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The New Musical ‘Waitress’— A Bittersweet Slice of Heaven

By Alexandra MacAaron
By Alexandra MacAaron

"Waitress" was (and is) a wonderful little movie. “Little” in the sense of quiet and intimate, no huge stars, no special effects. It is bittersweet (especially when you think about Shelly’s untimely death), yet it remains a celebration of motherhood and sisterhood, of staying true to yourself or finding yourself again if you’ve lost your way.

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Theater

Women to Watch at the 2013 Tony Awards

By Alexandra MacAaron
By Alexandra MacAaron

There will be a lot of talented women waiting in the wings at Sunday night’s Tony Awards (June 9, 8.m. EST, on CBS). There’s a distinct possibility that women will win both Best Direction of a Play and Best Direction of a Musical. And, if Cyndi Lauper wins Best Original Score, she will be the first woman to do so.

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