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Jessie Nelson Movies

[1988]Tucker: The Man and His Dream Woman on Steps

[1993]So I Married an Axe Murderer Ralph

[1994]Corrina, Corrina producer

[1998]Stepmom writer

[1999]The Story of Us Realtor

[2001]I Am Sam producer

[2007]Because I Said So producer

[2007]Fred Claus producer

[2015]Danny Collins producer

[2015]Love the Coopers producer

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Photos: Last Two Chances To Catch The Central NY Pilot Premier Of ALICE BY HEART

Last chance to catch the new musical Alice by Heart at the 2023 Rochester Fringe Festival. All performances will take place at the JCC Center Stage.

Photos: First Look at ALICE BY HEART at Rochester Fringe Festival

Check out production photos from Alice By Heart at Rochester Fringe, which plays its final three performances this week!

New Musical ALICE BY HEART, Enters Final Three Performances at Rochester Fringe Festival

Don't miss the last 3 chances to see the stunning new musical, Alice by Heart, at Rochester Fringe Festival. Get your tickets now!

WAITRESS: THE MUSICAL Film to Screen in Movie Theaters This December

Sara Bareilles' “Waitress, the Musical - Live on Broadway!' is coming to ! The cast of the film also includes Eric Anderson (Cal), Charity Angel Dawson (Becky), Christopher Fitzgerald (Ogie), Drew Gehling (Dr. Pomatter), Caitlin Houlahan (Dawn), Dakin Matthews (Joe) and Joe Tippett (Earl). Watch a video teaser now!

WAITRESS to Play Östgötateatern This Autumn

The Broadway musical opens in Sweden for the first time at Östgötateatern in Norrköping

ALICE BY HEART Available for Licensing for a Limited Time

Theatrical licensor Music Theatre International (MTI) has announced that Alice by Heart is now available for licensing for performances taking place by June 30, 2025.

ALICE BY HEART Comes to Rochester Fringe Festival

Theatre444 will perform five performances of a New Musical, Alice by Heart at the 2023 Rochester Fringe Festival. All performances will take place at the JCC Center Stage, Hart Theatre at 1200 Edgewood Ave, Rochester, NY 14618.

Interviews: On the Red Carpet of the WAITRESS Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival With Sara Bareilles, Joe Tippett & More

BroadwayWorld caught up with the cast and creative team of Waitress on the red carpet of the film's premiere at Tribeca Film Festival. Find out what Bareilles, Charity Angél Dawson, Drew Gehling, Dakin Matthews, Eric Anderson, Joe Tippett, and more had to say at the opening night!

Video: Watch the WAITRESS, THE MUSICAL: LIVE ON BROADWAY! Teaser Trailer Starring Sara Bareilles

The teaser trailer video for the Waitress live capture has been released! “Waitress, the Musical - Live on Broadway!” will have its world premiere tonight at the Tribeca Festival. Simultaneously, it will be broadcast onto TSX Entertainment’s 18,000-square-foot digital screen overlooking Times Square for the first time in festival history.

French-Language Premiere of WAITRESS is Coming to Montreal in 2024

WAITRESS, which has already sold over 5 million tickets worldwide, will be adapted and performed in French for the first time during the summer of 2024!

WAITRESS Filmed Capture to Screen in Times Square

Waitress, the Musical – Live on Broadway! will make history as the first film to be broadcast in Times Square during its 2023 Tribeca Film Festival premiere. Sara Bareilles will be introducing the film and will also perform live during the Tribeca premiere at BMCC. Find out who you can watch the Waitress pro-shot in Times Square now!

Video: Sara Bareilles Sings 'When You Wish Upon a Star' For Disney's 100th Anniversary

Sara Bareilles recently opened an American Idol episode with a special rendition of Disney100 song “When You Wish Upon a Star.” Disney has now released a new music video of Bareilles recording the track, along with orchestras in New York, Scotland, and London. Watch the music video of Bareilles recording the song now!

York School Presents The Amateur Premiere Of ALICE BY HEART This Spring

York will be producing the West Coast premiere of a new musical called Alice by Heart. From the Tony and Grammy award-winning creators of Spring Awakening, Steven Sater and Duncan Sheik, and co-written by Jessie Nelson (Waitress), Alice by Heart is a touching musical inspired by Alice's madcap Adventures in Wonderland.

How to See WAITRESS: LIVE ON BROADWAY Film at the Tribeca Film Festival

The Tribeca Film festival has announced the screening dates for the world premiere of Waitress, the Musical - Live on Broadway!, the filmed capture of the hit Broadway musical. Sara Bareilles will also give a special performance following the world premiere of the film. Find out when you can see the Waitress live capture and how to get tickets now!

WAITRESS Live Capture Starring Sara Bareilles to Premiere at Tribeca Film Festival

The cast of the filmed Broadway production will include Sara Bareilles (Jenna),  Eric Anderson (Cal), Charity Angel Dawson (Becky), Christopher Fitzgerald (Ogie), Drew Gehling (Dr. Pomatter), Caitlin Houlahan (Dawn), Dakin Matthews (Joe) and Joe Tippett (Earl).

Ezra Knight & Sara Bareilles Join The Acting Company's Annual Reimagined Renaissance Gala

Ezra Knight will host The Acting Company’s annual Reimagined Renaissance Gala, featuring a performance by Sara Bareilles. See how to purchase tickets!

Meet the Cast of NEW YORK, NEW YORK; Beginning Previews on Broadway Tonight!

New York, New York begins previews tonight, Friday, March 24, 2023. The musical officially opens Wednesday, April 26, 2023 at Broadway's St. James Theatre. Meet the cast of New York, New York!

Sara Bareilles & Daveed Diggs Join Audible's 'Breakthrough' Singing Competition Series

Grammy Award-winning singer, songwriter, actress and musician Sara Bareilles, and Grammy Award-winning singer and actress Kelly Rowland have signed on to judge the show. Grammy and Tony Award-winning host Daveed Diggs will escort listeners on the contestants’ journeys as they learn from industry notables.

Listen: Sara Bareilles Joins THE STORY PIRATES PODCAST Season 5 Finale

Listen to Sara Bareilles on The Story Pirates Podcast season 5!

Video: Full Cast and Creative Team Announced for NEW YORK, NEW YORK; Plus Watch a New Trailer!

The full cast and creative team has been announced for the brand new Kander & Ebb musical, NEW YORK, NEW YORK. Plus, check out a new trailer of the cast in action!


Jessie Nelson has written 2 shows including Waitress (Book), Alice By Heart (Bookwriter).

Outstanding Book of a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Waitress .

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