"THE WOMEN OF WAITRESS ARE CHANGING BROADWAY!" (Time Magazine).
Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles ("Brave," "Love Song"), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam), choreography by Lorin Latarro (Les Dangereuse Liasons, Waiting for Godot) and direction by Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus (Hair, Pippin, Finding Neverland).
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.
Join us for “Cast Album Karaoke” on Friday, May 25 and Friday, June 1 – hosted by two familiar faces from Washington, D.C.’s WUSA9: “Get Up DC!” host Reese Waters (May 25) and Andi Hauser from “Great Day Washington” (June 1).
Click here to read an interview with Waitress composer Sara Bareilles.
Click here to read about the two young local girls playing the part of “Lulu” in WAITRESS during the D.C. engagement.
Estimated running time is 150 minutes, including one intermission
Recommended for ages 13+