Andrew Boyer is joining the West End musical Waitress.
Andrew will join the West End company of Waitress in the role of Old Joe from 12 August.
Boyer’s previous credits include UK tours for Of Mice and Men and Shawshank Redemption, TV series Law & Order and he has recently completed filming for HBO’s upcoming series Avenue 5.
He will take over the role from Shaun Prendergast, previously seen as DC Holt in EastEnders, and who will mark his final performance on 10 August.
Waitress The Musical at the Adelphi Theatre is now booking until 4 January 2020.
Waitress stars Lucie Jones as Jenna, Laura Baldwin as Dawn, Marisha Wallace as Becky, Blake Harrison as Ogie, Peter Hannah as Earl, David Hunter as Dr. Pomatter and Shaun Prendergast as Old Joe.
The full company includes Kelly Agbowu, Piers Bate, Nicole Raquel Dennis, Michael Hamway, Peter Hannah, Blake Harrison, David Hunter, Lucie Jones, Stephen Leask, Chris McGuigan, Olivia Moore, Nathaniel Morrison, Sarah O’Connor, Leanne Pinder, Shaun Prendergast, Charlotte Riby, Ashley Roberts, 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.