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Sara Bareilles To Step Into Leading Role Of Feminist Musical 'Waitress'

The Huffington Post | Priscilla Frank | Posted 02.16.2017 | Arts

Pop singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles can officially add “waitress” to her list of occupations. Also, “Broadway actress.” Bareilles announced o...

Nick Cordero On Band Life, Composer Sara Bareilles, And Lessons Learned

Erika Finn | Posted 09.16.2016 | Arts
Erika Finn

I get to be on Broadway. I get to come live my day out through great art and getting an instant response from a Broadway audience. That's pretty cool.

What Broadway Can Teach Hollywood About Diversity

Andy Ostroy | Posted 06.16.2016 | Entertainment
Andy Ostroy

Hollywood has a problem. It's largely run by rich straight white men who, for the most part, champion the work of other straight white men. According to well publicized statistics, if you're a black, Hispanic, female or LBGT actor of director you've not been invited to the party. Getting jobs, good jobs, Oscar potential jobs, is nearly impossible.

Bright Star & the Art of the Tony Number

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.15.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

The thing about the Tony Awards is most people outside of the theater community don't care who wins the awards (other that perhaps the super big ones)...

Review: "Waitress" Brings Sweet Feminism to Broadway

Christian Lewis | Posted 06.06.2016 | Entertainment
Christian Lewis

There has been quite a lot of talk about the new musical "Waitress" (located at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre) and its all female production team. Howev...

Daily Meditation: Be Brave

The Huffington Post | Antonia Blumberg | Posted 05.26.2016 | Religion

We all need help maintaining our personal spiritual practice. We hope that these Daily Meditations, prayers and mindful awareness exercises can be par...

'Waitress' Star Finds Strength In The Female Narrative On Broadway

The Huffington Post | Curtis M. Wong | Posted 05.20.2016 | Women

Much of the buzz surrounding “Waitress,” which is now playing at New York’s Brooks Atkinson Theatre, has emphasized the musical’s all-female c...

Sara Bareilles Is The Older Sister You Always Wanted

The Huffington Post | Carly Ledbetter | Posted 08.09.2016 | Entertainment

Sara Bareilles can't be stopped. The 36-year-old "Brave" singer recently wrote the original music and lyrics for her first Broadway musical, "Waitress...

Aisle View: Deep Dish Delite

Steven Suskin | Posted 04.24.2016 | Entertainment
Steven Suskin

Keala Settle, Jessie Mueller and Kimiko Glenn in Waitress. Photo: Joan Marcus Picture a heaping slice of fresh Deep Dish Blueberry Bacon Pie just ou...

Sara Bareilles Shares Her Favorite Broadway Song

Jeryl Brunner | Posted 04.21.2016 | Arts
Jeryl Brunner

A talented Grammy-nominated singer-songwriter, Sara Bareilles wrote the music and lyrics for the new life-affirming Broadway musical, Waitress. The sh...

Bitter's Kiss Is the Musical Lovechild of Lana Del Rey and Lorde

Rebecca Bohanan | Posted 04.15.2016 | Arts
Rebecca Bohanan

She reintroduces us to a time in pop-culture when the diary-style lyrics of everyone from Riot Grrrl musicians to Lilith Fair acts were allowed to enter the mainstream and take even the most macho radio listeners on catchy journeys into young women's most private moments and thoughts.

Thoughts on Broadway's Current and Next Spring

Cara Joy David | Posted 03.25.2017 | Arts
Cara Joy David

In terms of musicals, there are two that have opened already this spring, the Roundabout revival of She Loves Me and the jukebox musical Disaster!

Broadway-Bound Musical 'Waitress' Makes History With All Female Creative Team -- a Talk With Choreographer Lorin Latarro

ZEALnyc | Posted 03.24.2017 | Arts

I spoke with Ms. Latarro during a break from rehearsals regarding her work on this highly anticipated new show.

Thoughts on On Your Feet!'s Lead, Blackbird's Tony Chances, Waitress and More

Cara Joy David | Posted 11.04.2016 | Arts
Cara Joy David

I think we've all gotten too used to actors doing less than eight performances a week. And we're also all too accepting of my least favorite trend -- the whole "s/he'll only do 6 performances a week but we won't tell you which" phenomenon.

Sara Bareilles Braves Broadway, Book Writing

David Michael Conner | Posted 10.30.2016 | Entertainment
David Michael Conner

Sara Bareilles became known to millions in 2007 when her ironic "Love Song" cemented her a place among timeless pop classics and ultimately went platinum three times over.

The Real Story Behind 'Love Song’ Isn't What You Think

The Huffington Post | Bill Bradley | Posted 10.03.2015 | Entertainment

Sara Bareilles just can't bottle it up anymore. As the legend goes, back when the singer was just starting out, she marched into her record label's of...

Chatting With Gabriel Mann, Jasmine Thompson, Ava Gold, Max Frost and Matt Forbes, Plus ASCAP and Brooke Annibale Exclusives

Mike Ragogna | Posted 09.22.2016 | Entertainment
Mike Ragogna

Mike Ragogna: Rectify currently has a 100% rating on Rotten Tomatoes, and you have garnered great reviews of your work on that show, tell us how you landed that gig and what is the most satisfying part of scoring it?

The Queen's Chair

Cynthia Catania | Posted 09.15.2016 | Queer Voices
Cynthia Catania

t was an interesting road into the "producer's" chair for me and Saucy Monky. A.k.a. the "queen's chair" as I like to call it.

7 Sara Bareilles Lyrics All Girls Need to Hear

Erin Parker | Posted 07.31.2016 | Women
Erin Parker

If I could give all the women of the world one gift, I would package every Sara Bareilles CD with a nice bow and deliver it with the message of, "Do yourself a favor and never stop listening to every one of these songs." Sara Bareilles is her music.

Another Op'ning: The Blue Carpet at Finding Neverland

Cara Joy David | Posted 06.15.2015 | New York
Cara Joy David

There is nothing like the electricity present on a Broadway opening night. Those in attendance at film premieres often say the audience feels charged. In the theater, the actors have a chance to pick up on that. That energy impacts them on the stage.

'SNL' Women Took Sara Bareilles' 'Brave' Lyrics Very Literally

The Huffington Post | Erin Whitney | Posted 03.02.2015 | Comedy

Do you suffer from politeness? Are you tired of making coffee dates with people you don't like or holding back spoilers for the sake of your friends? ...

Misty Boyce Song Premiere: 'The Life' She's Chosen Is Worth Celebrating

Michael Bialas | Posted 01.16.2015 | Entertainment
Michael Bialas

Even though it includes only 10 songs (all penned by Boyce), The Life, to be released in January, is an impressive body of work for good reason.

'Truly Brave' Kids With Cancer Are All Smiles In Music Video From Cyndi Lauper, Sara Bareilles

The Huffington Post | Alena Hall | Posted 09.26.2014 | Good News

One look at the amazing kids in this video, and you'll notice the smiles on their faces long before the fact that they are battling pediatric cancer. ...

Sara Bareilles' Tour Opener Hannah Georgas Is a Star on Her Own

Hugh McIntyre | Posted 11.08.2014 | Entertainment
Hugh McIntyre

Listening to her albums -- and I mean actually listening -- will give you a good idea of the phenomenal and underrated pop music Hannah is making, similar to Sara. Both are subtle, unassuming women with exceptionally powerful voices, both literally and in what they are saying and how they phrase it.

Watch An 'SNL' Star Have A Complete Meltdown In Front Of Sara Bareilles

The Huffington Post | Cate Matthews | Posted 08.30.2014 | Comedy

Janessa Slater, the "Sound Advice"-hosting alter ego of "Saturday Night Live" star Vanessa Bayer, isn't known for being particularly reasonable. But t...