On the top layer, Waitress is sweet and fun with beautiful ingredients in the form of a stellar cast. But dig a little deeper and we find there are a lot more layers to the pie.
Of all the new musicals that Broadway has shipped to London in recent years, Waitress is quite possibly the greatest as Sara Bareillles takes an unflinching look at 21st century America through the eyes of waitress Jenna and her two best friends and workmates, Becky and Dawn.
Fresh from Broadway, hit musical Waitress proves funnier and lighter than you might expect at the Adelphi Theatre.
Full casting information for the West End premiere of Sara Bareilles’ Waitress has been released today with news that Shaun Prendergast will play Old Joe.
Stephen Leask, having played the role of alternate Dewey since May this year, will now lead the cast as Dewey Finn from 15 November 2017, as the show enters its second year in the West End, with TV star Craig Gallivan as alternate Dewey and other new adult cast members.
Andrew Lloyd Webber’s Olivier award-winning production of School of Rock – The Musical announces that Gary Trainor, having played the role of alternate Dewey since the show’s London premiere, will lead the cast as Dewey Finn from 17 May 2017.