West End favourite Marisha Wallace will reprise her role as Becky in ‘Waitress’ at the Adelphi Theatre in London.
Wallace checks in for her final stint at the diner on 6 January 2020, taking over the role from Sandra Marvin.
It was recently announced that Wallace has been cast as Motormouth Maybelle in the West End revival of Hairspray at the London Coliseum later this year.
Also joining the London production of Waitress in the New Year will be Evelyn Hoskins in the role of Becky, taking over from Hannah Tointon on 25 January 2020. Hoskins’ theatre credits include Carrie The Musical, Spring Awakening, Assassins and Cool Rider.
The cast of Waitress currently stars Lucie Jones as Jenna, Joel Montague as Ogie, Tamlyn Henderson as Earl, David Hunter as Dr. Pomatter, Andrew Boyer as Old Joe, Richard Taylor Woods as Cal, Rosemary Nkrumah, Piers Bate, Cindy Belliot, Ben Morris, Olivia Moore, Nathaniel Morrison, Sarah O’Connor, Leanne Pinder, Matthew Rowland, Laura Selwood, Lucia De Wan, Mark Willshire and Madison Worley.
Sara Bareilles and Gavin Creel will temporarily join the cast in January, reprising their Broadway performances as Jenna and Dr. Pomatter, from 27 January 2020 until to 7 March 2020.
Lucie Jones and David Hunter will rejoin the cast of Waitress on 9 March 2020.
Featuring an original score by Sara Bareilles, Waitress tells the story of Jenna Hunterson as she enters a pie-making competition to start a new life for her and her unborn child.
Later this year, Lucie Jones will perform a solo concert at the Adelphi Theatre, accompanied by the London Musical Theatre Orchestra.
Directed by Diane Paulus with choreography by Lorin Latarro, music and lyrics by Sara Bareilles and book by Jessie Nelson, Waitress tells the story of Jenna, a young woman whose talent for baking gives her the courage to start a new life.
Waitress is booking until 4 July 2020 at the Adelphi Theatre, London.
Waitress tickets are available now.
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