 2018

Waitress' Sara Bareilles on Katharine McPhee Joining the Show: 'What a Dreamboat!' by Beth Stevens

Sara Bareilles is pulling double-duty lately: She’s starring as Jenna in Broadway’s Waitress, the hit musical she scored, and she’s rehearsing for Jesus Christ Superst…

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New Patron at the Diner: Ben Thompson Joins Waitress by Mark A. Robinson

The latest customer at the diner in the Broadway musical Waitress will be Ben Thompson as the character “Earl.” Thompson joins the production on February 27, 2018, playing opposite one o…

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Friday, February 23, 2018

Photo Flash: Katharine McPhee Gets Into Uniform for Her Broadway Debut in WAITRESS! by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld reported last week,Katharine McPhee is making her Broadway debut inWaitress. She'll join the company at the diner beginning April 10th. Check out a first look at the show's …

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Review: Some Old Black Man starring Wendell Pierce by Tim Treanor

Are you ready to be old? By that I mean are you ready to sell your home, where you’ve lived for fifty years and raised your family, and go…elsewhere? To lay aside your lifetime f…

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Thursday, February 15, 2018

Today on Broadway: Thursday, February 15, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Katharine McPhee to Open Up her Broadway Career in the Diner, Casting Announced for Encores’ “Grand Hotel,” and a Whoopi Theatre Throwback! “Today on Broadway…

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Wednesday, February 14, 2018

BWW Flashback: Charting the Rise of Broadway-Bound Katharine McPhee! by BroadwayWorld

As BroadwayWorld reported this morning, Katharine McPhee will soon make her Broadway debut in Waitress, joining the company at the diner beginning April 10th.

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Tuesday, February 6, 2018

Local Music: Pearl Street Warehouse February Preview Playlist by Darby Dejarnette

At Pearl Street Warehouse, rock, country, folk, soul, bluegrass, rhythm and blues acts from around the country take the stage nightly, offering every seat in the house a front-row music expe…

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Monday, January 29, 2018

Grosses Analysis: Waitress Leaps Ahead as Sara Bareilles and Jason Mraz Take Over the Diner by Ryan McPhee

Bareilles’ musical broke two separate house records in the week ending January 28.

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Sunday, January 28, 2018

Reba McEntire Visits the Diner at WAITRESS by Stephanie Wild

Reba McEntire came to visit the diner at Waitress last night, January 27 The country icon took a photo with the show's current stars, Sara Bareilles and Jason Mraz.

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Friday, January 26, 2018

Another Shift at the Diner: Bareilles Extends in Waitress by Mark A. Robinson

The excitement of who will be appearing in the Broadway musical Waitress is ongoing. With the return of singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles to the musical she helped create, and Jason Mraz appe…

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She's Staying at the Diner! Sara Bareilles Extends Two More Weeks in WAITRESS! by BroadwayWorld

Sara Bareilles is staying at the diner The producers of Broadway's smash Waitress announced today that Tony and Grammy Award nominee Sara Bareilles, the composer and lyricist of the hit musi…

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Tuesday, January 23, 2018

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, January 23, 2018 by James Marino

Listen: The Public Unveils a Unique Shakespeare in the Park Season, is Katherine McPhee Heading to the Diner, and Howard Sherman on the Eternal Power of “Our Town.” “Today …

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Wednesday, January 17, 2018

The Diner Will Continue Opening Up! WAITRESS is Now on Sale Through December 2018 by BroadwayWorld

Producers of the Broadway hit Waitress have ushered in 2018 with the announcement today that tickets are now on sale through December 23, 2018.

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Delicious Idea! See Sara Bareilles Join Jason Mraz in Broadway's Waitress by Lindsey Sullivan

No bad ideas here! Sara Bareilles stepped back into Waitress on January 16, and Broadway.com headed to the diner to capture her curtain call. Bareilles made her stage debut in the role of Je…

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Photo Coverage: Back to the Diner! Sara Bareilles returns to WAITRESS by Walter McBride

Tony and Grammy Award nominee Sara Bareilles, the composer and lyricist of the Broadway smash hit Waitress, returned to the Brooks Atkinson stage as Jenna Hunterson yesterday, January 16, 20…

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