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Sara Bareilles Working on New Record, Eyeing Starring Role in WAITRESS?Sara Bareilles Working on New Record, Eyeing Starring Role in WAITRESS?
by BWW News Desk - Jan 10, 2017

In an interview with Laura Heywood (aka BroadwayGirlNYC), Waitress composer/lyricist Sara Bareilles revealed she is hard at work on a new album. Not only that, but the singer-songwriter would love to star as 'Jenna' in her Broadway musical. (more...)

Joe Cassidy to Step in for Eric Anderson as 'Cal' in WAITRESS This JanuaryJoe Cassidy to Step in for Eric Anderson as 'Cal' in WAITRESS This January
by BWW News Desk - Dec 19, 2016

The producers of the Broadway hit Waitress have announced that Joe Cassidy will play Cal, the curmudgeonly diner chef, from this January through February 12. (more...)

Jessie Mueller Will Wrap Up WAITRESS Run This Spring; Booking Extended Through June 2017Jessie Mueller Will Wrap Up WAITRESS Run This Spring; Booking Extended Through June 2017
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2016

Producers of the Broadway hit Waitress announced today that Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller will play her final performance as Jenna on March 26; stay tuned for casting news. The show is now booking through June 11 2017. (more...)

BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Celebrates WICKED Day with an ElphaBall!BWW TV Exclusive: Broadway Sessions Celebrates WICKED Day with an ElphaBall!
by Ben Cameron - Nov 7, 2016

WICKED! I've got your attention now haven't I? Well, Wicked is a big word in my part of the world and maybe in yours too. 13 years ago I was honored to be a part of the original Broadway cast of the Oz-inspired blockbuster (you may have even heard my work on track #2 asking 'Glinda, is it true you were her friend?… but I digress).  At Broadway Sessions we like to celebrate Wicked Day (along with another spooky holiday) with ELPHABALL! Our salute to all things Wicked, featuring all women who have played the famously misunderstood green girl, Elphaba. Our 2nd annual ElphaBall was in a word, magic.  (more...)

2nd Annual ElphaBall Takes Over Tonight's BROADWAY SESSIONS2nd Annual ElphaBall Takes Over Tonight's BROADWAY SESSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 27, 2016

Tonight, October 27th, BROADWAY SESSIONS offers the 2nd annual ElphaBall! An evening featuring ladies who played Elphaba in various companies of Wicked. (more...)

2nd Annual ElphaBall to Take Over This Week's BROADWAY SESSIONS2nd Annual ElphaBall to Take Over This Week's BROADWAY SESSIONS
by BWW News Desk - Oct 24, 2016

This Thursday, October 27th, BROADWAY SESSIONS offers the 2nd annual ElphaBall! An evening featuring ladies who played Elphaba in various companies of Wicked. (more...)

Charity Angel Dawson Assumes the Role of Becky in WAITRESS Beginning October 20Charity Angel Dawson Assumes the Role of Becky in WAITRESS Beginning October 20
by BWW News Desk - Oct 20, 2016

The producers of the Broadway hit Waitress have announced that Charity Angel Dawson will take on the role of Becky beginning October 20. Charity has been part of the Waitress cast since the production premiered at the A.R.T. in Cambridge, where she originated the role of Nurse Norma. (more...)

Photo Coverage: WAITRESS' Diane Paulus & Jessie Mueller Celebrate New Partnership with Ann TaylorPhoto Coverage: WAITRESS' Diane Paulus & Jessie Mueller Celebrate New Partnership with Ann Taylor
by Walter McBride - Oct 19, 2016

Just yesterday, WAITRESS star Jessie Mueller and director Diane Paulus visited Ann Taylor's Rockefeller Center store (600 Fifth Avenue at 48th Street) to share their story and perform from the show. Ann Taylor and WAITRESS just launched a partnership at anntaylor.com featuring the two women in a series of portraits and a video. (more...)

WAITRESS Will Get a New Waitress- Caitlin Houlahan Joins Cast This FallWAITRESS Will Get a New Waitress- Caitlin Houlahan Joins Cast This Fall
by BWW News Desk - Oct 11, 2016

The producers of the Broadway hit Waitress announced today that Caitlin Houlahan will make her Broadway debut when she takes over the role of Dawn on October 20. (more...)

WAITRESS Cast Members Set for Broadway Sessions, 9/29WAITRESS Cast Members Set for Broadway Sessions, 9/29
by BWW News Desk - Sep 27, 2016

BROADWAY SESSIONS is described as an evening of musical performances, games and open mic featuring a new Broadway guest each week. The show is created and hosted by Ben Cameron (Bway Wicked, Aida and Footloose) and features musical director Joshua Stephen Kartes on piano.  This Thursday, September 29th, Broadway Sessions welcomes cast members from Sara Bareilles penned Broadway hit, Waitress.  (more...)

Photo Flash: Broadway Stars Turn Out for Michelle Obama's 'Let Girls Learn' Initiative EventPhoto Flash: Broadway Stars Turn Out for Michelle Obama's 'Let Girls Learn' Initiative Event
by BWW Special Coverage - Sep 20, 2016

U.S. First Lady Michelle Obama was joined by Broadway stars last night for a special event at the Jacobs Theater to raise awareness for the 'Let Girls Learn' initiative, launched by the Obamas in 2015. Check out photos below! (more...)

Cynthia Erivo & More Join Michelle Obama for Broadway Benefit
by - Sep 20, 2016

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WAITRESS Hosts Talk-Back with THE CHEW's Carla Hall and Show Pie Consultant Stacy DonnellyWAITRESS Hosts Talk-Back with THE CHEW's Carla Hall and Show Pie Consultant Stacy Donnelly
by BWW News Desk - Sep 16, 2016

Carla Hall, co-host of ABC TV's popular 'The Chew' and WAITRESS's resident pie consultant and baker extraordinaire Stacy Donnelly will be the subjects of the post-show talkback, hosted by Jenna Ushkowitz and Jeremy Morse, following the performance on Wednesday evening September 21 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre (256 West 47th Street). (more...)

Sing Karaoke with Broadway's WAITRESS - Tomorrow!Sing Karaoke with Broadway's WAITRESS - Tomorrow!
by BWW News Desk - Sep 13, 2016

If you've ever dreamed of singing on a Broadway stage, be at Broadway's WAITRESS tomorrow, Wednesday evening September 14, when the show hosts the first ever “Cast Album Karaoke.”  Interested audience members will be able to sign up before the performance for the chance to sing one minute of any song in the show accompanied by musical director Nadia DiGiallonardo.  (more...)

Jessie Mueller and Jenna Ushkowitz Appear at WAITRESS Talkback TonightJessie Mueller and Jenna Ushkowitz Appear at WAITRESS Talkback Tonight
by BWW News Desk - Sep 7, 2016

Post-Labor Day blues? Broadway's Waitress welcomes the end of summer with a post-show talkback tonight, September 7, following the evening performance. (more...)

Jessie Mueller and Jenna Ushkowitz to Appear at WAITRESS Talkback Next WeekJessie Mueller and Jenna Ushkowitz to Appear at WAITRESS Talkback Next Week
by BWW News Desk - Sep 2, 2016

Post-Labor Day blues? Broadway's WAITRESS welcomes the end of summer with a post-show talkback next Wednesday, September 7, following the evening performance. Director Diane Paulus will moderate a conversation with stars Jessie Mueller and Jenna Ushkowitz from the stage. (more...)

BWW TV: WAITRESS Cast Serves It at Broadway In Bryant ParkBWW TV: WAITRESS Cast Serves It at Broadway In Bryant Park
by BroadwayWorld TV - Jul 29, 2016

The best of Broadway will be performing FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2016, continuing this Thursday, July 28 (12:30pm) on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM's on-air personalities, the 16th annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through Thursday, August 11. This year's 106.7 LITE FM'S Broadway in Bryant Park is presented by New York-Presbyterian for Kids and TKTS Discount Ticketing Booth. (more...)

Photo Coverage: Casts of GREAT COMET, WAITRESS & More Arrive at Broadway In Bryant Park!Photo Coverage: Casts of GREAT COMET, WAITRESS & More Arrive at Broadway In Bryant Park!
by Genevieve Rafter Keddy - Jul 29, 2016

The best of Broadway will be performing FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2016' - a lunchtime series that continued this week, July 28 on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM's on-air personalities, the 16th annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through Thursday, August 11. (more...)

Beth Malone, Denee Benton & More Set for BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK This WeekBeth Malone, Denee Benton & More Set for BROADWAY IN BRYANT PARK This Week
by BWW News Desk - Jul 26, 2016

The best of Broadway will be performing FREE on six consecutive Thursdays this summer with '106.7 LITE FM's Broadway in Bryant Park 2016, continuing this Thursday, July 28 (12:30pm) on the Bryant Park Stage. Hosted by LITE FM's on-air personalities, the 16th annual presentation of open-air, On- and Off- Broadway lunch hour performances will run through Thursday, August 11. This year's 106.7 LITE FM'S Broadway in Bryant Park is presented by New York-Presbyterian for Kids and TKTS Discount Ticketing Booth. (more...)

Kyle Scatliffe, HAMILTON Cast Members & More to Take Part in Town Hall's Broadway Rising Stars ConcertKyle Scatliffe, HAMILTON Cast Members & More to Take Part in Town Hall's Broadway Rising Stars Concert
by BWW News Desk - Jun 30, 2016

On Monday, July 11 at 8pm at The Town Hall, in honor of the 10th Anniversary of the Broadway Rising Stars Concert Series (which features the brightest talent selected from some of the nation's finest theatrical institutions), for the very first time, previous Rising Stars from the last nine years will be returning to join the show -- all of whom have gone on from being launched on the Town Hall stage in this concert to have their dreams fulfilled, making it to Broadway! Here are just some of the former Rising Stars that will be returning to perform on July 11th: (more...)

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