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Sara Bareilles to Make Broadway Debut in 'Waitress'!

Singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles will be stepping into the leading role of Jenna Hunterson in the musical Waitress on Broadway!

If you didn’t know, Sara wrote the music and lyrics for the show, and will be making her Broadway debut while replacing Jessie Mueller, who originated the role.

Sara‘s first performance will be on March 31 and her final performance will take place on June 11.

“It’s something I’ve been quietly mulling over since the show began,” Sara told the New York Times. “So I’m making the big jump, and it feels like a completion of sorts, a coming full circle with this project…When I started working on it, I didn’t know how fully it would engulf me and my creative sensibilities. I’m obviously having a hard time saying goodbye.”

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Watch Glenn Close Sing in 'Sunset Boulevard' Revival! (Video)

Glenn Close is revisiting her Tony Award-winning role as Norma Desmond in the musical Sunset Boulevard and you can watch a video preview from the new production here!

The legendary actress performed in the official opening night performance on Thursday night (February 9) at the Palace Theatre in New York City.

Some of the celebs who attended the opening night included Glenn‘s daughter Annie Starke, Sara Bareilles, Mariska Hargitay and Peter Hermann, Unbreakable Kimmy Schmidt‘s Jane Krakowski and Tituss Burgess, Bernadette Peters, Bobby Cannavale, Kate Baldwin, and Laura Osnes.

Watch Glenn sing “As If We Never Said Goodbye” in the video below and get tickets to see the musical, on Broadway until June 25.

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Sara Bareilles Calls Congress, Records Her Call to Encourage Fans to Take Action (Video)

Sara Bareilles is encouraging her fans to take action and call Congress by sharing a video of her own call.

The Grammy-nominated singer explained how she was terrified to make the call and that her heart was beating so fast while waiting to speak to the person on the other end of the line.

When someone picked up, Sara expressed that she is a constituent from Los Angeles who opposes Betsy DeVos and Jeff Sessions. She was then transferred to Kamala Harris‘ voicemail and she wasn’t able to leave a message as the box was already full.

“Scared to call Congress? Me too! Let’s do it together. Watch me call for the first time here,” Sara captioned the video on Facebook. Watch below!

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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'Dear Evan Hansen' Opens on Broadway to Rave Reviews!

Dear Evan Hansen had its opening night on Broadway – and it’s a rave!

Ben Platt, the star of the show, was joined by his co-stars at New York City’s Pierre Hotel on Sunday (December 4), including Rachel Bay Jones, Michael Park, Jennifer Laura Thompson, Kristolyn Lloyd, Will Roland, Mike Faist, as well as writers Benj Pasek and Justin Paul, director Michael Greif, and music supervisor Alex Lacamoire.

Celebs stepped out to support the show as well at the opening night performance, including Zendaya, who walked the carpet with Waitress star Keala Settle, Darren Criss, Sutton Foster with husband Ted Griffin, Aaron Tveit, Tina Fey with husband Jeff Raymond, Zachary Quinto, and Waitress composer Sara Bareilles with collaborator Jessie Nelson.

The New York Times reports that the show is a “gorgeous heartbreaker of a musical,” and Variety says, “lyrics go beyond the spoken thought and reach for the unspoken feelings hiding behind the words.”

Be sure to check out Dear Evan Hansen on Broadway now!
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VIDEO: Celine Dion Covers Sara Bareilles' 'Winter Song' Live in the Studio!

Celine Dion just gave her fans a holiday surprise by going on Facebook Live to stream a live performance from the recording studio!

The Grammy-winning performer did a cover of Sara Bareilles and Ingrid Michaelson‘s holiday tune “Winter Song” and it was perfect.

Celine did the stream to announced that she’s working on a new English album!

“I just started working on my upcoming English album and we’re choosing songs and trying new stuff, playing around and it’s so much fun. As you know, this past year was filled with bittersweet moments for me, as it has been for others I’m pretty sure,” Celine said during the live stream. “Since we’re here in the studio tonight, I thought of offering you my version of one of my favorite holiday songs. I hope you like it!”

Click inside to hear the original version of “Winter Song”… More Here! »

Broadway Stars Come Together to Fight Breast Cancer!

Broadway stars like Cynthia Erivo and Sara Bareilles have come together to help fight breast cancer through Project Teddy Bear!

A bunch of celebs have posed for photos with a tiny stuffed teddy bear and signed tags, which are being auctioned off to support the Avon Breast Cancer Crusade.

Lisa Spodak has been raising money for the cause since 2002 and has already raised more than $170,000!

More stars who participated in the project include Danielle Brooks, Jane Krakowski, Jesse Tyler Ferguson, Jessie Mueller, Laura Benanti, Zachary Levi, and more.

There are only a matter of hours left to big on the auctions on eBay before they end, starting at 1pm EST!

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