Sara Bareilles to play Jenna in Waitress
London theatre news: Monday 4 November 2019
Casting - London West End - Musicals
Sara Bareilles will reunite with Gavin Creel to make her West End debut in Waitress from 27 January to 7 March 2020 for a strictly limited six-week run.
International star Sara Bareilles who wrote the music and lyrics for hit musical Waitress, will be making her West End debut next year taking on the role of Jenna in the show.
She will be reunited with Olivier and Tony Award®-winning actor Gavin Creel, (Book of Mormon & Mary Poppins) who joins the cast alongside her as Dr Pomatter.
Sara and Gavin are scheduled to join the cast for a strictly limited, six-week run, from Mon 27 January 2020 after which time Lucie Jones and David Hunter will return to the roles of Jenna and Dr Pomatter from 9 March.
Show listing information
Inspired by Adrienne Shelly's beloved film, WAITRESS tells the story of Jenna, a waitress and expert pie maker who dreams of a way out of her small town and loveless marriage.
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.
SARA BAREILLES - Jenna
NATASHA YVETTE WILLIAMS - Becky
EVELYN HOSKINS - Dawn
GAVIN CREEL - Dr. Pomatter
TAMLYN HENDERSON - Earl
ANDREW BOYER - Old Joe
RICHARD TAYLOR WOODS - Cal
JOEL MONTAGUE - Ogie
ROSEMARY NKRUMAH - Nurse Norma
PIERS BATE - Ensemble
MONIQUE ASHE-PALMER - Ensemble
BEN MORRIS - Ensemble
OLIVIA MOORE - Ensemble
NATHANIEL MORRISON - Ensemble
LAURA SELWOOD - Ensemble
MATTHEW ROWLAND - Swing
SARAH O'CONNOR - Swing
LEANNE PINDER - Swing, Resident Choreographer
MARK WILLSHIRE - Swing
LUCIA DE WAN - Lulu (at certain performances)
MADISON WORLEY - Lulu (at certain performances)
Author: Jessie Nelson
Composer: Sara Bareilles
Lyricist: Sara Bareilles
Director: Diane Paulus
From: Friday 8 February 2019
Closed: Friday 27 March 2020
Standard: From £20
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