Adelphi Theatre

409-412 Strand, London, WC2R 0NS GB

Waitress

Waitress Tickets

4.7/5
based on 50 reviews

Adelphi Theatre

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Booking until: Wednesday, 27 November 2019

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Performance Times
Mon Tue Wed Thu Fri Sat Sun
14:30 14:30
19:30 19:30 19:30 19:30 19:30 19:30

Age restrictions

Suitable for ages 10+


Booking until:
Wednesday, 27 November 2019

Waitress the musical has been a long time coming to Britain. You're going to love this thoroughly modern story. Keep your eyes open for the latest news and make a note to grab yourself some tickets. It'll rock your world.

What's the plot? The musical weaves the tale of Jenna Hunterson, a waitress and pie chef who lives in the USA's deep south. She's mired in an abusive relationship with Earl, her husband. When she finds herself accidentally pregnant she is horrified, and starts an affair with her gynaecologist Dr. Jim Pomatter. Life gets more and more complicated and it feels like there's no way out... or is there? When a pie contest with a grand prize takes place, will it provide Jenna with a chance to escape?

The original production of this fascinating story premiered at the American Repertory Theater in Cambridge, Massachusetts, USA, in late summer 2015. It was directed by Diane Paulus and choreographed by Chase Brock, starring Jessie Mueller, Drew Gehling, and Joe Tippett as Jenna, Jim, and Earl. It proved such a hit that it transferred to Broadway's glittering Brooks Atkinson theater less than a year later. The US tour kicked off in October 2017. Now the word on the street is that Waitress will ultimately transfer to London's theatreland, maybe after its run in Australia.

The original indie film cost a humble $1.5 million to make but coined an awesome $23 million-plus at the box office worldwide. It starred Keri Russell. The writer and director Adrienne Shelly was tragically murdered three months before the premier. After 2013's Tony Awards, the husband and wife production team Barry and Fran Weissler announced a musical version of the film. A workshop took place in New York City at the same time as the musical premiered, and the late Adrienne Shelly's husband provided some of her unfinished scripts to help the team bring her voice back to the project.

The original score for Waitress features a six-person orchestra - keyboard, piano, cello, guitar, bass and drums. And as Sara Bareilles herself says, she'd love to come to London with the show. In her words, from Twitter, “We are hopeful for a home very soon! London is so high on our wish list... we just need a theater! (turns out it's very useful for a show) It's not because we don't want to be there! I promise!!”

Who is this show for?
The age limit is 10+

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Customer Reviews

What to expect:

Acting

Music

Costumes

Story

Lighting

Recommended for:

Anyone
72%
Families
72%
Teenagers
88%
Couples
94%
Theatregoers
94%

based on 50 reviews

Great fun


London Box Office customer

Funny and great singing

Seats in stalls were great, show was funny and singing was spot on would recommend to couples


London Box Office customer

Waitress A Brilliant show

Waitress an energetic entertaining and fabulous show. Cast were amazing and the whole setting was superb


London Box Office customer

Fabulous service

Waitress was absolutely fantastic. I laughed and cried absolutely amazing!!


London Box Office customer

Fantastic and funny

Such a good show so funny and pulled on your heart strings


London Box Office customer

Fab

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Colourful

This was a very poor show, extremly over acted, poor story line and not fit for younger veiwers (namely my daugther asking me what spotting was). The doctor in the storyline taking advantage of a vulnerable pregnant lady it made me feel a bit unwell to watch. I would not recommend to anyone. We left the show at the interval I could not bring myself to watch it any longer.


London Box Office customer

lit

London Box Office customer

Amazing

London Box Office customer

Amazing new show that you cannot miss!!

London Box Office customer

Faboulous

The show was excellent. Upper circle was draught. Think air con Was switched on.


London Box Office customer

Mid week theatre trip

What a fun show. Fabulous cast.


London Box Office customer

Great story

London Box Office customer

wonderful

London Box Office customer

Great!


London Box Office customer

Such a shame

The story, the music, the characters, the costumes... everything's really good, so it's such a shame that Katharine McPhee plays the main role. I've never seen such an inexpresive actress. She sings really well but I can't stand She used to be mine sung in such a neutral way. It's a pity!


London Box Office customer

Pie is good!

Great show with an amazing cast, some swearing so not for littlest ones but inspiring story line.


London Box Office customer

Great family fun

London Box Office customer

Amazing

AMAZING!!!


London Box Office customer

Excellent! Loved every minute!!


London Box Office customer

Recommended

London Box Office customer

Emotional rollercoaster!!!

London Box Office customer

Nice songs

London Box Office customer

Beautiful show! Light on story!

The cast were amazing! The voices on the three waitresses were incredible! Their close harmonies were fantastic! I didn't know that Jack McBrayer from 30 Rock would be in it! He was hilarious as always! Unfortunately the plot just wraps up very abruptly! There's something they spend the whole show building up to that never happens! The main character's ending comes far too easily! Also found it difficult to understand the actors sometimes, due to their thick bible belt accents! Despite these negative comments, it was a truly wonderful show!


London Box Office customer

Very Good

London Box Office customer

Emotional - bring the tissues!

London Box Office customer

Fabulous show

London Box Office customer

Incredible

Brilliant show with fantastic singers and performers!


London Box Office customer

Waitress is a must see!!

London Box Office customer

Fun like the film

A solid show. Cast were great. For me though the music was not hum-able or memorable. Shame. Still a witty show.


London Box Office customer

Perfect show

London Box Office customer

Must see show.


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Theatre Address

Adelphi Theatre
409-412 Strand, London, WC2R 0NS GB

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Facilities

  • Air cooled
  • Bar
  • Disabled toilets
  • Infrared hearing loop
  • Member of Q-Park scheme
  • Toilets
  • Wheelchair/scooter access

Theatre Info

  • Capacity: 1500
  • Year built: 1806

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