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‘TV’s Top 5’: Sara Bareilles on How ‘Felicity’ Influenced Apple’s ‘Little Voice’

Welcome to another episode of TV’s Top 5, The Hollywood Reporter‘s TV podcast. Every week, hosts Lesley Goldberg (West Coast TV editor) and Daniel Fienberg (chief TV critic) break down the week in TV news with context from the business and critical sides, welcome showrunners, executive and other guests and provide a critical guide of what to watch (or skip, as […]

Sara Bareilles’ Broadway Hit ‘Waitress’ to End Four-Year Run (Exclusive)

The musical that marked a successful first move into theater projects for pop singer/songwriter Sara Bareilles, 'Waitress,' has entered the final six months of its hit Broadway run. Lead producers Barry and Fran Weissler announced Tuesday that the show's closing performance at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre will be Jan. 5.

‘Alice by Heart’: Theater Review

The 'Spring Awakening' team of composer Duncan Sheik and lyricist/book writer Steven Sater reunite for 'Alice by Heart,' a new off-Broadway musical inspired by Lewis Carroll's classic 'Alice in Wonderland.'

Broadway’s ‘Waitress’ Announces National Tour

The new musical adapted from the 2007 Keri Russell movie, featuring a book by Jessie Nelson and score by Sara Bareilles, will launch its road company in Cleveland in fall 2017.

Sara Bareilles Celebrates ‘Waitress’, Broadway’s First Musical From All-Female Creative Team

"This narrative ends with a woman on her own, raising a child by herself, running a business in a community of family and friends. I don’t think there are a lot of Broadway musicals — or anything else — that end that way."

‘Waitress’: Theater Review

Tony winner Jessie Mueller plays an unhappily married diner server pouring love into her pies in this musical based on the 2007 indie hit, featuring a score by Sara Bareilles.

Olivia Wilde, Alan Arkin, Anthony Mackie to Star In Holiday Comedy ‘Let It Snow’

Ed Helms, John Goodman, Marisa Tomei and others co-star in the CBS Films project.