Sugar, Butter, Birthday: I Finally Saw Waitress

Last week, I treated myself to a showing of Waitress for my 20th birthday.  I’d been dying to see this amazingly sweet show ever since I heard that Sara Bareilles was penning the score.  The entire experience did not disappoint.  The theater smelled of pie as soon as I walked in: warm, inviting, and delicious. Sara Bareilles…

Kissing The Color Purple Goodbye

     Today is the day Broadway bids farewell to one of its most emotional shows and one of my personal favorites, The Color Purple. I was fortunate enough to see this riveting revival twice (Thanks, Adelphi!) and both times were amazing, especially the second time.  The second time was Heather Headley’s last show as Shug…