Monday, February 27, 2017

Soho Theatre's Upcoming Season Offers Hope for Young Hearts and Old Souls by BroadwayWorld

As the world tries to adjust to its new order and the new reality of post-fake-truth-news politics, Soho Theatre's spring and summer programme offers some hope for young hearts and old souls…

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Thursday, February 9, 2017

'Sugar, Butter, Flour' Recipe Book from WAITRESS Now Available for Pre-Order by BroadwayWorld

Fans of Waitress the musical will soon be able to bake the delicious pies that the show's leading character Jenna Hunterson makes for Joe's Diner with the publication of Sugar, Butter, Flour…

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Stage review: 'Pump Boys and Dinettes' offers a seat the Double Cupp Diner by Sharon Eberson / Pittsburgh Post-Gazette

“Pump Boys and Dinettes,” the down-home musical about good ol’ folks who work hard and play harder, has pulled into the Cabaret at Theatre Square to serve up a light-hearted slice of r…

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Friday, January 27, 2017

Real places that inspired scenes in Oscar-nominated films

A diner in Miami, a house in Pittsburgh and a pier in Los Angeles: All of them are real places where Oscar-nominated movies were filmed. Part of “Moonlight” was shot … Click to Con…

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Wednesday, January 25, 2017

Diary: Will West End hopefuls sing for your supper? by Tabard

Tabard has always maintained that the UK needs its own version of Ellen’s Stardust Diner in New York, where you can go

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Tuesday, January 24, 2017

Stardust Diner Fires 15 More Employees; Owners Hit With Wage Theft Suit by Michael Gioia

The number of employees who have been let go by the popular restaurant since August 2016 is now 31.

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Ellen's Stardust Diner Union Calls for Boycott, Following More Terminations by BroadwayWorld

Following a series of controversial terminations at Ellen's Stardust Diner this past fall, the theatre district hotspot is under fire again after 15 long-term employees were recently termina…

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Thursday, December 29, 2016

Another Cheap-Eats Times Square Landmark Will Close by Robert Viagas

The Evergreen Diner will plate its last pastrami on New Year's Eve.

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Monday, December 19, 2016

thEATer: A Bronx Tale’s Lucia Giannetta on Her Favorite Theater District Eats by Ariana Starr

The dining scene of New York’s Theater District is quickly becoming one of the best of the city, and few people know it better than the actors who call the neighborhood their second home. …

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Theater News: Broadway's Waitress to Welcome Joe Cassidy to the Diner

Cassidy's stage credits include If/Then and Next to Normal, among other shows.

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Joe Cassidy Tapped for Sara Bareilles' Waitress on Broadway by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Joe Cassidy will be cooking up a storm in Broadway's Waitress. The Main Stem alum is set to take on the role of Cal, the curmudgeonly diner chef, from this January through February 12, r…

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WAITRESS Welcomes Joe Cassidy in the Role of Cal this January by BroadwayWorld

The producers of the Broadway hit Waitress have announced that Joe Cassidy will play Cal, the curmudgeonly diner chef, from this January through February 12.

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Thursday, November 17, 2016

thEATer: The Screwtape Letters’ Karen Eleanor Wright on Her Favorite Theater District Eats by Ariana Starr

The dining scene of New York’s Theater District is quickly becoming one of the best of the city, and few people know it better than the actors who call the neighborhood their second home. …

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Wednesday, November 16, 2016

Odds & Ends: Hairspray Live! Gets Even Starrier, Christian Borle & Sutton Foster Talk Gilmore Girls & More by Lindsey Sullivan

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Hairspray Live! Is in for a Tracy Triple Threat NBC’s eagerly anticipated Hairspray Live! broadcast will include came…

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Thursday, November 10, 2016

Waitress' Caitlin Houlahan Talks Taking Flight in Peter Pan Live! & What's in Her Dream Pie by

Age: 25 Hometown: Aurora, OH Current Role: Caitlin Houlahan plays Dawn, the shy waitress who finds friendship (and maybe even love) working at Joe's Pie Diner in Sara Bareilles…

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Saturday, October 29, 2016

The Art of Making Art in "Sunday in the Park with George" and "Tick,Tick...Boom!" by Broadway & Me

In 1984, Stephen Sondheim had already created the game-changing shows Company and Follies but, feeling disillusioned by the failure of Merrily We Roll Along, he was thinking about leaving th…

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Wednesday, October 26, 2016

Hartford Poet Finds His Muse At Connecticut's Diners by Susan Dunne

On any given morning, Brett Maddux is eating breakfast at a diner somewhere in Connecticut. Maddux doesn't go out for breakfast just to eat, but also to soak in the atmosphere at each place,…

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Monday, October 24, 2016

SEE BAT FLY by Annah Feinberg

A play about the awesome aerodynamics of bats, the magic of an all-night diner on Route 66, and a dysfunctional tequila Christmas that sets Melanie free.

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Saturday, October 22, 2016

Suzanne Vega doesn’t miss old New York by Hardeep Phull

For more than 30 years, the sights and sounds of New York City have always dripped into Suzanne Vega’s music — most notably with her famous (and frequently covered) song “Tom’s Diner…

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Saturday, October 15, 2016

Convergence Theatre’s roving production, The Unending, is a bold challenge by Karen Fricker - Theatre Critic

Three-act performance moves from a diner to an alleyway and a backyard, rewarding the audience of 25 with dramatic settings and thought-provoking dialogue.

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Tuesday, October 11, 2016

An Interview with Jessie Mueller by Victoria Myers

Jessie Mueller has become one of the most popular leading ladies on Broadway. We take her to a diner to discuss Waitress, her development as an artist, her relationship with ambition, and mo…

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Saturday, September 24, 2016

Just In: Stardust Diner Family United Says '15 Employees Fired in Retaliation of Union Activity' by BroadwayWorld

Just in via Stardust Family United, the newly established union for Ellen's Stardust Diner employees. 'Last week, servers at the famed Ellen's Stardust Diner put down their microphones and h…

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Monday, September 19, 2016

There Are Now Officially Too Many Drag Queens Running Around by Jesse Steinbach

Michael MustoqueenDrew DroegeNightlifenew york cityTheater & DanceMichael MustoBe careful what you wish for. Years ago, in the heyday of NYC clubbing, I became so enamored with drag perf…

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Saturday, September 17, 2016

Wallace Shawn: ‘I live off doing animal voices in cartoons’ by Liese Spencer

You may know him as the teacher in Clueless, the dinosaur in Toy Story, and the baddie in The Princess Bride. But Wallace Shawn wants to open your eyes to sweatshops, starvation and torture.…

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Wednesday, September 14, 2016

Singing Staff of Ellen’s Stardust Diner Go Silent Amid Firings by Adam Hetrick

The singing staff the Times Square institution went silent September 14 in protest of mass firings and alleged anti-union behavior on behalf of the restaurant’s management team.

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Steve Buscemi and Elliott Sharp Talk William S. Burroughs, the 80s New York Scene, and the Creative Influence of Exhaustion by Juliet Helmke

Actor Steve Buscemi and contemporary classical composer and musician Elliott Sharp have been fans of William S. Burroughs since Burroughs was walking New York City’s streets, and the aspir…

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Saturday, September 3, 2016

I Interview Playwrights Part 873: Nelle Tankus by Adam Szymkowicz

Nelle TankusHometown:  Seattle. Current Town:  Seattle.Q:  Tell me about The Untitled Play About Art School: A:  First of all, thanks to Copious Love Productions for prod…

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Monday, August 29, 2016

Owner of Ellen's Stardust Diner Responds to Unfair Treatment Allegations by BroadwayWorld

Ken Sturm, owner of Ellen's Stardust Diner, has released a statement in response to this week's allegations of unfair treatment of workers.

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Singing Waiters Organize Against Alleged Unfair Treatment at Ellen's Stardust Diner by BroadwayWorld

BroadwayWorld received a statement today from employees of Ellen's Stardust Diner, 'home of the world famous singing waitstaff,' who have joined forces with the Industrial Workers of the Wor…

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Singing Waiters Unionize at Ellen’s Stardust Diner by Robert Viagas

Life apparently hasn’t been a song at the Broadway landmark.

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