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Waitress Houston Tickets
Waitress Houston TicketsThe Waitress musical was based on the 1997 movie of the same name. The movie won multiple awards from various agencies like the Southeastern Film Critics Association Awards, the Sarasota Film Festival and the National Board of Review. The musical adapts the story of Diner waitress, and expert pie maker, Jenna Hunterson. Jenna is stuck in an unfulfilling marriage with her husband Earl, who doesn't understand her or care to. She learns that she is pregnant and at first sees the baby as an anchor that will hold her to Earl for the rest of her life. When she goes in for a physical she is stricken by her doctor's handsome, young replacement named Dr. Pomander. Jenna begins an affair and, though guilty, she feels more alive. Eventually, Jenna becomes tired of just, "being happy enough" and plans to enter a pie baking contest so that she can earn enough money to leave Earl and start a new life for her and her baby. Earl finds this out and takes all of her money. The baby is born and Jenna must figure out how to make the best life for her and her baby.
I Didn't Plan ItThe Waitress musical was also nominated for numerous awards. The musical was nominated multiple 2016 Tony Awards for, Best Musical, Best Original Score Written For The Theatre, Best Performance By an Actress in a Leading Role in a Musical and Best Performance By an Actor in a Featured Role in a Musical. Waitress was also nominated for multiple Drama Desk Awards, including Outstanding Musical, Outstanding Book of a Musical, Outstanding Actress in a Musical and Outstanding Lyrics.
Where can I buy Waitress Houston Tickets?You can find Waitress tickets when the show is in Houston and elsewhere, as well as tickets to almost any event, at StubHub.
Who wrote the musical version of Waitress?The show's book was written by Jessie Nelson. The Music and lyrics were written by recording artist Sara Bareilles. Bareilles has also had numerous stints playing the main character on Broadway.
Who designed the costumes and sets for the production?The set was designed by Scott Pask. Suttirat Anne Larlarb designed the costumes. Pask has also worked on Pippin, Finding Neverland, Oh, Hello on Broadway and many more. Larlarb has also served as costume designer on Of Mice and Men and Finding Neverland.
What do the Houston critics think of the Waitress tour production?Natalie de La Garza of the Houston Press had many positive things to say about the Waitress tour production. She praised Christine Dwyer's performance as Jenna, saying, "Dwyer is perfectly imperfect as Jenna." She continues, " Dwyer owns the night and brings down the house with Bareilles’s show-stopping ballad, "She Used to Be Mine."
When and where did the Waitress musical debut?Waitress made its debut at Massachusetts' American Repertory Theater in August 2015. The show's successful run allowed it to move to Broadway for previews in March 2016 and for its premiere in April 2015. The show's solid performance earned it a North American tour that kicked off October 2017.
What other shows might fans of Waitress enjoy?There are numerous productions that fans of the Waitress tour production may also enjoy. Waitress tells a very personal story that deals with some controversial subjects like emotional abuse and infidelity. The hit Broadway show, Dear Evan Hansen also deals with mature topics using a well-written score and humorous elements. The Broadway production of Mean Girls is another show that uses humor to deal with dramatic situations. Mean Girls, like Waitress is also a stage adaptation of a successful feature film.
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