Sunday, May 20, 2018

Watch Tina Fey Try to Pull a Lin-Manuel Miranda & Step Into Mean Girls on Saturday Night Live by Lindsey Sullivan

Lin-Manuel Miranda received Tony nominations for his performances in both In the Heights and Hamilton. Sara Bareilles thrilled audiences when she took on the leading role in Waitress. So, wh…

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Saturday, May 19, 2018

Social: Go Behind The Scenes Of WAITRESS on BWW's Instagram Today! by BroadwayWorld

Today, Saturday, May 19th, BroadwayWorld is going behind the scenes of WAITRESS on our Instagram

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Friday, May 18, 2018

Odds & Ends: Fetch the Mean Girls Cast Album Today & More by

Here's a quick roundup of stories you may have missed today. Fetch the Mean Girls Cast Album Today The original cast recording of the new Broadway musical Mean Girls was released digit…

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Review: ‘Waitress’ at The National Theatre by Chuck Leonard

Waitress at the National Theatre is sweet as “Sugar.” The word resonates during scene shifts, as an immensely talented piemaker, Jenna (Desi Oakley), lists the ingredients for the new pi…

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Review: Waitress, a sweet slice of musical heaven by Jayne Blanchard

“Butter. Sugar. Flour.” These three words are sprinkled like incantations throughout the 2016 musical Waitress, a tasty, buttermilk tart and bright woman-powered show that features Sara …

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Backstage at the Waitress Tour with Desi Oakley, Episode 4: Backstage Bonanza Pie by

Waitress tour star Desi Oakley checks in with the cutest newlywed cast members, chats with the backstage crew, puts on a baby bump and more!

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BWW Contest: Last Chance! Enter To Win Tickets To Katharine McPhee In WAITRESS! by Bww Contests

Katharine McPhee is now starring in WAITRESS through June 17 BroadwayWorld is giving you a chance for you and a friend to see her in the show Enter the contest via the form below

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Thursday, May 17, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: Kendrick Lamar, Jeremy Irons, “Summer and Smoke” by Mark Beech

Among the highlights of New York performing arts this week, there are new theatrical openings of note. “Paradise Blue” is one. Another is “Long Day’s Journey into Night” starring J…

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Merrily We Roll Along Sets New York Return with Fiasco & Roundabout by Andy Lefkowitz

Now you know! Roundabout Theatre Company has announced a new, reimagined production of George Furth and Stephen Sondheim's iconic musical Merrily We Roll Along. The 2019 staging fro…

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Easy as pie, ‘Waitress’ serves up laughs and heartbreak with Sara Bareilles songs by Nelson Pressley

The 2016 Broadway hit makes a tour stop at the National Theatre.

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Counting Down Our 8 Favorite Katharine McPhee Smash Tweets Since She Joined Waitress

We salute Katharine McPhee and her Smash tweets.

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Elyssa Nicole Trust, Adam Kaufman, and Benji Kimmel Kaufman by Told By Jonalyn Saxer

Elyssa: “I’m an actor and a writer.”Adam: “I am the Associate Music Director of Waitress and play keyboards in the band.”Elyssa: “We got Benji in February, the Sunday before Vale…

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Former SMASH Castmate Wesley Taylor Visits Katharine McPhee at WAITRESS on Broadway by BroadwayWorld

We're glad to see Ivy and Karen still keep in touch Megan Hilty went to see her SMASH costar Katharine McPhee as Jenna in Waitress last night.

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Wednesday, May 16, 2018

Waitress star Desi Oakley talks about playing Jenna and her favorite pie by Roy Maurer

Broadway actress and singer-songwriter Desi Oakley is over 200 performances in on the national tour of the fan-favorite musical Waitress, now at The National Theatre. She plays the lead rol…

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Diane Paulus to Direct Audience-Interactive Play About Gloria Steinem by Andy Lefkowitz

Gloria: A Life, a new play about journalist and activist Gloria Steinem—who became known as a leader and spokesperson for the feminist movement in the 1960s and '70s—will mak…

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New Play About Gloria Steinem to Make World Premiere in New York by BroadwayWorld

Tony Award-winning producer Daryl Roth has announced the world premiere of GLORIA A LIFE, a new play about Gloria Steinem as a symbol of past, present and future change. The play is based on…

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Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Summer is coming, and so is Cher. And so is 'Waitress' and Elvis. by Chris Jones

Niala Boodhoo, the charming host of the Illinois Public Media radio show “The 21st,” had a question for me Tuesday. What can people coming to Chicago this summer plan to see at the theat…

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Thru Sun, June 3 @ National Theatre, presented by National Theatre -- Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyric

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Monday, May 14, 2018

Erich Bergen to Join Waitress by Mark A. Robinson

Erich Bergen, who currently plays Blake Moran on the CBS drama Madam Secretary, will be joining the Broadway production of Waitress this summer. Bergen will take on the role of Dr. Pomatter …

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Madam Secretary Star Erich Bergen to Join Broadway's Waitress as Dr. Pomatter by Andy Lefkowitz

Stage-and-screen star Erich Bergen will don the stethoscope of the goofy, charming Dr. Pomatter in the Broadway musical Waitress this summer. Bergen will play a limited engagement in th…

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Erich Bergen to Have Some Bad Ideas as Next Doctor Pomatter in WAITRESS by BroadwayWorld

Producers of the smash Broadway musical WAITRESS announced today that Erich Bergen will take over the role of Dr. Pomatter on June 5 and play through August 12.

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Erich Bergen to Join Waitress on Broadway by Ryan McPhee

The Madam Secretary and Jersey Boys star will play Dr. Pomatter for a two-month run.

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BWW Contest: Enter To Win Tickets To Katharine McPhee In WAITRESS! by Bww Contests

Katharine McPhee is now starring in WAITRESS through June 17 BroadwayWorld is giving you a chance for you and a friend to see her in the show Enter the contest via the form below

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See Katharine McPhee and the Cast of Waitress Sing Sara Bareilles at Green Room 42 by Hannah Vine

The May 13 performance was a special benefit for Broadway Cares/Equity Fights AIDS.

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Saturday, May 12, 2018

CBS Cancels 'Scorpion,' Starring Katharine McPhee, After Four Seasons by Stephanie Wild

According to Deadline, CBS has cancelled its show Scorpion after four seasons. Scorpion starred Katharine McPhee, who is currently playing Jenna in Waitress on Broadway.

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As Ratings Fall, NBC Cancels Musical-Theater Drama Series Rise by Andy Lefkowitz

The new musical theater-themed TV drama Rise has been canceled by NBC, according to Variety. The reason for the cancellation was a decline in ratings. The hourlong series is b…

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Friday, May 11, 2018

Top New York Performing Arts This Week: “Dance Nation” to Jackson Browne by Mark Beech

Catch up with radical drama such as the newly-opened “Dance Nation” or “Summer and Smoke.” Check out music from classical (Maria Farantouri) to rock (Jackson Browne) and rap (the Pul…

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‘The most welcoming safe space on the planet’: How Sara Bareilles returned to her roots in theater by Nelson Pressley

The pop star and “Waitress” songwriter is brave enough to co-host the Tonys.

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Thursday, May 10, 2018

Nancy Walker: The Quicker Picker Upper by Trav S.D.

Diminutive comedienne Nancy Walker (1922-1992) was a big star when I was a kid in the ’70s. She played Rhodas’s wisecracking Jewish mother Ida on The Mary Tyler Moore Show and Rh…

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Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Sierra Boggess, Amber Iman, Matt Doyle, Clifton Duncan & More to Lead Pre-Broadway Lab of The Secret Garden by Andy Lefkowitz

A star-packed lab presentation has been announced in advance of the upcoming Broadway revival of The Secret Garden. Directed and choreographed by Tony winner Warren Carlyle, the lab wil…

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