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Sara Bareilles Will Star in Her Own Musical Waitress on Broadway

Sara Bareilles Will Star in Her Own Musical Waitress on Broadway

Six-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles will make her Broadway acting debut when she steps into her musical Waitress next month. She’ll play the leading role of Jenna Hunterson for a 10-week run from March 31 through June 11, replacing Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller. As previously reported, Mueller will take her final bow at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on March 26 ...

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The Color Purple Cast Recording, Featuring Cynthia Erivo & Jennifer Hudson, Wins 2017 Grammy Award

The Color Purple Cast Recording, Featuring Cynthia Erivo & Jennifer Hudson, Wins 2017 Grammy Award

She’s beautiful, she’s here, and she’s a Grammy winner. The cast recording for the Tony-winning revival of The Color Purple took home the 2017 Grammy for Best Musical Theater Album on February 12. The album beat out recordings of Bright Star, the 2015 revival of Fiddler on the Roof, Waitress and the West End production of Kinky Boots.

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Here For You! Tickets Now On Sale for Tony-Winning The Book of Mormon in Madison

Here For You! Tickets Now On Sale for Tony-Winning The Book of Mormon in Madison

Pack your bags for Uganda! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of The Book of Mormon in Madison. The Tony Award-winning musical will open on May 9 at the Overture Center for the Arts and run through May 14.

Written by South Park creators Trey Parker and Matt Stone and Avenue Q co-creator Robert Lopez, The Book ...

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There's Just No Telling How Far He'll Go! Lin-Manuel Miranda to Perform Nominated Moana Song at the Oscars

There's Just No Telling How Far He'll Go! Lin-Manuel Miranda to Perform Nominated Moana Song at the Oscars

Lin-Manuel Miranda is slated to take the stage at the Academy Awards at least once on February 26. The Oscar nominee will perform his track "How Far I'll Go" from Disney's Moana, reports Variety. Auli’i Cravalho, who lent her voice to the titular character, will join him on stage. Moana is also up for Best Animated Feature Film ...

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Hello, Darlings! Leigh Ann Larkin & Jon Peterson Will Lead the Cabaret Tour

Hello, Darlings! Leigh Ann Larkin & Jon Peterson Will Lead the Cabaret Tour

Come taste the wine, come hear the band, come blow your horn, start celebrating right this way! Broadway favorites Leigh Ann Larkin (Gypsy, A Little Night Music) and Jon Peterson (Cabaret) will lead Roundabout Theatre Company's national tour of Cabaret as Sally Bowles and the Emcee, respectively. Larkin and Petersen will begin performances in the touring production on February 21 ...

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Willkommen to Madison! Tickets Now On Sale for the National Tour of Cabaret

Willkommen to Madison! Tickets Now On Sale for the National Tour of Cabaret

Come hear the music play! Tickets are now on sale for the national tour of Cabaret in Madison! The Tony Award-winning revival will open on March 21 at the Overture Center for the Arts and close on March 26.

As part of their 50th anniversary season, the Roundabout Theatre Company presents, direct from Broadway, the national tour of Sam Mendes ...

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Elton John & Paul Rudnick Team Up to Write The Devil Wears Prada Broadway Musical

Elton John & Paul Rudnick Team Up to Write The Devil Wears Prada Broadway Musical

We’re one step closer to a Broadway diva belting the chronicles of cerulean. Elton John and playwright/essayist Paul Rudnick are at work to bring The Devils Wears Prada to the stage. The two will pen a Broadway musical adaptation of Lauren Weisberger’s 2003 novel and the subsequent 2006 film from 20th Century Fox.

“Re-imagining The Devil Wears Prada for ...

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The Cherry on Top for Waitress: Sara Bareilles’ Musical Recoups on Broadway

The Cherry on Top for Waitress: Sara Bareilles’ Musical Recoups on Broadway

Don’t worry, Waitress can pick up the tab. The production recouped its $12 million investment, becoming the second musical from the 2015-16 season to turn a profit (following Hamilton).

The Diane Paulus-helmed musical, featuring a score by Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles and a book by Jessie Nelson, opened officially at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on April 24, 2016. Tony winner Jessie ...

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Seal Your Fate! Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera Opens in Madison

Seal Your Fate! Andrew Lloyd Webber’s The Phantom of the Opera Opens in Madison

To simply quote the musical, “The Phantom of the Opera is here!” The reimagined production of Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Broadway classic begins performances in Madison on January 25. The national tour will play the Overture Center for the Arts through February 5.

Following an acclaimed sell-out tour of the United Kingdom, Cameron Mackintosh’s spectacular new production of The ...

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La La Land Receives Record-Tying 14 Oscar Nominations, Including Two for Broadway Composers Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

La La Land Receives Record-Tying 14 Oscar Nominations, Including Two for Broadway Composers Benj Pasek & Justin Paul

The nominations for the 89th Academy Awards were announced on January 24, and La La Land achieved another record; the movie musical is the third film to receive 14 nominations, following All About Eve and Titanic. In addition to Best Picture, its nominations include two for Best Original Song—an impressive follow-up to Dear Evan Hansen composers Benj Pasek and Justin ...

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