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Sara Bareilles has sold over three million albums and over 15 million singles in the United States. She has earned various awards and nominations including eight Grammy Award nominations, with one win, as well as nominations for three Primetime Emmy Awards, and two Tony Awards. In February 2012, VH1 placed her in the 80th spot of the Top 100 Greatest Women in Music.

Bareilles released a self-published album Careful Confessions in 2004. She received further recognition with the release of her second studio album Little Voice (2007), which was her first recording for a major record label (Epic). The album included the hit single "Love Song", which reached number four on the Billboard Hot 100 and earned her two Grammy Award nominations, including Song of the Year. In 2010, she released her third studio album Kaleidoscope Heart, with its lead single "King of Anything" earning a Grammy Award nomination. In 2011, Bareilles served as a judge in the third season of the NBC singing competition series The Sing-Off. In 2013, she released her fourth studio album The Blessed Unrest which featured the lead single "Brave". The album earned two Grammy Award nominations, including Album of the Year.

Bareilles made her Broadway debut when she composed music and wrote lyrics for the 2015 musical Waitress, for which she earned a Tony Award nomination for Best Original Score and a Grammy Award nomination for Best Musical Theatre Album. She subsequently earned Olivier Award nominations for its 2021 West End transfer production. She released the 2015 studio album What's Inside: Songs from Waitress, which is a recording of her singing many of the musical's songs. In 2015, she released a New York Times-bestselling memoir, Sounds Like Me: My Life (So Far) in Song. For her work in the 2016 Broadway musical SpongeBob SquarePants, she earned a nomination for the Tony Award for Best Original Score. In 2022, she returned to Broadway as The Baker's Wife in a revival of Stephen Sondheim's Into the Woods.

She is also known for her work on television. In 2018, Bareilles received critical acclaim for her portrayal of Mary Magdalene in the NBC musical television special Jesus Christ Superstar Live in Concert, for which she earned nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actress in a Limited Series or Movie and the Grammy Award for Best Musical Theater Album. Also in 2018, she co-hosted the 72nd Tony Awards alongside Josh Groban, for which she was nominated for two Primetime Emmy Awards. In 2019, she released her sixth studio album Amidst the Chaos, with the single "Saint Honesty" earning her the Grammy Award for Best American Roots Performance. She currently stars as Dawn Solano in Peacock's musical comedy Girls5eva (2021–present). On October 16, 2022, she put on a free concert in her hometown of Eureka, CA for 11,000 locals of the area at Halvorsen Park along the waterfront, and the city council named it Sara Bareilles day and presented her with the key to the city.

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Sara Bareilles STAGE CREDITS

Broadway Revival Production, 2022
Baker's Wife

Broadway Revival, 2021
Jenna Hunterson

[West End]
Original West End Production, 2019
Jenna [Replacement]

[Motion Picture]
NBC Live Televised Production, 2018
Mary Magdalene

Original Broadway Production, 2016
Jenna [Replacement]

Jenna [Replacement]

Jenna [Replacement]

Sara Bareilles Productions

[US Tour, 2021] [Replacement]
Music and Lyrics[Replacement]
[Broadway, 2021] [Replacement]
Orchestrator [Replacement]
[US Tour, 2017]
[Broadway, 2016]


Music and Lyrics
Original Music

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Cassidy Stoner debuts in 'Looking Out For You,' a tribute to Brandi Carlile, at The Green Room 42. Join her for a night of humor, music, and connection on October 16th.

THE FABULIST FOX SISTER to Make New York Debut & Reveals UK Tour Dates

Don't miss out on London's acclaimed musical, THE FABULIST FOX SISTER, as it lands in NEW YORK for its highly anticipated debut! Get ready for a mesmerizing performance as the show takes you on a remarkable journey. Plus, find out the exciting dates for the UK tour.

Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto Will Lend His Voice to The Children's Theatre Of Cincinnati's THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL

Cincinnati Reds First Baseman Joey Votto will lend his voice to the Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's upcoming production of THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: YOUTH EDITION.

Mamie Parris to Present SURRENDER: AN ANDREW LLOYD WEBBER THRILL RIDE at The Green Room 42

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present Mamie Parris, star of Broadway’s Cats, School of Rock and more, in “Surrender: An Andrew Lloyd Webber Thrill Ride”. Learn how to purchase tickets!

KIMBERLY AKIMBO Partners with Hear Your Song for One-Night Concert at The Green Room 42

Join the Tony-winning musical Kimberly Akimbo and nonprofit organization Hear Your Song for a special concert at The Green Room 42. Experience the powerful voices of young songwriters facing serious illnesses and complex health needs. Get your tickets now!

Listen: Hear Steve Martin Sing an ONLY MURDERS IN THE BUILDING Song by Benj Pasek, Justin Paul, Marc Shaiman, & Scott Wittman

The deluxe album also features performances by Martin Short, Paul Rudd, and Jason Veasey. It includes four original songs written by Pasek & Paul, Sara Bareilles, Marc Shaiman, Scott Wittman, and Michael R. Jackson, two bonus tracks, and an original score by Siddhartha Khosla.

ALADDIN, HAMILTON, HADESTOWN & More Join Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction

The Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction will return to the heart of New York City’s Theater District on Sunday, October 1, 2023, and has added more tables from beloved Broadway shows and extraordinary auction lots.

Photos: Inside BROADWAY FOR BIDEN With Lin-Manuel Miranda, Josh Groban, Aaron Tveit, and More!

On September 18, Broadway united for Broadway for Biden- a one-night-only concert fundraiser event for the reelection of President Joe Biden. Check out photos from the night here!

THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: YOUTH EDITION to Open The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's 23-24 MainStage Season

The Children's Theatre of Cincinnati's 23-24 MainStage Season opens with THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL: YOUTH EDITION at the Taft Theatre October 14-23, 2023.

Listen: Jaime Lozano & The Familia's New Album SONGS BY AN IMMIGRANT VOL. 2 Out Now

Concord Theatricals Recordings has released Songs By An Immigrant Vol. 2, the highly anticipated sophomore album by Jaime Lozano & The Familia, on streaming and digital platforms worldwide.

Shaina Taub Extends Solo Residency at Joe's Pub with Three Additional Shows

Award-winning singer-songwriter Shaina Taub will return to New York City’s Joe’s Pub for a trio of headline shows set for September 20, October 25, and December 5.

Hailey Kilgore, Derek Klena, Javier Muñoz & Ali Stroker to Join The New York Pops Season Opening Concert at Carnegie Hall

The New York Pops—led by Music Director and Conductor Steven Reineke— will open its 2023-24 season with a brand-new concert program, featuring Hailey Kilgore, Derek Klena, Javier Muñoz & Ali Stroker. Learn how to purchase tickets!

Meryl Streep Interested In MAMMA MIA! 3 Return

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Everything to Know About the 2023 Broadway Flea Market & Grand Auction

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Review: THE SPONGEBOB MUSICAL YOUTH EDITION at Gettysburg Community Theatre

Overall, this production was just plain fun. The cast brings so much joy to the stage that the audience cannot help but smile. This show is appropriate for audiences of all ages! Invite your family and friends for a fun and heart-warming shows and support your local community theatre!

AT THIS PERFORMANCE... Returns to The Green Room 42 This Month

Stephen DeAngelis continues his ongoing salute to Broadway and Off-Broadway Standbys, Understudies and Alternates with the next edition in his monthly residency of AT THIS PERFORMANCE…

Alice Ripley to Present BELIEVE IT OR NOT at The Green Room 42

THE GREEN ROOM 42 will present Tony Award winner Alice Ripley in her new show “Believe It or Not” on Saturday, September 3o with shows at 1:00 PM and 7:00 PM.

Which Actors Have Done Multiple Broadway Shows Together?

This time, the reader question was: which actors have done multiple Broadway shows together?


Sara Bareilles has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

Sara Bareilles has appeared on London's West End in 1 shows.

Sara Bareilles's first West End show was Waitress which opened in 2019

Sara Bareilles has been nominated for several awards throughout her career. Some of her notable nominations include Outstanding Lead Performance in a Musical at the Drama Desk Awards for "Into the Woods," Distinguished Performance Award at the Drama League Awards for "Into the Woods," Best Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical at the Tony Awards for "Into the Woods," Best Score at the BroadwayWorld Awards for "SpongeBob SquarePants," Outstanding New Score at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "SpongeBob SquarePants," Best Original Score (Music and/or Lyrics) Written for the Theatre at the Tony Awards for "SpongeBob SquarePants: The Musical," Outstanding Lyrics at the Drama Desk Awards for "Waitress," Outstanding Music at the Drama Desk Awards for "Waitress," and Outstanding New Score (Broadway or off-Broadway) at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for "Waitress."

Sara Bareilles has won the Best Score award at the BroadwayWorld Awards for the show "SpongeBob SquarePants." She has also won the Outstanding New Score award at the Outer Critics Circle Awards for the same show.

Sara Bareilles has written 2 shows including Waitress (Music and Lyrics), The Spongebob Musical (Original Music).

Sara Bareilles's next show will be Into the Woods which opens on 7/10/2022 on Broadway.

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