The musical will have its final performance at the Adelphi Theatre on the 4th July 2020.
It has been announced that the West End production of Waitress will play its final performance at the Adelphi Theatre in July 2020, prior to embarking on a UK tour.
This news follows the announcement that Sara Bareilles, who created the original score for the musical, will be joining the production in the lead role of Jenna with Gavin Creel as Dr Pomatter from 27th January to 7th March 2020 for a strictly limited six-week run.
The musical, based on the 2007 motion picture written by Adrienne Shelly, will visit Manchester, Birmingham, Milton Keynes, Glasgow, Plymouth, Dartford, Eastbourne, Liverpool, Woking, Stoke, Ipswich, Aberdeen, Bristol, Canterbury, Dublin, Nottingham, Cardiff, Truro, Llandudno, Leeds, Hull, Southend, Wolverhampton, Oxford, Edinburgh, Southampton, Northampton, Crawley, Sunderland, Wimbledon, Bromley and Sheffield as part of its UK tour – with further details coming soon. Following the tour, producers plan for the show to return to the West End.
Waitress tells the story of Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams her way out of a loveless marriage. When a hot new doctor arrives in town, life gets complicated. With the support of her workmates Becky and Dawn, Jenna overcomes the challenges she faces and finds that laughter, love and friendship can provide the perfect recipe for happiness.
Waitress originally premiered on Broadway in March 2016 and features a book by Jessie Nelson, direction by Diane Paulus and choreography by Lorin Latarro.
Waitress continues to play at the Adelphi Theatre. To book tickets click here or visit: See Tickets, Theatre Tickets Direct.co.uk, From the Box Office, Last Minute.com, Love Theatre.com, West End Theatre Breaks or Encore Tickets.