WAITRESS Kicks Off 2018-2019 ASU Gammage Broadway Season; Single Tickets On Sale August 13
ASU Gammage is thrilled to announce the single-ticket on-sale for Waitress that opens the 2018-2019 Desert Financial Broadway Across America - Arizona Season. Waitress runs for a limited one-week engagement October 2-7, 2018. Tickets will be available at asugammage.com.
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 Liaisons Dangereuses, 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.
The best way to guarantee your seat for all seven Broadway shows in the 2018-2019 season is to become a season subscriber. Right now, we have a limited supply of season ticket packages with the best availability for Friday and Sunday evening performances.
Subscriptions start at $190 and are available at asugammage.com
The new season features everything you'd wish for with the winner of six 2017 Tony Awards including Best Musical and 2018 Grammy Award winner DEAR EVAN HANSEN! DEAR EVAN HANSEN is the story of a letter that was never meant to be seen, a lie that was never meant to be told, a life he never dreamed he could have. The season features the smash Broadway hit Disney's ALADDIN featuring extravagant sets and all your favorite songs from the film and Broadway's greatest musical, the Tony Award-winning Best Musical Revival HELLO, DOLLY! starring the legendary Betty Buckley!
The Broadway Series also include hits; ON YOUR FEET!, the show that takes you behind the music and inside the real story of the record-making and groundbreaking couple, Emillio and Gloria Estefan and the family favorite CHARLIE AND THE CHOCOLATE FACTORY; Roald Dahl's amazing tale on stage with songs from the original film, including "Pure Imagination," "The Candy Man," and "I've Got a Golden Ticket." The series also includes the smash-hit comedy THE PLAY THAT GOES WRONG.
ASU GAMMAGE For more than 50 years, ASU Gammage has been a top cultural destination in the Valley. The Frank Lloyd Wright designed performing arts center located on the Tempe campus of Arizona State University is one of the largest university-based presenters of performing arts in the world and top touring market for Broadway. Home to the Desert Financial Broadway Across America - Arizona and Beyond series, the mission of Connecting Communities goes beyond the stage and programs and impacts the community through shared experiences in the arts. asugammage.com
BROADWAY ACROSS AMERICA is part of The John Gore Organization family of companies, which includes Broadway.com, under the supervision of 11-time Tony-winning producer John Gore (Owner & CEO). Current and past productions include Beautiful, Cats, Chicago, Dear Evan Hansen, Groundhog Day, Hairspray, Hello, Dolly!, Million Dollar Quartet, On Your Feet!, The Producers, School of Rock and Waitress BroadwayAcrossAmerica.com; Broadway.com