Joe Sugg to join the cast of Waitress in the West End

Words by Léna Fontaine There’s a new face in the dinner! Youtube star, filmmaker, vlogger and Strictly Come Dancing finalist Joe Sugg will make his stage debut in the UK production of Waitress from September 9th. He will join the London cast as Ogie, taking over from The Inbetweener’s actor Blake Richardson who will take his final bow on september 7th. About the opportunity to jump on stage, Joe said, “I’m so excited I’ve been given the opportunity to play Ogie in Waitress. I’m excited to be a part of the cast and to have now landed a role in … Continue reading Joe Sugg to join the cast of Waitress in the West End

Joe’s Pie Diner is Closing Up

By Frannie Walton      All good things must come to an end, and for Sara Bareilles’ Waitress, that end will be on January 5th. Waitress “opened up” on Broadway in April 2016, which will make it the longest running show at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre when it closes. Throughout Waitress’ run, 6 wonderful women have graced the stage as baking extraordinaire, mother-to-be, and overall powerhouse that is Jenna Hunterson. Jessie Mueller, of course, originated the role of Jenna, and her portrayal earned her a Tony Award nomination for Best Leading Actress in a Musical. Following her, Sara Bareilles herself … Continue reading Joe’s Pie Diner is Closing Up

What’s Inside: Nicolette Robinson Stars as Jenna in Broadway’s Waitress

(Photo: Broadway Direct) By Jordan Nash-Boulden There’s a new leading lady clocking in at the diner–and she’s making history eight times a week. Television and off-Broadway veteran Nicolette Robinson took over the title role of Jenna–and the powder-blue apron to … Continue reading What’s Inside: Nicolette Robinson Stars as Jenna in Broadway’s Waitress