Waitress

Apr 24, 2018 - Apr 29, 2018

Waitress surrounded by pies

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Description

Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by five-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles ("Brave," "Love Song"), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam) and direction by Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Finding Neverland). "It's an empowering musical of the highest order!" raves the Chicago Tribune.

Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna - a waitress and expert pie maker, Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life.

"WAITRESS is a little slice of heaven!" says Entertainment Weekly and "a monumental contribution to Broadway!" according to Marie Claire. Don't miss this uplifting musical celebrating friendship, motherhood and the magic of a well-made pie.

Intended for mature audiences; contains adult themes and language

Reviews

“The women of Waitress are changing Broadway!” – Time

“Suddenly, Waitress rises to transporting heights, and sweeps up your heart along with it.” – The New York Times

“An empowering musical of the highest order!” – Chicago Tribune

“A monumental contribution to Broadway!" – Marie Claire

“Sweet, sassy, passionate and delightful, with a groundbreaking all-female creative team.” – New York Magazine 

“Sara Bareilles’ score is a beauty. Many a pop song writer has attempted this, but few achieve it!” – Deadline

"A little slice of heaven!" – Entertainment Weekly

"A blue-ribbon Broadway musical!" – Entertainment Weekly

"Broadway's sweet spot." – Vanity Fair 

“We went bonkers over Waitress the musical!” – Kathie Lee and Hoda

“A treat for all the senses!” – New York Post 

"Delicious! A fairy tale that’s not simply about getting prince charming, but also getting its heroine to clean up her own messes, take action and discover her worth.” – Variety 

"Waitress is a definite winner and a breath of fresh air!" – Theatermania

Accessibility

 The Thurs., April 26, 7:30 p.m. performance will be sign language interpreted.

More Fun Stuff

TeensTakeBroadway_sm.jpg Thurs., April 26
 A deeply discounted ticket for teens, plus a free pre-show event with live entertainment, games, raffles and refershments.

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