Sara Bareilles poses with the Waitress first anniversary cake.
Sara Bareilles poses with the Waitress first anniversary cake.
(© David Gordon)

Sara Bareilles and the cast of Broadway's Waitress celebrated the show's first anniversary at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre on April 26. The production opened April 24, 2016.

The Waitress family celebrates.
The Waitress family celebrates.
(© David Gordon)

Inspired by Adrienne Shelley's 2007 motion picture, Waitress features songs by Bareilles, a book by Jessie Nelson, and direction by Diane Paulus.

Happy first anniversary to Waitress!
Happy first anniversary to Waitress!
(© David Gordon)

Bareilles heads the company in the role of Jenna, alongside Tony nominee Will Swenson as Earl and Chris Diamantopoulos as Dr. Pomatter. Eric Anderson (Cal), Charity Angél Dawson (Becky), Christopher Fitzgerald (Ogie), Caitlin Houlahan (Dawn), and Dakin Matthews (Joe), as well as Matt DeAngelis, Cate Elefante, Thay Floyd, Henry Gottfried, Molly Hager, Aisha Jackson, Molly Jobe, Max Kumangai, Anastacia McClesky, Ella Dane Morgan, Jeremy Morse, Olivia Phillip, Stephanie Torns, and Ryan Vasquez complete the cast.

Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson hug it out.
Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson hug it out.
(© David Gordon)

For tickets and more information, click here.