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2016
SUNDAY, JUNE 12, 2016
Live at Beacon Theatre

Waitress — Nominee for Best Musical

Opened:
April 24, 2016

Authors: 
Music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles, book by Jessie Nelson

Story:
Waitress follows Jenna, a pregnant waitress in the south trapped in an abusive marriage and looking for a happy ending. She finds relief—and potentially that happy ending—by making creatively titled pies and forming a romance with an unlikely newcomer.  

Based On:
The 2007 movie of the same name, starring Keri Russell and directed by Adrienne Shelly. 

Producers:
Barry & Fran Weissler, Norton and Elayne Herrick, David I. Berley, Independent Presenters Network, A.C. Orange International, Peter May, Michael Roiff, Ken Schur, Marisa Sechrest, Jam Theatricals, 42nd.club/Square 1 Theatrics, Benjamin Simpson & Joseph Longthorne/Shira Friedman and The American Repertory Theatre

Other Honors:
—Broadway.com Audience Choice Award nomination for Favorite New Musical
—Outer Critics Circle Award nomination for Outstanding New Broadway Musical