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'Carousel' Returning to Broadway with Jessie Mueller, Joshua Henry & Renee Fleming!

The classic musical Carousel is set to return to Broadway with an amazing cast attached!

Tony Award winner Jessie Mueller will play Julie Jordan alongside Tony nominee Joshua Henry as Billy Bigelow. Opera singer Renee Fleming will play Nettie Fowler.

Jessie is best known for playing Carole King in the musical Beautiful and originating the role of Jenna in Sara BareillesWaitress. Joshua is currently playing Aaron Burr in the touring production of Hamilton.

The revival of Carousel will open on March 23, 2018 at a theater to be announced in the future, according to the New York Times.

“It’s a very complicated, very rich, very spiritual tapestry about reconciliation and redemption and being responsible for what we do,” director Jack O’Brien said about the musical.

Sara Bareilles In Talks to Join Broadway's 'Waitress,' But She's Playing Coy to Rumors!

Sara Bareilles is rumored to be joining the cast of the Broadway musical Waitress, the show she wrote the music for!

The Grammy and Tony-nominated singer is said to be in talks to join the show this spring after the departure of original star Jessie Mueller, according to Billboard.

Sara and Jessie made an appearance at the Build Series in New York City on Tuesday (January 10) and the singer was asked if she would like to play the role of Jenna.

Click inside to read what Sara said in response… More Here! »

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Sara Bareilles Hosts CD Signing & Performance for Her Broadway Show 'Waitress'

Sara Bareilles poses for a photo with the star of her Broadway musical Waitress, Jessie Mueller, at the show’s CD signing on Tuesday (August 23) in New York City.

The Tony Award-nominated composer hosted the performance portion of the event, where Jessie and her co-stars Drew Gehling and Dakin Matthews sang tunes from the show.

Other actors signing CDs at the event included Nick Cordero and Molly Hager.

Watch the performances, which were streamed live on Facebook Live, below and go see the Broadway musical at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre.

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Broadway Stars Come Together For 'What The World Needs Now Is Love' On 'Maya & Marty' - Watch Here!

The stars of Broadway have come together to perform a live rendition of “What The World Needs Now Is Love” on Maya and Marty on Tuesday evening (June 21) following its official release in the wake of the tragic shooting that cost 49 people their lives and countless others injury at Orlando’s Pulse gay nightclub.

A majority of the original contributors – Roger Bart, Charles Busch, Ann Hampton Callaway, Liz Callaway, Len Cariou, Paul Castree, Michael Cerveris, Kevin Chamberlin, Josh Colley, Lilla Crawford, Carmen Cusack, Darius de Haas, Carole Demas, Fran Drescher, Cynthia Erivo, Brian G Gallagher, Victor Garber, Frankie Grande, Joel Grey, Sean Hayes, Megan Hilty, Christopher Scott Icenogle, Bill Irwin, Julie James, Judy Kuhn, Anika Larsen, Liz Larsen, Norm Lewis, Jose Llana, Lorna Luft, Beth Malone, Andrea Martin, Janet Metz, Brian Stokes Mitchell, Debra Monk, Jessie Mueller, Lacretta Nicole, Rosie Perez, Billy Porter, BD Wong, Tony Yazbeck – reunited for the special live tribute performance.

100% of the proceeds from the digital download of “Broadway for Orlando” will benefit the LGBT Center of Central Florida – Watch the performance below!

Broadway for Orlando – Maya & Marty

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Sara Bareilles Joins Jessie Mueller for 'Waitress' Tony Awards Performance (Video)

Sara Bareilles joins the cast of the Broadway musical Waitress for a performance at the 2016 Tony Awards held at the Beacon Theatre on Sunday (June 12) in New York City.

The 36-year-old singer wrote the music and lyrics for the new musical and she joined star Jessie Mueller to sing the show’s signature song “She Used to Be Mine.”

The full cast of the musical began the performance with the show’s opening number “Opening Up.” Sadly, the show didn’t pick up any awards during the ceremony.

Watch the full performance below!

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Sara Bareilles & Jessie Mueller Rep 'Waitress' at Tony Awards 2016 with Keri Russell!

Sara Bareilles looks lovely while walking the red carpet at the 2016 Tony Awards held at the Beacon Theatre on Sunday (June 12) in New York City.

The 36-year-old singer was joined at the event by Jessie Mueller, the star of her Broadway musical Waitress, and Keri Russell, who starred in the film version.

Also in attendance was the show’s other star Christopher Fitzgerald with his wife Jessica Stone.

Sara is nominated tonight for Best Original Score for writing the music and lyrics while Jessie and Christopher are both nominated for their acting work. Keri will be presenting during the show.

Carole King, who Jessie played in the Broadway musical Beautiful and who Sara sang with at a recent Tony Awards, also hit the red carpet!

FYI: Sara is wearing a Gomez-Gracia gown. Keri is wearing a Monique Lhuillier dress, Giuseppe Zanotti shoes, an Emm Kuo bag, and Jacob & Co. jewelry. Christopher is wearing a Doyle & Mueser bespoke suit. Jessica is wearing a Self-Portrait dress.

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Cynthia Erivo & Jane Krakowski Win Big at Drama Desk Awards 2016!

Cynthia Erivo and Jane Krakowski win big at the 2016 Drama Desk Awards held at Anita’s Way on Sunday (June 5) in New York City.

Cynthia, who stars in The Color Purple revival, won for Outstanding Actress in a Musical, while Jane, who stars in She Loves Me, won for Outstanding Featured Actress in a Musical.

Also winning big that evening were Fiddler on the Roof‘s Danny Burstein and WaitressChristopher Fitzgerald for their roles in their respective musicals.

Other musical theater actors in attendance included She Loves Me cast members Laura Benanti, Zachary Levi, and Nicholas Barasch, Waitress composer and lyricist Sara Bareilles and star of the show Jessie Mueller, Bright Star‘s Carmen Cusack and AJ Shivley, The Color Purple‘s Danielle Brooks, and Broadway stars Khris Davis, Montego Glover and Laura Osnes.

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