Waitress is a musical with music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles and a book by Jessie Nelson. The musical is based on the film of the same name , written by Adrienne Shelly. It tells the story of Jenna Hunterson, a baker and waitress in an abusive relationship with her husband Earl. After Jenna unexpectedly becomes pregnant, she begins an affair with her doctor, Dr. Jim Pomatter. Looking for ways out of her troubles, she sees a pie baking contest and its grand prize as her chance.
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Waitress Broadway Musical Original. More Playbill Covers. Broadway Musical Original. When a baking contest in a nearby county offers her a chance at escape, Jenna must weigh her commitments against a rare shot at freedom and recognition. Related Tour. Worth, TX. Nov 7—Nov 8 People Jessie Mueller.
It Only Takes a Taste! Pomatter, respectively, on July Synopsis: "Based on the motion picture written by Adrienne Shelly, the musical follows Jenna - a waitress and expert pie maker stuck in a small town and a loveless marriage. Faced with an unexpected pregnancy, Jenna fears she may have to abandon the dream of opening her own pie shop forever… until a baking contest in a nearby county and the town's handsome new doctor offer her a tempting recipe for happiness. The creative team features scenic design by Scott Pask, costume design by Suttirat Larlarb, lighting design by Christopher Akerlind and sound design by Jonathan Deans. It has been reported that The Nanny is being adapted into a Broadway musical.
Shows People Theatres Awards. Musical Drama Original Broadway. Opening Date. Closing Date. External Links. Brooks Atkinson Theatre Apr 24, - Jan 05, Media See all 3 photos.