Thursday, January 23, 2020

Quiz: Which WAITRESS Character Are You?

Isn't it amazing what baking can do?!  We're celebrating National Pie Day by heading to Joe's Pie Diner and giving you the chance to see which of Waitress's iconic characters you are with …

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BWW TV: Watch Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel Chat About Their Upcoming WAITRESS West End Shows!

From 27 January, the WAITRESS diner has some not-so newbies joining the team! Sara Bareilles, who wrote the music and lyrics for the show is making her West End debut as Jenna, while Oliv…

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Wednesday, January 22, 2020

BWW TV: Watch Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel Perform Ahead of The West End WAITRESS!

There's two new very exciting faces joining the diner from 27 January! Sara Bareilles, who wrote the music and lyrics for WAITRESS, will be making her West End debut by stepping into Jenn…

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‘Oakley was absolutely stunning’: WAITRESS – West End by The Family Stage

We were incredibly excited to learn that we would instead be seeing Desi Oakley, who had formerly played Jenna in the US tour, and had been flown over especially to cover the sickness spread…

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Thursday, January 16, 2020

Erika Henningsen, Jeremy Kushnier & More Complete the Cast of New Broadway Musical Flying Over Sunset by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage favorites Erika Henningsen and Jeremy Kushnier are among the full cast of the upcoming world premiere musical Flying Over Sunset. The previously announced Broadway production will…

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Monday, January 13, 2020

Waitress cancelled performances due to cast illness. Joe’s Diner re-opens today! by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo On Saturday 11th January, it was not only Magic that Went Wrong in London, as Joe's Diner was closed too, as Waitress cancelled performances due to cast illness. This post Wa…

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Monday, January 6, 2020

PHOTO: WAITRESS's Former Jennas Reunite On Closing Night

Sugar, butter, Jennas! Broadway said happy trails to the smash-hit musical Waitress on Sunday January 5th, and many of the show's former Jennas were on hand to celebrate the show's nearly…

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Sunday, January 5, 2020

VIDEO: WAITRESS Takes Its Final Broadway Bow

Sugar, butter, farewell! Broadway said happy trails to the smash-hit musical Waitress on Sunday January 5th. BroadwayWorld was on hand to capture the emotional goodbye speeches from the show…

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Friday, January 3, 2020

VIDEO: WAITRESS's Lulus Reunite At The Diner!

We're heading to the diner for a look at the little Lulus of Broadway's hit musical Waitress reuniting ahead of the show's final performance at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on January 5th. Ch…

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Everything Changes: Examining the Legacy of Broadway’s Waitress With 7 Jennas by Nathan Skethway

Before the musical closes January 5, former and current Jennas—Tony winner Jessie Mueller, Betsy Wolfe, Nicolette Robinson, Shoshana Bean, Stephanie Torns, Jordin Sparks, and Katherine McP…

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Thursday, January 2, 2020

#TBT: Look Back At WAITRESS's Opening Night On Broadway!

Sugar, butter, Waitress! As Broadway's smash hit musical Waitress gets ready to close up shop at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Sunday January 5th, we're heading to the diner for a look back…

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Thursday, December 19, 2019

BWW Interview: Sara Bareilles Chats WAITRESS at London's Adelphi Theatre

Sara Bareilles spoke to BroadwayWorld UK about returning to the Waitress diner on the other side of the Atlantic!

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Wednesday, December 18, 2019

BWW TV: Katharine McPhee Is Opening Up About Closing Up Shop in Broadway's WAITRESS

She has already taken on Broadway and the West End. Now Katharine McPhee is back to close up the diner for good! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the stage and screen star will close ou…

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Evelyn Hoskins will join the West End cast of Waitress & Marisha Wallace returns in January 2020

Evelyn Hoskins will be welcomed to the Waitress the musical diner, playing the role of Dawn, as we head into the New Year, while it’s also announced that original London cast member Marish…

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Tuesday, December 3, 2019

A Comedic Character Experience: The Hope and Heartache Diner by Lindsay Price

The Hope and Heartache Diner by Lindsay Price is a wonderful character piece with parts for everyone – available in full-length and one-act versions. Diners are a special place. You can ge…

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Tuesday, November 26, 2019

Photo Coverage: Katharine McPhee Opens Up the Diner One Last Time in WAITRESS on Broadway

Katharine McPhee returned to Waitress, beginning last night, November 25. She will play the role of Jenna until the show closes in January.

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Monday, November 25, 2019

Waitress Welcomes Back Katharine McPhee for a Final Shift as Jenna by Andy Lefkowitz

Smash star Katharine McPhee heads back to the diner on November 25 for one last stint as Jenna in the Broadway musical Waitress. McPhee will remain with the show until its final performance…

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Thursday, November 21, 2019

The diner is closing: Waitress gives its final performance at the Adelphi Theatre on 4 July

How many pies can you fit in before next summer? Following a final extension, WAITRESS has posted closing notices at the West End's Adelphi Theatre for 4 July 2020. Sweeter news? An extensiv…

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Wednesday, November 20, 2019

Back to the Diner! See Katharine McPhee Prep for Waitress Return by Lindsey Sullivan

Let her be your star—again! As previously reported, Katharine McPhee is getting ready to head back to the Brooks Atkinson Theatre to reprise her performance as Jenna in the Sara Bareilles …

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Tuesday, November 19, 2019

Odds & Ends: Anna Wintour to Co-Host Benefit Performance of Tina & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Anna Wintour to Co-Host Benefit Performance of Tina Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of Vogue, has signed on to emcee a cocktail…

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Friday, November 1, 2019

Today on Broadway: Friday, November 1, 2019 by Matt Tamanini

Kat McPhee is Closing the Diner, Off-Broadway will be “Emojiland,” Cheno Provides 20-Minute Preview of Broadway Return “Today on Broadway” is a daily, Monday through Friday, podcast …

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Thursday, October 31, 2019

#TBT: Katherine McPhee Makes Her Broadway Debut in WAITRESS

Katherine McPhee is heading back to the diner! As BroadwayWorld previously reported, the star is making her return to the role of Jenna in Waitress for the show's final weeks. To get ready f…

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Katharine McPhee Will Close Out Broadway's Waitress as the Musical's Final Jenna by Andy Lefkowitz

Katharine McPhee is heading back to the diner for a final helping of pie. The Smash star who made her Broadway debut in 2018 as Jenna in Waitress will reprise her turn at the Brooks Atkin…

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Friday, October 25, 2019

See What's Inside the Waitress Tour Rehearsal Room with Bailey McCall & More! by

The diner is "opening up" with a full cast for the upcoming North American touring production of Waitress. The company will be led by Bailey McCall. Get a sneak peek at the talented cast in …

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Gossip Alert! We Caught the King Kong Puppet and the Audrey II Puppet Getting Steamy at a Diner by Broadway Beat

by Edward Precht. @pertoltprecht. NEW YORK, NY - Rumors and romance swung through the Great White Way last night after paparazzi snapped a pic of the King Kong Puppet - last seen as the titu…

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Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Drew Gehling Returns to Waitress and to Close the Diner by Mark A. Robinson For Broadway Direct

As Waitress begins to wind-down its hit run at Broadway’s Brooks Atkinson Theatre, exciting news has been revealed that one of the musical’s original cast members will return to the see …

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Hannah Tointon cast in the West End’s Waitress

Cast changes seem to occur as often as Jenna invents a new pie with Waitress in the West End. So, once again, we have more cast change news for you! Aprons will be passed over, mixed bouque…

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Thursday, October 10, 2019

New Shift! Bailey McCall & More Will Lead the Waitress Tour by Ryan Gilbert

The diner is "opening up" with a full cast for the upcoming North American touring production of the hit Broadway musical Waitress. The company will be led by Bailey McCall as Jenna, Kennedy…

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Bailey McCall to Lead WAITRESS on Tour; Full New Cast

The diner is a?oeOpening Upa?? with a full cast for the upcoming National Touring Production of WAITRESS, the Hilarious Hit Broadway Musical from Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles (composer of a…

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Al Roker Books Second Shift in Waitress on Broadway; Jordin Sparks Extends Run by Andy Lefkowitz

Al Roker is headed back to the diner. Following a cheered Broadway debut last fall in the hit musical Waitress, the beloved weather forecaster and journalist will reprise his turn as Old Joe…

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Tuesday, October 8, 2019

Pop-Up Pop Culture Experiences Are Everywhere. Bored Yet? by Artsjournal

The gold standard and the pop-up worth getting on line early to score tickets for is probably “Saved by the Max.” After its launch last year, Eater Los Angeles described it as a “ne…

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