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Bio:
Tess Murphy (Lulu) is thrilled to make her Broadway debut in Waitress the Musical! Thanks to Telsey + Co. for the opportunity, S.J. Allocco for the coaching, and David Gilbert and Abrielle Roman at Zuri for believing in me. Love to Mom, Dad, Nolans, Domans, and the rest of my extended family and ... (read complete bio)
 

Bio:
Tess Murphy (Lulu) is thrilled to make her Broadway debut in Waitress the Musical! Thanks to Telsey + Co. for the opportunity, S.J. Allocco for the coaching, and David Gilbert and Abrielle Roman at Zuri for believing in me. Love to Mom, Dad, Nolans, Domans, and the rest of my extended family and ... (read complete bio)
BWW Prompts: Which Broadway Character Would You Vote for in a Presidential Race? Photo BWW Prompts: Which Broadway Character Would You Vote for in a Presidential Race?
by BWW Prompts - Oct 28, 2020

We want to hear from you! Submit your response to our daily #BWWPrompts, where we ask our readers on Facebook, Twitter, and Instagram questions to spark some theater conversation.

VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute Photo VIDEO: Watch Nick Cordero 'One of the Great Ones' Memorial Tribute
by Stage Tube - Sep 6, 2020

In honor and celebration of Nick's memory, over 150 of his friends, colleagues, and family from all over the world came together to sing the song that will keep Nick in our hearts forever 'One of the Great Ones' from A Bronx Tale. The resulting video was featured during the streaming of the memorial.

Photo Flash: WAITRESS Celebrates the Lulus, the Youngest Stars on Broadway Photo Photo Flash: WAITRESS Celebrates the Lulus, the Youngest Stars on Broadway
by BWW News Desk - Dec 13, 2019

On Thursday, December 12, Waitress hosted a very special reunion of 12 adorable alumnae and current Lulus for a colorful sendoff for the hit Broadway show. The girls (and their parents) traveled to the Brooks Atkinson Theatre to catch up and say hello to the cast before the show closes up its Broadway run on January 5. One Lulu even traveled all the way from South Carolina!

VIDEO: Eric Anderson Performs Cut Song From WAITRESS Photo VIDEO: Eric Anderson Performs Cut Song From WAITRESS
by Stage Tube - Aug 29, 2019

Check out a new video of Eric Anderson, who originated the role of Cal in the Broadway hit Waitress, performing 'Happy Enough,' one of the songs included on 'What's Not Inside: The Lost Songs from Waitress.'

VIDEO: Colleen Ballinger Documents Her Broadway Debut in WAITRESS Photo VIDEO: Colleen Ballinger Documents Her Broadway Debut in WAITRESS
by Stage Tube - Aug 26, 2019

Colleen Ballinger has officially opened up in the hit musical Waitress, making her Broadway debut as Dawn! Get a peek inside the YouTube star's first performance with her vlog capturing the day of her debut!

VIDEO: Colleen Ballinger and Todrick Hall Take Their First Bows in WAITRESS Photo VIDEO: Colleen Ballinger and Todrick Hall Take Their First Bows in WAITRESS
by Stage Tube - Aug 21, 2019

Colleen Ballinger and Todrick Hall have officially opened up in the hit musical Waitress! Get a peek inside the duo's first performance with a look at their bows at the show's curtain call! Check out the full video!

Jordin Sparks Is WAITRESS On Broadway's New 'Jenna' Starting September 16 Photo Jordin Sparks Is WAITRESS On Broadway's New 'Jenna' Starting September 16
by BWW News Desk - Aug 20, 2019

Recording artist Jordin Sparks will join the company of Broadway's Waitress in the role of Jenna from September 16 a?' October 27. This will mark her Broadway return after making her debut in 2010 in Lin-Manuel Miranda's In the Heights.

BWW TV: Shoshana Bean Performs Cut WAITRESS Song 'Door Number Three' Photo BWW TV: Shoshana Bean Performs Cut WAITRESS Song 'Door Number Three'
by BroadwayWorld TV - Aug 19, 2019

Check out a new video of Shoshana Bean performing a?oeDoor Number Three,a?? one of the songs included on a?oeWhat's Not Inside: The Lost Songs from Waitress.a??

Meet the Current Cast of WAITRESS on Broadway! Photo Meet the Current Cast of WAITRESS on Broadway!
by BWW News Desk - Aug 18, 2019

As BroadwayWorld previously reported, WAITRESS will end its Broadway run at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020. When the show says goodbye to Broadway, it will have played 33 previews and 1544 performances.

WAITRESS Will Release EP of Cut Songs and Demos; Watch Jeremy Jordan Perform 'Without Photo WAITRESS Will Release EP of Cut Songs and Demos; Watch Jeremy Jordan Perform 'Without A Believer'
by BWW News Desk - Aug 13, 2019

The producers of Waitress have announced that a new EP, titled a?oeWhat's Not Inside: The Lost Songs from Waitress,a?? will be released. The album features outtakes and demos recorded by Sara Bareilles for the hit Broadway musical. Available for pre-order today, the 7 track EP (extended play) is set for release on download and streaming services this Friday, August 16th.

Richard Kline Joins The Broadway Cast Of WAITRESS Tonight July 24 Photo Richard Kline Joins The Broadway Cast Of WAITRESS Tonight July 24
by BWW News Desk - Jul 24, 2019

Richard Kline (a?oeThree's Companya??) will join the Broadway cast as Joe tonight, July 24th through Sunday, August 18th. Kline replaces Larry Marshall, who will join the National Tour of Waitress and return to the Broadway cast on Tuesday, August 20th.

Video: Great Idea! Colleen Ballinger and Todrick Hall Get Ready for WAITRESS Photo Video: 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. 

Breaking News: WAITRESS to End Broadway Run in January Photo Breaking 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. 

Mark Evans Will Join WAITRESS on Broadway as Dr. Pomatter Photo Mark 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.

Broadway's WAITRESS Celebrates The 4th Of July With Free Pies Photo Broadway'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

Alison Luff Is The Next Jenna In WAITRESS On Broadway; Shoshana Bean Extends Through  Photo Alison 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.

Todrick Hall and Shoshana Bean Will Host Pride Karaoke at WAITRESS Photo Todrick 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!

Todrick Hall to Join the Cast of WAITRESS as Ogie Photo Todrick 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.

Colleen Ballinger Joins WAITRESS as Dawn This August Photo Colleen 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.

VIDEO: Jeremy Jordan Takes His Final Bow in WAITRESS Photo VIDEO: 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!

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