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Sara Bareilles Sings 'Bad Idea' in First 'Waitress' Broadway Footage - Watch Now!

The first video footage of Sara Bareilles on stage in the Broadway musical Waitress has been released!

The promo video features of montage of clips from the show while Sara and her co-star Chris Diamantopoulos sing the song “Bad Idea.”

Sara just joined the musical for 10 weeks only starting on March 31 and she’s already breaking records. Her first full week of performances grossed the most amount of money for any show in the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in just one week. Also April 8′s show now holds the record for biggest gross at the theatre for one performance.


Sara Bareilles in Waitress the Musical on Broadway

Sara Bareilles & Bette Midler Are Breaking Broadway Records!

It looks like women are ruling Broadway right now and Sara Bareilles and Bette Midler have broken records during the first days of their runs on the Great White Way!

Sara joined the cast of the musical Waitress, the show she wrote the music for, on Friday (March 31) and played four shows this weekend. All four shows were sold out and Saturday night’s performance brought in $180,000, the most amount of money that has ever been grossed for a single performance at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, according to Deadline.

Bette just started previews in the revival of the classic musical Hello, Dolly! and she played seven performances this past week, bringing in a gross of $1.96 million. This is the highest grossing week ever for the Shubert Theatre, and the show reached this milestone with only seven performances. Matilda, which held the previous Shubert record of $1.9 million, achieved the feat with nine performances. The standard Broadway week includes eight shows.

Make sure to get your tickets now to see Waitress and Hello, Dolly! before they’re not available any longer!

Sara Bareilles Makes Her Broadway Debut in 'Waitress' (Photos)

Sara Bareilles takes her bow during the curtain call for her opening night in the Broadway musical Waitress on Friday (March 31) at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York City.

The Grammy and Tony-nominated singer just joined the cast alongside Chris Diamantopoulos and Will Swenson.

Sara wrote the music for the Broadway show, which opened one year ago. Now, she is part of the cast!

“I have no words. I am so grateful. now we do it 80 more times. πŸ˜³πŸ™ƒπŸ‘―πŸ€°πŸ»πŸ’˜πŸ˜­πŸ‘©πŸ»β€πŸ³πŸ’• thank u to that INCREDIBLE audience. I will never forget this,” Sara tweeted after her first performance in the musical. You can catch her in the show until June 11!

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Sara Bareilles Sings 'Waitress' Song in Times Square! (Video)

Sara Bareilles is joining the cast of the Broadway show Waitress tonight (March 31) and to prepare for her debut, she went into the center of Times Square to sing one of the songs from the show!

The Grammy and Tony-nominated singer-songwriter performed the song “What Baking Can Do” and it was the first time she sang the song in public.

β€œIt felt in the spirit of the show,” Sara told Vulture about performing in Times Square. β€œIt’s a chamber piece. It’s an everyday story. I wanted to feel like we were jumping out into the middle of everything and doing it from the inside out.”

Sara wrote the music for the Broadway show and recorded the songs for an album released in 2015, but this song was added to the show after her album was made.

You only have 10 weeks to catch Sara in her Broadway debut, so make sure to get your tickets now!

Sara Bareilles Explains Why She Decided to Star in 'Waitress'

Sara Bareilles is gearing up to make her Broadway debut in the musical Waitress next weekend and she’s opening up about why she decided to star in the show she helped write.

The Grammy-nominated singer appeared alongside her future co-stars Will Swenson and Chris Diamantopoulos at a cast meet and greet on Thursday (March 23) in New York City.

“There was just a perfect storm of things that lined up,” Sara told Variety about taking over for Tony-nominated actress Jessie Mueller.

“I had originally thought that this year would get dedicated to making my next record, and I had gone into the songwriting process. And then when we got the news that Jessie was moving on, I hadn’t made a lot of headway with my own record yet and I was still sort of holding space for this show in a strange way,” Sara said. “It just felt like this was the time. I’m as close to the show as I’ll ever be. My friends are in the show. The band is the original band. Lots of things are still very similar to how it was created, and I feel like that’s the show I want to be in.”

Catch Sara in the show from March 31 until June 11 and watch a sneak peek at rehearsals below!

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Abigail Breslin Suffers Panic Attack On Stage in NYC

Abigail Breslin had quite the opening night of her new play All the Fine Boys.

The 20-year-old actress had a panic attack while performing on Wednesday (March 1) in New York City.

Luckily, her co-stars Isabelle Fuhrman, Alex Wolff, and more helped her get through it.

“When you’re on stage doing a play and you have an actual panic attack mid show cuz anxiety doesn’t warn you,” Abby tweeted. “BUT THEN your cast mates and crew give you tea and breathing exercises and the panic attack slowly packs it’s bags and leave. BOOM”

Also in attendance that night were Christian Siriano, Ethan Hawke, Peter Dinklage,and Sara Bareilles.

15+ pictures inside of Abigail Breslin, Isabelle Fuhrman, and more at opening night…More Here! »

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Sia & Sara Bareilles Make the Oscars After Party More Musical!

Sia and Sara Bareilles hit the carpet at the 2017 Vanity Fair Oscar Party at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts on Sunday night (February 26) in Beverly Hills, Calif.

The two music stars were among a crowd of actors at the event and helped bring a bit of the musical side to the party!

Sara hit the stage during the Oscars to perform the In Memoriam tribute.

FYI: Sia is wearing an Armani Prive outfit, Christian Louboutin shoes, and a Nick Fouquet hat. Sara is wearing a Maria Lucia Hohan gown and Sarah Flint shoes.

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