The latest pie on the menu is the THERE’S A NEW BROADWAY JERKOFF PIE! Broadway veteran Ben Thompson is set to join the New York cast of Waitress the Musical in the role of the sexy, drunk, and abusive “Earl” at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. He replaces Joe Tippett (and real life boyfriend of current leading lady and the show’s composer Sara Bareilles) in the role.
Thompson is no stranger to playing villain roles on the Great White Way. He appeared in the Ensemble of American Idiot The Musical on Broadway before heading on into playing “Billy Nolan” in the 2012 MCC Theater’s Off Broadway revival of Carrie: The Musical, and recently as the wicked “Ms. Trunchbull in Matilda The Musical on Broadway.
Welcome and Break a leg Ben. Happy Trails Joe. Who is excited?
Order up! Ben Thompson joins the company of Waitress on February 27. The Great White Way alum takes on the role of Earl, replacing …
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