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By any measure, Sara Bareilles is a major star. Now she is lending that immense talent to the stage. The 35-year-old singer-songwriter has written her first musical, called “Waitress,” based on the 2007 film. It will open this month at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge.
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The first thing to be said about this thrilling stage version ... is that it brings the Orwellian nightmare vividly alive.
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But when that comet streaks through the sky at the hushed climax of the show, Pierre experiences an epiphany that had my heart leaping into my throat...
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Actress and native Londoner Jeanna de Waal is absolutely ecstatic to be working with Diane Paulus and American Repertory Theater (A.R.T.) on the Harvard-tied theater company's 2015-2016 season opener, "Waitress."
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Paulus’ track record could bode well for the future of her new musical adaptation of the indie film “Waitress.” It’s currently in previews at the A.R.T. where the creative team spoke about it’s evolution and why adapting the film for the stage has been a bittersweet journey.
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Tony-winning director Diane Paulus, who breathed new life into the musicals Hair and Porgy and Bess, shares what drew her to the musical adaptation of the indie film "Waitress."
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Jessie Mueller won a Tony Award for her performance as Carole King in the Broadway musical “Beautiful.” Now she takes on the work of another acclaimed singer-songwriter: Sara Bareilles.
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A.R.T.'s adaptation of 'Waitress' blends Sara Barielles's songcraft into a story about a woman and her pies.
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A.R.T. Artistic Director and Waitress director Diane Paulus is one of the most sought after directors in theatre, and to anyone lucky enough to have seen one of her productions, the reasons are clear.
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Having gained fame performing the biggest hits from Carole King’s legendary catalog, Mueller is now ready to tackle a score with all original music.
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