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Sara Bareilles scores this new musical based on the movie of the same name.

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New Waitress Stars Sara Bareilles, Chris Diamantopoulos & Will Swenson Dish About Stepping Into the Sweet Tuner

New Waitress Stars Sara Bareilles, Chris Diamantopoulos & Will Swenson Dish About Stepping Into the Sweet Tuner

Sara Bareilles, Chris Diamantopoulos and Will Swenson begin performances in Broadway's Waitress on March 31. Find out why the trio's excited to start their shift in the show at the Brooks Atkinson.

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See Photos of Waitress-Bound Stars Sara Bareilles, Will Swenson & Chris Diamantopoulos

See Photos of Waitress-Bound Stars Sara Bareilles, Will Swenson & Chris Diamantopoulos

Order up! Waitress will welcome a super talented trio of performers on March 31. Sara Bareilles, Will Swenson and Chris Diamantopoulos are set to take the stage as Jenna, Earl and Dr. Pomatter, respectively. Original star Jessie Mueller exits the show on March 26. As previously announced, both William Popp and Drew Gehling are scheduled to take their final bows on ...

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Waitress Star Jessie Mueller on Serving Up Magic and What She'll Miss About the Sara Bareilles Musical

Waitress Star Jessie Mueller on Serving Up Magic and What She'll Miss About the Sara Bareilles Musical

In the corporate world, employees leaving a job are often asked to sit through an exit interview with HR about their time at the company. That concept doesn’t exist for Broadway performers, but we love checking in with stars as they finish up a successful run. Jessie Mueller is serving up quirky comedy with a giant helping of pathos in ...

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Back on the Boards! Tony Nominee Will Swenson to Join Sara Bareilles in Waitress

Back on the Boards! Tony Nominee Will Swenson to Join Sara Bareilles in Waitress

Tony nominee Will Swenson is set to join the cast of Waitress on March 31. He joins the sweet-as-pie musical as the evil (spoiler!) Earl, Jenna's husband. Earl is currently played by William Popp, who will play his final performance on March 30.

As previously announced, Tony-nominated composer Sara Bareilles will step center stage as Jenna on March 31 as ...

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Broadway Grosses: Waitress Continues to Rise with Sara Bareilles Casting News

Broadway Grosses: Waitress Continues to Rise with Sara Bareilles Casting News

Change can be delicious! Broadway fans were thrilled to learn that Waitress' Tony-nominated music mastermind Sara Bareilles will take the stage as Jenna Hunterson beginning on March 31. Tony winner Jessie Mueller is poised to take her final bow in the musical on March 26. As a result, Waitress grossed $899,064 (up $37,953 from last week) and ...

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The Doctor Is in! Chris Diamantopoulos to Join Sara Bareilles in Waitress

The Doctor Is in! Chris Diamantopoulos to Join Sara Bareilles in Waitress

There’s a new gynecologist in town: TV favorite Chris Diamantopoulos will join the cast of Waitress on March 31 as Dr. Pomatter opposite incoming leading lady and composer Sara Bareilles. Original star Drew Gehling is set to play his final performance at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on March 30, four days after Jessie Mueller departs the show on March 26 ...

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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 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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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Joe Cassidy of Waitress

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Joe Cassidy of Waitress

Joe Cassidy stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat about Waitress and more with Paul Wontorek.

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Joe Cassidy Tapped for Sara Bareilles' Waitress on Broadway

Joe Cassidy Tapped for  Sara Bareilles' Waitress on Broadway

Joe Cassidy will be cooking up a storm in Broadway's Waitress. The Main Stem alum is set to take on the role of Cal, the curmudgeonly diner chef, from this January through February 12. He fills in while original star Eric Anderson takes a temporary leave for a film commitment.

Cassidy’s Broadway credits include If/then, Catch Me If You ...

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Jessie Mueller Sets Departure Date From Waitress on Broadway

Jessie Mueller Sets Departure Date From Waitress on Broadway

Everything changes. Jessie Mueller is set to play her final performance as Jenna in Broadway's Waitress on March 26, 2017; her replacement will be announced soon. The show is currently booking through June 11 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

Directed by Diane Paulus, Waitress marks five-time Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles' stage-writing debut. Based on the 2007 film by the late ...

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Charity Angel Dawson of Waitress

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with Charity Angel Dawson of Waitress

Charity Angél Dawson of Waitress drops by Broadway.com HQ to chat with Ryan Gilbert.

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Waitress' Caitlin Houlahan Talks Taking Flight in Peter Pan Live! & What's in Her Dream Pie

Waitress' Caitlin Houlahan Talks Taking Flight in Peter Pan Live! & What's in Her Dream Pie

Age: 25

Hometown: Aurora, OH

Current Role: Caitlin Houlahan plays Dawn, the shy waitress who finds friendship (and maybe even love) working at Joe's Pie Diner in Sara Bareilles' musical Waitress.

Stage & Screen Cred: Waitress marks Houlahan's Broadway debut. Her stage credits include the first national tour of Bridges of Madison County, Parade at Lincoln Center, The ...

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Piping Hot! Hugh Jackman & Zac Efron Visit Broadway's Waitress

Piping Hot! Hugh Jackman & Zac Efron Visit Broadway's Waitress

Things were heating up at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on November 5! Tony winner Hugh Jackman as well as High School Musical and Hairspray hunk Zac Efron finally got their fill of Waitress and caught up with the cast backstage afterward. They snapped a sweet-as-pie pic with Tony-nominated leading lady Jessie Mueller, welcome newcomer Caitlin Houlahan and standout Keala Settle ...

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It Only Takes a Taste! Waitress' Charity Angel Dawson Is the Delicious Tuner's New Becky

It Only Takes a Taste! Waitress' Charity Angel Dawson Is the Delicious Tuner's New Becky

She's trading in scrubs for serving trays! Charity Angél Dawson, who originated the role of Nurse Norma during Waitress' premiere at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts and has been part of the cast ever since, assumed the role of Becky beginning on October 20. Keala Settle played her last performance in the Diane Paulus-helmed hit on October ...

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Caitlin Houlahan to Make Broadway Debut in Waitress, Starring Jessie Mueller

Caitlin Houlahan to Make Broadway Debut in Waitress, Starring Jessie Mueller

Caitlin Houlahan is set to make her Broadway debut when she replaces Jenna Ushkowitz as Dawn in Waitress on October 20. Ushkowitz stepped in for Kimiko Glenn over the summer while she took a temporary leave of absence, though there's still no word on when or if she will return to the Sara Bareilles musical. The Diane Paulus-helmed show, headlined by ...

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Broadway.com #LiveatFive with William Popp of Waitress

Broadway.com #LiveatFive with William Popp of Waitress

New Waitress cast member William Popp stops by Broadway.com HQ to chat with Imogen Lloyd Webber.

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William Popp Begins Performances in Sara Bareilles' Waitress on Broadway

William Popp Begins Performances in Sara Bareilles' Waitress on Broadway

William Popp will bring the heat to Waitress when he makes his Broadway debut as the evil (spoiler!) Earl on September 23. He steps in for the A Bronx Tale-bound Nick Cordero in the Tony-nominated tuner. Headlined by Tony winner Jessie Mueller, the Diane Paulus-helmed musical is baking up a storm at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

Star of off-Broadway’s ...

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William Popp to Replace Nick Cordero in Sara Bareilles' Waitress on Broadway

William Popp to Replace Nick Cordero in Sara Bareilles' Waitress on Broadway

Delicious! William Popp will make his Broadway debut when he takes over the role of Earl in Waitress on September 23. He steps in for the A Bronx Tale-bound Nick Cordero in the Tony-nominated tuner. Headlined by Tony winner Jessie Mueller, the Diane Paulus-helmed musical is baking up a storm at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

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Waitress Star Jessie Mueller on the Roles She Nailed, Will Never Do Again and Let Her Be 'Naughty'

Waitress Star Jessie Mueller on the Roles She Nailed, Will Never Do Again and Let Her Be 'Naughty'

Tony winner Jessie Mueller reflects on roles that made her feel like a rock star and show off her amazing stage cross. Check out the Waitress star as she plays Role Call!

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Waitress Standout Jenna Ushkowitz Answers Your Questions About Lea Michele Love & Making Her Pies Salty

Waitress Standout Jenna Ushkowitz Answers Your Questions About Lea Michele Love & Making Her Pies Salty

Waitress' newest Dawn Jenna Ushkowitz takes on fan questions about her besties from Glee, Spring Awakening memories, backstage double trouble and quiche.

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Want the Dish from Waitress' Jenna Ushkowitz? She's Taking Your Questions!

Want the Dish from Waitress' Jenna Ushkowitz? She's Taking Your Questions!

Glee's Jenna Ushkowitz is back on the Great White Way! Currently serving up a delicious performance as sweet-as-pie Dawn in Waitress, Ushkowitz made her debut as a Broadway baby in The King and I in 1996. She returned to the stage in the original production of Spring Awakening, which starred her fellow Gleek Lea Michele. Want the dish ...

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Waitress Gets a Dash of Glee! Jenna Ushkowitz Takes Her First Curtain Call

Waitress Gets a Dash of Glee! Jenna Ushkowitz Takes Her First Curtain Call

We love her like a table! Glee’s Jenna Ushkowitz took her first bow in Broadway's Waitress on July 29, and she's definitely rocking that apron. Ushkowitz has stepped into the role of Dawn for Kimiko Glenn, who is taking a leave of absence from the Tony-nominated tuner. Ushkowitz made her Great White Way debut at age nine in the ...

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Glee's Jenna Ushkowitz Starts Performances in Sara Bareilles' Waitress on Broadway

Glee's Jenna Ushkowitz Starts Performances in Sara Bareilles' Waitress on Broadway

Glee’s Jenna Ushkowitz will begin performances as Dawn on July 29 in Waitress. She steps in for Kimiko Glenn, who is taking a leave of absence from the Tony-nominated tuner. Headlined by Tony winner Jessie Mueller, the Diane Paulus-helmed musical is baking up a storm at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

Ushkowitz is best known for playing Tina Cohen-Chang on ...

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The Doctor Is In! Waitress' Drew Gehling Shows Off His Custom Towels, Coasters & More

The Doctor Is In! Waitress' Drew Gehling Shows Off His Custom Towels, Coasters & More

Waitress' Drew Gehling invites us into his dressing room to show off his delish opening night gift from co-star Jessie Mueller and more!

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