WAITRESS Returns to New Orleans, Partners With Previous Pie Champions

NEW ORLEANS (press release) – In honor of World Baking Day and to celebrate the return of WAITRESS to New Orleans, WAITRESS and Windowsill Pies have teamed up once again to delight and excite New Orleanians ahead of the show’s return in June. Windowsill Pies’ Lazy Summer Strawberry and Cream Pie was named the “Official Pie of WAITRESS New Orleans” in 2018. 

“We are thrilled to have won in 2018 and to work with WAITRESS again in 2022,” said Marielle Dupré and Nicole Eiden, owners of Windowsill Pies. “We hope to serve WAITRESS fans during this partnership – they may even recognize an old favorite or two!”

Windowsill Pies’ Lazy Summer Strawberry and Cream 6-inch Pie will be available in the store (4714 Freret St. New Orleans, LA), and the 9-inch will be available for preorder. 

WAITRESS will play at the Saenger Theatre in New Orleans from June 10 – 12, 2022. The performance schedule is as follows:

  • Friday, June 10 – 8 p.m.
  • Saturday, June 11 – 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. 
  • Sunday, June 12 – 1 p.m. and 6:30 p.m.

To continue the celebration of world baking day, the Theatre will be offering $25 tickets for select seats one day only on May 25th

Meet Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and rocky marriage. Pouring her heart into her pies, she crafts desserts that mirror her topsy-turvy life such as “The Key (Lime) to Happiness Pie” and “Betrayed By My Eggs Pie.” When a baking contest in a nearby county — and a satisfying encounter with someone new — show Jenna a chance at a fresh start, she must find the courage to seize it. Change is on the menu, as long as Jenna can write her own perfectly personal recipe for happiness.

Waitress opened April 24, 2016, at Broadway’s Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Based upon the 2007 motion picture written by Adrienne ShellyWAITRESS is the first Broadway musical in history to have four women in the four top creative team spots, with a book by Jessie Nelson, a score by Grammy® Award-winning singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles (composer of “Love Song” and “Brave”), choreography by Lorin Latarro and direction by Tony Award®-winner Diane Paulus. The WAITRESS Tour features Choreography Re-created by Abbey O’Brien, Tour Direction re-created by Susanna Wolk, and includes Scott Pask, Scenic Design; Suttirat Anne Larlarb, Costume Design; Ken Billington, Lighting Design; Jonathan Deans, Sound Design; Wigs by Richard Mawbey; original music supervision by Nadia DiGiallonardo, with tour music supervision by Ryan Cantwell. Arrangements by Nadia DiGiallonardo and Sara Bareilles, and Orchestrations by Sara Bareilles and The Waitress Band. Waitress is produced by NETworks Presentations LLC. Casting by Stewart/Whitley.

“WAITRESS is a little slice of heaven!” says Entertainment Weekly, and is “Warm, witty, wise and hilarious. A wonderful treat.” according to London’s Express Online! 

“It’s an empowering musical of the highest order!” raves the Chicago Tribune.  Don’t miss this uplifting and hilarious musical celebrating friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made pie.

For more tour information, please visit WaitressTour.com

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