SAN JOSE, CA — Broadway San Jose, a Nederlander Presentation, is thrilled to announce that the national touring production of Waitress — the hit Broadway musical from Grammy Award nominee Sara Bareilles, inspired by Adrienne Shelley’s 2007 motion picture — will play San Jose’s Center for the Performing Arts for a one-week engagement, December 17-22, 2019. Don’t miss this uplifting and hilarious musical celebrating friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made pie. [Click here for event information]
“Waitress is a little slice of heaven!” says Entertainment Weekly, and is “sweet, sassy and passionate,” according to New York Magazine. “It’s an empowering musical of the highest order!” raves the Chicago Tribune.
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 — show 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. [Read More]