Grosses Analysis: Waitress Leaps Ahead as Sara Bareilles and Jason Mraz Take Over the Diner

Grosses   Grosses Analysis: Waitress Leaps Ahead as Sara Bareilles and Jason Mraz Take Over the Diner
 
Bareilles’ musical broke two separate house records in the week ending January 28.
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Jason Mraz and Sara Bareilles Marc J. Franklin

Sara Bareilles is giving her musical its just deserts (or, desserts). Waitress walked away the week ending January 28 with a total gross of $1,626,478, landing it in the top five highest-grossing shows of the week.

The singer-songwriter, who recently returned to the stage to play Jenna in her musical, plays a limited engagement through March 11. Starring alongside her is Grammy winner Jason Mraz as Dr. Pomatter through February 11.

Get an in-depth look at this past week's grosses here.

The seven-figure gross marks a new house record at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre. Additionally, the January 27 evening performance grossed $229,385—the highest gross for a single performance at the theatre.

Joining Waitress at the top of the boards were usual suspects Hamilton (in its fifth consecutive week breaking $3 million), Springsteen on Broadway, The Lion King, and Dear Evan Hansen.

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