Friday, July 22, 2016

Jonathan Groff Forgot About the Boy, Laura Benanti Doesn’t Need a Speechwriter & More Lessons of the Week by Ryan McPhee

Happy Friday, and happy Kristin Chenoweth’s birthday weekend! Whether you’re celebrating by giving your green friend a makeover, shouting that you’re a vice principal or si…

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Wednesday, June 8, 2016

The Highs and Lows of Three Tony-Nominated Musicals Not Named "Hamilton" by Broadway & Me

From the moment that Hamilton's revolutionary troupe stepped onto the stage at the Richard Rodgers Theatre last summer, it was clear that Lin-Manuel Miranda's hip-hop infused celebration of …

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Friday, June 3, 2016

Watch Waitress Star Jessie Mueller Play “Diner Lingo” on Today by Robert Viagas

The Tony nominee is promoting the newly released cast album.

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Waitress Tony Nominee Jessie Mueller Talks Being Attention's Sweet Center by Lindsey Sullivan

Waitress headliner Jessie Mueller is as sweet as pie—modest too! The Beautiful Tony winner did not expect her 2016 Tony nomination on the morning of May 3. "I actually slept in th…

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Tuesday, May 31, 2016

Jude Law Plays a Homicidal Adulterer in Ivo van Hove's “Obsession” by Patrick Pacheco

James Cain’s “The Postman Always Rings Twice” has never been bettered as a noir tale of murder and lust. So much so that there have been seven film adaptations of the 1930s novel, as w…

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The whole restaurant's a stage in the world of immersive dining by Alexi Duggins

Fancy hunting for your dinner in a forest, or eating at Twin Peaks’ Double R Diner? Immersive dining’s mix of theatre and innovative cooking could be for youIn east London, a sniffy butl…

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Wednesday, May 25, 2016

The Starting Role of Many Actors: Being a Waiter by Rino16

The ticket to the musical, “Waitress,” starts with the lives of waiters and waitresses at a small town diner, but they find themselves in an unlikely romance. Sound like a cute m…

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Saturday, April 30, 2016

Waitress - Pie-O-Mania with Jessie Mueller by Oscar E. Moore

Pregnant woman in an abusive relationship thinks up and bakes up pies with unusual names in a small town diner hoping to find happiness while singing and cavorting with new doctor

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Thursday, April 28, 2016

Waitress the Musical – Sugar, Sugar by Sandi Durell

      By Sandi Durell     Jessie Mueller can turn mud into sweet sugary pies and she’s doing it now at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre as Jenna, the abused pregnant wi…

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Monday, April 25, 2016

James Franco & Christian Slater Spice Up Raunchy Gay Porn Drama by Jesse Steinbach

Michael MustoMoviesTheater & DanceMichael MustoTired of the noble LGBT suffering served up in well dressed Oscar-nominated films like The Imitation Game, The Danish Girl, and Carol? Want…

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Waitress review – pie-focused musical seems half-baked by Alexis Soloski

Brooks Atkinson Theatre, New YorkBased on the 2007 film, this show about a small-town diner waitress trapped in a loveless marriage is witty and bittersweet, yet its sexual politics leave a …

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Sunday, April 24, 2016

Review: Jessie Mueller Serves a Slice of Life (With Pie) in Sara Bareilles’s ‘Waitress’ by Charles Isherwood

This musical, set in a diner and scored by Sara Bareilles, centers on a woman stuck in an unhappy marriage.

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'Waitress': Theater Review by David Rooney

Tony winner Jessie Mueller plays an unhappily married diner server pouring love into her pies in this musical based on the 2007 indie hit, featuring a score by Sara Bareilles. read more

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Celebrating the Journey of WAITRESS to Broadway

WAITRESS opens tonight on Broadway, and we'll of course be bringing you full coverage of the night from start to finish, with our Review Roundup (live as always!), photos, videos and mor…

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Friday, April 15, 2016

Waitress' Kimiko Glenn Talks Breaking Bad Binge-Watching, Fave Foods & Why a Regina Spektor Musical Needs to Happen by

Age: 26 Hometown: Phoenix, AZ Current Role: Wallflower waitress Dawn, who finds friendship (and maybe even love) working at Joe's Pie Diner in the Sara Bareilles musical…

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Monday, April 11, 2016

It's Her Turn! Barbra Streisand's GYPSY Movie Finally Moving Forward with New Helmer by Jessica Khan

Barbra Streisand will finally be singing 'Rose's Turn' now that her long-in-the-wings GYPSY film has found a director in RAIN MAN Oscar-winner Barry Levinson who also wrote the book for Sher…

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Complete Casting Announced for Stew & Heidi Rodewald's The Total Bent at The Public by Lindsey Sullivan

Passing Strange masterminds Stew and Heidi Rodewald will perform live with the on-stage band for the world premiere of their new work The Total Bent, playing the guitar and bass, respectivel…

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Thursday, April 7, 2016

Highlights from Pump Boys and Dinettes Starring Alysha Umphress

On the Town star Alysha Umphress plays coffee-pouring waitress Rhetta in Paper Mill Playhouse\u2019s production of Pump Boys and Dinettes, running now through May 1. The Tony-nominated musi…

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Wednesday, April 6, 2016

The Diner is Open! First Look at Pump Boys and Dinettes by Monica Simoes

Take a first glimpse at Pump Boys and Dinettes at the Paper Mill Playhouse starring Alysha Umphress.

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Tuesday, April 5, 2016

In Rehearsal: A Musical Preview of Pump Boys and Dinettes Starring Alysha Umphress

Alysha Umphress, who tore up the 2014 revival of On the Town as Hildy, the single-minded taxi driver, co-stars as the coffee-pouring waitress Rhetta in Paper Mill Playhouse\u2019s upcoming p…

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Thursday, March 31, 2016

Sara Bareilles Sings Cut Song From Waitress During Technical Issue Break at March 30 Preview

Sara Bareilles took the stage at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre to keep the audience entertained during a break caused by a technical snafu at the March 30 preview of Waitress. Here, tshe sings…

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Wednesday, March 30, 2016

Twitter Watch: Sara Bareilles Performs Part of Your World, Cut Song, and More at WAITRESS by Alan Henry

Audiences at tonight's preview of WAITRESS got to see a very special performance when part of the set for the diner stopped working. While the show was paused so that the crew could make the…

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Sunday, March 27, 2016

Tony Winning Director Pam MacKinnon Enjoys Life Outside of the Limelight by Louisa Brady

Tony Award-winning director Pam MacKinnon sat down with The Buffalo News for an interview earlier this year at the Metro Diner on the Upper West Side. The article describes the diner as some…

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Friday, March 18, 2016

Review: ‘Two Trains Running’ at Arden Theatre Company in Philadelphia by Tim Dunleavy

It’s 1969, and we’re in a diner in Pittsburgh. The sweet sounds of soul are on the jukebox, and the harsh sounds of revolution are in the air. It’s a time of change in the city’s Hil…

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Friday, February 26, 2016

Stage Checklist: 'Bus Stop' In New Haven; 'Carousel' In New London by Christopher Arnott

New Haven Theater Company has had some success with ensemble-based shows about American small-town communities, including "Our Town" and "Almost, Maine." William Inge's "Bus Stop," about a b…

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Monday, February 22, 2016

Rory O'Malley, Bryan Fenkart & More Enlisted for Nerds, A Musical Dot-Comedy on Broadway by

The geeks are now in place! Tony nominee Rory O'Malley and Bryan Fenkart have boarded the cast of Nerds, A Musical Dot-Comedy as Bill Gates and Steve Jobs, respectively. A…

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Tuesday, February 16, 2016

Interview: Matt Doyle on His Debut Album ‘Uncontrolled’, and Making the Music He Loves by Jose Solis

Matt Doyle will release his first album Uncontrolled on February 26, featuring music and lyrics by Doyle, and composer Will Van Dyke, the album is a compilation of new material, and covers o…

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Tuesday, February 2, 2016

Motel for the Camera! Fiddler on the Roof's Adam Kantor Is's Newest Vlogger by Ryan McPhee

Wonder of wonders, miracle of miracles—we have a new video blogger! Fiddler on the Roof’s Adam Kantor is the latest to grab a camera as a vlogger. Rev up your sewing…

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Monday, January 25, 2016

Newcomer Ethan Slater Will Lead Broadway-Aimed The SpongeBob Musical by Imogen Lloyd Webber

Ethan Slater is heading to a pineapple under the sea Chicago! The newcomer will take on the role of SpongeBob Squarepants in the previously reported Broadway-aimed The SpongeBob Musical; Lil…

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Sunday, January 3, 2016

Sheryl Crow's DINER Concludes DTC Run Today; Looking Forward to Broadway? by BroadwayWorld

Delaware Theatre Company's musical adaptation of the classic film DINER, written by Academy Award-winner Barry Levinson with music and lyrics by nine-time Grammy Award-winner Sheryl Crow, cl…

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Sheryl Crow Musical Diner Finishes Second Regional Try-Out, Is New York Next? by Adam Hetrick

The stage musical adaptation of the 1989 film Diner, which has a score by Grammy winner Sheryl Crow, ends its extended run Jan. 3 at the Delaware Theatre Company in Wilmington, DE.

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