London’s Waitress, With Katharine McPhee and Jack McBrayer, Begins Previews February 8 – The London production of Sara Bareilles’ Tony-nominated musical Waitress begins previews February 8 prior to an official opening March 7 at the Adelphi Theatre. Katharine McPhee (Smash) takes on the leading role of Jenna (reprising her performance after making her Broadway debut in the show), joined by 30 Rock Emmy nominee Jack McBrayer as Ogie, David Hunter (Kinky Boots, Once) as Dr. Pomatter, Marisha Wallace (Dreamgirls, Something Rotten!) as Becky, Laura Baldwin (Big Fish) as Dawn, and Peter Hannah (The Strange Undoing of Prudencia Hart) as Earl, and Shaun Prendergast as Old Joe. – Read more at Playbill
— Kat McPhee (@katharinemcphee) February 7, 2019
Ariana Grande Accuses Grammy Producer of Lying
Check out this twitter thread the singer posted. Ken Ehrlich claims Ariana Grande said she couldn’t get a performance together in time. “i’ve kept my mouth shut but now you’re lying about me. i can pull together a performance over night and you know that, Ken. it was when my creativity & self expression was stifled by you, that i decided not to attend. i hope the show is exactly what you want it to be and more,” Ariana wrote on Twitter.
mhmmm here it is ! “too late for her to pull something together……” pic.twitter.com/YwuBOUkZjr
— Ariana Grande (@ArianaGrande) February 7, 2019
Cassadee Pope on How New Album ‘Stages’ Took Her Life From a ‘Crazy Mess’ to the Happiest She’s Ever Been – When country singer-songwriter Cassadee Pope began writing and recording for her second album in 2017, a “sophomore slump” was the least of her worries. Within a matter of months, she’d ended her engagement to drummer Rian Dawson, as well as her partnership with most of the team she’d been working with since winning The Voice in 2012. Naturally, songs poured out of the country singer — but even though heartbreak was at the core, Pope had never felt so assured in what she was creating. – Read more at Billboard