Jenna Ushkowitz

Glee star Jenna Ushkowitz fills in for Broadway’s Waitress

Out goes an inmate from Litchfield, in comes an alumna from McKinley High.

Glee star Jenna Ushkowitz will join the cast of Broadway’s new musical Waitress, taking over the role of Dawn while original star Kimiko Glenn — best known to a wider audience from her role on Orange is the New Black — takes a leave of absence.

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Casting Net: Jennifer Garner joins Bryan Cranston in Wakefield

  • Jennifer Garner joins Bryan Cranston in Wakefield, from writer-director Robin Swicord. Cranston plays a Manhattan lawyer who breaks down and leaves his family and his wife (played by Garner). Swicord’s screenplay is based on E.L. Doctorow’s short story, a retelling of Nathaniel Hawthorne’s Wakefield. Shooting is underway in Los Angeles.
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Kristen Bell, Amber Riley, and all-star hippies rock out in 'Hair' at the Hollywood Bowl


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The ’60s were a crazy yet influential time in our country’s history. People were fighting for their civil rights at home while debating America’s involvement in a growing conflict abroad, striving to find a place in this world that they could call their own. Half a century later, not much has changed.

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Cory Monteith was full of 'love and light,' Jenna Ushkowitz says of 'Glee' co-star

Jenna Ushkowitz Cory Monteith

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The young stars of Glee were largely unknown before landing their breakout roles back in 2009, and they’ve grown up together in the spotlight. That’s why Cory Monteith’s death more than a week ago hit the group especially hard – they hadn’t lost just a co-star; they’d lost a family member.

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