Waitress, the sensational and award winning musical based on the eponymous film is coming to the Benedum Center!
The musical features an impressive ensemble of artists who bring to the life the story of a waitress and expert pie maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. It’s based on the eponymous 2007 comedy drama film written and directed by Adrienne Shelly (the actress, film director, and screenwriter best known for her roles in the independent films The Unbelievable Truth and Trust. Its music and lyrics are composed by singer, songwriter, and actress Sara Bareilles and its book is written by film producer, director, and screenwriter Jessie Nelson. The musical premiered in 2015 (at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts) and its Broadway debut took place at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in April 2016. It won a Drama Desk Award (for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical) and an Outer Critics Circle Award (for Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical). It was also nominated for 4 Tony Awards (for Best Musical, Best Original Score, Best Performance by a Leading Actress in a Musical, and Best Performance by a Featured Actor in a Musical) and a Grammy Award (for Best Musical Theater Album).
Don’t miss your chance to see the sensational musical about a waitress and expert pie maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage! Click the button below to see Waitress on Tuesday, March 6th!Buy Tickets