Waitress

Photo Credit: Johan Persson

Opened: 8th February 2019

Booking Period: 19th October 2019

Show Times: Monday-Saturday 19:30, Wednesday & Saturday 14:30

Running Time: 2 hours 45 minutes

Venue: Adelphi Theatre

Website: www.waitressthemusical.co.uk

Social Media: Twitter, Facebook, Instagram & YouTube

The Show

Waitress is a musical by Sara Bareilles with music by Bareilles and Jessie Nelson, and it is based on the 2007 movie by the same name.  The musical debuted in Cambridge, Massachusetts in August 2015 before it opened on Broadway in March 2016.  The show follows the story of a waitress, Jenna Hunterson, and her bid to escape her abusive husband by winning the prize at a pie-making contest.  The musical is opening in the West End in February 2019.

The Cast

Photo Credit: Johan Persson

Leading and Supporting

Katharine McPhee as Jenna

Marisha Wallace as Becky

Laura Baldwin as Dawn

David Hunter as Dr Pomatter

Peter Hannah as Earl

Photo Credit: Johan Persson

Jack McBrayer as Ogie

Shaun Prendergast as Joe

Stephen Leash as Cal

Lulu will be played by either Fifi Christophers or Arabella Duffy

Ensemble and Swing

Kelly Agbowu, Piers Bate, Nicole Raquel Dennis, Chris McGuigan, Olivia Moore, Nathaniel Morrison, Charlotte Riby, Michael Hamway, Sarah O’Connor, Leanne Pinder (swing), and Mark Willshire (swing)

Visiting Information

Waitress opened  at the Adelphi Theatre in  February 2019.  The Adelphi opened in 1806 as a venue for musicals and pantomimes and became famous for its productions of melodramas.  The third and current theatre was opened in 1930 with Art Deco features.

The Adelphi Theatre is owned by Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Really Useful Theatre Group.  The best place to buy tickets for Waitress is through their website.  For more information on your visit to the Adelphi, read our guide.

Our reviewers were warmed by Waitress, particularly the musical’s standout number, ‘She Used To Be Mine’.  We awarded the musical ★★★★ and described it as “…a heart-warming tale of love, hope, and dreams”  To read the full review, click here.