The pair will be joining the production from the 30th March 2022.
Producers Barry & Fran Weissler and David Ian have confirmed that David Hunter and Wendy Mae Brown will join the cast of the UK and Ireland Tour of the smash hit romantic musical comedy Waitress as ‘Dr Pomatter’ and ‘Becky’.
Wendy Mae Brown joins the production from the 30th March 2022, David Hunter will appear in Llandudno from the 30th March to 2nd April 2022 and then from the 30th May 2022.
They join Chelsea Halfpenny as ‘Jenna’, Evelyn Hoskins as ‘Dawn’, George Crawford as ‘Ogie’, Michael Starke as ‘Joe’ Tamlyn Henderson as ‘Earl’ and Christopher D. Hunt as ‘Cal’. The company also includes Monique Ashe-Palmer, Amelia Atherton, Donal Brennan, Aimée Fisher, Scarlet Gabriel, Nathanael Landskroner, Charlie Martin, Liam McHugh, Olivia Mitchell, Ben Morris and Brian Roland.
David Hunter is reprising his role as ‘Dr Pomatter’having originated the role in the West End production of Waitress at the Adelphi Theatre. His other West End credits include Kinky Boots, Once, One Man, Two Guvnors, Songs For A New World, Tommy and Seussical. Wendy Mae Brown’s West End theatre credits include The Book of Dust, The Lorax and Kiss Me, Kate. Her other theatre credits include To Kill A Mockingbird, Ghost The Musical, Rent and South Pacific.
Waitress the musical follows Jenna Hunterson, a waitress who loves baking pies and dreams of winning a pie contest – until an unexpected pregnancy comes and changes her plans. It is based on the 2007 movie written by Adrienne Shelly. Music and lyrics are written by Grammy award-winning, singer-songwriter sensation Sara Bareilles and a book by Jessie Nelson, direction by Tony-award winner Diane Paulus and choreography by Lorin Latarro.
The musical originally opened on Broadway on the 24th April 2016 at the Brooks Atkinson Theatre, where it ran until the 5th January 2020. Waitress celebrated its official opening night at the Adelphi Theatre in London’s West End on the 7th March 2019.
To find out more about the UK tour visit: https://www.waitressthemusical.co.uk/