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Watch Now: Waitress the Musical Starring Sara Bareilles Proshot Trailer

Waitress, the Musical – Live on Broadway! premiered at the Tribeca Film Festival on Monday, June 12, 2023, and we’ve got your first look at the exciting live capture of the beloved Broadway musical. Watch the trailer for the live recording starring Sara Bareilles.

The cast of Waitress, the Musical – Live on Broadway! includes composer Sara Bareilles, Charity Angél Dawson, Caitlin Houlahan, Drew Gehling, Dakin Matthews, Eric Anderson, with Joe Tippett, and Christopher Fitzgerald. Plans for an official release have not yet been announced.

Based on the 2007 motion picture written by Adrienne Shelly, Waitress is the first Broadway musical in history to have four women in the four top creative team spots, with a book by Jessie Nelson, music and lyrics by Grammy Winner and Tony and Emmy Award nominated Sara Bareilles, choreography by Lorin Latarro and direction by Tony Award winner Diane Paulus.

Waitress tells the story of Jenna, a waitress and expert pie maker stuck in a small town and a loveless marriage. When a baking contest in a nearby county offers her a chance at escape, Jenna fights to reclaim a long-forgotten part of herself. Through the support of her fellow waitresses and an unexpected romance, Jenna begins to find the courage to take a long-abandoned dream off the shelf. Waitress celebrates the power of friendship, dreams, the family we choose, and the beauty of a well-baked pie.