Waitress Orlando Tickets
Waitress Orlando tickets
The musical, Waitress, tells the story of Jenna, a woman whose indefatigable quest for happiness and fulfillment touches audiences everywhere. Following a 2015 debut, Waitress opened on Broadway the following year.
A national tour commenced in 2017, with Waitress tour dates at well-known venues like the Walt Disney Theater at the Dr. Phillips Center for the Performing Arts in Orlando, Florida. The central Florida venue offers excellent acoustics and sight lines, and it features design elements inspired by ancient Greece's classic outdoor theaters.
Waitress Orlando history
The musical's inspiration comes from an independent romantic comedy written and directed by Adrienne Shelly and starring Keri Russell. The movie debuted at the 2007 Sundance Film Festival. The world premiere for the musical occurred at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Waitress opened on Broadway in April 2016 at the Brooks Atkinson Theater.
Sara Bareilles contributed the music and lyrics for Waitress. The multi-talented singer/songwriter also played the lead in the Broadway production in early 2017. The six-time Grammy Award nominee joined director Diane Paulus, screenwriter Jessie Nelson and choreographer Lorin Latarro on an all-female creative team, a first for a Broadway production.
The theatrical production enjoyed significant critical acclaim. Sara Bareilles received a Grammy Award nomination for Best Musical Theater Album. She also received a nomination for a Tony Award for Best Original Score. The musical received multiple nominations for Drama Desk, Outer Critics Circle and Drama League Awards, as well.
Waitress Orlando storyline
Jenna is a waitress and pie chef in a small Southern town. She works at a 1950s throwback diner owned by her husband Earl. An unexpected pregnancy and a difficult marriage lead Jenna and the audience on an unexpected journey, sparked and sustained by her love of baking pies.
Jenna's scrumptious creations, infused with her love and creativity, feature memorable names that simultaneously tell a story and evoke a feeling. Initially, her pies serve as an antidote to a rather unhappy existence. The story takes an unexpected turn when she enters a baking competition in another county.
The perseverance of this soon-to-be mother is a testament to the resilience of the human spirit, and those with Waitress tickets invariably identify with various aspects of this tale of perseverance along with the various flavors of Jenna's wonderful pies Waitress is a musical that is at once charming, quirky and illuminating. It explores universal themes, including the virtues of motherhood and the enduring value of friendships.
Similar to Waitress Orlando
Fans who enjoy musicals in Orlando might also enjoy touring productions of well-known shows like The Lion King, featuring songs like "Circle of Life," or Rent, the rock musical loosely based on Puccini's opera, La Boheme.
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