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Broadway's sweetest treat arrives, bringing its delicious confection of peppy songs, romance, and dramedy to the UK this year, following a run in the West End. Adapted from the beloved 2007 indie film by Adrienne Shelly and with an all-female creative team led by a bubbly pop score from singer-songwriter Sara Bareilles, it's a life-affirming feel-good hit - the perfect thing to chase the winter cobwebs away. If you loved Beautiful - The Carole King Musical, you're certain to love Waitress!
Suffocated by both the small Southern town where she lives, and her controlling husband Earl, Jenna longs for escape. Her only solace comes from working in the local diner, where she can practice her passion for baking. Jenna's crumbly pastries and crinkly crusts are renowned the town over, and by a stroke of luck, they might just offer her an escape route! A pie-baking contest is announced in a nearby town, with a potentially life-changing cash prize for first place. Jenna realises this may be a once in a lifetime opportunity and is determined to grab it with both hands!
Opening night: 1 February 2021
Please note, images are taken from the West End production and do not necessarily reflect casting for the touring engagment
Adapted by Jessie Nelson
Directed by Diane Paulus
Score by Sara Bareilles
Choreography by Lorin Latarro
Best Musical Best Original Score - Sara Bareilles Best Actress in a Musical - Jessie Mueller Best Supporting Actor in a Musical - Christopher Fitzgerald
Outstanding Featured Actor in a Musical - Christopher Fitzgerald
Heartfelt moving JOYFUL
The smell of baked treats wafts through the foyer of the Adelphi Theatre as Waitress becomes the best smelling show in the West End!
London is being blessed with an influx of great Broadway musicals this year. Making history in New York with an all-female creative team (with the score written by Grammy winner Sara Bareilles), Waitress has now arrived in London!Read full review
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