Waitress The Musical opened at the Adelphi Theatre in London West End on March 7th to enthusiastic reviews! The new musical directed by Tony winner Diane Paulus with music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles and book by Jessie Nelson, arrived to the Strand from Broadway last month, having its first London preview on Friday 8th February.
NBC Smash star Katharine McPhee reprises the lead role of Jenna for the Waitress London run after having played it on Broadway in 2018. The American star plays alongside Marisha Wallace (Dreamgirls) as Becky, David Hunter (Kinky Boots, Once) as Dr. Pomatter and Laura Baldwin (Eugenius) as Dawn. Also joining the cast as Ogie in what’s his West End debut, is Jack McBrayer, well-known as Kenneth from 30 Rock.
If you dream to be onstage like them, Waitress The Musical gives you an unmissable chance with its Cast Album Karaoke Nights! Everyone can sign up at the theatre and have a chance to sing one minute from the show, live onstage, directed by musical director Katharine Woolley, after the official performance. The next Karaoke Night will be Monday 18th March!
Based on the 2017 movie of the same name, Waitress The Musical tells the story of Jenna, a pie-maker who makes desserts that mirror her life as she tries to find a way out of a troubled marriage and an unsatisfying small town life. When she meets the town’s new doctor and a backing contest is held in a nearby county, she might be able to craft a new recipe for her personal happiness.Don’t miss the chance to see the UK premiere of Waitress The Musical at the Adelphi Theatre! Check the availability for cheap tickets on our website.