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About This Show

Nominated for four Tony Awards, including Best Musical!

Meet Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage. Pouring her heart into her pies, she crafts desserts that mirror her topsy-turvy life, such as “The Key (Lime) to Happiness Pie” and “Betrayed by My Eggs Pie.” When a baking contest in a nearby county — and a satisfying encounter with someone new — shows Jenna a chance at a fresh start, she must find the courage to seize it. Change is on the menu, as long as Jenna can write her own perfectly personal recipe for happiness.

Brought to life by a groundbreaking, all-female creative team, this Tony Award-nominated hit features original music and lyrics by six-time Grammy Award nominee Sara Bareilles (“Love Song,” “Brave”), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam) and direction by Tony winner Diane Paulus (Pippin).

Waitress is a little slice of heaven!” says Entertainment Weekly, and is “sweet, sassy, and passionate,” according to New York Magazine. Don’t miss this uplifting and hilarious musical.

Show Details

Running Time: 2hr 30min (1 intermission)
Dates: First Preview: March 25, 2016 Opening Night: April 24, 2016 Final Performance: January 5, 2020

TheaterMania Review

| | April 24, 2016
Jessie Mueller stars in the musical adaptation of the 2007 comedy film.