5 Fun Facts About Waitress The Broadway Musical


Waitress Broadway Marquee at Night Last Call Closing Up

Waitress was a popular musical that ran for almost four years on Broadway and the first show with music by pop star Sara Bareilles.

Here are five fun facts about this modern hit Broadway musical.

1. Tony Awards

Waitress Stage Door Original Broadway Cast

The show was nominated for four Tony Awards during its initial Broadway run.

2. Real Ingredients

Waitress Poster Jessie Mueller Broadway Musical

Different parts of the show actually feature real ingredients for the pies for an added sense of realism.

3. West End

This show has run not only on Broadway, but had a West End production as well.

4. Composer

Waitress Broadway Theatre Marquee

This show features music by Sara Bareilles, who even played the main role of Jenna during the Broadway run of the show.

5. Celebrities

Katharine McPhee Waitress Closing Broadway Musical Shubert Alley Poster

This show frequently cast celebrities in various roles, with significant replacements for parts in the show including Kathrine McPhee and Al Rocker.