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
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.
Leading and Supporting
Katharine McPhee as Jenna
Marisha Wallace as Becky
Laura Baldwin as Dawn
David Hunter as Dr Pomatter
Peter Hannah as Earl
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)
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.