Nick Cordero & More Tapped for Waitress on Broadway

first_img Sara Bareilles Casting to pie for! Broadway fave Nick Cordero and more have been enlisted for Sara Bareilles’ Waitress on Broadway. Directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus and starring Tony winner Jessie Mueller, the tuner will begin performances on March 25 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Opening night is scheduled for April 24.Cordero, who was Tony nominated for Bullets Over Broadway and will soon appear in Paper Mill’s A Bronx Tale: The Musical, is set to play Earl, Jenna’s (Mueller) hubby. Rounding out the cast will be Thay Floyd (A Christmas Story), Molly Hager (Heathers The Musical), Aisha Jackson (Beautiful), Ragan Pharris (Waitress at A.R.T.) and Ryan Vasquez (Wicked).Waitress is based on the 2007 film by the late Adrienne Shelly and features a book by Jessie Nelson. It follows Jenna, a small town waitress stuck in a loveless marriage. As a nearby baking contest approaches, she’s torn between her commitments and—thanks to her pie-making expertise—a chance at freedom.Previously announced cast members also include Drew Gehling, Keala Settle, Dakin Matthews, Eric Anderson, Christopher Fitzgerald and Kimiko Glenn.Check out Broadway.com’s exclusive interview with the creator and stars at a photo shoot for the new musical’s ad campaign below. Show Closed This production ended its run on Jan. 5, 2020 Waitress Star Filescenter_img Jessie Mueller Related Shows View Commentslast_img

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