Tue - Sun
May 01 - 06

Waitress The Musical

A New Broadway Musical Baked from the Heart
On Sale   09/16


Brought to life by a groundbreaking all-female creative team, this irresistible new hit features original music and lyrics by 6-time Grammy® nominee Sara Bareilles ("Brave," "Love Song"), a book by acclaimed screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam) and direction by Tony Award® winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Finding Neverland). "It's an empowering musical of the highest order!" raves the Chicago Tribune.

Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, WAITRESS  tells the story of Jenna - a waitress and expert pie maker, Jenna dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage. A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life.

"WAITRESS is a little slice of heaven!" says Entertainment Weekly and "a monumental contribution to Broadway!" according to Marie Claire. Don't miss this uplifting musical celebrating friendship, motherhood, and the magic of a well-made pie.

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Tue, May 1 - Sun, May 6, 2018


Individual tickets go on sale on Saturday, September 16 at 10 a.m and are available at DPACnc.com, Ticketmaster.com or at The Blue Cross and Blue Shield of North Carolina Ticket Center at DPAC, in person or by phone at 919.680.2787.

For more information or if you have questions, please contact us at [email protected]


On Sale 09.16.17 10:00 am

Dates & Time

  • Tue, May 1, 2018 • 7:30 PM
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  • Wed, May 2, 2018 • 7:30 PM
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  • Thu, May 3, 2018 • 7:30 PM
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  • Fri, May 4, 2018 • 8:00 PM
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  • Sat, May 5, 2018 • 2:00 PM
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  • Sat, May 5, 2018 • 8:00 PM
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  • Sun, May 6, 2018 • 1:00 PM
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  • Sun, May 6, 2018 • 6:30 PM
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Know Before You Go

Age Restriction

Please note that all guests require a ticket, regardless of age. Children under the age of 6 are not allowed at this performance. Children must be able to sit quietly in their own seat without disturbing other guests. As a further courtesy to our guests, DPAC recommends one parent or chaperone for every one child in attendance.

Camera Policy

Photography and Video Recording is prohibited. All electronic devices (cell phones, smart phones, tablets, digital cameras) must be turned off before entering the seating area. Cameras with detachable lens are not allowed into the building.

Content Advisory

Doors Open

Lobby doors open 60 minutes prior to the start of the event and doors to the seating area open 30 minutes prior. 

Event Schedule

The exact schedule for this performance including the time of any intermissions and the length of the show have not been set yet. Please check this space the week of the event for these added details.

Safety First - Bag Check

For your safety, all guests and their bags are subject to inspection before entry. This inspection may include the use of metal detectors. Restricted items include, but are not limited to, Alcohol, Cameras, Glass Bottles, and Weapons of any kind. In addition, we will also now restrict backpacks and any oversized bags larger than 12 inches x 12 inches x 10 inches (about the size of a standard milk crate). Safety first is our goal. Please let us know if you have any questions or feedback at [email protected].

Weather Policy

All performances scheduled at DPAC normally take place as planned. For more information on our inclement weather policy, please visit INCLEMENT WEATHER FAQ.