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Sara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson's Tony-nominated musical Waitress had its UK premiere in March at the Adelphi Theatre Lucie Jones is starring as Jenna with Evelyn Hoskins / Dawn (anxious yet lovable waitress) and NaTasha Yvette Williams as Becky (a sassy and tough waitress), Tamlyn Henderson/Earl (Jenna's abusive Husband) and David Hunter/Dr Jim Pomatter (gynaecologist who Jenna has an affair with).

Joel Montague is playing Ogie (a very odd Revolutionary War reenactor). They will be joined by Andrew Boyer as Old Joe (who owns the pie shop), Richard Taylor Woods as Manager Cal and Rosemary Nkrumah as Nurse Norma with ensemble members Piers Bate, Ben Morris, Laura Selwood, Monique Ashe-Palmer, Nathanial Morrison, Olivia Moore and swings Sarah O'Connor, Mark Willshire/Dance Captain and Leanne Pinder with Juliette Clemans Lary and Annabelle Jones playing Lulu.

The musical is currently running on Broadway and is based on the 2007 film of the same name written by Adrienne Shelly. It tells the story of Jenna Hunterson, a waitress and expert pie maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage and abusive relationship with her husband Earl. When Jenna unexpectedly becomes pregnant she begins an affair with her gynaecologist Dr Jim Pomatter. Looking for ways out she sees a pie contest and its grand prize as her chance.

Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna, A baking contest in a nearby county and the town's new doctor may offer her a chance at a fresh start, while her fellow waitresses offer their own recipes for happiness. But Jenna must summon the strength and courage to rebuild her own life.

The musical opened on Broadway in March 2016 with Jessie Mueller as the lead character. It went on to be nominated for four Tony Awards and six Drama Desk Awards, as well as a Grammy Award.

The UK production will be the first West End musical to have an all-female creative team, with direction by Diane Paulus (Pippin) and choreography by Lorin Latarro (Les Liaisons Dangereuses).

Buy tickets for Waitress Musical which is currently booking until 4th July 2020 when the show will play its final performance and then embark on a tour of the UK prior to returning to the West End

To help prevent the spread of coronavirus (COVID-19), we are sorry to confirm that all performances of this show are cancelled up to 28 June 2020 when the situation will be reviewed.

show timesMonday-Saturday 19:30: matinees Wednesday & Saturday at 14:30

running time 2hrs 30min (including interval)



Adelphi Theatre
402-412 The Strand
London, WC2R 0NS

Tube :Charing Cross/Embankment
Train: Charing Cross
buses to Her Majesty's Theatre
6, 9, 11, 13, 15, 23, 77A, 176
nearest car park

St Martins Lane Hotel (Underground), 45 St Martin's Lane, WC2N 4HX /Tel: 020 7300 5500. Open  Monday - Sunday : 07:00-23:30 (After 23:30, only hotel residents may enter/exit)


Induction loop
Guide dogs are permitted inside the auditorium
Disabled seating area is situated in the dress circle