Sara Bareilles will reprise Jenna Hunterson within the musical “Waitress.” File Photograph by Christine Chew/UPI |
Gavin Creel attends the Tony Awards on June 11, 2017. File Photograph by John Angelillo/UPI |
Sara Bareilles attends the Songwriters Corridor of Fame induction ceremony on June 14. File Photograph by John Angelillo/UPI |
Dec. 7 (UPI) — Sara Bareilles will return in Waitress throughout a restricted run on Broadway in 2019.
Playbill confirmed Friday the 39-year-old singer will reprise the starring position of Jenna Hunterson in honor of the musical’s third anniversary.
The brand new manufacturing of Waitress will run Jan. 7 via Feb. three on the Brooks Atkinson Theatre in New York. Tony-winning actor Gavin Creel will play Dr. Pomatter.
“It is Waitress‘ third anniversary on Broadway! To have fun, I am placing on the apron as soon as once more alongside certainly one of my besties!” Bareilles mentioned in an announcement.
“I am unable to consider something I might moderately do to kick off this unbelievable milestone 12 months than return to my favourite place on earth subsequent to the one and solely Gavin Creel,” she added.
Bareilles shared her pleasure in a tweet Friday, writing, “Greatest information ever! Eeeeeeee!!” Waitress confirmed the information in a put up on its official Instagram account.
“These 2 #DinerBFFs are becoming a member of the forged of Waitress collectively on Broadway! Do not miss @sarabareilles and @gavincreelofficial January 7 – February three!” the put up reads.
Waitress relies on the 2007 film of the identical identify starring Keri Russell. Bareilles composed the music and wrote the lyrics for the musical adaptation, and first performed Jenna in 2017.
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