SHOWBIZ NATION LIVE! Interview Guest: SKLYER ADAMS
One of our favorite guests, SKLYER ADAMS discusses being back on the road in the national tour WAITRESS and how the musical is resonating with audiences across socio-economic lines. SKYLER also pays tribute to director/choreographer RACHEL ROCKWELL, whom he credits as the person who launched his career. WAITRESS will play the Cadillac Palace Theatre (151 W. Randolph) for a limited three-week engagement July 3 – 22, 2018. Visit BroadwayInChicago.com for tickets.
Skyler Adams (Swing, u/s Dr. Pomatter) YEAH! Skyler is ecstatic to join Waitress! 1st National: Pippin(Pippin u/s). Regional favorites: Hunchback…, Les Miserables, Catch Me…, Hair. TV: “Chicago PD.” OUMT Alum. @TheSkylerAdams Love always to Jesus Christ, family, friends, and his beautiful Betsy.
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 (Hair, Pippin, Finding Neverland).
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.
“It’s an empowering musical of the highest order!” raves the Chicago Tribune. “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.
Tuesdays at 7:30PM
Wednesdays at 2:00PM & 7:30PM (No performances on July 4)
Thursdays at 7:30PM (Added 2:00PM matinee on July 5)
Fridays at 7:30PM
Saturdays at 2:00PM and 8:00PM
Sundays at 2:00PM (Added 7:30PM evening performance on July 8)
Individual tickets for WAITRESS at the Cadillac Palace Theatre range from $27 – $105. A select number of premium seats are also available for many performances. Tickets are available now for groups of 10 or more by calling Broadway In Chicago Group Sales at (312) 977-1710. Tickets are available at all Broadway In Chicago Box Offices (24 W. Randolph St., 151 W. Randolph St.,
18 W. Monroe St. and 175 E. Chestnut), the Broadway In Chicago Ticket Line at (800) 775-2000 and online at www.BroadwayInChicago.com.
ABOUT BROADWAY IN CHICAGO
Broadway In Chicago was created in July 2000 and over the past 18 years has grown to be one of the largest commercial touring homes in the country. A Nederlander Presentation, Broadway In Chicago lights up the Chicago Theater District entertaining more than 1.7 million people annually in five theatres. Broadway In Chicago presents a full range of entertainment, including musicals and plays, on the stages of five of the finest theatres in Chicago’s Loop including the CIBC Theatre, Oriental Theatre, Cadillac Palace Theatre, and just off the Magnificent Mile, the Broadway Playhouse at Water Tower Place and presenting Broadway shows at The Auditorium Theatre of Roosevelt University.
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