Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Odds & Ends: Max von Essen Set for Actors Fund Holiday Benefit Sparkle & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you might have missed today. Max von Essen Set for Actors Fund Holiday Benefit Sparkle The Actors Fund has secured a talented group of stage stars to …

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Nicolette Robinson, Danny Burstein & More Take Part in 2018 Broadway Salutes by Caitlin Moynihan

The 10th annual Broadway Salutes ceremony was held at Sardi's Restaurant in New York City on November 13. The annual event, presented by the Coalition of Broadway Unions and Guilds and T…

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Exclusive Photos! Go Backstage at Broadway's Waitress Starring Nicolette Robinson, Drew Gehling, Alex Wyse, Al Roker & More

Photographer Jenny Anderson captures Broadway's Waitress company getting ready for their first shift on a two-show day.

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Tony Winner Heather Headley Releases Solo Album Broadway My Way November 14 by Logan Culwell-Block

The Aida, The Lion King, and The Color Purple star performs from Wicked, Waitress, and more on the new album.

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Sunday, November 11, 2018

Exclusive Photo and Video: 10 ExtraOrdinary Days of A.R.T. - A Look Back On WAITRESS by BroadwayWorld

To celebrate 10 years of musical theatre at the American Repertory Theater at Harvard University A.R.T. BroadwayWorld is counting down to their production of ExtraOrdinary, a show highlighti…

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Friday, November 9, 2018

Photo Flash: First Look at the International Premiere of WAITRESS by BroadwayWorld

The hit musical Waitress opened on November 9, 2018, at the Carlos P. Romulo Auditorium, RCBC Plaza, Makati City, Manila, Philippines. Based on the beloved film by Adrienne Shelly, Waitress …

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6 Times Broadway Replacements Led to Gender-Bending Roles by Logan Culwell-Block

Changing Joe to Josie in Broadway’s Waitress isn’t the first time a show changed the gender of a character with replacement casting.

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Wednesday, November 7, 2018

#HamiltonHumpDay - Sara Bareilles sings “Theodosia Reprise” as part of #HamilDrop

With her co-hosting stint at this year's Tony Awards and the announcement of WAITRESS heading to the West End next year, Sara Bareilles is taking over the theatre world! Now she's joining th…

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Tuesday, November 6, 2018

Today on Broadway: Tuesday, November 6, 2018 by Matt Tamanini

Listen: Reviews are in for “Bettlejuice” and they aren’t Pretty, “In the Heights” Film Casting Confusion, and June Squibb (?) is Joining “Waitress” …

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Monday, November 5, 2018

Maiesha McQueen Returns to the Cast of WAITRESS On Tour by BroadwayWorld

Maiesha McQueen RETURNS in the role of Becky in the national tour of Waitress - the Broadway musical from Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles inspired by Adrienne Shelly's 2007 motion picture.

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The Prom, Mean Girls, My Fair Lady, Summer & More to Perform at Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade by Andy Lefkowitz

Get ready to sing and dance in front of your TV! Macy's has just announced the lineup of Broadway shows slated to perform at the 92nd Annual Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade, beginning…

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June Squibb to Return to Broadway in Waitress by Mark A. Robinson

Academy Award-nominated actress June Squibb will return to Broadway after a 57-year absence to appear in the Broadway hit Waitress. In a gender swap of the role Joe (who owns the diner),  S…

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Oscar Nominee June Squibb Will Return to Broadway in Waitress; Old Joe to Become Old Josie by Andy Lefkowitz

June Squibb is returning to Broadway after a 57-year absence. The Academy Award-nominated star of stage and screen will join the company of Waitress on November 19 as Old Josie, the rol…

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June Squibb Joins Cast of WAITRESS as Josie; Nicolette Robinson Extends Thru December 9 by BroadwayWorld

Waitress is shaking things up at the diner but not too many things Academy Award nominee June Squibb Nebraska will join the company as Josie, the role formerly known as Joe, from November 19…

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June Squibb to join ‘Waitress’ as the character of ‘Josie’ by Caitlin Huston

June Squibb, an Academy Award nominee for “Nebraska,” is joining the Broadway cast of “Waitress” in the role of “Josie,” which was formerly the role of &#…

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June Squibb Will Return to Broadway in Waitress by Ryan McPhee

The stage and screen veteran will take on the role of Josie—a gender-bending twist on the musical's Joe.

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The Fans Have Voted! The Top 10 Shondaland Stars Who Should Come to Broadway by Eric King

With Kerry Washington opening the new play American Son, Tony Goldwyn joining the London transfer of Network, and  Katie Lowesrecent debut in Waitress, Broadway is i…

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Friday, November 2, 2018

Culturalist Challenge! Rank the Top 10 Shondaland Stars Who Should Come to Broadway by Lindsey Sullivan

The staff is crazy for Culturalist, the website that lets you choose and create your own top 10 lists. Every week, we're challenging you with a new Broadway-themed topic to …

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Top New York Stage This Week: Cher Musical, Elton John, Ferryman by Mark Beech

New York has another musical biography in town. “The Cher Show” is starting previews. Three actresses portray the star in a sequined spectacular that follows jukebox tributes to the like…

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Thursday, November 1, 2018

20 Questions in 2 Minutes with Waitress Star and Today Show Host Al Roker

BroadwayBox is backstage at Broadway's Waitress on Halloween for a fast-paced interview with Al Roker.

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Wednesday, October 31, 2018

Sara Bareilles Stirs Our Souls with a Gorgeous Take on the Cut Hamilton Song 'Theodosia (Reprise)' by Andy Lefkowitz

Lin-Manuel Miranda's latest Hamildrop is here at last. Sara Bareilles, the Tony and Grammy Award nominee whose hit main-stem tuner Waitress debuted on the Great White Way during the…

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Sara Bareilles Offers ’Theodosia Reprise’ in #HamilDrop Series by Andrew Gans

The Tony-nominated Waitress composer is the latest to lend her vocals to Lin-Manuel Miranda’s Hamilton-themed series.

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Monday, October 29, 2018

Closing Time! Last Chance to See Nicolette Robinson in Waitress, The Nap, Anastasia's Zach Adkins & More by Eric King

New York theater audiences are preparing to say goodbye to three star turns, two new Broadway plays, the reworking of a classic rock 'n' roll revue, a slew of off-Broadway offer…

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Moment of Happiness! Keri René Fuller, McGee Maddox & More Will Star in the New Tour of Andrew Lloyd Webber's Cats by Ryan Gilbert

The naming of cats is a difficult—but exciting—matter! Stage favorites Keri René Fuller (Broadway's Waitress) and McGee Maddox (An American in Paris national tour) will sta…

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VIDEO: Adrian Matthew Brings Down the House with 'She Used to Be Mine' at WAITRESS by Stage Tube

Adrian Matthew recently rocketed into the spotlight with his performance of 'She Used to Be Mine' on Facebook, a moving performance he then shared on stage at Waitress. Check out the video b…

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Friday, October 26, 2018

Top New York Stage This Week: “Ferryman” Opens to Raves; Cher Musical on Way by Mark Beech

“The Ferryman” has just opened on Broadway to rave reviews. The Jez Butterworth play is the biggest highlight of New York’s performing-arts scene this week. It won unanimous five-star …

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Sara Bareilles Releases New Single, 'Armor' - Listen Now and Watch the Lyric Video! by BroadwayWorld

Epic Records released Armor, the latest single from Waitress composer and lyricist and multi-Grammy Award-nominated singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles today. Armor is available on all streamin…

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Thursday, October 25, 2018

Watch Waitress Star Nicolette Robinson Perform the Musical’s ’A Soft Place to Land’ by Ryan McPhee

Robinson sings the Sara Bareilles tune in the new dressing room music video.

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BWW TV: Nicolette Robinson Finds a Soft Place to Land in New WAITRESS Music Video! by BroadwayWorld TV

Nicolette Robinson, currently starring as Jenna in the hit Broadway musical Waitress, has just released a music video forSoft Place to Land. Check it out below

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Monday, October 22, 2018

The Fans Have Spoken! Your Top 10 Best Broadway Halloween Costumes of 2018 by Lindsey Sullivan

It's October 22, which means fans have just about a week to prep their Halloween costumes. Need some inspiration? Want to put a Broadway spin on your ensemble for the big night? We asked…

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