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Booking from 8 February 2019 until 25 May 2019
Next Spring, Adelphi Theatre serves up the official UK premiere of Waitress. This smash-hit musical, currently running for a third year on Broadway, is based on the film by Adrienne Shelley. The show has garnered die-hard fans all over the world thanks to its beautiful soundtrack and unforgettable characters.

Waitress follows Jenna, a top-notch pie maker trapped in a loveless marriage. Her prospects seem about to change when she learns of a baking contest in another county and meets the town’s new doctor. But does Jenna have the courage and resilience to grasp happiness? A celebration, of true friendship, motherhood and – of course – pies, this show has all the right ingredients.

Following its Broadway opening, Waitress received a glittering host of nominations for four Outer Critics’ Circle Awards, two Drama League Awards, six Drama Desk Nominations and four Tony Award Nominations.

The London show boasts an all-female creative team, the first such instance in any West End musical. It features a book by Jessie Nelson, the prolific American film producer, director, and writer. The music and lyrics have been written by six-time Grammy Award-nominee Sara Bareilles. Choreography is courtesy of Lorin Latarro, whose credits include Waiting For Godot and Curious Incident Of The Dog in The Night-Time. Tony Award-winner Diane Paulus directs.

London casting is yet to be announced.

Whet your appetite by listening to the soundtrack of this gem of a musical, ready for when tickets go on sale this Autumn.

Child Friendly?

Due to its adult themes, Waitress might not be suitable for young children.

Seating Tips

Click here for the Adelphi Theatre seating chart and seat price guide.