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by BWW News Desk - Jul 19, 2019

FEINSTEIN'S/54 BELOW, Broadway's Supper Club, presents Claybourne Elder and Eric Rosen host BROADWAY DADDIES: A Fundraiser for About Face Youth Theatre on August 26, 2019 at 9:30 pm. (more...)

Video: Great Idea! Colleen Ballinger and Todrick Hall Get Ready for WAITRESSVideo: Great Idea! Colleen Ballinger and Todrick Hall Get Ready for WAITRESS
by Paul Smith - Jul 19, 2019

Want to know what's inside? A first look of Colleen Ballinger and Todrick Hall, set to join the cast of Waitress on August 22, has been released! Ballinger and Hall will be playing Dawn and Ogie, respectively.  (more...)

Breaking News: WAITRESS to End Broadway Run in JanuaryBreaking News: WAITRESS to End Broadway Run in January
by BWW News Desk - Jul 16, 2019

On Tuesday, BroadwayWorld learned that WAITRESS will end its Broadway run at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. Featuring a book by Jessie Nelson and a score by Sara Bareilles WAITRESS began performances on Broadway on March 25, 2016, and was nominated for four Tony Awards, including Best Musical.  (more...)

Mark Evans Will Join WAITRESS on Broadway as Dr. PomatterMark Evans Will Join WAITRESS on Broadway as Dr. Pomatter
by BWW News Desk - Jul 9, 2019

The producers of the hit musical Waitress announced today that Mark Evans (The Play That Goes Wrong) with join the Broadway cast as Dr. Pomatter on July 23rd. Erich Bergen will play his final performance on July 21st. (more...)

Broadway's WAITRESS Celebrates The 4th Of July With Free PiesBroadway's WAITRESS Celebrates The 4th Of July With Free Pies
by BWW News Desk - Jun 28, 2019

Waitress, Broadway's sweetest hit musical, will celebrate the 4th of July with a complimentary red, white and blue WAITRESS INDEPENDENCE DAY PIE for every full or premium priced ticket purchased for four performances next week when the code "WTPIE1" is used at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre Box Office, Tickemaster.com, or by calling 800.745.3000 (more...)

Alison Luff Is The Next Jenna In WAITRESS On Broadway; Shoshana Bean Extends Through 7/21Alison Luff Is The Next Jenna In WAITRESS On Broadway; Shoshana Bean Extends Through 7/21
by BWW News Desk - Jun 27, 2019

It was announced today that Alison Luff will join the Broadway cast as Jenna on July 23rd. Shoshana Bean, who was previously set to perform through July 7th, will extend her run and play her final performance on July 21st. (more...)

Todrick Hall and Shoshana Bean Will Host Pride Karaoke at WAITRESSTodrick Hall and Shoshana Bean Will Host Pride Karaoke at WAITRESS
by BWW News Desk - Jun 26, 2019

Todrick Hall will visit the pie diner early! Following tomorrow night's performance, June 27, Hall will join Shoshana Bean onstage at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre for the latest round of karaoke- pride edition! (more...)

Todrick Hall to Join the Cast of WAITRESS as OgieTodrick Hall to Join the Cast of WAITRESS as Ogie
by BWW News Desk - Jun 19, 2019

Waitress announced today that Todrick Hall (Kinky Boots, Chicago) will join the Broadway cast as Ogie on August 20th. He will perform opposite the previously announced Colleen Ballinger for a special limited engagement through September 15th. (more...)

VIDEO: On This Day, June 19 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Brings Tupac To BroadwayVIDEO: On This Day, June 19 - HOLLER IF YA HEAR ME Brings Tupac To Broadway
by Alexa Criscitiello - Jun 19, 2019

On this day in 2014, the music and poetry of legendary rapper, Tupac Shakur, made its Broadway debut as Holler If Ya Hear Me celebrated its opening night at the Palace Theatre. (more...)

Joshua Henry, Lisa O'Hare and More Join Miguel Cervantes for BROADWAY SINGS FOR CUREJoshua Henry, Lisa O'Hare and More Join Miguel Cervantes for BROADWAY SINGS FOR CURE
by BWW News Desk - Jun 14, 2019

Join Miguel Cervantes (Hamilton) as he hosts fellow Broadway stars Joshua Henry (Carousel), Tamika Lawrence (Come From Away), Lisa O'Hare (Gentleman's Guide), Ryann Redmond (Frozen), James Snyder (Harry Potter), Ben Thompson (Waitress) and Gregory Treco (Hamilton) as they perform to support Citizens United for Research in Epilepsy (CURE). (more...)

Colleen Ballinger Joins WAITRESS as Dawn This AugustColleen Ballinger Joins WAITRESS as Dawn This August
by BWW News Desk - Jun 7, 2019

Waitress announced today that Colleen Ballinger, best known for her character 'Miranda Sings,' will make her Broadway debut as Dawn on August 20th. Ms. Ballinger will play a limited four-week engagement through September 15th. (more...)

VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Takes His Final Bow in WAITRESSVIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Takes His Final Bow in WAITRESS
by Stage Tube - Jun 3, 2019

Waitress's Dr. Pomatter, Jeremy Jordan, took his final bow at the diner this past weekend, and we have a peek inside the curtain call, including an emotional speech by Shoshana Bean. Check out the full video! (more...)

Jeremy Jordan Plays His Final Performance in WAITRESS TodayJeremy Jordan Plays His Final Performance in WAITRESS Today
by Stephanie Wild - Jun 2, 2019

Today, Jeremy Jordan says goodbye to the diner, as he plays his final performance as Dr. Pomatter in Waitress. Erich Bergen will return to the Broadway cast as Dr. Pomatter starting June 4. (more...)

Erich Bergen to Return to the Cast of WAITRESSErich Bergen to Return to the Cast of WAITRESS
by BWW News Desk - May 22, 2019

Waitress announced today that Erich Bergen will return to the Broadway cast as Dr. Pomatter starting June 4, following Jeremy Jordan's final performance on June 2. (more...)

Shoshana Bean to Stick with the Diner in WAITRESS Through July 7Shoshana Bean to Stick with the Diner in WAITRESS Through July 7
by BWW News Desk - May 13, 2019

Waitress announced today that Shoshana Bean will extend her run as Jenna through July 7. As previously announced, Jeremy Jordan will play his final performance as Dr. Pomatter on June 2. (more...)

Wake Up With BWW 4/29: Noah Galvin and Caitlin Houlahan Join WAITRESS, and More!Wake Up With BWW 4/29: Noah Galvin and Caitlin Houlahan Join WAITRESS, and More!
by Stephanie Wild - Apr 29, 2019

Good morning, BroadwayWorld! Kick off a new week by catching up on the latest Broadway news! (more...)

VIDEO: Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan Sing 'You Matter to Me' From WAITRESSVIDEO: Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan Sing 'You Matter to Me' From WAITRESS
by Stage Tube - Apr 28, 2019

Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan are currently co-starring in Waitress on Broadway! Hear the pair sing the iconic ballad 'You Matter to Me' below! (more...)

Photo Flash: WAITRESS Celebrates Three Sweet Years on BroadwayPhoto Flash: WAITRESS Celebrates Three Sweet Years on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Apr 24, 2019

Today, on April 24th, Waitress celebrates the third anniversary since officially opening on Broadway at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in 2016. The Broadway company celebrated yesterday with a special cake by the show's own Pie Consultant, Stacy Donnelly of Cute as Cake. (more...)

WAITRESS's Tyrone Davis Jr. Takes Over Instagram Tomorrow!WAITRESS's Tyrone Davis Jr. Takes Over Instagram Tomorrow!
by Linnae Medeiros - Apr 23, 2019

It's time to head to the diner because Waitress's Tyrone Davis Jr. is taking over BroadwayWorld's Instagram Story tomorrow, April 24th, for the show's third anniversary on Broadway! Be sure to tune it to get a taste of what it's like behind-the-scenes at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. An inside look at Waitress is never a bad idea, so you're not gonna want to miss this! (more...)

Shoshana Bean And Jeremy Jordan Extend In WAITRESS Through June 2Shoshana Bean And Jeremy Jordan Extend In WAITRESS Through June 2
by BWW News Desk - Apr 23, 2019

Shoshana Bean and Jeremy Jordan are staying at the diner longer than planned! It was announced today that the pair will extend their runs as Jenna and Dr. Pomatter respectively through June 2. (more...)

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