Waitress to play Omaha's Orpheum Theater one week only!

Oct 16, 2017, 17:14 PM by Kelly Bartnick


December 12-17, 2017

OMAHA, Neb. (October 13, 2017) – Omaha Performing Arts is thrilled to announce WAITRESS will play Omaha’s Orpheum Theater for a limited six-day engagement December 12-17, 2017 as part of Omaha Performing Arts’ 2017/2018 Broadway season.

Tickets, starting at $35, are available at, in-person at the Ticket Omaha Box Office located inside the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas Street or by calling 402.345.0606. Discounts are available for groups of 10 or more.

Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles ("Brave," "Love Song"), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam), choreography by Lorin Latarro (Les Dangereuse Liasons, Waiting For Godot) and direction by Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus (Hair, Pippin, Finding Neverland).

Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna - a waitress and expert pie maker, Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life.

"It's an empowering musical of the highest order!" raves the Chicago Tribune. "WAITRESS is a little slice of heaven!" says Entertainment Weekly and "a monumental contribution to Broadway!" according to Marie Claire. Don't miss this uplifting musical celebrating friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made pie.

Performance Dates and Times

  • Tuesday, December 12, 2017 | 7:30 PM
  • Wednesday, December 13, 2017 | 7:30 PM
  • Thursday, December 14, 2017 | 7:30 PM
  • Friday, December 15, 2017 | 8:00 PM
  • Saturday, December 16, 2017 | 2:00 PM & 8:00 PM
  • Sunday, December 17, 2017 | 1:30 PM & 7:00 PM

Ticket Information

Tickets: Starting at $35
or the Ticket Omaha Box Office located inside
the Holland Performing Arts Center, 1200 Douglas Street Downtown Omaha

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