PHOTO: West End WAITRESS Begins Rehearsals – Waitress is opening up in the West End! The cast, led by Katharine McPhee, began rehearsals yesterday. Check out the group shot, posted to the show’s Twitter page. – Broadway World.com
We’re opening up ?
— Waitress The Musical (@WaitressLondon) January 7, 2019
Cassadee Pope Gearing Up to Release Long Awaited Album
It’s been more than five years since Cassadee Pope released her country debut Frame by Frame, issued in the wake of her win on season 3 of The Voice. On February 1st, she’ll release its proper full-length follow-up, Stages, as an independent artist. Produced by Corey Crowder, who has also worked on recent projects by Chris Young and RaeLynn, Stages will include Pope’s current single “One More Red Light” and her previous release “Take You Home.” – Read more at Rolling Stone
It’s finally ready and waiting to be heard.
Stages coming 2/1/19.
Preorder the Stages Ultimate and Standard Bundles now at https://t.co/IYSWIXWtGi
T-shirt, Digital Album, Signed album photo and pop-socket available depending the bundle you choose! pic.twitter.com/npOSzxiJGi
— Cassadee Pope (@CassadeePope) January 9, 2019
Crystal Bowersox Writing New Musical Trauma Queen
The American Idol 9 runner-up is getting ready for the show’s first table read.
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I’ve been quietly writing a new musical over the past year with the help of Willy Holtzman and @martydsongs . Calling it, #TraumaQueen Today marks the beginning of the next phase in development – rehearsals for the 29hour read begin!!! As of right now, it’s just a script, but this Sunday at The Little Brick Theater in Franklin, TN, we will begin to see what shape the show takes! Huge thanks to @benji_kern and @studiotenn for putting this workshop together! Thanks to @duendevision for the photos!
Broadway Records Announces the Release of BULLDOZER: THE BALLAD OF ROBERT MOSES Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording – Broadway Records today announced that Bulldozer: The Ballad of Robert Moses (Original Off-Broadway Cast Recording) will be released digitally and in stores on Friday, January 25, 2019. The album is currently available for pre-order at www.BroadwayRecords.comand Amazon.com. Bulldozer: The Ballad of Robert Moses is the new rock musical written by Peter Galperin and , and starring Tony Award nominee Constantine Maroulis, Molly Pope, Wayne Wilcox, Ryan Knowles and Kacie Sheik, featuring a four-piece rock band and spotlighting Master Builder Robert Moses’ evolution from a young idealist fervent with a desire to build the greatest city in the world to a power-insulated enemy of the people, corrupted, lost and alone. – Read more at Broadway World
Chris Kroeze sings national anthem in Wisconsin Assembly before swearing in of legislature – Barron native and “The Voice” runner up Chris Kroeze sang the national anthem at the Wisconsin Assembly for the swearing in of the new legislature. Democrat Tony Evers took the oath of office in the Wisconsin State Capitol Monday to be the 46th governor of the state of Wisconsin. – Read more at Channel 3000.com
— Rose Schmidt (@RoseSchmidtTV) January 7, 2019
‘Masked Singer’ Showrunner Tells Us About Closest Call They’ve Had (So Far) With an Early Identity Reveal – “Yes, yes, there were a few close calls, actually,” Ibarra told TheWrap in an interview ahead of tonight’s episode. “There was a brilliant one — I won’t give away who it is, obviously — where the panel was very convinced they knew who one of the singers were, and then that singer turns up to rehearsal wearing denim, cutoff shorts and then therefore, basically, totally nixing the guess that the panel was convinced that person might be, just because of their skin color.” – Read more at The Wrap