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Stars (from left) are Lenne Klingaman, Desi Oakley, and Charity Angél Dawson (photo by Joan Marcus)

The Waitress Women Command Center Stage at the Durham Performing Arts Center May 1-6

With an all-female creative team that includes the singer-songwriter and six-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles (who created the original music and lyrics), Adrienne Shelly (screenwriter for the 2007 film), Jessie Nelson (who created the book for the Broadway musical), Lorin Latarro (choreographer), and Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus (director), the Broadway hit Waitress the Musical… Read More ›

The cast of the National Tour of Waitress the Musical, playing May 1-6 at DPAC, includes (from left) Charity Angél Dawson, Desi Oakley, and Lenne Klingaman (photo by Joan Marcus)

Female-Led Creative Team Transforms Waitress the Movie into Waitress the Hit Broadway Musical, Which Plays May 1-6 at DPAC

Waitress the Musical, which will play eight performances on May 1-6 at the Durham Performing Arts Center as part of DPAC‘s ultra-crowding-pleasing 2017-18 SunTrust Broadway Series, made Broadway history on April 24, 2016, when it opened at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, with women occupying all four top positions on its creative team: director, choreographer, composer,… Read More ›