Jessica Vosk, Ben Crawford, Ken Page, More Will Star in Muny Waitress | Playbill

Regional News Jessica Vosk, Ben Crawford, Ken Page, More Will Star in Muny Waitress

Lili-Anne Brown will direct the Sara Bareilles musical.

Jessica Vosk, Ben Crawford, and Ken Page

Initial casting has been announced for the Muny premiere of Waitress, which will run July 30–August 5 on the James S. McDonnell Stage in Forest Park, Missouri.

Directed by Lili-Anne Brown, the cast of the hit Broadway musical will be led by Jessica Vosk as Jenna, Devin DeSantis as Dr. Pomatter, Lissa deGuzman as Dawn, Nicole Michelle Haskins as Becky, Ken Page as Joe, Ben Crawford as Earl, Jonah D. Winston as Cal, and Troy Iwata as Ogie.

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The upcoming production will also have choreography by Chloe O. Davis and music direction by conductor Andra Velis Simon. Additional casting and creative team members will be announced.

Adapted from the film of the same name, Waitress was the first Broadway musical to have women in the four top creative team spots: original music and lyrics by Grammy nominee Sara Bareilles, a book by screenwriter Jessie Nelson (I Am Sam), direction by Tony winner Diane Paulus (Pippin, Finding Neverland), and choreography by Lorin Latarro. The original Broadway production was nominated for four 2016 Tony Awards, including Best Musical. Jessie Mueller was also Tony-nominated for her performance as Jenna.

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The Telsey Office is the casting partner of The Muny.

The Muny artistic staff includes Artistic Director and Executive Producer Mike Isaacson and Associate Artistic Director Michael Baxter. The production manager is Tracy Utzmyers, and the music supervisor is Michael Horsley.

The 2024 summer season at The Muny includes Les Misérables (June 17-23), Dreamgirls (June 27-July 3), Disney’s The Little Mermaid (July 8-16), Fiddler on the Roof (July 19-25), Waitress (July 30-August 5), In the Heights (August 9-15), and Anything Goes (August 19-25).


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