The "Waitress" composer isn't going to sit back and be quiet: "It felt like the right choice for me to make a political statement."
From a song about "the people who lose" to another about the life of a Broadway star, the pair rocked it.
Tina Fey! Cynthia Erivo! Bruce Springsteen! Oh my!
Broadway's biggest night just got even bigger.
The singer-songwriter will make her Broadway debut.
I get to be on Broadway. I get to come live my day out through great art and getting an instant response from a Broadway audience. That's pretty cool.
Hollywood has a problem. It's largely run by rich straight white men who, for the most part, champion the work of other straight white men. According to well publicized statistics, if you're a black, Hispanic, female or LBGT actor of director you've not been invited to the party. Getting jobs, good jobs, Oscar potential jobs, is nearly impossible.
Overall, the show was quite enjoyable, it just was not exemplary in any particular way. The leading actress was good, the
Here's how Tony winner Jessie Mueller's latest role is making history.
"Keep doing the best you can and that’s all you can do."
She reintroduces us to a time in pop-culture when the diary-style lyrics of everyone from Riot Grrrl musicians to Lilith Fair acts were allowed to enter the mainstream and take even the most macho radio listeners on catchy journeys into young women's most private moments and thoughts.