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Sara Bareilles on Taking on a Sondheim Role and Why Theater Is Her “Gold-Star Standard”

While Sara Bareilles has been a member of many communities, ranging from the music world to television, she says the professional theater community is the one she most wanted to join. “We’re all a bunch of misfits; it’s like a mutual admiration society,” Bareilles said. “We’re all celebrating each other’s weirdness and trying to find […]

Tribeca Festival: Stan Lee, Dan Rather, Gloria Gaynor Documentaries; David Duchovny-Directed Film Among 2023 Lineup

The 2023 Tribeca Festival has revealed its feature narrative, documentary and animated film lineups. The selection consists of a number of actor-directed titles, including the world premieres of David Duchovny’s Bucky F*cking Dent, Michael Shannon’s Eric LaRue, Chelsea Peretti’s First Time Female Director, John Slattery’s Maggie Moore(s), Lily Rabe and Hamish Linklater’s Downtown Owl and […]

Sara Bareilles Says “Yes to Marrying” Joe Tippett

Sara Bareilles is ringing in 2023 by announcing plans to marry longtime boyfriend Joe Tippett. The musician and Girls5Eva star took to Instagram on New Year’s Day to reveal that she said “yes to marrying” the Mare of Easttown actor. “You are exactly who I want,” Bareilles wrote of Tippett in an Instagram caption alongside […]

Peacock’s ‘Girls5eva’ Renewed for Season 3 — at Netflix

Girls5eva is getting the band back together and hitting the road — to a new streaming home. The star-studded comedy, which aired as a Peacock original for its first two seasons, has been renewed for a third round — on Netflix. Stars Sara Bareilles, Renée Elise Goldsberry, Paula Pell and Busy Philipps will all return […]

Sara Bareilles in Stephen Sondheim’s ‘Into the Woods’: Theater Review

The 1987 revisionist fairy-tale musical that debunks the happy ending returns to Broadway in a minimalist production, also starring Brian d’Arcy James, Patina Miller and Phillipa Soo.

Lin-Manuel Miranda and Hundreds of Broadway Stars Gather to Honor Stephen Sondheim Through Tears, Song : “He Is Our Shakespeare”

Hundreds of Broadway’s best gathered in New York’s Duffy Square on Sunday to honor the singular talents of Stephen Sondheim, who passed away Friday at age 91. “No speeches today, just some words from Steve, book two, page 430,” announced Lin-Manuel Miranda upon stepping to the microphone shortly after 12 p.m. while holding a copy […]

Erich Bergen Returning to Broadway Hit ‘Waitress’ for Limited Run Opposite Jennifer Nettles

Erich Bergen has booked a return to Broadway. The actor will star in Waitress opposite Jennifer Nettles when the Sugarland star takes over the lead role as Jenna from creator Sara Bareilles on Oct. 19. Bergen reprises his role as love interest Dr. Jim Pomatter, a part he previously played in 2018 and again in […]

‘Waitress’ Returns With Sara Bareilles for Limited Broadway Engagement

After closing just months ahead of the COVID-19 shutdown, the musical Waitress is set to make its Broadway return with Sara Bareilles in the lead role. The full cast for the return has yet to be announced outside of Bareilles, who will once again step into the role of Jenna Hunterson, a waitress and pie […]

‘Girls5eva’ Leads on Infusing Comedy With Music and Highlighting Women in Their 40s

If Ted Lasso was the pure optimism needed to survive 2020, then Peacock’s Girls5eva is the rocking energy for the world that follows. From executive producer Tina Fey and series creator Meredith Scardino, the comedy about a ’90s girl group that gets another shot at stardom embraces imperfection while also serving as a rallying cry […]

‘Girls5eva’ Renewed for Season 2 at Peacock

This news really is five stars. Peacock has handed out a second-season renewal for its buzzy musical comedy Girls5eva. The series, from exec producer Tina Fey and creator/showrunner Meredith Scardino, is fresh off of an eye-catching “5YC” sky-writing Emmy marketing stunt that captivated much of Los Angeles over the weekend. “We are so excited to […]

Lifetime, Hollywood Reporter to Present ‘Women in Entertainment: The Next Generation’ Special on May 24

As a presenting partner for The Hollywood Reporter’s annual Women in Entertainment Breakfast, Lifetime has joined with THR for the evolution of the event. Lifetime will air a broadcast special titled Lifetime and The Hollywood Reporter Present Women in Entertainment: The Next Generation, a Voices Magnified program celebrating female trendsetters, industry leaders and potential future […]

‘Girls5eva’: TV Review

Sara Bareilles and Busy Philipps headline a Peacock comedy executive-produced by Tina Fey about a girl group mounting a comeback two decades after their last hit.