Sara Bareilles Is Confectionery Perfection in Waitress
The production marks Bareilles' acting debut.
Tony-nominated composer and lyricist Sara Bareilles recently assumed the role of Jenny in her musical Waitress at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, and photos from the star's acting debut have finally made it out of the oven. Get them while they're hot in the gallery below.
Inspired by Adrienne Shelley's 2007 motion picture, Waitress features songs by Bareilles, a book by Jessie Nelson, and direction by Diane Paulus. The production opened April 24, 2016, and earned four Tony nominations, including Best Original Score Written for the Theatre.
The current company also includes Eric Anderson (Cal), Charity Angél Dawson (Becky), Chris Diamantopoulos (Dr. Pomatter), Tony nominee Christopher Fitzgerald (Ogie), Caitlin Houlahan (Dawn), Dakin Matthews (Joe), Will Swenson (Earl), Matt DeAngelis, Cate Elefante, Thay Floyd, Henry Gottfried, Molly Hager, Aisha Jackson, Molly Jobe, Max Kumangai, Anastacia McClesky, Ella Dane Morgan, Jeremy Morse, Olivia Phillip, Stephanie Torns, and Ryan Vasquez.