Thursday, May 28, 2020

Best Showtunes Evah by Rob Weinert-Kendt

Cross-posted from Train My Ear.Some years ago Adam Feldman at Time Out New York asked me to contribute some entries for a grand list of "Best Broadway Songs of All Time." I had nothing to d…

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Thursday, May 7, 2020

Fifteen Years: Step by Step by Angela Tricarico

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Monday, April 27, 2020

Podcast: LITTLE KNOWN FACTS with Ilana Levine and Special Guest, FLYING OVER SUNSET's Erika Henningsen

From growing up in a small northern California town to falling in love with her Mean Girls co- star, Ilana and Erika catch up on this episode of Little Known Facts in the time of #StayHome.…

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Wednesday, April 8, 2020

Listening Party: Revisit the Broadway Cast Recording of Waitress by Marc J. Franklin

Jagged Little Pill's Celia Rose Gooding recommends a shift at the diner with Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson's hit musical.

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Saturday, March 28, 2020

West End’s Waitress diner closes its doors

There are some theatre productions, both big and small, that aren’t going to make it through the current shutdown and we’re sad to report that when London Theatreland gets back to some k…

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Friday, March 27, 2020

West End musical Waitress announces early closing due to COVID-19

It had all the right ingredients, but sadly the London production of Waitress has announced that the diner will probably not be reopening. The musical was originally meant to run at the Ad…

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Wednesday, March 11, 2020

Lucie Jones and David Hunter return to Waitress on 23 March 2020 by Douglas Mayo

By Douglas Mayo Lucie Jones and David Hunter will return to the Waitress diner at the Adelphi Theatre, London on 23rd March 2020, Save up to 57% on tickets. This post Lucie Jones and David H…

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Tuesday, March 10, 2020

Lucie Jones and David Hunter return to Waitress London

Grammy Award-winner Sara Bareilles, writer of Waitress music and lyrics, has been starring in the West End production alongside Gavin Creel for a limited run. The pair will be departing the…

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Thursday, February 20, 2020

10 of the Best Times SNL Found Their Inner Theatre Kid by Performerstuff

10 of the Best Times SNL Found Their Inner Theatre Kid Written by Alex Cumming February 20, 2020 SNL is no stranger to the way of theatre kids, a lot of their cast and writers come fro…

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Tuesday, February 18, 2020

Odds & Ends: Extensions for Gavin Creel and Sara Bareilles in Waitress and Happy Birthday Doug Off-Broadway by Diep Tran

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed recently. Gavin Creel and Sara Bareilles Are Not Closing Up Shop Yet Tony-winning actor Gavin Creel and Tony-nominated composer Sara …

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Friday, February 7, 2020

Gavin Creel on Heading Back to the Diner with Sara Bareilles in London's Waitress by Matt Wolf

Gavin Creel has both Tony and Olivier Awards to show for his effervescent talent, so it makes sense that the New York-based Ohioan should continue crossing the Atlantic to work in the West E…

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Thursday, January 30, 2020

Exclusive: Joshua Colley Sings 'She Used to Be Mine' At Feinstein's/54 Below

It's time to head to the diner for a look at Joshua Colley performing Waitress's show-stopping song 'She Used to Be Mine' at Feinstein's/54 Below as part of 'Tuesdays at 54... with Robbie Ro…

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Monday, January 27, 2020

Tom’s Diner — how Suzanne Vega’s observational song took on a life of its own

An unauthorised remix gave rise to umpteen versions and interpretations

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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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