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Average customer review: 3.0 star rating (3.1 Stars)

Number of reviews: 42

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2.0 star rating Kim from Lakeland, Florida

OK

Based on prior reviews I thought this was going to knock my socks off, but it did not. It was somewhat boring. It has a good story line behind it, but was never built up. Did she win the pie contest? No dancers, no group nothing. I really enjoy the group dancing and singing in a play. This did not meet those expectations. Sound quality was poor for some characters. We could not hear them and we were not sitting that far back. Disappointed in show but will try again. I did enjoy the venue.

2.0 star rating Joe Methe from Lincoln, Nebraska

FIRE THE SOUND MIXER

Great voices, great character development, excellent scene changes (almost ballet), costume, lights were spot on. The sound mix was very, very poor. I felt bad for all the rest the team because you could not understand the words. And if I can’t understand you, I can’t care about what you are trying to convey to me. Very disappointed.

2.0 star rating Kevin Curran from Louisville, Kentucky

POOR SOUND PROBLEMS CONTINUE

This was the first performance in over 600 days at the KY Center for the Arts. Looking forward to the play. The sound quality was poor at best. Unable to understand the vocals which made for a disappointed experience. The complaints about the sound quality at other venues seem to be ongoing and have apparently not been successfully addressed.

2.0 star rating Nancy Barnwell from Colorado Springs, Colorado

AMATEUR

Was like a high school production. Very woke. Used crass language. Immoral. Celebrating sleeping around. Not up lifting. I want to be entertained not leave with a heavy heart. Please bring better productions. We are paying for quality. We took friends and I was embarrassed. I hope you have a better line up for next year. Smokey Joe’s Cafe, Chicago, Sound of Music, Jersey Boys, to name a few.

2.0 star rating Not a fan from Philadelphia, Pennsylvania

VERY DISAPPOINTED

What a disappointment. I took my mom & sister for what I thought was going to be a very entertaining night. Everything about the show was sexual. Several scenes of characters having sex in the diner and Gyno office. The abusive husband story line was nothing but depressing. Two married couples were having marital affairs which is not ok. Did I mention the doctor eating pie out of her crotch? I was never so embarrassed to be sitting there watching this with my mother next to me. The show was raunchy and depressing. The only enjoying part was the nerdy guy dating one of the waitresses.

1.0 star rating JANE from CLEBURNE TX

DISAPPOINTED

Never have we experienced such a disappointing musical performance at the Bass as we did this afternoon! "Waitress' certainly speaks poorly of the newer generation--crude language and subject matter left us cold. Nothing of the entertainment quality that we have for so many years respected at the Bass. Surely our city and citizens expect better and you can do better. Only positive that I can give about the show was the talented dancer who married one of the waitresses....he was funny and the only spot that won our group's applause.

1.0 star rating Gail T. from West Palm Beach, Florida

BORING...

As a theatre goer for many years, I found this production lacking in many areas. Story was boring, songs lackluster, singing ok, not great. Found very little humor. I wish I had seen it on Broadway, it's hard to believe it could have been so much better.

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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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