Star casting has been announced for Waitress at the Adelphi Theatre.
International bestselling artist Sara Bareilles, who wrote the music and lyrics for the musical Waitress, will be making her West End debut next year.
Bareilles will be reuniting with Olivier and Tony Award-winning actor Gavin Creel following their hugely acclaimed reception in the Broadway production.
Sara Bareilles will perform in the lead role of Jenna with Gavin Creel as Dr Pomatter from 27th January 2019 to 7th March 2020 for a strictly limited six-week run.
Sara and Gavin will star as Jenna and Dr. Pomatter for SIX WEEKS ONLY from 27th January. We better get the kettle on!
— Waitress The Musical (@WaitressLondon) November 4, 2019
Lucie Jones and David Hunter will return to the roles of Jenna and Dr Pomatter in Waitress on 9th March 2020
Waitress currently stars Lucie Jones as Jenna, Joe Sugg as Ogie, Laura Baldwin as Dawn, Sandra Marvin as Becky, Tamlyn Henderson as Earl, David Hunter as Dr. Pomatter and Andrew Boyer as Old Joe.
Joe Sugg will mark his final performance as Ogie on 30 November, with further casting to be announced in due course.
The full company includes Kelly Agbowu, Laura Baldwin, Piers Bate, Cindy Belliot, Andrew Boyer, Michael Hamway, Tamlyn Henderson, David Hunter, Lucie Jones, Stephen Leask, Chris McGuigan, Olivia Moore, Nathaniel Morrison, Sarah O’Connor, Leanne Pinder, Charlotte Riby, Joe Sugg, Marisha Wallace and Mark Willshire.
Waitress tells the story of Jenna, a waitress and expert pie-maker who dreams of some happiness in her life. 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.