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WAITRESS THE MUSICAL

waitress the musicalSara Bareilles and Jessie Nelson's Tony-nominated musical Waitress will have its UK premiere at the Adelphi Theatre next February.

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).

Casting for the West End production and booking information for the show will be announced later this year.


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HOW TO GET TO WAITRESS THE MUSICAL

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

underground
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)


DISABLED ACCESS TO WAITRESS THE MUSICAL

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