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Average customer review: 3.0 star rating (3.1 Stars)

Number of reviews: 42



4.0 star rating Frank M from Portland, Oregon


Most everyone has covered the actual play. I'm writing to inform others that the stage design makes a difference on seat choices. The diner's kitchen is to the far left.. If you sit in the far left orchestra section there will be parts of the action you can't see (even the furthest right seats of that section) and the sound to the far left of the left section is terrible. The stage design is a bit questionable - why have the band centered to the stage and a set element where action happens in a place where some patrons can't see the action?

4.0 star rating Freeman from Washington, District of Columbia


Worth seeing for sure. Only disappointment is lead actress. Everyone else amazing.

4.0 star rating Marcia B from Central Illinois


Went with Niece and sister. All three loved the show. Lots of laughs. great stress reducer for us all. Go see it!

4.0 star rating Trish Anderson from Wilmington, North Carolina


The musical was delightful! we throughly enjoyed it. However, the downside is the audio @ The Wilson Center. We were seated on the aisle in the orchestra row p and literally had a terrible time understanding the lyrics of most of the numbers. The amplitude was fine but the clarity was not especially with the group numbers. This is not the first time this has occurred, it appears that it is an on going problem especially with the muscials..Also we heard several others remark about this situation. For the price of the tickets we will travel to DPAC or Blumenthal in the future. It is a shame because it is a lovely auditorium..

4.0 star rating SLB from Scranton, Pennsylvania


Cast was excellent. Scenery and choreography was top notch. Loved the music and the presentation. Only drawback is the theatre is quite run down and could use serious repair.

3.0 star rating Marcuserroneous from Cleveland, Ohio


The staging, costumes, singing and choreography were good. However, the story was ho-hum and only picked up after the intermission. The songs were forgettable. The only really memorable character was the nerdy guy. The show has a couple of songs and some dialog that are too raunchy for non-adults and one's mother. The Wed. evening show was sold out, but I guess not really for this show but for the Hamilton show it was bundled with.

3.0 star rating Renay L from Thornhill, Ontario


I saw the dramatic movie Waitress several years ago and remembered the main story line. The musical theatrical production of Waitress had a lot of comedic moments and I had a good laugh. I liked and enjoyed the show, since I didn't have great expectations. Also, this was a good show to see as summer soon ends. Overall, however, Waitress is a B-rated Broadway musical.


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COLOURFUL Creative enchanting

Waitress is making history as the first musical in Broadway to be lead by four women in the top creative slots!

While many Broadway shows sweep you away into far away worlds and mystical settings, Waitress offers a simply charming slice of life from a small town diner with little to nothing going on.

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